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The Penny Ice Creamery

913 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3801
+1 831-204-2523
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sorbet” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (107 reviews)
“scones” (17 reviews)
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913 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3801
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Reviewed yesterday

Great, locally owned organic ice cream. There is usually a line! Parking is on the street and sometimes hard to get.

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 6 days ago

In my opinion i usually do not eat ice cream but once in a while i'll stop in here for a small sample

Thank Will S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good ice cream with the basics and more unconvential flavors. Generous servings. Small and limited seating. good location in downtown Santa Cruz. Usually a long line but it moves rapidly.

Thank _leeheathorn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place. Found it on my gluten free app, was excited to try the gf homemade cones which were excellent. Spectacular seasonal flavors made in house (we had pumpkin, pear/ginger, fresh mint and chip, and pecan). Staff offers samples. Flavors had depth and texture, just...More

Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ice cream made in house, using excellent ingredients. Creative flavors. Sometimes there's a long line, but it moves quickly and people are chill.

Thank Clover88Live
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Not sure if penny ice creamery should be legal. Sooo dank. Some of the flavors i would not shank you for but dont even think of trying a lick of any of the coffee varieties. A peasant shall die trying for a morsel of mine..ha

Thank ginger c
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great choices of ice cream . . . fun flavor teasers . . . do not miss going here - you will not regret it

Thank Robyn V
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of two of Santa Cruz's great ice-cream parlors. Superb ice-cream! My favorite is vanilla and there's is right up there. Perfect after a session at work, or at the Lane

Thank P2607KXmichaelt
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place is spot on with it's ice cream. Creamy and full of flavor. The only drawbacks are the lines - which is indicative of how great the ice cream is - and sometimes you just want to have a good ol' plain flavor like...More

Thank Lipstick4me
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The ice cream is good with many unique flavors to choose from. Kind of pricey. For four of us it was $26. If you do go ask for a shot of espresso over your ice cream, it is quite good and very unique.

Thank aluckart
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-204-2523
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