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Downtowne Ice Cream Shoppe

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165 Saint Lawrence, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
+1 613-269-2168
11:00 - 17:00
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a huge selection of candies & hand-made chocolates in addition to their super-tasty ice cream.

Thank Laurel G
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Best icecream in town! Great in summer if you are in Kemptville. Many flavors so sure to please everyone.

Thank Deborah L
B.C. Canada
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376 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband needed a coffee break during our self-guided car tour through the Lanark Valley & the Rideau River Valley. We stopped in Merrickville, our second visit in a week..He got a coffee at the Village Bean. Then, we headed to the Downtowne Ice Cream Shop. The server warm & welcoming. After a tasting, I order the triple chocolate gelato.... More 

Thank condu
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Yummy! A wonderful assortment of traditional and surprising flavours sure to delight. Generous servings and wonderful benches out front to enjoy your treats in the sun and village atmosphere. Fun and fabulous candy choices as well. Definitely a treat!

Thank CdnLana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Homemade ice cream that tastes like your Gramma made. It was beyond delicious. They have gelato, delicious chocolates and old fashioned candy. If you are in Merrickville you have to go. Actually it's worth the drive to Merrickville just for this store.

Thank Mactuffi
Ottawa, Canada
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109 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great little ice cream shoppe with lots of selection. The service was quick and friendly. I enjoyed the rhubarb ice cream. The décor is very funky.

Thank Mango4610
Kemptville, Ontario
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is the best home made ice cream. Its made on the premises. I couldn't decide what to order so I was allowed to,order two flavours for the price of one scoop. Delicious!

Thank Debbie O
Kemptville, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Walking in, the sights and smells of yummy ice cream starts your mouth watering! Different cones to appeal to everyone and then what to put in it! I usually try to get a double scoop, one of something I know and love and then a second scoop of something that I want to try. Always left with new favorite flavours!

Thank Pam O
Spruce Grove, Canada
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had homemade ice cream at this period ice cream shoppe and it was worth every bite. Situated in a 1800s town along Rideau Canal. You couldnt ask for a more interesting and unique experience. Neighbours are art, antiques, specialty shops and located close to the US border.

Thank Vixster9
Stittsville, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stopped in for a couple of cones and were blown away. First they had Blueberry ice cream which is hard to find. The ice cream had a great taste and texture. Definitely premium stuff. The size and the price were more than fair. It's a must visit when in Merrickville

Thank Michael R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Saint Lawrence, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Merrickville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-269-2168

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