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The Cooperstown Penguin Ice Cream

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4833 State Highway 28, Hartwick, NY 13326-5209
+1 607-435-3993
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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4833 State Highway 28, Hartwick, NY 13326-5209
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

If you are local you get a discount , great selection of ice cream, and friendly service. Plenty of parking and there are outside table and chairs, no service inside.

Thank angus m
Reviewed August 25, 2017

I LOVE ice cream! And I really love an ice cream place that let's you customize your ice cream with endless choices of add-ins like M&Ms, peanut butter cups, chocolate chips, cookie dough, fruit, etc. You choose from either chocolate or vanilla ice cream and...More

Thank CoffeeMate32
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Just before Dreams Park on the side of the road you will find this simple ice cream shop. It is pretty basic, you pick chocolate or vanilla then decide on a wide variety of ingredients to add to your ice cream. They drop all of...More

Thank randys101
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This is a little spot along the side of the road. The ice cream is good, but not great. It is definitely not inexpensive. If you are really bushed after a long day at the museums, it will be a welcome respite.

Thank JhmKbm50063
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Wide variety of flavors available. Outdoor seating available. Strict closing time at 10pm. It is right down the street from the Field of Dreams.

Thank Kyle_P1
Reviewed August 10, 2017

This is located just outside of town.. The ice cream is made with soft serve basic component and combined with numerous choices for additions mixed throughout the product.. Excellent.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Choose your size, it is super sized, then the favorite base, add your favorite ingredients it is mixed right there add a topping if you dare. Price is $-$$$ but worth every penny. Best I have had in a very long time

Thank Pam B
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Skip the dessert and go get ice cream here if you are in the Cooperstown area. This place is really unique. You get to choose up to three ingredients to put into either a vanilla base or chocolate base. I highly recommend stopping in at...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed July 16, 2017

On a very hot afternoon what could be better than stopping at this ice cream stand. I had chocolate ice cream with nuts and chocoate chps.

Thank passionate-gardener
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

The ice cream at the penguin is so good! We stopped twice while in Cooperstown and I got the banana and the blackberry ice creams. Unbelievably fresh and creamy, I highly recommend stopping!

Thank donnacd139
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:01 PM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4833 State Highway 28, Hartwick, NY 13326-5209
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hartwick
  • Phone Number: +1 607-435-3993
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