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Krisch's

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American, Ice Cream
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11 Central Ave, Massapequa, NY 11758
+1 516-797-3149
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7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Description: Welcome to Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour, the meeting and eating...
Welcome to Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour, the meeting and eating spot of Massapequa since 1920! For over 93 years, we have been bringing Long Island families the very best in plain, old-fashioned, 50’s style fun!From classic ice cream sodas to crazy sundaes like the Super Sock Hop, our 35+ flavors of famous ice cream and toppings are sure to cool down any sweet tooth! On top of that, we have a huge selection of homemade desserts, confectionaries, pies and fine chocolates to make your event extra special. We are also a full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Come dine in and enjoy retro burgers and fries, play the Lotto, and don’t forget to ask about our party room availability! Visit our website to sign up for the birthday club and money saving coupons, check out our online store to order your ice cream cake and chocolate lollipops, then take a step back in time with us at Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Old Time Ice Cream Parlor

For those of a certain age ice cream parlors like Krisch's hearken to the long ago world of their youth or their parent's coming of age. The term 'soda jerk' had meaning. An egg cream could be had outside of Brooklyn. Krisch's is an ageless wonder of an ice cream parlor & burger joint. Beloved by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Kenpodo
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NYC
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Come here every once in a while and always have a great meal. Breakfast lunch or dinner it's all amazing. Some of the best ice cream around locally. They have tater tots too!!! My go to meal is the thanksgiving wrap. Big portion, friendly service. Just a great old school ice cream parlor. Love the atmosphere. Prices can be high... More 

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Long island, NY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We have been to Krisch's a bunch of times and every experience has been great. All of the ice cream dishes are so good and served with real whipped cream. Last time we were there I had a hamburger. It was one of the best burgers that I have ever had........juicy and delicious! I also really like it that they... More 

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Massapequa, New York
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88 reviews 88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I have been going to Krisch's for 20+ years and the quality of the food, homemade ice cream and more has never disappointed. This is our go-to for a quick bite, or a fun dessert, many times each year. The serving staff are also great. Many of them long-time, local people who recognize us and say hello. If you like... More 

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NYC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

For those of a certain age ice cream parlors like Krisch's hearken to the long ago world of their youth or their parent's coming of age. The term 'soda jerk' had meaning. An egg cream could be had outside of Brooklyn. Krisch's is an ageless wonder of an ice cream parlor & burger joint. Beloved by all who have visited... More 

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Setauket, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I have been taking my family to Kirsch's for about 25 years. I love the ice-cream and the old fashion ambiance. The only thing I would suggest is never use a Groupon there. I had brought some of my friends and their grandchildren there they so enjoyed the meal and ice cream... When I went to pay the bill and... More 

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New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I'm reluctant to tell anyone that this place really exists. It's a throwback to the NY luncheonette of the 1950's, complete with boomerang Formica. The food is great, I had a half pound burger, but they have an extensive menu. However, the ice cream is AMAZING! They even have a "Kitchen Sink" on the menu. If you go now, they... More 

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Massapequa, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

if you are looking for an old fashioned ice cream shop this is the place right in Massapequa. Try a burger deluxe with an old fashioned malted milk shake...worth the calories. Don't forget a tuna salad sandwich or a black and white ice cream soda

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

this is another great local MASSAPEQUA place. Long in history, this "diner" offer home made ice cream and candy. Get in line around the holidays! The more standard fare is great. Burgers, pancakes, omelettes are all great and filling. dinner menu items are also a great plus! We love it and so will you.

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NYC
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It's an old time ice cream parlor that has been around forever and a day. The ice cream is homemade and wonderful. Never ate anything else

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Massapequa, New York
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177 reviews 177 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I went to Krishch's for breakfast with my grand daughter. IT certainly has that old time luncheonette look and feel about. My grand daughter thought it was really cool - counter stools that spin, pictures on the walls of old time Massapequa etc. I ordered a basic scrambled eggs, toast, home fries and bacon w coffee. My grand daughter ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Central Ave, Massapequa, NY 11758
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Massapequa
  • Phone Number: +1 516-797-3149

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Ice Cream

Description

Welcome to Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour, the meeting and eating spot of Massapequa since 1920! For over 93 years, we have been bringing Long Island families the very best in plain, old-fashioned, 50’s style fun!From classic ice cream sodas to crazy sundaes like the Super Sock Hop, our 35+ flavors of famous ice cream and toppings are sure to cool down any sweet tooth! On top of that, we have a huge selection of homemade desserts, confectionaries, pies and fine chocolates to make your event extra special. We are also a full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Come dine in and enjoy retro burgers and fries, play the Lotto, and don’t forget to ask about our party room availability! Visit our website to sign up for the birthday club and money saving coupons, check out our online store to order your ice cream cake and chocolate lollipops, then take a step back in time with us at Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?