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“creative exotic flavors”
Review of Tropical Ice Cream Cafe - CLOSED

Tropical Ice Cream Cafe
Price range: $2 - $6
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Good for: Families with children
Description: Do yourself a flavor, yes, a unique exotic flavor! Just the finest homemade ice cream and unique tropical and exotic flavors you have EVER tasted, right in your own backyard!
Silver Spring, Maryland
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“creative exotic flavors”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

So many flavors, so little time. This place is a great way to try many different types of tropical fruits, as well as Afro-Caribbean influenced flavors like peanut. Everything is fresh and homemade.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Stacey W
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9 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Silver Spring, MD
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121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“My go-to place for really good flavorful icecream”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

We go here all the time. The ice cream is a bit lighter than most, which makes it tastes brighter, I believe they use a little less cream in their base. My favorite mint chocolate chip ice cream hands down- the perfect balance of flavors.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank prontoeli
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silver spring, md
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584 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Really Good Ice Cream, but Really High Prices”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

This place has terrific ice cream and very many unusual flavors. However, the prices are very high, and they charge you extra for everything. For example, I ordered a Sundae and the counter person charged me 50 cents extra for a cherry. I protested, but to no avail. If you give it a try, be very careful to make sure that you are not overcharged.

Visited August 2012
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Thank IAP65
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Maryland
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Ice cream cake is not a cake”
Reviewed July 23, 2012

The ice cream cake is not a cake at all. Half of it is ice cream which is of fair quality, and half of it is some nondairy topping like Cool Whip, not real whipped cream, probably loaded with saturated fat. Terrible!

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank EllKell
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“The best ice cream in the Silver Spring Area!”
Reviewed February 1, 2012

It's all good! Any homemade flavor from vanilla to soursop to mango is just wonderful. They sell ice cream by the cone or cup, the quart and the half gallon. Packed to order or already packed. Taste the islands...

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Thank chula358
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