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Holy Cow

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7270 S Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571-1657
(845) 758-5959
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bath, NY
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up in the Hudson Valley, but I grew up in Rhinebeck, so for the most part my family didn't venture into Red Hook all that much. Since Rhinebeck had Del's Dairy Creme, there wasn't a need to go to Holy Cow, so to my recollection I had never been there. I was out with my mother looking at... More 

Thank Keuka4Now
Germantown, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since I am local, I have gone to Holy Cow often. Every ice-cream loving local would tell you that it's the best around. Service is always polite and very good, even when the client line is stretched out the door. (I am not a friend with or related to an owner or employee!)

Thank RBKnatv
Charlestown, Indiana
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ice cream. Very affordable; 4 of us for $10. It was mid afternoon on a Friday and they were busy. But they were properly staffed to serve everyone relatively quickly.

Thank Tony S
Staatsburg, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love soft ice cream this is the place to go. This is a favorite neighborhood place. Often the lines extend out the door but don't let that deter you. The lines move quickly because the service is excellent.

Thank uffels
New York City, New York
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145 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

So there we were, it was after dinner and we were driving north from Rhinebeck to Red Hook on a very dark night.. Two cars in front of us stopped to make the right turn down the driveway then three cars facing us turned left in front of us and went into the same driveway. As we past I looked... More 

Thank Bill T
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Visited here after a great meal at Pizzeria Posto in Rhinebeck (see related review). It was a Saturday night and the place was hopping. A competitor down the road was totally vacant and this place was jammed. And well worth it. Staff was fast and helpful. Good assortment of soft and hard ice creams. Generous portions. I'd have to try... More 

Thank Peter F
Rhinebeck, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We went to Holy Cow on recommendations of several people who swore it was extraordinary. We were not impressed. The selection was small for a specialty ice cream place and unimaginative. The selection for sorbet's was even smaller, and since their sorbet included milk, there was really nothing for the lactose intolerant. The ice cream was rich and sweet but... More 

Thank Allen D
Red Hook, New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We are so blessed to have Holy Cow here in Red Hook!! The line is always out the door into the parking lot in the warm weather. Great prices on everything, very affordable for a family to enjoy. You can also take home their handmade ice cream sandwiches by the pack or individual ones made with YUMMY chocolate chip cookies... More 

Thank bd7253
Barrington, Rhode Island
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256 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Exceptionally creamy soft serve. They had a bunch of hard ice cream flavors, too, including pistachio. Sundaes, cones, shakes, etc. A great summer stop.

Thank RhodeScholar123
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Great ice cream, generous servings, nicely priced. Have gone often over the years. Always good soft ice cream, value priced. Local, or traveling through, you must stop and have some.

Thank RitaCoram

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7270 S Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571-1657
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Red Hook
  • Phone Number: (845) 758-5959

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