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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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Barrington, Rhode Island
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224 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends from Manhattan who grew up in Red Hook told us not to miss Holy Cow the next time we were in the Hudson Valley. They said it offered the best soft serve ice cream in the world and, gosh, were they right. Just terrific!

Thank Fred193
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in Red Hook and never had a bad experience here. The ice cream is out of this world and the prices are decent. However, expect a lengthy wait during the spring and summer months, as this place is extremely popular. My advice... go as early in the day as possible! The lines are the worst after the... More 

Thank foobiewoobies
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best ice cream sandwiches ever! Line may be long but it moves really quickly, it's worth the wait!

Thank Julia M
Elyria, Ohio
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165 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always see big lines at this local establishment in Red Hook and wanted to give it a shot. Have to say I'm not that impressed either with the service or with the quality of the ice cream. You're better off going to the local supermarket and buying a pint of Haagan Daz or Ben and Jerry's.

Thank Wamrazing
Poughkeepsie, New York
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Very good ice cream and its a must stop if you are ever in Red Hook! The only thing is that they do not take Debt or Credit Cards..they must have a reason but just an FYI if you go!

Thank macunitny2000
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Love, love, love Holy Cow's ice cream. My favorite is their vanilla. It tastes so fresh and vanillae. Also love the razzle with butterfingers. Service is quick even when the line is out the door as it often is this time of year. Their ice cream is the only one I'll buy.

Thank Lorrie U
Poughkeepsie, New York
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Delicious ice cream, friendly service and the price is right. We pass at least 4 of the larger ice cream chains just to go to Holy Cow where we pay half the price and more ice cream.

Thank Sara B
New York
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This Ice Cream Shop is the best in Dutchess/Ulster County. We travel across the bridge to get this ice cream. Full of Flavor for sure. The prices are even worth crossing the bridge. You can feed a family of 4, under 10 dollars. The women that is owner is all about the community. GREAT PLACE!

Thank Disneynut84

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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
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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?