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Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor

4005 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4424 (Downtown Scottsdale)
480-946-0051
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Ranked #171 of 1,033 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $8
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Family Fare
Neighborhood: Downtown Scottsdale
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Kansas City, Missouri
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

If you want to step back in time and experience and old school ice cream parlor, this place is for you. When my husband and I walked in the door, we were friendly greeted and asked if we wanted to be seated at a table or at the bar. We chose the bar since we were only interested in the... More 

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Redwood City, California
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218 reviews 218 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a great place to visit. Wonderful ice cream and brings back memories from movies. Definitely a good spot to visit.

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Sarasota, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A must every time I visit the Valley of the Sun. We have had such a nice experience every we come to the Sugar Bowl. The marshmallow topping is my favorite.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This parlor looks like it hasn't been updated since the 70's, but its charming. We had ice cream to go and it was delicious. No fancy frills and outrageous flavors, just really good ice cream from really nice people.

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Kelowna
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85 reviews 85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Saw an ad for it in tourist info - had to try it! Hubby and I shared a meatloaf sandwich - very tasty and good portion size - mine came with coleslaw and his with what seemed to be freshly made potato chips. Also a great sliced pickle. I went for the "Golden Nugget" shake which was quite similar to... More 

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Ramona, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A place for the food and treats we all enjoyed in the 60s. A true ice cream parlor that serves up great sandwiches as well. My downfall was the hot fudge sundae. Hand scooped ice cream (in a liberal quantity) with real hot fudge (also liberally applied), whipped cream and a cherry. YUMMMM. A quick snack or a sandwich, give... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I've been meaning to stop by on two previous visits and glad I made time on this trip. if you want to step back in time and see what a real ice cream parlor is like then you need to make time to visit The Sugar Bowl.

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Edmonton, Canada
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129 reviews 129 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A walk down memory lane for those of us who remember the Family Circus cartoon. Great selection, huge portions, reasonable prices and wonderful staff.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Discovered Sugar Bowl last weekend while visiting Scottsdale with some old time residents who had fond, fond memories of the establishment dating to their childhoods. It was a fun visit in a classic setting. Super Old Town location. Though Sugar Bowl serves food, their ice cream is the draw and we all had our favorites. I had a root beer... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very good ice cream, great service, and looks to be a great selection of food. We just had ice cream on this visit and glad we made the trip. Seems to be a classic go-to place to visit in Scottsdale Oldtown.

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Additional Information about Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor

Address: 4005 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4424
Phone Number: 480-946-0051
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
Cuisine: American, Dessert, Family Fare

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