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St John Scoops

Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-998-9998
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (104 reviews)
“waffle cone” (42 reviews)
“scones” (13 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Vegetarian Friendly
Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

My husband could not stop talking about how delicious the homemade butter pecan ice cream in the waffle cone was our entire trip! Great little stop after a day at the beach or shopping in Mongoose Junction.

Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a great summer treat - island style. They put booze in your ice cream. The famous painkillers turned into lucious ice cream - awesome. They have flavors for all palettes - with or without alcohol. Come and enjoy. You'll smell the delicious waffle...More

Thank 2-an-island-lady
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Anytime you are near this place the smell of them making the waffle cones is like a magnet! The waffle cones are constantly being made fresh and the ice cream is homemade. We both had waffle cone with coconut ice cream. It was amazing!! Expensive...but...More

Thank Phyllis10
Reviewed April 23, 2017

St. John Scoops is by far the best ice cream on St. John and maybe the best in all the Virgin Islands. Being only twelve years old, ice cream is my life. The ice cream here was maybe some of the best I've had, especially...More

Thank King L
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 10:28 and the lady said that they were closed even though the advertising says 11 o'clock. If you are gonna close at 10 which the lady said, advertise that time not an hour after so people can drive there and be told...More

Thank isabella8405
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This is the perfect stop on your way back from the beach. Homemade ice cream in a homemade waffle cone or a cup. Gluten free people are accommodated (my wife). We visited twice. I liked the coconut and the chai latte flavors.

Thank Brassmat
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

You can smell the waffles cones once you park. They are delicious and so is the ice cream. Definitely worth indulging in!!

Thank Sincyfam5
Reviewed January 9, 2017

The homemade waffle cones are to die for!...After a long and hot beach day to come cool off with tasty treats from Scoops is all a vacationer needs!..Try the salted caramel or cookie monster!

Thank Christina H
Reviewed January 6, 2017

The ice cream is always good and there's always a short (or long) line. But no free tastes so you may not wanna be too adventurous. Having eaten New England ice cream for a lifetime, I can say that Scoops is very good, with some...More

Thank 103BruceX
Reviewed December 14, 2016

We visited Scoops several times while in St. John and tried several of their flavors, such as coconut, chocolate, caramel, and coffee (5usd each). Basically, they all were delicious and I have no doubt that the rest all as well. We also enjoyed few smoothies...More

Thank Risto H
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Chris L
February 20, 2016|
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Response from rdcrx | Reviewed this property |
Scoops is in Mongoose Junction, located on the opposite side of Cruz Bay, from the ferry dock. It is about a 5 to 10 minute walk.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-998-9998
  • E-mail
St. John Scoops is the island's one and only place for homemade ices and creams. We make everything in-house and fresh every day! This means that our flavors are constantly changing, so what you see on the menu one day can be completely different the next day! We offer local fruit flavors like passion fruit, mango, and guava, along with old-time staples like strawberry and vanilla. We mix it up a bit by throwing in some local honey and lavender, or some St. John Brewer's Root Beer (yes, as an ice cream)! Don't worry, we also make some amazing chocolate, cookies & cream, and pistachio among the many other flavors on the rotation. Did we mention that we have something for just the big kids, too? That's right, rum raisin with real rum, painkiller ice cream, champagne sorbet, and the list does go on! When you walk by, you're sure to smell those fresh waffle cones being made...Nothing like a fresh scoop on a fresh cone, that's for sure! We are excited to offer vegan, superfood smoothies made with whole fresh frozen fruits (NO ICE) and an array of amazingly healthy additions to keep minds and bodies happy! Add some hemp or plant protein to make it a complete meal, and you won't feel so bad about all the bars you hit the night before. Virgin Island Coffee Roasters' Fair Trade Organic Sumatran Blend is served hot all day long for those in need of that caffeine buzz. We have lots of options for dairy-free and gluten-free guests, including sorbets and our yummy Slush Puppies.
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