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Arcata Scoop

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1068 I St, Arcata, CA 95521-5518
12:00 - 22:30
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 22:30
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Humboldt County, California
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It really is out of this world good. Homemade, high quality, creamy deliciousness... Honey Lavender is indescribable...just get it. Hand made waffle cones & cups. YUMMIEST. EVER.

Thank CMC_03
McKinleyville, California
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a great local Ice Cream shop. They make their own ice cream on site. The ice cream is simply fabulous. They have classic flavors like chocolate and cherry and they have weirder ones like lemongrass-ginger. All flavors are great. The hard part is picking one.

1 Thank mattkurth
Sacramento, California
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Unique ice cream flavors, fun carousel-style furniture, warm and cozy environment, and friendly staff. Love the sustainability efforts of the shop (cups are cup-shaped waffle cones, not paper; tasting spoons are reusable metal instead of plastic, etc.)

Thank WestCoastTrvlr
Arcata, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Wonderful organic ice cream that is excellent tasting, great service & reasonable prices - oh, and Organic! Nice and creamy - and they have fun flavors besides the traditional ones.

Thank HumboldtMike
San Jose, California
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We love this little, local place! The only down-side is that it is kind of pricey for such a small portion : ( But, the delicious ice cream and adorable atmosphere keeps us coming back for more! We love the large glider seating the best. And, the Honey lavender ice cream is really a unique and delicious flavor.

Thank amychav
West Coast
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Un familiar flavors as well as a few standards occasionally but i have always enjoyed the combos. Especially good for a study break.

Thank gogirlie3
Red Bluff, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The variety was limited but very good. The coconut ice cream was wonderful. All natural flavors including Honey Lavender and Green Tea. The fresh waffle cones and bowls were a good compliment.

Thank Jb S
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

1 scoop or more! Waffle cones for kids adults and a cup is in store! They make them at the counter, no talkin' down to'er. Tastes like lavender, for citizens and travelers. Coffee and coconut milk, wow no lactose to make my stomach hurt! Free water!

Thank Steve g
Seal Beach, California
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a all natural ice cream shop catering to young children not Adults! Gets quite NOISY inside as well!! Trying to get over the DISAPPOINTMENT of no hot fudge sundae; I ordered a scoop of chocolate instead and was very pleased with the taste. I think my husband got vanilla and enjoyed as well. I would NOT return due... More 

Thank PegPasadena_Cs_
Eureka, California
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95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Excellent ice cream! The ice cream here is as good as highly touted spots such as Bandon or Fort Bragg. The staff is friendly and helpful. You can sample their selections.

Thank lentz316

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1068 I St, Arcata, CA 95521-5518
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: 707-825-7266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?