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Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
0.7 miles from SoHo
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $10
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

As good as I remembered...absolutely delicious. We’ve now been to 3 locations and they’re all fantastic

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

It is easy to miss when walking...a hidden gem. Highly recommend the Rocky Roadhouse - it's delicious!!! This is our favourite place for ice cream.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 4, 2019

Really just love it! If you love soft serve than this is the place to try! I had the Salty Pimp and it was fantastic. Will be going back next time we are NYC.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed October 23, 2019

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop serves frozen custard ala Mr. Softee and not real ice cream as you'd expect from an ice cream shop. Also, Big Gay Ice Cream Shop serves no vegan options.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

With a name like big gay ice cream shop, I expected more of an experience. There are barely any seats inside. The lady behind the counter was ok. She made the ice cream with the barest of smiles or a peep. The ice cream was...ok, similar to McDonald’s soft serve (maybe slightly creamier) and the ingredients were the usual such as nutella and caramel. It was ok, but felt neither big nor gay.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 19, 2019

The ice cream is rather sickly sweet and the cones are average although it’s all a bit expensive. Overall certainly nothing special.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2019

Omg I love my ice cream but this is one of the best I have ever tasted. Just glad they are not in the UK as I would be never away. The girls were very friendly and recommended the ice cream for me cant remember...the name of it but it was covered in chocolate.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

The ice cream was okay. I had the chocolate with the roasted marshmallows. The marshmallows were the best part of the deal. The cone was stale so that was disappointing and the ice cream was too soft for me.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here after lunch to try some of their ice cream. It was pretty good! I want to go back and try one with more toppings 😂

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 29, 2019

We went 2 times to enjoy this magnificent icecream... wonderful!! Will recommend this ice to everyone ❤️

Date of visit: July 2019
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