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Coombs Ice Cream Parlour

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Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
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Coombs, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun stop. There are so many flavours of ice cream treats including some odd ones. They will let you try before you buy. There is nice seating outside where you can people watch.

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Thank stixbegone
Parksville, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many flavours to choose from and the double scoop cone is huge! We often go as a treat after eating at Cuckoos or shopping at the market. Always delicious and good value for the price!

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Thank Lorrainesmith888
Fanny Bay, Canada
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

First you notice the size of the shop then you see the amazing selection of flavours and you know from the line up you have come to the right place. Lots to choose from and places to sit to enjoy or just stroll through the interesting other venues.

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Thank Catlady2boys
Victoria
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141 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

So many diffeent choices to choose from and if you like variety then this is a great place to go and find it.

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Thank noral420
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Even the locals come here for icecream. Despite this being a huge tourist trap, even us locals go to Coombs when we need a good icecream fix. Huge quantities of delicious ice cream

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Thank JanSeacombe
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The ice cream parlour is one of the best on the Island! The list of flavours is endless ... all delicious! There is usually a long lineup for this delicious ice cream, but well worth the wait! Treat yourselves!

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Thank Sharon K
Victoria, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It is fun to go in an ice cream joint that has lots of choices and this place have lots. Ice cream is really good and the staff is nice. Portions are generous. Makes everyone happy!

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Thank magicien2
Parksville, Canada
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Wow, so many flavours to choose from for cold treats to awesome sweet treats, and don't forget the healthy yummy lunch items, all under the same roof. This is a must stop ... shop ... share with family & friends, every time you are in Coombs.

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Thank rav4toyotaj
Johannesburg, South Africa
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615 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Kids loved the ice cream which was a welcome treat after walking around the Coombs market, seeing the goats and having a light lunch.

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Thank TravelOften1968
Cobble Hill, Canada
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Absolutely huge ice cream cones with a large selection of flavours and extremely reasonably priced. On a nice day very pleasant to sit on their deck.

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Thank Kilipi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
Description
This is an Ice Cream shop located in a building called Coombs Emporium. It's on a property which is surrounded by giant stone sculptures. Great place for kids to have fun.

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