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Emack & Bolio's

) #3 of 14 Dessert in Albany #31 of 571 Places to Eat in Albany $$ - $$$ Cafe
366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
+1 518-512-5100
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (33 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great ice cream, great staff, great vibe, great memories. On a road trip, who wouldn't care to stop for ice cream? But 45 minutes because it was such a nice place. Music, seating, games, pictures on the wall. Just wonderful. thanks!

Thank halaji
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really delicious ice cream, and cool atmosphere. There's so many choices for ice cream, cones, chocolates, smoothies, etc. A really fun and interesting place to get ice cream.

Thank Raevlee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a few times because it's a pleasant relaxed atmosphere and the ice cream is good and there are different flavors. It's a little pricey so we don't go often. However we were grossed out that the servers do not where gloves...More

Thank Geri D
Amy R, Owner at Emack & Bolio's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry to hear you of your experience. When cones are handled we always use napkins or wax paper so hands do not touch the food. Also for scooping we have running fresh water in a dipwell to keep the scoops clean. They also regularly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From a true ice cream "expert", Best ICE CREAM I have ever tasted!!! Creamy & full of flavor! I had the Bananas Foster & the Black Rasberry with White & Dark Chocolate Chips.....both SO good! The chocolate dipped cone bowl was great too! If you...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great history, good menu and nice comfortable place to hangout and play games. We enjoyed stopping there.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ice cream was really, really good! We had a fresh peach ice cream (can you say classic summer!!) as well as a vanilla ice cream with pieces of yellow and red velvet cake in it. Delicious! We went on National Ice Cream Day (this...More

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's so easy to keep a freezer full of top-notch interest flavors from the supermarket, but every once in a while it's good to branch out and try a couple of scoops of something not so mass produced. We managed to arrive during live-music time,...More

Thank NossonMeir
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome little ice cream and candy shop. Always wanted to have a nice ice cream shop in walking distance .. took a little hike to get here but it was very worth it! Very cute environment, outdoor and indoor seating, live music on weekends! Definitely...More

Thank Shaina H
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Every time we take a trip back to Albany we make sure to make a stop at E&B's. the ice cream selection is always interesting and there are always new things to try. The environment is comfortable and homey even though it's part of a...More

Thank eggbomb
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

If you're an ice cream aficionado, this is the place for you. The ice cream is rich, very smooth and creamy. Many flavors are unique and portions are ample. There is plenty of seating inside as well as a large outside patio area. They also...More

Thank pm222
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6 August 2017|
Response from Rhonda M | Reviewed this property |
How could I answer this question? It should be posed to the owners of the establishment, and not a reviewer on trip advisor!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-512-5100
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Emack & Bolio's, Albany, NY, features Outrageous Ice Cream, Award Winning Smoothies, Hand-Dipped Chocolates & Gourmet Espresso Drinks.Open Year Round 11am-10pm weekdays, 11pm Fri/Sat/Summer. Live Music Weekends, Unique Toys & Gifts, Outdoor Garden Seating, Fireplace. Birthday Parties, Our Ice Cream Truck Caters Events!
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