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Eddie's Sweet Shop

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10529 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills, News York, Forest Hills, NY 11375-6737
+1 718-520-8514
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Little Silver, New Jersey
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

There is a throwback gem of an original "sweet shop" in Forest Hills Queens that is probably one of a kind in the NY Metro area. I attended my granddaughter's 3rd birthday party there and it was a great experience. This place is 90 years old and is now run by the 3rd generation owners who bought this place from... More 

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Thank WJC3
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 12, 2017

If you like ice cream, and who doesn't, this is not to be missed. A blast from the past. Even if means taking a subway out to Forest Hills from downtown Manhattan. You can include a movie at another landmark, the Cinemart, just across the street. But the homemade ice cream, whipped cream, etc. are, as New Yorkers often say,... More 

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Thank Michel S
New York City, New York
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Those of us who grew up in Brooklyn may remember Jahn's ice cream shops or Karp's on Flatbush Avenue. They made their own ice cream. There were small white tiles on the floor and a tim celing. Well, Edy's harks back to that same time, looks the same and has homemade ice creams, fudge, caramel, marshmallow, and whipped cream toppings,... More 

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1 Thank amyg352
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This place is so cool - one of those old school ice cream places and the ice cream is delicious. Highly recommend.

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Thank Maria C
New York City, New York
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shop - from the Gay 90's. This marble bar and spinning wooden stools have been here for 125 years - you can tell this by how small they are - not made for today's big American Butts. Original metal dishes with glass inserts, pressed iron ceiling tiles, ice boxes, homemade ice cream, real whipped cream. Ah... More 

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1 Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Forest Hills, New York
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Original worn out uncomfortable counter stools are not quaint. They're simply uncomfortable. The ice cream tastes like it has a granular substance in it. How this was ever a popular place is unimaginable.

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Thank Fisherlady57
Sydney, Australia
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789 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Milkshakes like they used to make them, ice cream in all the flavours and whipped cream - felt like we'd stepped into a different time. Service was great.

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1 Thank Riddoch88
Forest Hills, New York
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

It has been an icon in Forest hills ,over 75 years and the original decor ,marble counter, old fashioned soda pop, take the family you will love it. Ice is home made.

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1 Thank RheaStathatos
Huntington, New York
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367 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is what ice cream parlors used to look like....an old counter with stools and a few tables in back but best of all - great tasting ice cream sundaes, shakes, malts, etc.....all the treats we had were terrific! There was a little line developing when we were leaving so you may have to wait a bit if your timing... More 

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1 Thank drjeff77
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Old fashioned ice cream parlor with a counter, ambiance and service was superb with a very helpful staff I liked the pistachio pineapple ice cream

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10529 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills, News York, Forest Hills, NY 11375-6737
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Forest Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 718-520-8514

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?