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Big Top Ice Cream

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2354 Corning Rd, Elmira Heights, NY 14903-1045
(607) 733-2211
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the top 3 places for ice cream in Elmira-Corning-Horseheads.

Big Top has been around for a long time, run by the same guy, and now his kids.. and is very popular, for a reason. Good ice cream, reasonable prices, service with a smile. What more could you ask for? How about asking for the summer soft ice cream flavor of the week schedule, so you don't miss... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
John L
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Horseheads, New York
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Horseheads, New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Big Top has been around for a long time, run by the same guy, and now his kids.. and is very popular, for a reason. Good ice cream, reasonable prices, service with a smile. What more could you ask for? How about asking for the summer soft ice cream flavor of the week schedule, so you don't miss you favorite!... More 

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Horseheads, New York
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Great service, excellent and generous serving of ice cream. Huge variety of flavored! Accessible parking on main route. Family favorite!

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Elmira, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There is a really nice selection of ice cream flavors to choose from. The owner has a published list of the combos available on the "Twists " that he features week by week. I love the Coconut and Cherry!!! He also has the standard banana splts and sundaes and milkshakes, etc. He also has a limited grill menu-ie,hamburgers, hotdogs-haven't tried... More 

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Thank Brooke R
Horseheads, New York
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Big Top is a family favorite for ice cream on a summer evening! Great selection. great service and quality!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

My mom grew up in Horseheads and my Grandma and Papa lived in Horseheads for the longest time, my mother would often tell me of the times her, my grandma and my Papa going to big top to get ice cream all the time and it was their favorite! My Papa and Grandma passed away but whenever we are in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

This ice cream place is a regular stop for me and my family. The service is always excellent and everything is at a reasonable price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2008

Best soft serve around!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2354 Corning Rd, Elmira Heights, NY 14903-1045
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Elmira Heights
  • Phone Number: (607) 733-2211
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?