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Downtown Scoops Ice Cream Shoppe

101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“waffle cones” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (29 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great people working there and such great ice cream treats the people are great in there and there are other things to buy and would make great Christmas gifts :) If you have the chance before their season ends icecream is still very yummy this...More

Thank aspecialheart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Catchy verse on tees, and cups and all types of Alpena, MI phrases. Bezt of all the fancy ice cream desserts are to numerous to comprehend and flavorful mixed with one of the various size and as tyle of cones. This is one step closer...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have said "excellent" except that my ice cream was so soft that it was almost liquid. But the homemade waffle cone was super-delicious, and the wonderful old building was a delight! Such a treat!!

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know ice cream. I LOVE ice cream. This place has really good ice cream. Creamy, wide-range of standard flavors with a number of unique choices, as well. Good sized servings and crisp, fresh waffle cones. Places to sit and eat, both inside and out....More

Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Love...love...love this place. You cannot leave Alpena without stopping at Scoops. They have a great ice cream menu with some unique dishes. You can buy local soda pop and souvenirs too although it is mostly an ice cream shop. The architecture inside is amazing. There...More

Thank marybT5775QN
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Walking around downtown with the family and stopped for a little dessert. I had the Amaretto cherry Moosetracks and it was amazing!!! I have never seen it anywhere else and would love to know who makes it and where I can get some more.

Thank 652jeniferw
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This location has very good ice cream. The flavors are original and waffle cones add another dollar to the price of the ice cream. Sometimes it is worth it for a special treat. Would love to see some more fruit flavors for the summer.

Thank I7543AQtheresam
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We stopped in after walking around the downtown area and needed a quick break. The service was great and patient - we had a few that couldn't make up their minds or changed their order. The ice cream was delicious and the homemade waffle cones...More

Thank aregier
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

So good! First day, salted caramel. Second day, turtle mixer. Good eats and good prices. The staff were very friendly!!

Thank BGingerich
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, great ice cream, and a beautifully redone older building in downtown Alpena. THE place to get ice cream when visiting the area.

Thank MemberP
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2868
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
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