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“Make It A Family Tradition”
Review of Snookies Malt Shop

Snookies Malt Shop
Ranked #6 of 13 Dessert in Des Moines
Cuisines: Fast Food
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

It's true, the soft serve is rather basic but the attraction here is the tradition our family has of walking through the Beaverdale neighborhood on a summer evening for a treat when we're in town. Cute soda fountain tables in a small eat-in area but grab a bench and enjoy the one of a kind neon signs and the experience of sitting outside. We recently had 15 family members visit together and the high school/college students on duty were very friendly and got all of our orders correct.

Cash only. Spring/summer hours only. The Article Blast isn't exactly a Blizzard, just a large cup of basic soft serve with some candy toppings. Several yummy favors for a dip cone and lots of cone sizes, free puppy cones and dogs welcome outside, shakes and malts adequate.

BTW Trip Advisor - not sure why the photo on the header is of a dish of what looks like chicken, rice and olives....

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Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

Granted I have not tryed the malts, but the Ice cream is so freaking basic, i don't see how this place can have good malts.

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

Places like this no longer exist as they have been forced out by other ice cream type chains. Snookies has survived by offering good value and a local Beaverdale hometown flair.

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Reviewed August 11, 2012

Decided to stop here while in Des Moines for the State Fair. Had read an article about the place in Country Living magazine. Wonderful malts ~ we had mint, caramel and chocolate malts. So good! It's a shame its 150 miles away from us. It's been less than 24hrs and my family is already asking when we can go back.

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Reviewed April 27, 2012

Classic, tasty ice cream treats. Definitely get the dip cones.

Thank Sarah A
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