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“Not to be Missed Costa Rica experience....” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ruby's Homemade Ice Cream - CLOSED

Ruby's Homemade Ice Cream
Pueblo del Rio, Dominical 11225, Costa Rica
506-2787-0480
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Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Come by and enjoy the best ice cream in the area.
Linden NJ
1 review
“Not to be Missed Costa Rica experience....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2010

Whether you are surfing in Dominical or passing by on an eco tour this is a not to be missed experience! at Ruby's everything was handmade the cones, the cream, the sorbets, and all of it unbelievably delicious. We had some daily on our trip and each flavor seemed more tasty than the last. Local ingredients, and small daily batches make this treat a one of a kind experience.

The location is easy and enjoyable. At the the bottom of the main road into Dominical is Pueblo Del Rio, an adorable little set of shops with Ruby's in the center. I would recommend trying a Kabob next store and finishing up with one of Ruby's treats. The flavor choice changes daily and go quick so if you find one that stands out pick up a pint and take it back to the house! Well worth it.

The owners were friendly and accommodating, and told me to expect sandwiches and other fresh fair with dining on the rear deck by my next visit to Dominical. Considering the quality of their ice cream I expect only the freshest and best!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
“great ice cream,”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

charming place and the ice cream is exceptionally good, The cones are home made and really a delicious treat all on their own. if in Dominical you really have to visit Rubys..Right "downtown" too.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
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Uvita, Costa Rica
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“ice cream heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2010

if you are in dominical you simply have to go to Ruby's! it is the best ice cream in all of Costa Rica! absolutely delicious! they also have sorbets in case you are a vegan. you won't regret going there!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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new york
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“Take a Lick!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2010

This is absolutely the best ice cream I've tasted in Costa Rica, and probably the rest of the world. The owners make their own ice cream -- flavors vary from lemon to cinnamon to a divine chocolate chip -- and their own cones, which are to die for. Take turn off for Dominical, in Plaza del Rio, immediately at bottom of first hill. Don't miss it!

p.s. owners say sandwiches soon to be available -- trust these two to concoct the freshest and very best.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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