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4833 State Hwy 28, Hartwick, NY
(607) 435-3993
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 4
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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
Must have ice cream here while in Cooperstown

oh my God. Where do I start? Forget gelato and fancy ice creams. The soft serve here was to die for. Creamy deliciousness. Huge portion for a "small" cone. It was my dinner!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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chicago, Illinois
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chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

oh my God. Where do I start? Forget gelato and fancy ice creams. The soft serve here was to die for. Creamy deliciousness. Huge portion for a "small" cone. It was my dinner!!

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houston Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I ate a delicious hot fudge Sunday with all the works ! The ice cream was delicious and the fudge was real hot and great fudge. I recommend the Penguin

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I really Loved this ice cream. They take a block of ice cream (vanilla or chocolate) then use this machine to mix up your favorite 3 ingredients. Then it turns into basically soft ice cream. Yummy goodness! Seriously I think one of my favorite ice creams ever. My husband got a milkshake and they are very big and he loved... More 

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Dover, Delaware, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stopped on the way out of town. Wish we had stopped sooner. They have a huge selection of flavors. The pina colda is awesome. There is some outside seating. Will definitely stop again if I get back up there

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Cherry Valley, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went with my visiting daughter to the Penguin, because she was craving ice cream. It was open at 9:30p.m., which is not always the case in Cooperstown area. We had wonderful ice cream cones...I ordered Rocky Road...my favorite. My husband had Butter Pecan, my daughter had something a bit more exotic, but equally wonderful and fresh.

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Neptune Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Loved this spot! The kids working were so fast and polite. Ice cream was yummy! Perfect summertime spot in Cooperstown!

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Cherry Valley, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The ice cream here is standard, but it's really fun to be able to pick all the mix ins. They have a great variety of add ins. The servers are lovely.

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Enfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are particular about our ice cream, and we stopped here twice during our two day stay. Very creamy, very delicious. They start with a block of homemade hard ice cream and then blend in whatever you want. It's just a little ice cream stand on a busy road, a short drive from the center of town,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The blend hard ice cream with the toppings of your choice. The serving are too small got the prices. The service is a little slow.

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Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great flavors...anything you can imagine. If you are in town for Dreams Park it is right up the street on the way back to Cooperstown. Service is quick and it is often busy. A great refresher on a summer day!

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Additional Information about The Penguin

Address: 4833 State Hwy 28, Hartwick, NY
Phone Number: (607) 435-3993
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hartwick
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4833 State Hwy 28, Hartwick, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hartwick
  • Phone Number: (607) 435-3993

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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