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The Penguin

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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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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 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Exceptional ice cream served by nice kids

Cake batter ice cream - just the best thing ever. 3 flavors in one! Staffed by nice kids who are working very hard! Worth a stop (maybe two or three stops.)

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Cake batter ice cream - just the best thing ever. 3 flavors in one! Staffed by nice kids who are working very hard! Worth a stop (maybe two or three stops.)

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I had the chocolate almond ice cream in a waffle cone! Amazing crunchy almonds in a very chocolate ice cream! Definitely the best in the village! The outside seating is very cute and spacious. I enjoyed sitting outside with my puppy. Very friendly service. They have a huge selection of ice cream flavors and other specialty desserts!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very good ice cream, cookie dough an butter pecan great. Soft serve solid. Mint original. Worth stopping by. A Cooperstown original.

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Nassau, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

They have the best custom ice cream. All the seating is outdoors. We had Penguin almost everyday we were at Dreams Park.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

After a warm summer day there isn't much better than a good ice cream on the way back to the campground. The Penguin does it just right with delightful flavors to choose from as well.

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karen6886
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Best ice cream in cooperstown- very crowded, lots of options to choose from. Area to eat there outside.

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Mays Landing, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Not a big icecream fan but they have every flavor you can imagine. Ordered a small cup and enough ice cream for three!

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chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

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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