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Downtown Scoops Ice Cream Shoppe

101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (29 reviews)
“waffle cone” (8 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
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101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, great ice cream, and a beautifully redone older building in downtown Alpena. THE place to get ice cream when visiting the area.

Thank MemberP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing waffle cones and icecream . Fairly priced for quality treats. Nice atmosphere, friendly workers

Thank kjmorgan10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly this was the best ice cream shop on our trip. That includes frankfort petoskey, and mackinaw city. This place by far had awesome ice cream. Best part is my wife got a root beer float and the soda was from alpena. Pretty amazing stuff....More

Thank brian s
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is a great ice cream parlor, with many delicious flavors of ice cream. Many years ago, every town had an ice cream parlor, but most of them are gone. Luckily we have this gem in downtown Alpena.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not very many local places still serve hand dipped ice cream in Alpena. This place has a wide selection with a courteous staff.

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This ice cream store has the best hard dipped ice cream in town. Although not open in the winter. :-(

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

One of my favorite places in Alpena. The kids that work in there are always nice; Dakota is a GREAT person as are the rest of them. Over the years, I think I have tried everything on the menu, and it's all good. Nothing better...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Fantastic ice cream selection...lots of choices on sundaes, banana splits, old fashioned malts...service was great and a very clean place....loved it!!!!

Thank MMarshall06
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We've been here a couple of times but most recently after paddling for a couple of hours on the Wildlife Refuge near Island Park. It was a hot day and I remembered how great Scoops ice cream was and planted the seed in everyone else's...More

1  Thank vwp11
Reviewed 7 July 2016

If you enjoy creamy and delicious ice cream treats, this is the place to go. Personally, I like the Cherry Amaretto Moose Tracks - wow. Yes, I went back the next day for seconds.

Thank Joe M
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  • Address: 101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
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