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531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182-2720
+1 518-233-1714
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (37 reviews)
“sherbet” (2 reviews)
“low calorie” (3 reviews)
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531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182-2720
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

If you have no other reason to go to Troy, New York, go for the ice cream at Snowman. It's the best. They have flavours you've only dreamed of at prices you haven't seen in years. Some flavours to try: peanut butter cookie dough, pistachio....More

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Very creative flavor combinations.........everyone will go away happy here. Good value for the generous portions.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 14 December 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
Reviewed 27 August 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
Reviewed 30 July 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
Reviewed 28 July 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
Reviewed 26 July 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
Reviewed 19 July 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
Reviewed 11 June 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...More

Thank cpjrod510
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
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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