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Scoops Olde Fashion Ice Cream

601 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6425
+1 251-948-4800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (235 reviews)
“banana split” (31 reviews)
“sundae” (34 reviews)
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601 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6425
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

This place has been around since I was a little kid. Locals love it, and tourist alike. If you want great ice cream, it is a must. Sometimes hard to get a parking place, but park elsewhere and walk. you won't regret it!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sunshine65703786930
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Stopped in for a shake and banana split. Shake was good and the banana split was very large. Friendly, young ladies served us. Would recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JoeShab
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This was a very pleasant place to grab some ice cream after dinner--or any time. It was clean, well organized and staffed appropriately for the off-season load. They have a good selection of scooped ice cream and a few novelties. All in all, a great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BillP1215
Reviewed October 16, 2018

After reading the lengthy lecture on their website about the quality and science of their ice cream, I was really excited to try Scoops. I was immediately disappointed to walk in and see that they simply served Edy's Ice Cream. While there is absolutely nothing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2playgolf
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

They sell Edy's ice cream. Was expecting homemade style. It was packed and expensive for what it was. Much rather have Matt's Ice cream

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ashley B
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I tried the brownie delight with peanut butter cup ice cream. It was to die for. This is by far my favorite ice cream place on the beach. I look forward to it every year.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank B7610BBadamb
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Very good ice cream and a large selection of flavors and dishes. Parking is extremely limited. We had to wait until someone left and it was offseason.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Explorer528233
Reviewed September 29, 2018

There ice cream was really, really good. Staff was busy, but could have been more friendly. When paying, she made a terrible face when we declined to add a tip to the bill. We then gave cash, as we always try to do. That perked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

My family and I always have to make a trip to Scoops when we stay in Gulf Shores for vacation! Wonderful Ice cream!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank awlsn50
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Love this cute little shop! Great milkshakes and ice cream. They have speedy service as well! Coffee freeze is great!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sarah B
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Amanda J
June 27, 2017|
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Response from O5722CEvirginiam | Reviewed this property |
There are nuts in many of their specialties, I can't speak for Scoops, but I think there is a high risk of cross contamination.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6425
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-4800
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