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Emack & Bolio's

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366 Delaware Ave., Albany, NY 12209
+1 518-512-5100
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Albany, New York
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Emack and Bolio's has a wide selection of ice cream and other desserts. Everything seems to be made from scratch. I'd definitely recommend coming here!

Thank Anonymous A
Ballston Lake, New York
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought a chocolate mousse/fudge filling birthday cake for my wife here. It was absolutely delicious. The only downside is that it may have ruined my desire to eat any other kind of ice cream!

Thank Bill B
Amy R, Owner at Emack & Bolio's, responded to this review

So glad you liked it! Our original hot fudge makes that cake extra delicious! More 

Natick, MA
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

A recent trip to Albany included a stop at Emack & Bolio's for a cafe mocha (made with their own hot fudge sauce) before heading east on the Mass Pike. Consistent friendly service in an inviting and comfortable setting. Excellent selection of candy, ice cream, frozen confections, espresso drinks, and toys and trinkets. One of my regular stops on Delaware... More 

Thank HMFoodie
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237 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

I had an ice cream here yesterday. It was intense, Creamy, and delicious. Some of the best I have ever had.

Thank ross5100
Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

We went here after dinner one night. Weren't feeling like ice cream because it was a drizzly, chilly day, so we decided to try the cake. I had the red velvet and my husband tried the Boston Creme Bomb. Both were delicious. He finished his off in about 5 bites because he liked it so much. Will definitely be going... More 

Thank Cara T
Schenectady, New York
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

A fun place to visit for a delicious treat any time! Lots of luscious treat to chose from such as decadent candies, ice cream, cakes, sundaes, & cones. We had the brownie sundae which was incredible! The fudge brownie was quite large, rich, & warm with a 2 very generous scoops of ice cream of your choice. The vanilla ice... More 

Thank vaca577779
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015

Ah!! I love this place and I'm so sad I moved further away from it. Emack has the most amazing ice creams. There is a peppermint ice cream with Junior Mints in it. It's not that weird green fake stuff, it's pure white with chocolate mints in it and it's AWESOME. Try the crazy rice krispy treat cones too. YUM.... More 

Thank Samantha S
New York City, New York
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69 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2015

Emack & Bolio's is a great and fun ice cream parlor that has unique flavors and cereal- coated cones, which are the best part. you can have a fruit loop covered cone, rice crispies, fruity pebbles, crushed oreos, and other options

Thank sydroz
Hampden, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015

Great flavors and good prices overall. Very pleasant staff that will gladly give you samples. Great waffle cones and dense rich ice cream. I will go back on my next trip to Albany.

Thank Lee D
Albany, New York
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

smoothies, chais, ice cream, educational gifts for kids, outdoor area, free weekend music, a neighborhood hangout...

Thank Wanda175

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $7
Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Delaware Ave., Albany, NY 12209
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-512-5100
Emack & Bolio's, Albany, NY, features Outrageous Ice Cream, Award Winning Smoothies, Hand-Dipped Chocolates & Gourmet Espresso Drinks.Open Year Round 11am-10pm weekdays, 11pm Fri/Sat/Summer. Live Music Weekends, Unique Toys & Gifts, Outdoor Garden Seating, Fireplace. Birthday Parties, Our Ice Cream Truck Caters Events!

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