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St John Scoops

Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-998-9998
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (112 reviews)
“waffle cone” (45 reviews)
“sorbet” (8 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Adult selections were an added bonus. We had champagne, rum raisin, banana with chocolate syrup. I thought the champagne flavor very light and refreshing. Planned to put in freezer and save for next day but that didn't work out!! Will have to go back. Price...More

Thank sharonearly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Homemade ice cream should be rich and creamy. Not watered down and a granular sugar texture. I realize that cream is expensive and so is the rent In St. John but one should never sacrifice quality for such a product as homemade ice cream and...More

Thank Gene S
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I went to St. John for 10 days last month. We ended up going to scoops for ice cream most of those days. The vanilla bean bourbon was amazing and the kids tried something different each day and loved each and every...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited scoops every day after the beach for a pick me up, and some much needed sugar. Delighted to see an expanded menu ( slushees, sorbet popsicles, and new flavors on the regular menu) but being dairy free, I only wish coconut sorbet was an...More

Thank Jwolff70
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This is the same owner as the old "I Scream" near the Beach Bar. Nothing wrong with the old place, but this location and the ice cream is now top notch. SO many flavors, including bushwhacker, pain killer and other adult flavors, not to mention...More

Thank az93
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This has actually been the best ice cream I've ever had. It might just be the flavor, but it was amazing. I got the Honey Lavender icecream and it was seriously to die for!

Thank Morgan D
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

They wouldn't let us try anything before picking. I didn't end up loving the cookies and cream as I'd hoped so I was very disappointed. The waffle cone was good, probably wouldn't go back since there are so many other options around.

Thank daykyrie
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The ice cream is delicious! I had the chocolate coconut— yum! They don’t offer samples though, which is kind of a bummer. They had some exotic flavors that I was curious to try (like papaya and mango), but didn’t want to commit $5.50 to without...More

Thank MariahandBrandon
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Stopped here on the way back to our villa from the beach. It's a popular spot with homemade ice cream in Mongoose Junction, St. John's version of a mall. We all agreed that the ice cream was some of our favorite ever.

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a trip on a hot afternoon or evening! Each flavor was rich and creamy. Waffle cones were fresh and crunchy. Highly recommend!

Thank Michael M
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Chris L
21 February 2016|
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Response from rdcrx | Reviewed this property |
Scoops is in Mongoose Junction, located on the opposite side of Cruz Bay, from the ferry dock. It is about a 5 to 10 minute walk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-998-9998
  • E-mail
St. John Scoops is the island's one and only place for homemade ices and creams. We make everything in-house and fresh every day! This means that our flavors are constantly changing, so what you see on the menu one day can be completely different the next day! We offer local fruit flavors like passion fruit, mango, and guava, along with old-time staples like strawberry and vanilla. We mix it up a bit by throwing in some local honey and lavender, or some St. John Brewer's Root Beer (yes, as an ice cream)! Don't worry, we also make some amazing chocolate, cookies & cream, and pistachio among the many other flavors on the rotation. Did we mention that we have something for just the big kids, too? That's right, rum raisin with real rum, painkiller ice cream, champagne sorbet, and the list does go on! When you walk by, you're sure to smell those fresh waffle cones being made...Nothing like a fresh scoop on a fresh cone, that's for sure! We are excited to offer vegan, superfood smoothies made with whole fresh frozen fruits (NO ICE) and an array of amazingly healthy additions to keep minds and bodies happy! Add some hemp or plant protein to make it a complete meal, and you won't feel so bad about all the bars you hit the night before. Virgin Island Coffee Roasters' Fair Trade Organic Sumatran Blend is served hot all day long for those in need of that caffeine buzz. We have lots of options for dairy-free and gluten-free guests, including sorbets and our yummy Slush Puppies.
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