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Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

65 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013 (Chinatown)
(212) 608-4170
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Ranked #1,602 of 11,692 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert
Neighborhood:
Chinatown
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
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New York City, New York
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669 reviews 669 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The ice cream here is overhyped. It's a huge tourist destination and even though they offer unusual flavors, the ice cream tastes a bit too on the artificial side for me. It's located in the heart of Chinatown on a busy street.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Cool and authentic place with many flavors of home made ice cream. I especially liked the ginger and lychee flavors. Would visit again!

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Brooklyn, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It gets packed and there is always a line. That being said, go here! Crazy flavors like Sriracha Cream, Candied Ginger, etc. Mix a couple and you get some amazing results. I've had banana, pumpkin spice, ginger, & green tea. All worth the chaos of the line.

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Yeah, it is expensive, but they have flavors here that you don't get anywhere else and it is the real deal. Try ginger or red bean or green tea or lychee. If you go to Chinatown with kids, they may not remember a meal, but they will remember the ice cream.

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NYC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The mango and ginger ice cream are fantastic-they will even combine both in one scoop. The service is friendly and efficient!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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161 reviews 161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is my son's favorite ice cream place. However, for me, upon entering, it was old and ragged and didn't look very clean. It was so small that the line extended outside which waiting on the streets of Chinatown can be a bit too much with the large crowds. The prices are a bit high, but i guess the combined... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

there is queue which is also a good sign enjoy the diversity of ice creams coconut, lychee... are clearly excellent after go into the local park and enjoy watching local activities I highly recommend

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47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have been wanting to try this ice cream for a long time based on rave reviews everywhere. Maybe my expectations were too high, but I was disappointed. I tried the lychee and zen butter flavors. I wouldn't say it was bad, but certainly nothing special.

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new york
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5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We all do scream for ice cream when it tastes like this! Super creamy will bring you back to your childhood when ice cream had a deeper, thicker taste. Unlike now when ice cream doesn't pack as much flavor in every spoonful and even the premium brands depend on over packing the added ingredients for it's flavor, this ice cream... More

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Berea, Kentucky
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We got to the store just as it opened and there was no wait. We were able to try as many flavors as we wanted, but they were out of three we most wanted to try- black sesame, chocolate bacon and green tea. They told us chocolate bacon was a discontinued flavor( it still shows up online) and that they... More

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Additional Information about Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

Address: 65 Bayard St, New York City, NY 10013
Phone Number: (212) 608-4170
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Dessert

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