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Coombs Ice Cream Parlour

Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (79 reviews)
“waffle cone” (12 reviews)
“gelato” (6 reviews)
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Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I have to say that Cherry Custard has been my go-to ice cream until... I stopped in this place and found my new favourite Kahlua Chocolate! Absolutely delicious. So many ice cream options, there is a flavour for everyone.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Up to now our favorite ice cream has been the Kawartha Dairy stop in Minden Ontario. Cooms gives it a run for its money. We had the Belgian Hazel Nut, one of about a hundred flavors of ice cream and Gelato. Amazing!

Thank Itrepid_Canadian
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Ice cream is excellant but it is a mad scramble to get it. I think they could come up with a less frustrating way of serving people. You pay, get a ticket and then hopefully your served in order but they have multiple counters and...More

Thank Throttlebandit
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back to Victoria from Tofino. So many flavours to choose from!! The Salted Caramel, described as their top seller by the Staff, was excellent!! Caramel ribbon and caramel chocolate cups throughout....yummy!!

Thank Curlymcg
Reviewed 7 September 2017

On a hot summer day this is a great place to stop and enjoy a frozen treat to beat the heat. They have so many flavours it's hard to choose. Generous size scoops on a waffle cone is some delicious living.

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We drive there and I love the pralines and cream. Note .. I think they mix in their own ingredients so it's not consistent. They could make it a little richer in flavor IF they didn't get stingy in the mix. Otherwise it's great with...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The best ice cream we have ever had....32 flavors I think! The size of the cone was huge! Went back several times while we were in Parksville! It was pretty much a meal because it was so big and if you go with the grandkids...More

Thank mpcrozier
Reviewed 13 August 2017

There are so many flavors to choose from. The ice cream is yummy and you get a lot for the price. Highly recommend.

Thank Glenna M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This has a huge range of ice creams ans enormous scoops with every combination of tubs and cones. There's a decently sized seating area outside and all shaded. A nice stop in a nice town.

Thank happytravellady
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Make sure you have an appetite! The selection is unbelievable... I almost wish they offered a "sampler platter"... smaller scoops and let me choose 5 or more flavors! They had too many to count and some very unusual colors that match those floavors. All in...More

Thank TigerSouthCarolina
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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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  • Address: Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy 4a, Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
This is an Ice Cream shop located in a building called Coombs Emporium. It's on a property which is surrounded by giant stone sculptures. Great place for kids to have fun.
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