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Snowman

#1 of 8 Dessert in Troy
Certificate of Excellence
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531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182-2720
+1 518-233-1714
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Oranjestad, Aruba
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Can't be beat. Real ice cream. No ice chunks in it. Fresh ingredients. Good service. Coffee Oreo is amazing!

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Thank Matt S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The owner himself took our ordets...the servers that helped -there were several of us were polite and very pleasant. Super flavor selection and a wide range of ice cream products to serve all of us. Looking forward to our next visit there.

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Thank Lisa S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

A favorite spot of almost everybody for your ice cream fixing. Great coffee oreo ice cream! Beat the line and go during the early afternoon. Early evening it gets busy!

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Thank Dan M
Brunswick
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The Snowman has the best Ice cream in the area, The servce is great.Parking good. The selection is very good. They also have a low sugar Yogert that has only 8 calaries per Oz. IT'G GOOD!!!! GO AND ENJOY yOU WILL LOVE IT

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Thank roy k
Melrose, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Since 1956 I have been visiting the Snowman. Soft ice cream to die for and flavores to challenge the imagination. But for my concern about weight gain I would be a daily customer.

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Thank Robert J
c.p.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Forget the overpriced Guptill's! For an extra 10 minutes drive you can get your ice cream for half the price! They have a great variety of hard ice cream flavors. Three kiddie cones and a bottle of water is less than $7!!! The ice cream is awesome too! Good quality, hard to find flavors like maple walnut and black cherry.... More 

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Thank cpjrod510
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Just an absutely amazing old school ice cream parlor. Ice cream and other frozen specialties are served to go. Either to eat on outdoor picnic tables or tbe comfort of your own vehicle..the home made hard ice cream is sinfully delicious with nice flavor concentration and wonderful textures. The soft serve is decadently creamy and luscious.. live it, love it..it's... More 

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Thank Stephen B
Albany, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Although this take-out, hard & soft ice cream place generally appears to get rave reviews, my experience on Memorial Day was just average. On the plus side, per their website, they offer 30 flavors of homemade ice cream & have been open since the early 1950's (quite an accomplishment). They produce "all of the premium hard ice cream, yogurts and... More 

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Thank fba5
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

I heard many people rave about Snowman's homemade ice cream so I finally decided to give them a try. I had the coffee oreo ice cream which was amazing! Also, the portions are big, I got a regular cone (2 scoops) which was more than enough. Next time I will probably get a small (1 and 1/2 scoops). The ice... More 

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Thank Catherine W
Troy, New York
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Snowman has the best ice cream around! All winter we anxiously await for Snowman to open. They offer a wide variety of soft and hard ice cream but the soft is what everyone comes for! It is made fresh on the premises. They offer a low calorie version with the flavor changing weekly. If you love ice cream, you cannot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182-2720
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-233-1714

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