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Amy's Ice Cream

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1301 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2432
+1 512-440-7488
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in the SoCo District. It was a warm day and I heard from the locals that this was a good stop for ice cream. It was ok and nothing special about it. There wasn't a distinctive taste that would set this place apart from any other ice cream shop. A little disappointed.

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Thank Laquentus J
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good choices and quality of ice cream. No indoor seating was bummer. Retro vibe makes for a cool atmosphere

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Thank Caroline M
Golden, Colorado
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place stays open until midnight and you should definitely give it a try for dessert or any other time. Interesting flavors and characters all around. And - ice cream. Yum.

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Thank Kelly K
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. They had no choices and their ice cream is nothing special. I got Belgian chocolate and it was full of ice pieces! Not worth it. Go elsewhere.

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Thank Kartal4e
Farmington, Connecticut
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Amy's one evening to grab some ice cream as we walked to the South Congress bridge to watch the bats. Surprisingly, there was no line, but the staff still acted like they didn't have time for us. Some of the flavors listed on the menu board had interesting titles but no description, so I asked what was... More 

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Thank CT_Sarah
Boca Raton, Florida
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We saw the long lne and, being the lemmings (and ice cream lovers) we are, got in line. The crowd was fun and it was a hot day, so a scoop or two seemed like a good "strategy". Homeade, hand-dipped ice cream churned with passion. Worth the wait and lots of fun!

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Thank markofm
Austin, Texas
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Even though Austin has gone through a few changes throughout the years and we are forever surprised by new addtions. Amy's has always been a welcome change with its innovative flavors that are not so unapproachable and still imaginative that even boggles ours minds. The locations are accessible; the staff is always very friendly and the ice cream is forever... More 

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Thank Xochtil69
Williamsburg VA
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

All the mix in's just distract from the main event! I had a whiskey custard. It was like eggnog without the cloying sweetness. Very creamy ice creams. They did have some great ideas for the mix in's and one involved oreos and walnuts and hot fudge. Wow. Good stuff.

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Thank Foodiefive
San Antonio, Texas
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Amys has the best ice cream in ATX that I know of. Right in SOCO with all the other cool shops + bistros Amys is the perfect after meal dessert to eat outside on a hot night. Great flavors and street vibe. Very popular.

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Thank guitarspeak
Austin, Texas
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

They can get busy and the line can be long, but well worth the wait, specially on a hot Austin night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2432
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-440-7488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?