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Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor Restaurant

Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor Restaurant

Ice Cream Shop and Restaurant$$$$
Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale
  • Karan T.
    "Their almond praline icecream is really good too."(3 Tips)
    "Get the Buster Brownie or the Rocky Mountain Sundae."(12 Tips)
    Michelle O.
    "They have the best banana splits and chocolate milkshakes!"(12 Tips)
    Karsten M.
    "Mmmm cookies n cream ice cream with an old school vibe 👌"(2 Tips)
78 Tips and reviews
  • ice cream
  • almond praline
  • milkshakes
  • brownies
  • sandwiches
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  • jon a.
    Prepare yourself for a sugar coma. 🤡🍦
  • Anthony D.
    Anthony DuranFebruary 3
    If you want a really filling, damned good and old fashioned ice cream sundae or shake, then this is the place to go! And get a coffee to compliment it!
    Downvoted Mar 29
  • Jacobo A.
    Jacobo AtriSeptember 13, 2016
    Raspberry sorbet!!
  • Marc G.
    Marc GMay 29, 2016
    Ice cream sundaes
  • Marc G.
    Marc GMay 29, 2016
    Ice cream sundae
  • Mary D.
    Mary DreyerFebruary 25, 2016
    The sandwiches and the sundaes are good.
  • ABA
    ABAJanuary 23, 2016
    Conveniently located at the heart of old town scottsdale, they are famous of their sweets❤️
  • Karan T.
    Karan TamhaneNovember 2, 2015
    Excellent ice-cream! The brownie sundae is amazing. Their almond praline icecream is really good too.
  • Mariana S.
    Mariana SabevaApril 3, 2015
    Nice staff, quick service, delicious ice cream
  • Karsten M.
    Karsten McVayMarch 29, 2015
    Mmmm cookies n cream ice cream with an old school vibe 👌
  • Les W.
    Les WMarch 12, 2015
    Try the Dusty Road - (via @Foodspotting)
  • Esra
    EsraDecember 29, 2014
    Coffee lovers, Try Turkish Coffee ice-cream. Delicious 👍
  • Brent B.
    Brent BrooksDecember 20, 2014
    You feel like you're stepping back in time, but the high prices aren't worth the average quality.
  • David L.
    David LamarDecember 11, 2014
    Cool atmosphere, laid back service, but a good thing. Really relaxing.
  • Jordyn
    JordynNovember 2, 2014
    I've been coming here since I was little. Super cute place. Get a milkshake!
  • 🐯 A.
    🐯 AOctober 23, 2014
    Rocky road malt ftw!
  • Jon H.
    Jon HyltonSeptember 28, 2014
    The service is great, and the chocolate soda is phenomenal!
  • Jason B.
    Jason BaxterSeptember 1, 2014
    Get a milkshake extra luscious (glass is lined with chocolate, caramel, or marshmallow sauce). You can get any ice cream flavor as a shake, not just the ones listed on the menu. Or get a sundae.
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesAugust 13, 2014
    Pretty much everyone in town knows about this perennial favorite's magnificent ice cream treats; after all, they've been around nearly a half century. Read more
  • Mandy R.
    Mandy RussellAugust 11, 2014
    This is the cutest place ever! Everything is delicious. My favorite is the veggie sandwich. And of course, the ice cream!
  • David A.
    David AlemanMay 30, 2014
    Great food. Just don't stand out apparently the old people still think it's the 50's. Got to love closet racism.
  • Ai A.
    Ai AlviraApril 5, 2014
    Patty Melt was yummy... & there is an arcade in the back where the little kiddies can burn off all the sugar they had :)
  • Tonnina D.
    Tonnina DaleyMarch 21, 2014
    Don't go here if you are on a diet because the ice cream is too good not to get! BIG scoops and plenty of hot fudge and whip!
  • Frenchie A.
    Frenchie AguilhMarch 16, 2014
    Super crowded on Saturday nights, but If you don't mind bumping elbows, the ice cream is tasty. Though if you're looking to grab a cone and get out, it may take a whole for you to get noticed
  • Mr O.
    Mr OFebruary 25, 2014
    If u come to Scottsdale u have to try it😍😍😍
  • Elizabeth D.
    Elizabeth DunneNovember 18, 2013
    Best Ice cream I've had in Arizona! Mint chocolate chip is delicious.
  • Cliff S.
    Cliff SummerhillNovember 17, 2013
    This place is terrible. It may have good desserts but the place is dirty. It makes you feel the food you're eating is not safe!
  • Will B.
    Will BricklesOctober 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Almond Praline
  • Robert E.
    Robert ElwellOctober 7, 2013
    Consider using this space for your next attempt at time Travel using gustatory means. Perhaps peel your eyes into the back of your head and assault your stomach in full force with lactose
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  • Twigden Kendall Alma L.
    This place is awesome!
  • K A.
    K AshleyJuly 11, 2013
    I don't know what the hype is! It's a very old ice cream store. It is Super pink inside. It has an old Game room where most of the games were out of order. The ice cream was average.
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesJuly 8, 2013
    Smooth and super chocolatey, the chocolate shake at Sugar Bowl is not much of a departure from your usual chocolate shake, but it's tasty and the presentation is on point. Read more
  • Mandy G.
    Mandy GadsbyJuly 7, 2013
    Amazing ice cream, try a vanilla ice cream with Carmel sauce, cashews and Cashews. Nom, nom, nom.
  • PattiAnn S.
    PattiAnn ShawMay 2, 2013
    Great turkey salad. Built on 1958!
  • Krystal P.
    The egg salad sandwhich is so good here!!
  • Izzy B.
    Izzy BaileyApril 22, 2013
    Water glasses are gross they are dirty as HELL the games in the other room are all broken and the place is inconvenient as hell for customers this was my 1st time here and my last.. They suck!!!!!
  • Michael
    MichaelApril 14, 2013
    NIce, typical old style ice cream parlor. Kids room is severly outdated though.
  • Elizabeth T.
    Elizabeth ThanApril 5, 2013
    Grabbed a quick Almond Praline on a cone tonight. Delish!
  • annie h.
    annie heckenbergerMarch 9, 2013
    This place is a tiny slice of the America we left behind, and will forever regret for doing so. Come. Bring children. And don't skip the skeeball!
  • Sam T.
    Sam TongueFebruary 15, 2013
    Their sundaes are definitely the highlight, but don't sleep on the milkshakes - not too long ago I had probably the best chocolate milkshake in my life. Not uncommon to see celebs either!
  • Michelle O.
    Michelle OFebruary 11, 2013
    Cute, old-fashion ice cream parlor. They have the best banana splits and chocolate milkshakes! Make an evening of it and explore Old Town after dessert.
  • Demetrio C.
    Demetrio CoffmanFebruary 5, 2013
    This IS Old Town Scottsdale
  • Steven K.
    Steven KramerMay 17, 2012
    Good ice cream but their food is awful.
  • Andy R.
    Andy R.April 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I'm a simple guy. I travel a lot for work. Hands down best vanilla ice cream in a sugar cone in the Southwest.
  • Jess D.
    Jess DApril 13, 2012
    They don't sell frozen yogurt even though it's on the menu. I ordered a orange raft instead, it was good.
  • Trent z.
    Trent zum MallenApril 1, 2012
    Malt shakes like in the good ol' days!
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]February 12, 2012
    When picking two scoops, go with cookies & cream and vanilla. Wow, that is some (censored) tasty ice cream!
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]February 12, 2012
    If you like the color pink...
  • Olivia W.
    Olivia WilderFebruary 2, 2012
    I have gone to Sugar Bowl for over 35 years, and sadly, I have to say, it's not the same Sugar Bowl anymore. I ordered a burger med rare that was beyond dry. Attitude was "Sorry." Not going back.
  • gretchen c.
    gretchen caserottiDecember 27, 2011
    Delicious, but staff didn't know what four square was & didn't honor the special
  • Lance H.
    Lance HDecember 16, 2011
    Keep it original and get a hot fudge sundae. Yum yums
  • Steve M.
    Steve MeldeNovember 11, 2011
    CWF. Creamed walnut fudge sundae. Since I was a baby! Now am 50
  • Andrea A.
    Andrea ArnoldOctober 28, 2011
    Order a do it yourself banana split and share it with your boo.
  • Joan K.
    Joan KleinOctober 26, 2011
    This is one of those places that everyone that comes to Phoenix should go to, it's got a great menu and the ice cream is wonderful and all the Bill Keane "Family Circus" cartoons are so sweet.
  • Dani S.
    Dani SnyderOctober 14, 2011
    One scoop is perfect!!
  • Derin M.
    Derin MOctober 6, 2011
    It hasn't changed since 1958 and there's no reason it should...
  • Zach B.
    Zach BushOctober 3, 2011
    Everythings Amazing!
  • Gareth N.
    Gareth NarunskyOctober 2, 2011
    Get the Baseball Winner. Life will never be the same afterward.
  • Kami D.
    Kami DemetruliasAugust 24, 2011
    Get the Top Hat Sundae! Best thing on the menu!
  • Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
    If you are visiting Arizona and want the perfect dessert spot, go to Sugar Bowl in Old Town Scottsdale. Nothing is fancy, it's simply delicious.
  • TaiLeah M.
    TaiLeah MAugust 8, 2011
    The Dutch chocolate is the best if you are craving chocolate! Mmmm!
  • Andy R.
    Andy R.July 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Vanilla blend in 3 states.
  • Julia W.
    Julia W.June 26, 2011
    A great ice cream parlor. more than just 'ice cream'
  • Ashleigh
    AshleighJune 20, 2011
    lovelovelove the marshmallow sauce and the malt topping!
  • Brett F.
    Brett FarmiloeMarch 20, 2011
    I got my ice cream! And u can have some! If u can afford it...
  • Mel-a-bel
    Mel-a-belNovember 22, 2010
    Get the Buster Brownie or the Rocky Mountain Sundae. Both are amaaaazing!!
  • Alli C.
    Alli CannonSeptember 14, 2010
    Such a cute venue in oldtown! Family run, high quality, and low price. Good family place!
  • AzScenicTours
    AzScenicToursJuly 27, 2010
    If you are in Old Town Scottsdale visiting... do NOT miss this landmark ice cream COOL spot! I got hooked on their creations in 1975 and haven't stopped going back for more!!
  • Pastor C.
    Pastor ClausMay 23, 2010
    You want the Golden is calling your need the Golden it
  • Carol M.
    Carol MauerMarch 18, 2010
    This is the best place ever for ice cream, shakes, sodas, and sundays! Its old fashioned 50's style all done in pink. A must do experience!
  • Alice D.
    Alice DaerOctober 7, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Try your shake "extra luscious!"
  • Chris C.
    Chris CowlesAugust 1, 2009
    Great ice cream. Also try the nut bread.
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