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3540 N. Williams, 97227, Portland, OR 97227-1438
12:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Right next door to Life of Pie Pizza, this was a great dessert stop. Unique flavors but not too weird. My daughter had the Fluffy Nutter which is a marshmallow-peanut butter ice cream that was way too rich. But my Toffee Butter scoop was delicious. A small scoop is plenty!

Thank claytravisamy
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1,670 reviews
1,038 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

They iced cream in good. My favorite is plain but they other flavors is good and some of them they is weird when I am in the moods.

Thank Alzor S
Seattle, Washington
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236 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is amazing shop with great flavors and fantastic ice cream. They make the icecream on small batches which guarantees its fresh every day. I love how they change flavors based on the seasonality. They have great options for toppings and other cool fixings. Definitely must try if you are in Portland area.

Thank Jani_Vladi
Orange County, California
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263 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We travel to many cities and go out of our way to taste the ice cream or gelato shops wherever we go. This little shop called "What's the Scoop" has BIG flavors. It has unique combinations and particularly memorable ice cream flavors. Be sure to try the Brown Butter Almond Brittle.

Thank Dr_C_and_E
Portland, OR
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Although this place is rarely crowded, it's got the best ice cream in Portland. You can sample all the flavors at a separate tasting bar before moving over to place your order. Made using nitrogen to quickly freeze the cream, the ice cream is so smooooth!

Thank Sillydg
Bethesda, Maryland
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Very well made ice creams in interesting, but not weird flavors. The "ice cream sandwich experience" was fun.

Thank Leslie B
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273 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

As the Southwater front neighborhood expands, its nice to have an ice cream shop with a quality product in it. Lots of the flavors have an alcohol flavor to the so watch what you give your little ones. They gave us a taste of one of their cookies and it was flavorful too. There was only one gal serving up... More 

Thank SDFlipFlops
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431 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Although the flavors of ice cream here were inventive and quite good, the prices were astounding! My friends and I all tried something different and we concluded that the joy of almonds (Almond Joy) was the best with the chocolate mint coming in as a close second. The staff is very nice and samples are offered. If you seek a... More 

Thank Boystowtraveler
Queen Creek, Arizona
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The mint chip is delicious. We got the ice cream sandwich with 1 chocolate cookie and 1 cone cookie. The cone cookie was outstanding!

Thank cnktravels
Boston, Massachusetts
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163 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Is this place part of a chain? I don't know; but 5 of us went there for some great ice cream after dinner this week. Actually, I bought their peanut brittle, which was delicious: sophisticated and multilayered. Tasted the chocolate ice cream, it was divine. Locals like this place. You can sit at tables, insider or out, and play board... More 

Thank Kathy H

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Restaurant Details

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Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3540 N. Williams, 97227, Portland, OR 97227-1438
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 971-266-1787

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