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Downtowne Ice Cream Shoppe

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165 Saint Lawrence, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
+1 613-269-2168
11:00 - 17:00
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We popped into Merrickville for the afternoon and stopped into the Downtowne Ice cream shop! We split a double scoop ice cream to save a couple dollars, opposed to buying two single scoops. It was delicious and very fresh! We walked down towards to locks to eat our ice cream and the view made it even better. I recommend popping... More 

Thank Tanya d
Halifax, Canada
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I stopped in to the Ice Cream Shop on Good Friday. It was warm in Merrickville that day a good scoop of ice cream was exactly what I needed. I had their special flavour which was Nanaimo bar and it was absolutely delicious. They also have other treats and candy which would be good even on a non-warm day.

Thank Matt B
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

They have a huge selection of candies & hand-made chocolates in addition to their super-tasty ice cream.

Thank Laurel G
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Best icecream in town! Great in summer if you are in Kemptville. Many flavors so sure to please everyone.

Thank Deborah L
Nanaimo, Canada
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445 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband needed a coffee break during our self-guided car tour through the Lanark Valley & the Rideau River Valley. We stopped in Merrickville, our second visit in a week..He got a coffee at the Village Bean. Then, we headed to the Downtowne Ice Cream Shop. The server warm & welcoming. After a tasting, I order the triple chocolate gelato.... More 

Thank condu
Ottawa, Canada
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103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Yummy! A wonderful assortment of traditional and surprising flavours sure to delight. Generous servings and wonderful benches out front to enjoy your treats in the sun and village atmosphere. Fun and fabulous candy choices as well. Definitely a treat!

Thank CdnLana
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Homemade ice cream that tastes like your Gramma made. It was beyond delicious. They have gelato, delicious chocolates and old fashioned candy. If you are in Merrickville you have to go. Actually it's worth the drive to Merrickville just for this store.

Thank Mactuffi
Ottawa, Canada
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119 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great little ice cream shoppe with lots of selection. The service was quick and friendly. I enjoyed the rhubarb ice cream. The décor is very funky.

Thank Mango4610
Kemptville, Ontario
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is the best home made ice cream. Its made on the premises. I couldn't decide what to order so I was allowed to,order two flavours for the price of one scoop. Delicious!

Thank Debbie O
Kemptville, Canada
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Walking in, the sights and smells of yummy ice cream starts your mouth watering! Different cones to appeal to everyone and then what to put in it! I usually try to get a double scoop, one of something I know and love and then a second scoop of something that I want to try. Always left with new favorite flavours!

Thank Pam O

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Restaurant Details

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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Saint Lawrence, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Merrickville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-269-2168

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