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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 #168 of 1,023 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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

If you want to put on weight......this is the place.. Delicious ice cream treats. Egg salad sandwiches just like Grammie's. Right downtown Ol' Town. always a crowd and a great spot to people watch. Big Pink building. My kids 'LIVE' for the 'Bowl.

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Phoenix, AZ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Loved their rootbeer floats and lots of fun for kids in their arcade. Their plain strawberry ice cream is one of the better ones.

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La Grange, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

When you are walking around Old Town Scottsdale make sure you stop in for an old fashion ice cream treat! This little shop has great ice cream selection and does not skimp on portion sizes. They even have reasonably priced sandwiches if you are hungry for a little more. The ambiance is 1950s soda shop with counter and Formica/steel tables.... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is a true Scottsdale classic! My family has enjoyed a special lunch and/or dessert at Sugar Bowl for literally three generations. We love walking around Old Town and stopping in to Sugar Bowl. Classic food on the menu and classic ice cream parlor.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great pink diner style, nice menu not just shakes and ice cream the sandwiches looked great too!! Easy to find, good knowledgeable staff, nice family friendly atmosphere. Would return and highly recommend if your a milkshake freak like me!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This place looks the same as it did for as long as I can remember. We always stop for an after dinner ice cream when we visit Old Town. Is it the world's best ice cream? Maybe not, but it is a fun old place with authentic old style decor. The staff is nice and friendly. Kids love this place.... More 

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Hamburg, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a great little diner right out of the 1950's. The servers are very friendly and if you sit at the counter you can watch them create sundaes, sodas, and shakes. A single scoop of ice cream is less than $2.50 and it would be considered 2 scoops anywhere else. Great place to take the kids. We were not... More 

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Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

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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232 reviews 232 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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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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