We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Serendipity Ice Cream

502 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-6213
+1 503-474-9189
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (77 reviews)
“sherbet” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
502 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-6213
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (146)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a flash from the past. Great Oregon ice cream, great service as is the staff working there. This place is backed up with tourists as well as us locals every spring through early fall. Old player piano plays, and a backup of outdoor seating....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank williamwO3952ZP
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for years..a McMinnville must stop and partake.. We always take our out of town friends and family to experience the best in an old fashioned Ice Cream Parlor.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C4989QMkeithb
Reviewed 2 October 2018

If you need to take a walk and a short break after dining in downtown McMinnville, consider this place at a busy corner on 3rd Street. Player piano is fund to listen to while you are enjoying your ice cream concoction. Probably a dozen flavors...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Such a great little spot. Cute and always friendly. Has an amazing mango sorbet and Pineapple Sherbet. Worth a stop!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MichelleT4672
Reviewed 9 September 2018

If you like old fashioned atmosphere, and great ice cream and treats, this is the place for you. I have been here many times and have a good time each visit.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Craig B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

From across the street where we were eating, we spied this ice cream store that we headed to after dinner. A player piano spun turn-of-the century tunes adding to the Gay 90s ambience. Although there was a longish line, three servers efficiently offered samples and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AnnKirby
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This place is so cute. I love the ambiance of the place, the staff, and the piano that plays by itself. Way too cute. The ice cream was delicious. I got a two scoop in a waffle cone. I got salted caramel and rocky road....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank adriana005
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Serendipity is a great place to get a snack, they have lo- calorie and dairy free options, and their staff is always cheerful. My kids love going here and I always bring guests when I have them instead of making dessert.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kellen L
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Family and friends were celebrating after a wedding and found this old fashioned ice cream parlor!!! Ice cream was yummy and the old fashioned choices were enjoyed by everyone.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cris653
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful ice cream. Salted caramel. Not cheap but not bad. Handy for a great dessert. Skip dessert at your dinner spot and go here.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank chrislX7253CU
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in McMinnville
McMenamins Hotel Oregon
367 reviews
.05 km away
Atticus Hotel
157 reviews
.09 km away
McMinnville Inn
140 reviews
1.48 km away
Best Western McMinnville Inn
103 reviews
2.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pura Vida Cocina & Arte
275 reviews
.18 km away
La Rambla Restaurant & Bar
677 reviews
.23 km away
Crescent Cafe
333 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Willamette Valley Vineyards Tasting Room in McMinnville
83 reviews
.20 km away
R Stuart & Co.
46 reviews
.05 km away
Visit McMinnville
26 reviews
.11 km away
Elizabeth Chambers Cellar
22 reviews
.36 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Serendipity Ice Cream staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-6213
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
  • Phone Number: +1 503-474-9189
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing