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Downtown Scoops Ice Cream Shoppe

101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (32 reviews)
“waffle cone” (10 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
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101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Love...love...love this place. You cannot leave Alpena without stopping at Scoops. They have a great ice cream menu with some unique dishes. You can buy local soda pop and souvenirs too although it is mostly an ice cream shop. The architecture inside is amazing. There...More

Thank marybT5775QN
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Walking around downtown with the family and stopped for a little dessert. I had the Amaretto cherry Moosetracks and it was amazing!!! I have never seen it anywhere else and would love to know who makes it and where I can get some more.

Thank 652jeniferw
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This location has very good ice cream. The flavors are original and waffle cones add another dollar to the price of the ice cream. Sometimes it is worth it for a special treat. Would love to see some more fruit flavors for the summer.

Thank I7543AQtheresam
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We stopped in after walking around the downtown area and needed a quick break. The service was great and patient - we had a few that couldn't make up their minds or changed their order. The ice cream was delicious and the homemade waffle cones...More

Thank aregier
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

So good! First day, salted caramel. Second day, turtle mixer. Good eats and good prices. The staff were very friendly!!

Thank BGingerich
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, great ice cream, and a beautifully redone older building in downtown Alpena. THE place to get ice cream when visiting the area.

Thank MemberP
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing waffle cones and icecream . Fairly priced for quality treats. Nice atmosphere, friendly workers

Thank kjmorgan10
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly this was the best ice cream shop on our trip. That includes frankfort petoskey, and mackinaw city. This place by far had awesome ice cream. Best part is my wife got a root beer float and the soda was from alpena. Pretty amazing stuff....More

Thank brian s
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a great ice cream parlor, with many delicious flavors of ice cream. Many years ago, every town had an ice cream parlor, but most of them are gone. Luckily we have this gem in downtown Alpena.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not very many local places still serve hand dipped ice cream in Alpena. This place has a wide selection with a courteous staff.

Thank Amanda R
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: 101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
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