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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 #173 of 1,011 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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Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This place is a blast from the past. It opened in the late 50's and my grandparents started taking me here in the early 90's when I was a kid. To me there is nothing better than a simple dish of the Turkish Coffee ice cream. I've never really had anything else here, I always get the same thing!

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Hudson,NH
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215 reviews 215 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We love ice cream, and who doesn't. What a great surprise to see this Ice Cream Parlor when we recently visited Scottsdale, AZ. They had the ice cream counter as they had years ago. We had so much fun. Everyone was so friendly and the ice cream shake was awesome. It sure does pay to explore a town when you... More

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CT
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

This was a fun stop while shopping around Scottsdale. The service was efficient, the atmosphere was so old school ice cream shop and the ice cream and sundaes we ordered were very good and reasonably priced. You can't go wrong stopping here for a snack.

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Been going to the Sugar Bowl for over twenty years. The 50s decor is quaint, service is good, with the best ice cream in town. Sandwiches are good as well. Try the Top hat sundae or chocolate mint shake.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Waitress was friendly and helpful. Food was fresh and looked good. We tried several items, such as soup, sandwiches, salads. All were quite good. Ice cream was excellent! The reason it does not get 5 stars was cleanliness of restaurant, bathroom, and there was no parking. Had to walk several blocks in 110 degrees.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

When my sister and brother in law came to visit us over the summer, we took them to "Old Town" Scottsdale to eat. But we saved our dessert for the Sugar Bowl! Rich and delicious ice cream, along with the old time parlor feel, makes this place a MUST on your Bucket List!

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Verteillac, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

As a european this had a look that screamed 50's USA - wonderful. Nice, friendly server and unhurried service. We had salads which were fresh and interesting followed by good ice cream. No complaints here.

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Greensboro
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164 reviews 164 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We happened upon this establishment in "Old Scottsdale" and we were quite happy with the experience. It is relatively large for an ice cream parlor. The menu includes sandwiches and other non-desert items, however it is clearly all about the ice cream. The decor is in pink and dates back a few decades. The wait staff was friendly and we... More

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St. Albert, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We came here for dessert after having pizza at Grimaldis across the street. The decor is fun, definitely a 50's feel to it! There is seating but we were just at the counter to get our treats to go! Included in our order was the raspberry sorbet, a mocha shake, a sundae and I had a strawberry/pineapple shake. Everybody was... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

First time there - loved the old school atmosphere and delicious sundaes. This last visit - about 2 weeks ago was less than one star. The place smelled moldy and old and the chocolate malt I ordered was so bad I had 4 sips and just let it go... I love ice cream and how hard is a good -... More

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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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