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“Dont pass it by”

The Penny Ice Creamery
Ranked #3 of 20 Dessert in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Ice Cream
Baltimore, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Dont pass it by”
Reviewed November 4, 2013

We had the most delicious milk shake here! I didn't really have room, but couldn't help myself. We also had the bon bons of the day. Chocolate hazelnut. Really, you must stop here.

Visited October 2013
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Dallas, Texas, United States
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Delicious and quaint”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

My kids love this place. So many good flavors. Check it out! The seating is kind of limited, but you can always take your cone for a walk in down town.

  • Visited July 2013
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Santa Cruz
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best chocolate ever!”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

First note: This is just an ice cream store. Not a restaurant. The space is small with very limited outdoor seating... like for 2, I think. I just take mine to go.

I love chocolate so much that I've never tried any of the other innovative flavors. But I hear good responses to the other flavors. Happily, though they change most of their flavor offerings, they always have the chocolate sorbet. It seems like a rich ice cream to me, and the most chocolatey I've had anywhere. I've been there several times, though I really try not to eat ice cream generally.

  • Visited August 2013
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Oroville, California
Level 6 Contributor
175 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“A must if you are downtown and in an ice cream mood!”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is a great ice cream place. It is in the downtown area and can be packed. They give you tastes of their ice creams and soon you know what you want.... You will not be disappointed if you like good ice cream.

  • Visited May 2013
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London
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Calling All Artisan Ice-cream Fans!”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Well where to start, it's small, super friendly and the quality of the ice cream is superb. The nearest rivals are the artisan gelati's in Rome. Flavours are imaginative, varied and unusual, from Basil to Cardamom Plum. There is always a safe bet for those less adventurous. They are also very happy to let you try before you buy but let's be honest, this isn't the biggest purchase you've ever made and this really is a great opportunity to let yourself be surprised! Opening hours are generous, as are the portion sizes! Definitely worth a visit and be brave, try something new!

  • Visited September 2013
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