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531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182
(518) 233-1714
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
No One Can Do Ice Cream Like Snowman

The make the ice cream on premise. This is probably why it's so good. My favorite is the Butter Pecan. Have had this other places, no one comes close to Snowman's.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
Rick M
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Cohoes, New York
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Cohoes, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The make the ice cream on premise. This is probably why it's so good. My favorite is the Butter Pecan. Have had this other places, no one comes close to Snowman's.

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Winter Garden, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Have to visit Snowman... it's a hometown staple! Love the name, love the product! You know your on vacation when you have ice cream fro dinner!

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Salem, Oregon
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108 reviews 108 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

What a fun place to stop and at a place that is legendary in the area! My friend and I had the soft serve ice cream. The cone was very tall and I had mine dipped in cherry -- it was so fun to sit outside on their benches and enjoy a treat on a hot day!!!

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Schenectady, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Love the ice cream great flavors that are all hand made. No matter what your favorite is you can find something here for a great snack

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Hancock
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99 reviews 99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My wife and I took a ride to Troy last night to go to Dinosaur Barbecue and get desert at Snowman. The place was packed, but like other people said the line moved pretty quickly. I had a regular size cone (2 huge scoops 1 Brownie and 1 Snickers) and as soon as I saw it I knew I needed... More 

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Troy, NY
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

A summer staple in Lansingburgh. Sundaes, shakes, waffle cones, regular cones, hard ice cream, soft serve, frozen yogurt...you name it, they've got it! I was just there last weekend. It was a half an hour before closing but it was fairly chilly May evening so I was sure there wouldn't be a line. I was WRONG!

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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

My husband dreams of their Boston shakes. He gets malt and it comes w whipped cream, cherry, hot fudge and the classic shake. He also lives the watermelon sherbert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

Hands down the best ice cream shop in the capital land area! Too bad its shut down for the winter. Try the Boston shake, best thing that ever happend to ice cream

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Topsail Island, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

I have been going to Snowmans since I was a little kid. I was so excited to get to take my kids there on our recent trip to NY. They loved it just as much as I always have. It is the best ice cream and the best service! Cant wait to visit NY again and get more Snowmans ice... More 

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Rockville, MD
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

If you are in the Capital District or even just fly into Albany airport for any reason, you must stop here. It ranks among the great desserts you'll ever have, including awesomely delicious Florentine gelato or Jersey shore ice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: (518) 233-1714

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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