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Ruby Jewel Scoops - North Portland

#13 of 125 Dessert in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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3713 N. Mississippi Av, Portland, OR 97227
+1 503-505-9314
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While I prefer plain iced cream, I like that they got a bunch of weird flavors for when I is feeling dangerous.

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Thank Alzor S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were introduced to Ruby Jewel from a small restaurant in Vancouver as they serve the RJ Ice Cream sandwiches for dessert. They were great so we looked up the company. Great surprise was finding the retail locations. The service was great and the ice sandwiches were fantastic. I must say the parking sucks. Real pain. But worth fighting.

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Thank PNWMR
Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is likely the best ice cream in town! The monthly flavors never disappoint and the flight of 6 for $7 is perfect for two!

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Thank Kirkv6
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Some friends and I were in downtown Portland right before this place closed and the staff was super nice and accommodating. They still took our orders as they were cleaning up to close - and set us up with generous portions at best. I would try their different ice cream flavors! i went in and tried several but ended up... More 

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Thank Liz K
Warren, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Nice atmosphere. There was a small line, but it moved quickly. Their salted caramel dark chocolate ice cream is to die for. They're very generous with their scooping, so if you want a double just get a single, it's more than plenty. My husband tried his ice cream sandwiched in between two chocolate chip cookies. He said it was amazing,... More 

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Thank BethanyLang
Montville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

What is better than homemade ice cream sandwiched between 2 homemade cookies. Lucky for me the special cookie of the week was brown sugar pecan, which I had with espresso ice cream. Excellent. Totally worth the vacation calories!

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Thank Karen H
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This is a unique little spot that makes homemade ice cream an incredible homemade ice cream sandwiches. We would recommend getting at least two different ice cream sandwiches which will be different than any ice cream sandwich you've ever had before in your lifetime!

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Thank Rockydogz1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

In North Portland recently, we walked around Mississippi and loved seeing all of the restaurants. We decided to get a treat at Ruby Jewel My husband chose a prepackaged ice cream sandwich. You can custom order them by choosing cookies and ice cream but we were a little short on time. I ordered a child's scoop of strawberry in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend loves ice cream and we love checking out new independently owned businesses. So much to read about the business when your eating your ice cream on the walls. Very comfortable location, both indoor and outdoor seating- all very cute by the way. Plenty of space to stretch your feet and find a nice cool place to talk with... More 

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Thank Alex5014
Elk Grove, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Not such a line as more heralded ice cream shops in town but VERY good. Loved the salted caramel with chocolate and the strawberry ice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3713 N. Mississippi Av, Portland, OR 97227
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-505-9314

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?