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5435 Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341
770-451-4556
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great shakes

Locally made ice cream in a place that's open late and off the beaten path. If you want to skip the hustle and late wait at steak and shake give this place a try.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Locally made ice cream in a place that's open late and off the beaten path. If you want to skip the hustle and late wait at steak and shake give this place a try.

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Norcross, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Good ice cream. Cool concept. Kids 36" and below get a free kids cone. My daughter is 36 1/4" and they said no. Pretty shocked that they were that petty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I stop here often, especially during the dog days of summer. Great ice cream and other frozen treats at a great price.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My wife and I visited the Frosty Caboose on Saturday night as a special treat. We arrived at 9:30 and there was a group of people congregated outside but we had no wait. I originally ordered the banana split but they were out of bananas so I shifted to the Brownie Sundae. The Banana pudding ice cream was good, cookies... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I am a sucker for kitsch. If your restaurant serves lasagna on a trampoline or all your food is named after David Lynch films, I will most likely dine at your establishment. So, ice cream served from a once functional train caboose is just gimmicky enough to pull me in. That and I had a Scoutmob. My wife and I... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Frosty Caboose is exactly that-a red train caboose, stationary on a spur track, adjacent to the real-deal train tracks. They serve local favorite, Greenwood Home Made Ice Cream. My favorite has mini Rollos in a caramel ice-cream. They have waffle cones, sundaes, milk shakes, and lots of cute "train" themed choices. Sit on your tailgate or bring a picnic... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

One of Chamblee's treasures. I love the butter pecan ice cream. Take a friend and enjoy a scoop before the summer is over.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

When you get the craving for real ice cream and not just the dumbed down grocery store version, this is the spot. They serve locally made Greenwood's ice cream which is buttery, creamy and likely a sin to eat. A milkshake could be a mortal sin. Lines can get long on weekends but the owner and staff are friendly to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is a great little place. Got shakes and a Sunday. There is a mini cone for little ones free. My littlest one loved it! We went with the family. My only complaint is that there are no chairs or tables to sit down. But in the back of the parking lot there are some wooden planters and train tracks.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Such great ice cream, fresh toppings, and service with a smile. What more do you need? Oh and it's served from a train caboose. WIN WIN. Love this place!

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Additional Information about Frosty Caboose

Address: 5435 Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341
Phone Number: 770-451-4556
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Chamblee
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5435 Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Chamblee
  • Phone Number: 770-451-4556
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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