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#2 of 9 Dessert in Troy
Certificate of Excellence
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531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182
+1 518-233-1714
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Troy, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To be honest, I am not an ice cream addict, but my wife is. Every summer on her birthday she does and "ice creamery crawl" like a pub crawl, without the DUI. We made 3 such trips that have included Snowman in North Troy which is considered a Must Stop for those who enjoy it. With great anticipation, my wife... More 

Thank Brian M
Troy, New York
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

The soft ice cream is as good or not better than 35 years ago,There is still a smile on the employees faces and many a new items

Thank joeball296
Oranjestad, Aruba
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank Matt S
2 reviews
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.

Thank Lisa S
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank Dan M
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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

Thank roy k
Melrose, NY
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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.

Thank Robert J
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97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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 

Thank cpjrod510
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank Stephen B
Albany, New York
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232 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
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 

Thank fba5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182
  • 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?