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“Ice cream” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Big Olaf's

Big Olaf's
Ranked #4 of 6 Dessert in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Palos Verdes, CA
Level Contributor
93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Ice cream”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014

Want a great ice cream at a funky place in the Avalon cove? This is the place! Right along the main beach walk near the old pier.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Carlsbad, CA
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Must Stop for Ice Cream”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a nightly ritual in Avalon: stop for ice cream at Big Olaf's. But on our most recent visit, we believe Big O himself must have been double-dipping into his product. We were disappointed that seemingly half the flavors were empty. Nevertheless, we kept trying. It's just that sorta place.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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San Clemente, California
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“My Grandkids Must Do!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

When visting Avalon our grandkids must have a Olaf's! They finish whatever they order and its all good!

Visited July 2014
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Thank pacificstar
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Oak Park, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yummy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

Perfect dessert! Great flavors. Nothing beats an Olaf on a warm day in Avalon. Perfect location. A must have when in Avalon!

Visited July 2014
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“Wear GLOVES please”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

They don't wear gloves. They grab the stuff n Ice Cream using their bear hands! It's disgusting. It's not good.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ShereenAliwat
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