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Serendipity Ice Cream

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502 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-6213
(503) 474-9189
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old building with great atmosphere--even a player piano playing. Ice cream was a good way to oil off---it was nice ice cream, but definitely ice cream shop quality, not gelato.

Thank Linda V
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was hard to choose from the delicious options. We had the marionberry sorbet. It was delicious. Very nice setting. Reminds me of an old fashioned ice cream parlor.

Thank Janice S
McKinleyville, California
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here twice - the ice cream is excellent, but better still were the employees. A young man and young woman were very sweet about helping to train a young handicapped person to work behind the counter and their attitude was heartwarming - also so nice that Serendipity will hire handicapped people. Loved the player piano, too!

Thank rodjk37
Long Beach, California
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You HAVE to have an ice cream as you walk along historic downtown McMinnville, and this is the place to get it! Yummy!

Thank Fay T
West Lawn, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic little ice cream shop with wonderful selection of homemade ice creams. We enjoyed our selections but it was a tough decision!

Thank Tricia L
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

People who serve you are always so sweet and willing to help in any way. Please be sure to tip them. I'ce cream and homemade brownies, so good. Real treat

Thank Dawn N
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211 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Good ice cream with friendly service. It draws a big crowd. We enjoyed our ice cream. This was perfect after an underwhelming dinner.

Thank Dollface23
McMinnville, Oregon
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This is a great stop for people strolling along McMinnville streets on a hot day. it provides a bit of shade and a place to rest the feet as well as real, old-fashioned iced cream.

Thank Micheal G
Mukilteo, Washington
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145 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Ice cream was great. Lots of flavored and well-priced. We wanted small cones. Paid $2 each for a small kid's cone. Perfect!

Thank DebbieHeathers
Pendleton, Oregon
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

So many choices, so little time! The setting was quite nostalgic, on a corner in McMinnville where you could enjoy a dish of ice cream and people watch. The cookies and other baked goods were calling my name, but I managed to escape with only ice cream. Everything looked divine!

Thank Christina H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-6213
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
  • Phone Number: (503) 474-9189

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