We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Baltimore Snowball

148 W El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92026-2502
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good0%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 Sep 2017
“Best Shaved Ice in Escondido - Highly Recommend ”
13 Aug 2015
“Servers are so friendly, you want to go back!”
Closed Now
148 W El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92026-2502
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (14)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot. The location was perfect and it is a drive-up/walk-up spot so it is very accessible. The shaved ice we had was tremendous. Four folks in our car purchased something and loved it. Flavors to try: coconut + vanilla + pineapple....More

Thank Gregory H
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great product, takes coupons, and the people are so nice! Sign says closed on Sundays to go to Church, can't think of a better reason! Thanks, Baltimore!

Thank LOriH650590
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I would say this place is doing well since they've now opened up their second location in Escondido. They do some pretty wild (and good) combos. Hot day, need something cold, this is the place to go!

2  Thank aafflyer
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Like this place. You can get a traditional snowcone with just syrup or you can get one with toppings and ice cream. I was skeptical of the combo snowcone icecream sundae concept but I am an unashamed convert. Delcious. My favorite is the Samoa which...More

1  Thank ViaNova2014
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Not quite shaved ice and the flavoring syrup tasted a bit cheap with lots of HCS. The place does employ teens to work there who are always friendly and the business closes shop on Sundays. I applaud them for doing both That said, I prefer...More

Thank Scapegoat51b
Reviewed 12 July 2014

As the sign says, "this ain't no snow cone"! A bit of ice cream, a little whipped cream, some great syrup put together with shaved ice and it's a delight! Very reasonably priced, and definitely kid friendly. I ate at the East Valley Parkway location...More

Thank sflambert
Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

I absolutely love Baltimore Snowball. It takes ice cream and flavored ice to a whole new level in taste if youve never tried it you havent lived

Thank Daniellemhinde
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Being from Maryland and having worked in Baltimore for over 17 years I had to try this snowball stand when I was in Escondido. My daughter and I had a hard time figuring out what to try because there were so many choices! We ended...More

3  Thank SD13MD
Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

We were amazed to find Snowball out here we are from Baltimore and that means ASnowball treat. We were more than delighted great snowballs all flavors even egg custard with marshmallow you got to find this place it's a taste treat the 50s musi c...More

3  Thank lukesbuddy
Reviewed 5 September 2013

My daughter took us to this place to try, and oh boy, it is awesome! Shaved ice with ice cream in the middle and topped with whipped cream, drizzled with marshmallow sauce. Delish! They have alot of different combinations to try, I had a coffee...More

2  Thank louiel00
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Escondido
Rodeway Inn
37 reviews
.20 km away
Motel 6 Escondido
39 reviews
1.20 km away
Mount Vernon Inn
14 reviews
1.36 km away
Best Western Escondido Hotel
484 reviews
1.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ali Baba
31 reviews
1.16 km away
Golden Egg Omelet House
48 reviews
1.10 km away
Lourdes Mexican Food To Go
13 reviews
1.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Stone Brewing
369 reviews
3.78 km away
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
119 reviews
1.90 km away
Grand Avenue
113 reviews
2.27 km away
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
76 reviews
1.82 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Baltimore Snowball staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 W El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92026-2502
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • E-mail
The best shaved ice done Baltimore Style! Create your own snowball with over 50 refreshing flavors! Throw in a scoop of hand dipped ice cream and top it off with a variety of compliments including Baltimore's favorite, Marshmallow Cream! In Baltimore, it's not a Snowball without Marshmallow! Or you can choose one our favorite combos from the Baltimore's Best menu! The Charlie Brown, The Elvis, The Little Surfer, Ocean City Sunset, Rootbeer Float, Strawberry Shortcakei and more! The possibilities are endless! We offer Drive thru and walk up servicing so "Come on Hon, let's go get a Snowball!"Baltimore Snowball"Take a Snow Day"
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing