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Mary Coyle Ol’ Fashion Ice Cream

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5521 N Seventh Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013
+1 602-626-5996
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Mary Coyle Ice Cream yesterday for dessert. We absolutely love this place. Their new place is much smaller than the other, so be prepared to wait a minute for a table if it is really busy. But they still have the same great ice cream. It is delicious! My favorite is always the chocolate ice cream soda,... More 

Thank Karen M
Boston, Massachusetts
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131 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

It ain't what it used to be, and on the whole that's a good thing. The full kitchen is gone (good - who was eating dinner there?) but the table service is gone too (I liked having a waitress for my ice cream!). Also I could swear their sizes got bigger. Or maybe I'm just getting older. Anyway, the ice... More 

1 Thank LilyK89
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

First of all they have moved. After driving up and down 7th Ave I Googled it and we went over to 7th Street to find it next to Okra. The address is 5823 N 7th Street. The ice cream here is rich and creamy! My friend had a banana split and I had a waffle cone (very light yummy texture)... More 

1 Thank PJ G
Scottsdale, Arizona
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Yeah! It was such fun to visit Mary Coyle a few days ago. . . . wonderful experience. . . . flavors like black licorice, burgundy cherry, green chocolate chip and even boring vanilla!

Thank sue8308
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

My husband and I have temporarily re-located to Phoenix and are trying to visit a number of new eateries and attractions. I had read about Mary Coyle Ol' Fashion Ice Cream Parlor in a old Sunset Magazine, so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant was opened in 1951, and is decorated cutely in pink and white. They... More 

1 Thank SueTurf
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My first time here..came on accident looking for thrifty ice cream and ended up here..it Was delicious!! So many different options! I ordered a strawberry Bowl.. And it was delicious!! As for the atmosphere it wasn't as nice.. A lot of older people were there and all left after we ordered seemed like my multi raced family..might have scared them... More 

Thank Scilla S
Keller, Texas
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369 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Stopped in for desert. Ordered ice cream in a dish. What's called a single serving is actually 2 good-sized scoops. Was glad to see they have chocolate peanut butter. We ordered one dish with the chocolate peanut butter and maple walnut and one with chocolate peanut butter and chocolate chip. The ice cream was absolutely delicious.

2 Thank Bob S
Phoenix, Arizona
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

I just hate to write a terrible review but we loved the old place. Ask for a 2 scoop ice cream (CONE). Gave it to me in a cup. Told the guy I wanted a cone so he just stuck one on the ice cream in a cup. Three of us went. My mother-in-law had rainbow sherbet. It was terrible.... More 

Thank twinkeeking
Flagstaff, Arizona
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671 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Used to go here when we lived in Phoenix and the address listed is the old full size restaurant site. They have moved to a smaller spot in a strip mall just south of Bethany Home on 7th STREET - I highlight that in caps on purpose. The new spot has just ice cream so no more restaurant food and... More 

1 Thank Brandon K
Montclair, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

If I wanted standard commercial ice crème I would go to the market or a chain shop, not that they are all that bad. But sometimes I want to spend my hard earned greenbacks on homemade edibles. I don't consider price when I visit. I know that I'm getting what I pay for. And, when I'm in Phoenix I try... More 

1 Thank Gilbert H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5521 N Seventh Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-626-5996

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