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Abbott's Frozen Custard INC

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Japanese, Fast Food, Ice Cream
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4791 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
+1 585-865-7400
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Abbott's is a must when in Rochester. They offer many flavors of ice cream and custard with an assortment of toppings. Waffle cones are amazing and they offer items to go as well. Sometimes has a wait in the summer and rather expensive for ice cream but well worth it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Abbott's is a must when in Rochester. They offer many flavors of ice cream and custard with an assortment of toppings. Waffle cones are amazing and they offer items to go as well. Sometimes has a wait in the summer and rather expensive for ice cream but well worth it!

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Burnt Hills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Grew up on frozen custard, can't find it outside Rochester. Chocolate almond from Abbott's is better than any frozen option anywhere.

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Heard it was a NY staple and rightfully so. Good ice cream. Made right there. Very creamy. Nice seating. Near University of Rochester.

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Golden, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

In Rochester, New York then take a short drive to the original Abbott's Frozen Custard location on Lake Avenue. Superior custard bar none. Over looks Lake Ontario near the original Dentzel Carousel built in 1905 and now restored. Grab a custard and enjoy the carousel ride; fabulous!

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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Yum a Rochester staple for decades how can you go wrong........... Frozen custard outstanding, delicious, good value good service. nothing beats Abbott's in the summertime at the lake. It's worth standing in line every word is so good. I'm a big fan of the chocolate Allmond outstanding

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Orlando
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm originally from the Rochester area and live in Florida. Whenever I visit, a stop at Abbott's is a must. On this last visit I had the butterscotch custard and it was amazing.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Chocolate almond is THE best. They have outside tables for seating and the price is right. We attended the Concert in the Park and Abbots is conveniently located across the street from the park.

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I did not know the difference between ice cream and custard because they seemed the same to me. I quickly found out. Custard is softer than soft serve ice cream so it melts very, very fast. If you like to savor and enjoy your dessert, I suggest getting a bowl vs. a cone otherwise you're going to have a sticky... More 

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Rochester, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Go to any Abbotts and have a great ice cream/frozen custard experience. Their product is on the expensive side but worth it.

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Halstead, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We learned about Abbot'S from a tour guide at a museum. It seems to be a place you have to go, in Rochester. It was good, but had a very long line.

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Additional Information about Abbott's Frozen Custard INC

Address: 4791 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
Phone Number: +1 585-865-7400
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Japanese, Fast Food, Ice Cream

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  • Address: 4791 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-865-7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Fast Food, Ice Cream

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