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Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream

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79 Canal St., Lockport, NY
+1 716-201-1643
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: We are a cool little artisan ice cream shop that specializes in amazing...
We are a cool little artisan ice cream shop that specializes in amazing ice cream in flavors that will astound you.
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    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Not your common "twist"

Excellent artisan ice cream. Love the unique Buffalo area themed flavors like Paula's Donuts, Labatt's Blue ice cream, and others. Very dooc quality and delightful seating area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
DJC1976
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent artisan ice cream. Love the unique Buffalo area themed flavors like Paula's Donuts, Labatt's Blue ice cream, and others. Very dooc quality and delightful seating area.

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We ate here twice on our trip. They give you a nice size serving for a decent price. The first time we split a cup. When we got back to our bed and breakfast, one of the other couples had gone and gotten the 5 flavor sampler. We decided to return the next day and get that. I highly recommend... More 

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Off the Grid
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We tried various flavors, most were surprisingly good despite the descriptions. I ended up having a scoop of coffee and a scoop of whiskey and brown sugar. The two flavors paired well together. Price was reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Friendly service. Reasonable price. Unique and delicious flavors. Clean and pleasant atmosphere. Walking distance from Cave tour.

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Lockport, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You spend your time while you are enjoying your ice cream plotting out what you are going to have next time. Can you finish the entire menu this summer? Well, you can try!

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Lockport, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

lot of different flavors, good portions, kind of expensive, but worth the money for the selection you get.

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bangor, pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I usually don't go for anything with the name artisan or gourmet because it usually means expensive small portions. That is not the case here. While it cost a little more than your average cone it is well worth it! They have many different flavors and I only got to sample a couple. My favorite was the Whiskey and Brown... More 

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Kendall, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I've been to Lake Effect twice and both times have had ice cream combinations that I would never dream of - absolutely wonderful ice cream. Ice cream doesn't get much better than this! Plus, since the decisions are very difficult to make, tasting samples are freely given.

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Lockport, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Wonderful ice cream parlor to visit. There are always many very unique flavors and it is so difficult to pick just one or two. Thankfully there is a chalkboard that gives a thorough description of the ingredients in each ice cream flavor and they are always willing to allow you to sample a flavors to help you reach a decision.... More 

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Lockport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I go every Sat during the Lockport Community Market. So many unique flavors to choose from. They give you a sample to help you decide.

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Additional Information about Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream

Address: 79 Canal St., Lockport, NY
Phone Number: +1 716-201-1643
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lockport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 79 Canal St., Lockport, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lockport
  • Phone Number: +1 716-201-1643

Description

We are a cool little artisan ice cream shop that specializes in amazing ice cream in flavors that will astound you.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?