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Amy's Ice Creams

Amy's Ice Creams

Ice Cream Shop, Dessert Shop, and Juice Bar$$$$
Old West Austin, Austin
  • Ang S.
    "... cream = yum! That plus hula hoops and a photo booth make this scoop shop a..."(3 Tips)
    Jacob A.
    "Kinda exemplifies "Austin weird"."(3 Tips)
    Maggie D.
    "Try the bee cave crunch."(2 Tips)
    "Go for the mystery box."(2 Tips)
94 Tips and reviews
  • ice cream
  • hula hoop
  • family-friendly
  • bee cave crunch
  • authentic
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  • Ruby F.
    Ruby Forch4 days ago
    Get the Elvis!
  • Megan S.
    Megan Sherer3 weeks ago
    Try the after dinner mint, it’s delicious!
  • Sam M.
    Sam MelnickJuly 28
    Been here 5+ times
    The scoops do more tricks at this location than most others! Makes it extra entertaining!
  • Jackie M.
    Amy's is great, although the line can get a bit long sometimes. The Mexican Vanilla is one of the best ice cream flavors I've ever had.
  • Amy R.
    It's like cold stone creamery with more choices
  • VelvetCrate
    VelvetCrateMarch 12
  • Jaimie Yurie L.
    Jaimie Yurie LeeNovember 14, 2016
    Best ice cream I've had in awhile. The Mexican vanilla is a must! Try one if their suggested combinations or make your own!
  • Ray L.
    Ray LopesAugust 28, 2016
    Best ice cream in town! They handle, chrunch and mix the toppings like if the ice cream would never melt. Delicious!
  • Nick S.
    Nick ScottJuly 22, 2016
    The original Austin creamery, and still the best
  • Valerie S.
    Valerie SpearsJuly 3, 2016
    We loved the Belgian chocolate, vanilla bean, and Mexican vanilla shakes!
  • Elysa S.
    Elysa SantosMay 13, 2016
    Friendly staff, awesome mango ice cream!
  • Les W.
    Les WApril 8, 2016
    The flavor to get is Mexican Vanilla!
  • Josh A.
    Josh ADecember 21, 2015
    Fun location. Always has good flavors and decorations. Parking is meh.
  • Dave K.
    Dave KornreichOctober 15, 2015
    More than just ice cream, delicious ice cream concoctions, with mix-ins, syrups, and toppings. Yummy!
  • Mohammad A.
    Mohammad AminiSeptember 23, 2015
    Best ice creams in town
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff MeekerSeptember 17, 2015
    My favorite ice cream
  • Melon L.
    Melon LSeptember 9, 2015
    Mexican vanilla changed how I think about vanilla.
  • Felix I B.
    Felix I BobadillaAugust 17, 2015
    Don't think to much go for the creations.
  • Issac W.
    Issac WilcherJuly 11, 2015
    OMG the Campfire Treat!
  • Jacob A.
    Jacob AmesJuly 4, 2015
    Great ice cream and amazing combos. They prepare it right on front of you. Kinda exemplifies "Austin weird".
  • Roger W.
    Roger WillisJune 8, 2015
    Awesome ice cream. Perfect for Sunday funday.
  • Claudia
    ClaudiaMay 25, 2015
    Special homemade ice creams, some with alcohol!
  • Avery E.
    Avery EpsteinFebruary 19, 2015
    Austin staple. Keep Austin weird. They'll flip your ice cream. Done.
  • Jen S.
    Jen ShinFebruary 7, 2015
    mexican vanilla!!!
  • Maggie D.
    Maggie DelanoDecember 29, 2014
    Try the bee cave crunch. It's great even if you don't like pecans.
  • mon s.
    mon simonsAugust 27, 2014
    Mexican vanilla!
  • Lily
    LilyAugust 9, 2014
    Some of the best coffee ice cream I've ever had.
  • Peter W.
    Peter WilsonJuly 31, 2014
    Get a Mystery Box combo. Whatever it is, it will be awesome.
  • Denise M.
    Denise MurrayJuly 12, 2014
    Mexican vanilla is heavenly! The staff is very helpful and happy.
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.June 10, 2014
    Lots of locations. You have to get the Mexican vanilla. This is no ordinary vanilla ice cream.
  • Victor H.
    Victor Hotz FiorezeApril 27, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Lovely place! Very well polite and funny atendents.
  • cdubtpa
    cdubtpaApril 6, 2014
    Go for the mystery box. But Mexican vanilla rocks too.
  • Cami K.
    Cami KaosMarch 9, 2014
    Wow. Service so douchey and bad I actually left without ice cream. On my birthday. Sad, bad, and awful.
  • Rick T.
    Rick TuroczyMarch 9, 2014
    Wow. Could the servers get any more douchey? Hint: Nope
  • Paul H.
    Paul HaahrFebruary 17, 2014
    Amaretto with strawberries and Oreo
  • Kosuke H.
    Kosuke HataFebruary 16, 2014
    This place is cray. Get the Rico. Mexican vanilla ice cream with strawberry and graham crackers. Mmmmmmmmm delicious. Also they throw ice cream at you for fun!
  • Yeipí J.
    Yeipí JotaPéAugust 5, 2013
    Butter pecan and sin-o-mon are to die for!
  • Gaby B.
    Gaby BelleAugust 4, 2013
    You get free ice cream here if you do the Flying Ice Cream Challenge where they literally throw a ball of ice cream across the street and you to catch it!! Try It!!
  • Curt R.
    Curt R.July 31, 2013
    An Austin institution and must visit. My fave is Sweet Cream mixed with strawberries and junior mints. Great prices, fun staff, excellent people watching and prime location downtown.
  • A.Hakan
    A.HakanJuly 20, 2013
    They are mixing regular ice creams with various products. I liked the bloody sword
  • Kyle N.
    Kyle NJuly 15, 2013
    Oatmeal Raisin Cooke with some cinnamon is awesome
  • Janne K.
    Janne KaasalainenJuly 9, 2013
    It's not just the ice cream, it's the customer service! Keeping Austin weird.
  • Sara
    SaraJune 26, 2013
    Take the apron if he offers it to you before the icecream to you or you'll be wearing it. ; )
  • Mikhail T.
    Mikhail TitovApril 27, 2013
    Yammy-yammy!!! ^_^
  • JP C.
    JP Cueva ZApril 19, 2013
    Hot fudge!
  • Henry T.
    Henry TruongApril 8, 2013
    I had Charles make me a creative concoction of his choice with my only prerequisites being coconut inside and berries on top. Beyond being entertaining and funny watching him make it, it tasted superb
  • Stephenie L.
    Stephenie LaiApril 1, 2013
    They gave me half off for my birthday!
  • Hugo R.
    Hugo RojoMarch 25, 2013
    Exquisite flavors... Grab a hula hoop & werk it while you wait!
  • Maryann M.
    Maryann MercadoFebruary 9, 2013
    Girls behind the counter are awesome! Love the tricks and the beats they make with the spoons.
  • Zac S.
    Zac SniderJanuary 2, 2013
    Get Mexican Vanilla.
  • Ang S.
    Ang Shove.inkDecember 27, 2012
    Bee Cave Crunch ice cream = yum! That plus hula hoops and a photo booth make this scoop shop a *must* while in Austin!
  • Hofrat | Clemens S.
    Hofrat | Clemens SchusterNovember 10, 2012
    Best icecream in town - served by weird ppl - hot recommendation!
  • Joanna L.
    Joanna LOctober 5, 2012
    Amazing ice cream. Dark chocolate mixed with coffee oreo is to die for.
  • Wade A.
    Wade AdairAugust 31, 2012
    Jump in the phot booth from the 19th Century. But be quick it starts as soon as your money goes in.
  • Alyson A.
    Alyson AdairAugust 31, 2012
    Try the Mexican vanilla with Oreo! And check out the photo booth, but be warned! It's quick, so get ready!
  • Trey S.
    Trey SullivanJuly 31, 2012
    Brown cow milkshake with cinnamon. $5 shake. They don't put bourbon in it or nothin. But it's worth it.
  • Anastasia X.
    Anastasia XJune 14, 2012
    Mexican Vanilla Bean... 'nuff said
  • Jen K.
    Jen KnoedlJune 4, 2012
    Any of the many locations will do. Try all the flavors and then order Mexican Vanilla with Strawberries
  • Social N.
    Ask an employee for a street toss - they'll toss the ice cream across Sixth Street to you, and if you catch it in a cup, it's free! If you don't catch it, it's still free. Entertainment & free Amy's!
  • Kim S.
    Kim SorianoApril 26, 2012
    Just got "The Dude" tonight. It really pulls a room together.
  • Kayla Maro M.
    Kayla Maro MosesApril 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Tip well. Who can honestly contain a smile when someone's juggling ice cream? Not this guy.
  • Kerry M.
    Kerry MyersMarch 16, 2012
    Photo booth!
  • Christen D.
    Christen DuongMarch 11, 2012
    Mex con olio (mexican vanilla and olive oil) with strawberries is a classy combo
  • Eric H.
    Eric HinmanMarch 11, 2012
    Mexican Vanilla w/ reeses
  • Food Network
    Food NetworkMarch 8, 2012
    Featuring 300 rotating flavors of ice cream that are full of 14-percent butter fat, Giada checks out "Texas Dirt Cake" - chocolate cheesecake ice cream filled with Oreo cookie chunks.
    Upvoted Oct 8
  • SoundCloud
    SoundCloudMarch 4, 2012
    Mmmm...homemade icecream! Try the mexican vanilla + strawberries + graham cracker. It is delicious!
  • Brandon S.
    Brandon SmithMarch 4, 2012
    Get a Mexican Vanilla root beer float. You won't be disappointed!
  • Jason R.
    Jason R.March 2, 2012
    Add nutter butters to any and everything!
  • exfm
    exfmFebruary 23, 2012
    It can get real hot in Austin so Amy's homemade ice cream is the perfect cool down. Did we mention the flavors change daily?!
  • 🅰 .
    🅰 🅿January 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Let me let you in on a secret...ask for the Rrrrrrrico Suave! Es muy deliciosa!!!
  • Amy's Ice Creams
    Amy's Ice CreamsJanuary 30, 2012
    Take a photo with your sweetie in the old-fashion photobooth! Extra points for a kiss perfectly centered in the frame!
  • Kelly G.
    Kelly Garrett ZeiglerJanuary 24, 2012
    Try the chocolate cheesecake with whipped cream
  • Akhil S.
    Akhil SaklaniJanuary 8, 2012
    Sugar free Yumm Icecream @amy's
  • The Austin Grand Prix
    The Austin Grand PrixDecember 30, 2011
    It's hot and you're a little crabby: cool off with Amy's delicious ice creams and interact with employees who never take their job *too* seriously. We love "The Elvis."
  • Quyen Q.
    Quyen QDecember 28, 2011
    Dont forget to guess the daily quote for a free topping.
  • Ernest G.
    Ernest GarciaNovember 27, 2011
    Ask them to juggle the ice cream for you!
  • Adrián E.
    Adrián EncontradoNovember 23, 2011
    Yum tonight pumpkin and biscotti flavors!
  • Paris C.
    Paris CriswellOctober 16, 2011
    Get the graveyard special it's awesome!!!
  • Colin
    ColinOctober 2, 2011
    Root Beer Floats
  • Chelsea C.
    Chelsea C.August 18, 2011
    Shiner ice cream. 'Nuf said.
  • Casey L.
    Casey LeeJuly 30, 2011
    Not really sure if I would only staff one person on a 100 degree Saturday afternoon...or of it's worth the half hour wait when they do...
  • Julio V.
    Julio VelasquezJuly 5, 2011
    The Mexican Vanilla is worth the trip to Austin no matter where you're from! Read more
  • David V.
    David Van BuskirkJuly 2, 2011
    Take your time, no need to run from the parking lot.
  • Gayatri N.
    Gayatri NairMay 12, 2011
    Try the Red Velvet - #yummy
  • Terrence
    TerrenceMarch 22, 2011
    coffee w/ butterscotch. you're welcome
  • Jason S.
    Jason ShiversMarch 13, 2011
    Hula hoops and scoops!
  • Rob R.
    Rob RessmannMarch 12, 2011
    Ice cream is hard to beat. What an Austin gem!
  • John R.
    John RougeuxJanuary 3, 2011
    Watched them toss ice cream across the street and catch it in a bowl!! Ask them if they'll do it again.
  • Jim W.
    Jim WardDecember 22, 2010
    They do cool tricks with the ice cream. Locations with higher ceilings offer better tricks.
  • Big Red
    Big RedOctober 8, 2010
    Get the Mexican Vanilla and make a Big Red float!
  • Jessie
    JessieSeptember 16, 2010
    Mexican Vanilla
  • AJ L.
    AJ LeonMarch 13, 2010
    Mexican vanilla with oatmeal cookies is amazing!
  • Lacey C.
    Lacey CormierJanuary 31, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The mexican vanilla is insanely good.
  • Corey W.
    Corey WardJanuary 19, 2010
    If you're coming through Austin you've gotta try Amy's Ice cream. It's a local Austin place with lots of Austin flair. I recommend the Mexican Vanilla!
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