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Serendipity Ice Cream

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Fast Food
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502 NE Third St., McMinnville, OR 97128
(503) 474-9189
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Player piano and ice cream - what a combination

This small establishment offers friendly staff, wonderful scents, and delectable ice cream in constantly changing flavors with a side of player piano for background enhancement. They also have freshly baked cookies and homemade soup available daily. Classic old-fashioned ice cream parlor located in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
S. B
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Lafayette
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Lafayette
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This small establishment offers friendly staff, wonderful scents, and delectable ice cream in constantly changing flavors with a side of player piano for background enhancement. They also have freshly baked cookies and homemade soup available daily. Classic old-fashioned ice cream parlor located in historic downtown McMinnville.

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Thank S. B
McMinnville, Oregon
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a cute little Ice Cream and candy shop! My niece loves to come here for a special treat occasionally!

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Thank LinLen
McMinnville, Oregon
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

It's such a lovely little place, always clean and shined, great location on 3rd Street, corner of an old bldg. They have many amazing flavors along with sherbet's which I enjoy. Always a fun place to stop by. Old fashioned decor, such a delight!

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Thank AnnieDearC
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We went to have sundaes and ice cream. I have never been disappointed whether its uce cream, sundaes, banana split or cookies! Delicious! I also love going in for soups, my favorite is the chicken white bean chili. We always take relatives who are visiting and they always enjoy the visit. The staff is friendly and we all love the... More 

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Thank Andrea S
Princeton, New Jersey
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133 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Really good ice cream with fresh ingredients and crispy cones. Nice atmosphere (old fashioned ice-cream parlor style).

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Thank JSD57
ENUMCLAW
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is such a cute little ice cream shop! They have several flavors of fabulous ice cream - available with waffle cones, sugar cones or bowls. They also offer sugar free and some sorbets too! I haven't tried the cookies, but they look yummy as well. Small inside, but ambience is great. Always fun people working. Good sized scoops!

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Thank Sandra W
Olympia, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My husband and I shared a massive banana split. It really could have fed our entire family of 5 but it was just us and I could barely walk afterwards....roll me home! Delicious ice cream and toppings. Great service and nice ladies behind the counter. I loved that they were open until later at night. We'll go back, next time... More 

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Thank SIMI310
McMinnville, Oregon
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Super place to go in the Summer to enjoy, one of their ice cream treats. We love walking to downtown McMinnville, after supper and treat ourselves to something good. McMinnville has a wonderful downtown. It's fun to just people watch, and meet friends.

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Thank Michael M
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This place is always on my radar. It's a perfect dessert after a fabulous dinner somewhere in McMinnville. Best of all it's "to go" and you can walk around 3rd Street and window shop. They have different flavors every time I go there, boysenberry, marionberry, a mixture, the standard vanilla, a rocky road of some kind, but the flavors are... More 

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Thank Ginger J
oregon
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Fun atmosphere, friendly service, good ice cream! It feels good to have great food and know that you are supporting a non profit agency.

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Thank kate7890

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 502 NE Third St., McMinnville, OR 97128
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
  • Phone Number: (503) 474-9189

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?