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7270 S Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571
(845) 758-5959
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Truly A Sanctuary

If you haven't heard, this is the place to go for soft serve ice cream, ice cream sundaes, shakes and cakes. A helpful staff and reasonable prices. If you haven't gone, you are missing the the full Red Hook experience. It's the gateway to Red Hook, traveling North on Route 9. It is truly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Robert S
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Red Hook, New York
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Red Hook, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you haven't heard, this is the place to go for soft serve ice cream, ice cream sundaes, shakes and cakes. A helpful staff and reasonable prices. If you haven't gone, you are missing the the full Red Hook experience. It's the gateway to Red Hook, traveling North on Route 9. It is truly Holy........ Cow!

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NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Best Ice Cream and numerous flavors. My kids love the utters, ice cream cup cakes, and believe me they are delicious. There is not anything to find wrong with Holy Cow. Make sure to stop there on your way through or you are missing some of the greatest ice cream. The line out the door is worth the wait!

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

An old style ice cream joint with prices to match. Gotta go there if you are in the neighborhood! Delicious ice cream and sodas. Old style picnic benches outside as well.

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Westchester County, New York
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137 reviews 137 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Worth driving out of your way to enjoy this fabulous ice cream at 1960's prices. High quality old school place with huge selection of flavors and soft ice cream as well. Any way you like it. Just a wonderful place for kids and grown ups. Enjoy!

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Long Island
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46 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I never go to Red Hook without a stop-over at Holy Cow Ice Cream. With a list of flavors to choose from, it isn't hard to find a tasty ice cream treat. Where can you get a delicious hot fudge sundae with real whipped cream for $3.00? The service is friendly and efficient and the ice cream is worth the... More 

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Paris
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

On a very hot day last week we were looking forward to some ice cream at Holy Cow, especially after reading all the great reviews! The ice cream itself was not very authentic-tasting and the chocolate sauce was definitely NOT made from chocolate. When you know how good ice-cream can be these days (even store-bought), this was definitely a disappointment.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is the most over-rated ice cream in the area. Yes, it is cheap, but for about the same price Stewart's (across the road) puts out a vastly superior product. It does provide a large outside seating area which makes it a nice gathering spot and is often crowded. I tried a number of their flavors, but Stewart's has them... More 

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Salt Point, New York
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109 reviews 109 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place is a treasure! You won't believe the prices. The ice cream is great, the service is efficient, and you'll love the ice cream. (Be prepared to wait in line at prime times!)

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Westchester County, New York
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137 reviews 137 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Just can't beat this place. Fresh ice cream, hot fudge, whip cream with a cherry on top. Deeeeelicious. Special treat.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This place is really cheap! That is the only thing special about the place. Long lines and they do not take credit, cash only.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7270 S Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Red Hook
  • Phone Number: (845) 758-5959

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
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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