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Arcata Scoop

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1068 I Street, Arcata, CA
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Eureka, California, United States
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank ThisNThat
Sacramento, California
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345 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 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 

1 Thank Julie S
San Rafael, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Very good ice cream... like their tiny "sister" store in Fairfax CA interesting unique flavors that are great

Thank bonniemackenzie
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

This place has lots of flavours but I was particularly excited to find a tasty vegan (coconut based) chocolate ice cream. Give it a try!

Thank Daniel C
Bayside, California
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Most Arcata residents have many times heard, "Let's go to the Scoop!" Natural ingredients, delicious and inventive flavors (Lavender Vanilla, anyone? It's a favorite!) , freshly made cones, sorbets, and ice creams, as well as seating areas enticing to children and adults have made Arcata Scoop the prime choice.

Thank 336Chas
Arcata, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

creative and amazing locally produced ice cream, my grand kids always want to go here for their birthdays!

Thank dafaulk
McKinleyville, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Always a special treat! A little spendy. I especially love the Earl Gray and white chocolate . Kids and husband are all about the cookies and cream. ♡ this place!

Thank Double E

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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 Street, Arcata, CA
  • 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?