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The Scoop Ice Cream Parlor

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720 S F St, Harlingen, TX 78550-6640
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Harlingen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is an update of a review several years old. We are always pleased with this "Old Hygeia" place (to us Harlingen natives). The banana splits (with a choice of three from 30 Blue Bell flavors) are outstanding. I usually order a chili/cheese hot dog and either a banana split or two scoops of ice cream for a great meal.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you like ice cream this is the place to go to. Every type of ice cream that you can imagine. The décor is very 1950ish and very clean. The waitress is very friendly and service is very quick too. Lots of parking is available.

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Thank Tenman9
Harlingen, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

We like the setting with the counter service and the cute tables. The ice cream is delicious and the waitresses are very friendly. We had a turtle sundae and really enjoyed it. We have had their banana splits too. It is a nice place to go on a hot day for some yummy ice cream.

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Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

Love the retro feel of this place and the ice cream isn't bad, either. We had hot fudge sundaes and the banana split we saw was perfectly built and big!

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Thank FLWfan
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

Super good ice cream and other sweets served in an old-school environment. The staff are very friendly and helpful. No downsides, this place is great.

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Thank Sarahperkinz
Harlingen
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Great ice cream, a selection of old fashion favorites. Daily specials Tuesday through Friday. Quite a selection of flavors, and some sugar free flavors as well. We took the grand kids and they enjoyed their treat. We have to go back on a Thursday when you can get 2 original banana splits for $7.95.

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Thank Travelingbug12
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

We go here whenever we are in Harlingen. It is very charming with the original ice cream parlor. The have all your favorite ice cream flavors and specials every day. They also have a deli with great tasting burgers.

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Thank paumell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

So cute and great ice cream! One of a kind and a lucky find. The banana splits and Turtle Sundae's were amazing!

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Harlingen, Texas
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86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2012

I'm surprised Harlingen hasn't discovered this great little place. The banana splits are excellent, reminding us older Harlingen natives of Hygeia in its prime. The "Dream" banana splits allow you to choose three scoops from about 30 flavors of Blue Bell ice cream. Yummy! The sandwich menu is adequate, and we liked the chili/cheese hot dogs last evening (buns were... More 

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southern USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012 via mobile

The Scoop retains the charm of the original Hygiea Dairy Bar. Our group had banana splits and a sundae. All tasted fresh and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 S F St, Harlingen, TX 78550-6640
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
Description
It is not Le Scoop which is also in Harlingen.

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