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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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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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!

Thank Sharon K
Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank magicien2
Parksville, Canada
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank rav4toyotaj
Johannesburg, South Africa
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616 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank TravelOften1968
Cobble Hill, Canada
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Kilipi
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

60 plus flavour to pick from very good price for the size,we had a double it is recommended,good service

Thank robSheffield
Melbourne, Australia
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178 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Trying to decide which flavour you want from so many is not easy. To make the decision a bit easier we opted for the 2 scoop cone, which in this case turned out to be a case of biting off more than you can eat! By the time I had selected my 2 flavour choices, the 2 scoops were closer... More 

Thank Nan90
Victoria, Canada
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great place, awesome selection, patient staff. Be prepared for a line during the summer. Also has a great selection of pies.

Thank Judyva2
Wellington, New Zealand
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458 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Luckily we were with friends who knew the ropes as there were lots of customers and people everywhere. You pay at a central point and receive a ticket which you hand over to the person serving the ice creams. Lots of different flavours so make sure you have a good look before choosing - you also have to select your... More 

Thank John S
Port Alberni
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of flavours to choose from. The wait can feel long as it's busy. Be prepared when waiting to give your ticket voucher to order that your not sure who will be served next as people are all over the place during busy times. I did have a cone one day and I have tried their ice cream sandwich. For... More 

Thank Rena J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?