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Ample Hills Creamery

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623 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 240 - 3926
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 5
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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
Delicious ice cream

There is an amazing selection including vegan, gluten free and more standard ice creams. The chocolate flavour was particularly delicious and it is clearly all made on the premises or locally.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

There is an amazing selection including vegan, gluten free and more standard ice creams. The chocolate flavour was particularly delicious and it is clearly all made on the premises or locally.

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Boston, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

My family ate ice cream here (Nevins and Union location) three times recently and we have mixed feelings about the products. My husband loved the Mexican Hot Chocolate but found the Butter Pecan Brittle far too sweet as I did. My son did not finish the Pistachio because it also had some type of sweet brittle in it. Too bad... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

oh my word That was some of the BEST ice cream I have ever had. I can't compare it to anything. period.

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central New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I love ice cream. Real ice cream. Natural ingredients. Homemade. Heavy cream ice cream. This ice cream is it. My girlfriend and I spontaneously decided to go here around 8:30PM one night, after having eating dinner and having no plans (at that time!) of going to gorge on ice cream. She lives in Brooklyn; I was just visiting. I don't... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The ice cream here is simply delicious! Many of the flavors are their own unique creations. (I suggest you request a sample before ordering.) Unfortunately, this means the line can be long, especially on hot summer evenings. It is also quite pricey. The Gowanus is pretty out of the way for most tourists. So, unless you are staying nearby, or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It's definitely the place to go to have an excellent choice and quality of ice cream. Mind that even at 11 pm there still may be a line.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

There's a reason the line snakes all the way to the back of the creamery and back to the front door on a hot night. The quality of the ice cream is amazing and the flavors really creative. I tried one that was described as "our version of a rice crispy treat ice cream" and it was delicious. I would... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great Ice cream. Variety is out of this world. The Salted Crack is the best ice cream to mix with nay of them. The staff is friendly as anything. They allow you to taste any and all of the flavors before you choose. It really is a great experience. Reasonable price as well for the style and quality of ice... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This review is for the Gowanus location, but I guess the ice cream should probably taste the same in every store. So even though I asked to taste the honey one, which was really good, in the end I decided to order chocolate milk and cookies & the salted caramel. Big mistake. The chocolate milk and cookies had about two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

What a nice combo's they created, also the cookies where they can put in your spoon of choice. It must be good place if you the waiting lines, sometimes. Also you can taste the flavor, in case you are not able to choose between 1 or 2 flavors.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 623 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: (347) 240 - 3926
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?