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648 3rd Ave, Watervliet, NY 12189-3731
+1 518-279-7899
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11:00 - 22:00
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Delmar, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

What more can anyone say - some of the best home-made Ice Cream around. Closest competitor would be the Diner in West Brattleboro that has home-made Ice Cream. So without going an hour and a half to Vermont - Mac's is as good as it gets.

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Rotterdam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

I cannot say enough about the Ice Cream here. It is truly the best in The Capital District area. I come all the way from Rotterdam. The wait staff are very friendly. My favorite is the toasted coconut ice cream. I always buy a quart to take home. No other ice cream place even comes close to the high quality... More 

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Watervliet, New York
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Stopped by this past Friday afternoon for Ice Cream. Wife got her favorite Hard Chocalate and I got Orange. I have had better and my wifes chocalate was no better than Price Chopper Ice Cream, certianly not up to the price we paid. We will stick with Snow Man.

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Clifton Park, NY
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316 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

Five words: Grandma's Maple Bacon ice cream. One word: YUM! p.s. Coffee Crunch and Butter Crunch should not be overlooked either. Very, very creamy, full of flavors that did not taste artificial, and they didn't want to melt before we finished them.

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watervliet, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2013

We have been to Mac's numerous times and each time it has been an excellent visit. They serve a large number of different flavor ice creams, Drinks, Sundae's and food. Situated right on Route 32 in Watervliet, It makes for an easy stop for anyone. Parking is always available and the wait time is never that long. Many of their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 648 3rd Ave, Watervliet, NY 12189-3731
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watervliet
  • Phone Number: +1 518-279-7899

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