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Arcata Scoop

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1068 I St, Arcata, CA 95521-5518
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Dunedin, Florida
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323 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here for dessert after dinner. Unlike other's experience we only had a short wait to order and there was plenty of space inside to sit down and eat. My biggest disappointment was that there were no fruit flavors to choose from. I got the cinnamon ice cream which was a strong flavor, but I enjoyed it. The grasshopper... More 

Thank Illinois_John
Salinas, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love that I could order a kids scoop, perfect, hit the spot without being too much. Flavors were good, nothing unusual, but organic and fresh tasting.

Thank Ruvalcabarosen
Ukiah, California
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little ice cream shop in Arcata. They have unique seating, t-shirts, homemade waffle cones, and delicious ice cream. I loved the Honey Lavender Vanilla! I am definitely buying a pint to take home next time!

Thank Maegan664
Redding, California
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Good Ice Cream! Yummy, different flavors! Try the lavender honey, it was very good. I also really enjoyed the coffee flavor.

Thank earnestxxxx
Scottsdale, Arizona
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife had vanilla-honey-lavender and chocolate chip in a bowl. The vanilla-honey-lavender was the best tasting ice cream my wife has ever had! I got Chocolate Orange Chip [I think] in a cone, but because I can't taste very much anymore, these flavors were wasted on me. AHHHGGGGGGG!! Not able to taste ice cream is a real...you supply the words.

Thank WowPeter
Eureka, California, United States
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158 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us came in the afternoon. Wanted to try the Honey Vanilla Lavender but they were out ;( Will come back cause I really want to try it. Got a scoop of Coffee instead and I wasn't disappointed! Love the crispy, homemade waffle cone. We all were happy with our selections. Cute decor and plenty of seating. They have... More 

Thank Angela3950
Arcata, California
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be prepared for a long wait out the door and up the sidewalk. However, the ice cream is absolutely delicious. I had coconut in a handmade waffle cone, and ok, I wish I had gotten two scoops. Superb. Everyone in my grouping rated theirs a resounding success. Oh, and the ice cream is all organic. There are some wild flavors!

Thank Pamwiltravel
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Not many flavors to choose from, but truly delicious ice cream. I had the cinnamon; my husband had the peach. We both loved it.

Thank Jane G
Extreme Northern California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I've been to Arcata Scoop three times and will return. Their flavors are amazing. Lemon poppyseed and Vanilla lavender are my favorites. Their building is sweet and inviting. The ice cream is not too sweet, and has more of an icy texture than a creamy texture. I'm sure the commercial ice creams use guar gum or some additive to make... More 

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Sacramento, California
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361 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Every flavor is delicious so choosing your flavor of organic ice cream is a challenge. We came after graduation and stood in the quickly moving line. Looking at the board of flavors we narrowed it down and then got some of usual favorites. We tasted the yummy olive oil but then Gracie got the lavender and I got the coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1068 I St, Arcata, CA 95521-5518
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: 707-825-7266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?