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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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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
Best ice cream in the valley

Don't be frightened if the line goes out the door. It moves fast. the ice cream is wonderful and you can sit outside to eat it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Clinton Corners, New York
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Clinton Corners, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Don't be frightened if the line goes out the door. It moves fast. the ice cream is wonderful and you can sit outside to eat it.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to get some ice cream. Never had an issue with the service. The prices are reasonable but they don't have waffle cones.

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Red Hook, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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153 reviews 153 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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125 reviews 125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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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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