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Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor

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Downtown Scottsdale
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4005 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4424
480-946-0051
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sweet & fun

If you are looking for a old fashioned ice cream parlor experience then you must pay this place a visit. We've been here for few different occasions the parfait, banana splits are really awesome.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for a old fashioned ice cream parlor experience then you must pay this place a visit. We've been here for few different occasions the parfait, banana splits are really awesome.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It is not nice laugh and sneer in presence of customers. The people believe that you you are laughing of them! P.s.: the place is dirty, but ice creams are very good!

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This HAS to be one of the best places for any event. I've come here solo, with friends, and on a date. The decor is old-fashioned and adorable, the service is always wonderful, and coming from Wisconsin-raised girl, the ice cream is pretty tasty here. My best experience was when my boyfriend and I stopped in to enjoy the Dusty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is an institution, we have been visiting Scottsdale for many years and never fail to stop at The Sugar Bowl. Ice creams are to die for with such a fantastic choice it's difficult to choose. if it's lunch your after, you won't be disappointed with freshly prepared sandwiches and snacks readily available .

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Castro Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Ice cream lovers should definitely visit this place. It is a very cute, pink old fashion ice cream parlor. One can find creamy shakes and Fountain Soda ice cream drinks. Visited with family. Kids had chili burger and Bacon burger and enjoyed it. They washed those burgers down with Root Beer Float and ice cream over a chocolate fudge. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The ice cream was absolutely delicious. It's a nice old fashioned type place with marvelous sweets. I would recommend this place to anyone, with or without kids. Enjoyed it immensely.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It's been there forever. Tourists like it and the location on Scottsdale road in the walking area is perfect. It's just an average ice cream parlor. It is one of the only "Old Scottsdale" locations left so if you want to get a feel for what it all used to be like in Old Town Scottsdale, this is the place!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were visiting Scottsdale, driving around to do a little sightseeing before a conference. We drove past the Sugar Bowl and decided to stop for a snack, and I'm glad we did! Great dessert, great service and great atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My wife and I stopped in here for a mid-afternoon snack. The sundaes all looked fantastic. We ordered a brownie sundae and it was delicious. The brownie was decadent and was obviously homemade. We ordered it with Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream which was loaded with large chunks of chocolate and refreshing mint. The best part was the ambiance. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I came here as a child while visiting my grandparents. I was excited to find it still open and just as I remember when I was visiting with my children! The service was wonderful very kind and patient waitress. My kids had a great time. The ice cream was delicious with lots of unique choices! They were more than willing... 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

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4005 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4424
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: 480-946-0051

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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