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Emack & Bolio's

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Upper West Side
Coffee Shop, Ice Cream
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389 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024
(212) 362-2747
Today
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 1:00 pm - 11:30 am
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing!!!

I don't have much to say just that that have incredible ice cream!! They have so many flavors to choose from and it is a great place to get dessert.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Sophie K
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New York
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I don't have much to say just that that have incredible ice cream!! They have so many flavors to choose from and it is a great place to get dessert.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stopped into this ice cream spot after dinner on Saturday night for a quick dessert. The place is a bit cramped inside, and they are doing construction on the outside of the building, so you might want to carry your ice cream cone away and eat it on a bench outside Central Park. For my dessert, I had a... More 

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new york
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This place is fabulous. Everything was delicious. Top notch quality with fresh ingredients. Only downside is the lack of seating.

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I really wanted some good ice cream and had seen this had top reviews and with good reason. I had the peanut butter and chocolate on a waffle cone and my husband had the raspberry with white and dark chocolate on a coconut/chocolate dipped waffle cone. It was creamy and delicious!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Once you get inside from the scaffolding, you find a nice friendly ice cream shop with great flavors. Make sure you try some first.

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New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

great seelction of flavors. Ice cream and sorbet. Always good. Make sure you try a few flavors before making your selection.

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Massillon, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

I can take or leave ice cream, on the other hand my husband cannot live without it. While walking through Soho, we passed Emack's and it looked so inviting, colorful and fresh, so we stopped in. I had a rice crispy treat coated sugar cone with a scope of all natural vanilla cosmic crunch. I thought I'd died and went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Great icecream! Portions are normal, prices are ok, icecream? THE BEST! You know it's well made just by tasting it! It's in a great neighborhood, my top choice for a hot summers day!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Not sure what all the fuss is about. I got the cake batter ice cream and it was just okay, in fact, a little grainy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012 via mobile

Took 3 tired kids here and instantly revived them with delicious fresh ice cream. The cosmic crunch was excellent, as was the Purple cow and key lime pie. A great escape from New York heat (but there's nowhere to sit down).

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Additional Information about Emack & Bolio's

Address: 389 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024
Phone Number: (212) 362-2747
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 11:30 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Ice Cream

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 389 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: (212) 362-2747

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:30 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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