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“Not your run of the mill ice cream spot”

The Penny Ice Creamery
Ranked #3 of 20 Dessert in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours
Description: Ice Cream
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Eclectic list of flavors. All fresh, made daily. reasonably priced.

10  Thank jim l
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

It's probably good I live an hour away from here, or I'd go everyday to see what fun and delicious flavors they have. I love the combination of unique flavors (just had parsnip nutmeg) and traditional ones (vanilla was amazing, their rocky road had homemade marshmallows). Great quality ice cream that tastes rich and home made. They'll give you as many samples as you want (using metal spoons - I love that they reuse). They also make their own fresh waffle cones every morning. Not to be missed, you won't be disappointed.

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14  Thank CadetBat
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Possibly the best ice cream we've ever tasted, and cute atmosphere to boot!

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14  Thank thecoveys
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Reviewed 17 January 2012

They make their ice cream onsite. They are nice and give you as many tastes as you want until you decide. Some flavors are weird and outlandish, that's half the fun (and their vanilla bean ice cream is the best I have ever had). This is the real deal.

14  Thank redyoga
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Reviewed 13 January 2012

What a treat! Great creations. Friendly staff. The cones are yummy. The ice cream and sorbet are the most amazing creations. I loved the vitter carmel.

thank you

13  Thank Margot900
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