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Scoops Catalina Island

505 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-0178
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gelato” (55 reviews)
“stracciatella” (3 reviews)
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505 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What flavors! It was hard to choose from. Finally settled on Pumpkin and Salted Caramel. Both were excellent, but afterwards we both needed water to help get the cream taste down. But there is almost a line and store is very small. The flavors are...More

Thank XK140NUT
Reviewed 1 week ago

you get generous scoops. The flavor is sensational. You can have it in a waffle cone or cup. Getting this will be your best decision of the day. The place is very popular and you can encounter substantial lines .. but they work quickly. The...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make it a cone or cup the quality is very good. Especially liked the mango gelato. Located on Crescent, the main street across from the beach and next to other shops. Good location.

Thank earlya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent quick service and best ice-cream on the island!! Waffle cone was so good! Hey have seasonal flavors as well.

Thank kylie1718
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boutique type Ice Cream Parlor, that serves Ice Cream, Gourmet Coffee’s and some other items, it is right on the water front, and can get fairly busy, especially when there are ships that come into port. This business is nice, but would recommend finding the...More

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The old fashioned ice cream parlor is a thing of the past. The newest version has to diversify with other foods or gourmet coffee. So this open air coffee shop features Starbucks coffee and a good selection of ice cream flavors. Add in crepes and...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a great little ice cream shop right on Crescent Avenue, that offers homemade ice cream that is excellent.

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

They make all the ice cream and gelato. Put vanilla bean in a warm brioche and your mouth does a happy dance.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Favorite Flavors mango peach gelato and chocolate ice cream with many toppings available. Have not been disappointed by the homemade ice creams or gelatos see to appreciate all the items and flavored coffees available.

Thank Mary Jo C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is right next to the hotel that we stayed at, which is good and bad. Good for the soul, and bad for the waistline. We had scoops everyday that we were on the island. My 3yr old had the watermelon sorbet 3 nights in...More

Thank CCExpress
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-0178
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