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Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

125 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-5748
+1 212-533-9333
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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125 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-5748
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply the worst ice cream I had in NYC so far and the one I paid the most too! I went there after reading all the great reviews but was really disappointed by the quality of the ice cream. Firstly, it comes out of an...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DoctorFran
Reviewed November 12, 2018

six of us on halloween, sweating in the crowds, saw the ice cream sign and asked who wants an ice cream, we all did so went in. staff were very busy and you could see they were harassed, we queued for 20 minutes ans all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chippydave2016
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The service and ice cream were fantastic! The price was not bad for the amount either. If I lived in nyc I'd go all the time! Wonderful and I'll be back for sure 😊 I got the salty pimp. It's vanilla ice cream with dulche...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicole M
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We got a regular chocolate soft-serve and a sandwich. Both were absolutely delicious and I highly recommend to anyone! But, everything on the menu was very expensive.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelLove717
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Great ice cream, creative combos, fun environment. This shop makes you smile! We wish we get get pints at home in NC. SO GOOD!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DawnBH
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Hi Big Gay, We love your ice cream but the cleaning solution is overpowering. Any chance you find a different cleaning solution that is not so overpowering and probably not good to breathe in. I probably can’t make any suggestions about your ice cream since...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ijl888
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t live to its name - hopped on a cab to get there😩. Limited selection of ice cream - long but moving queue. Absolutely nothing spectacular about it. Definitely had better ice cream. Location is a positive though - very vibrant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank K13_FAD
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Loved the Salty Pimp ice-cream so much we came back for more the next night. Delicious and fun. Recomended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ilneonoto
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Found this place by accident but delighted we found it. I had the salty pimp which was vanilla with salty caramel and chocolate, better half had the mermaid which was key lime pie based, both were really tasty. Well worth a visit as you can...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jla113
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Nothing quite tickles my tastebuds like an ice-cream. Reading the sterling reviews I arrived on a rainy July day with high hopes. Staff could not be more unhappy about being there. It was almost comical how poor the customer service was. The ice-cream itself was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mgcampbell1101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-5748
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-533-9333
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