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Coombs Ice Cream Parlour

Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“ice cream” (79 reviews)
“waffle cone” (13 reviews)
“gelato” (6 reviews)
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Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch. Small selection of Ice Cream (way better selection at the market). Had corn dogs (heated up from frozen) and poutine. The fries were doughy and swimming in what tasted like beef gravy. The corn dogs were small and tough. Wouldn't eat...More

Thank Inlovewithsue
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a Monday around lunchtime. You pay based on size and number of scoops before selecting your flavour —no extra cost for waffle cones. Three single cones cost about $15. I can imagine that it could be a frustrating experience when busy....More

Thank H M
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Don't pass by Coombs without stopping for ice cream. Winter or summer. It doesn't matter. Delicious selection. Yummy. It's located by "Goats on Roof".

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Summer lineups to get in, large size servings and a choice to twenty to thirty flavours. A bit expensive but judging by the lineups, definitely worth a visit.

Thank DEEvaluator
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I have to say that Cherry Custard has been my go-to ice cream until... I stopped in this place and found my new favourite Kahlua Chocolate! Absolutely delicious. So many ice cream options, there is a flavour for everyone.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Up to now our favorite ice cream has been the Kawartha Dairy stop in Minden Ontario. Cooms gives it a run for its money. We had the Belgian Hazel Nut, one of about a hundred flavors of ice cream and Gelato. Amazing!

Thank Itrepid_Canadian
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Ice cream is excellant but it is a mad scramble to get it. I think they could come up with a less frustrating way of serving people. You pay, get a ticket and then hopefully your served in order but they have multiple counters and...More

Thank Throttlebandit
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back to Victoria from Tofino. So many flavours to choose from!! The Salted Caramel, described as their top seller by the Staff, was excellent!! Caramel ribbon and caramel chocolate cups throughout....yummy!!

Thank Curlymcg
Reviewed September 7, 2017

On a hot summer day this is a great place to stop and enjoy a frozen treat to beat the heat. They have so many flavours it's hard to choose. Generous size scoops on a waffle cone is some delicious living.

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We drive there and I love the pralines and cream. Note .. I think they mix in their own ingredients so it's not consistent. They could make it a little richer in flavor IF they didn't get stingy in the mix. Otherwise it's great with...More

Thank Joseph C
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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
This is an Ice Cream shop located in a building called Coombs Emporium. It's on a property which is surrounded by giant stone sculptures. Great place for kids to have fun.
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