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Old School Frozen Custard

Ice Cream Shop and Dessert Shop$$$$
Capitol Hill, Seattle
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  • Daniel L.
    "Order a concrete w/ Reese's peanut butter cups & cookie dough!"(5 Tips)
    Brittany T.
    "The muddy buddy just changed my life!"(4 Tips)
    Ryan P.
    "Homeroom all day, every day."(3 Tips)
    AFAR Media
    "rotating menu of daily flavors"(2 Tips)
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  • Denise F.
    Denise FAugust 17, 2016
    They have a flavor calendar. Their vanilla custard is amazing, sundaes are delicious and the staff are great. Don't expect sophisticated ice cream, this is a good old school style.
  • Christina T.
    Christina TroitinoAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    OMG the best. Get the Recess or any of the great rotating flavors. I'd recommend checking their flavor calendar online too
  • Valentina V.
    Valentina VitolsMay 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    They have a great menu, with delightful offerings BUT if you're in the mood for something simple and delicious, ask for a concrete. Ryan always orders the Oreo, and I get a strawberry one!
  • S. Z.
    S. ZornJanuary 28, 2015
    One of the few frozen custard places I have seen in Washington. Creamy texture and rotating specialty flavors that change daily. I also just like the vanilla.
  • Keri D.
    Keri DingJanuary 13, 2015
    The daily special flavors are written on the blackboard on the side wall so you can see what's served for the entire month
  • Jack R.
    They got the good stuff! Come here for classic flavors and delicious toppings
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaAugust 12, 2014
    They always have vanilla and chocolate, plus a rotating menu of daily flavors like red velvet cake or caramel macchiato. Read more
  • cYeNz
    cYeNzOctober 14, 2014
    Sea Salt Cookie Fudge, I thought the combination is a little weird but it was so good!
  • Jeremy A.
    Jeremy AkersAugust 29, 2014
    We devoured one so quickly, between the store and crossing the street, that we had to immediately go back and get another
  • Luis T.
    Luis TobarNovember 17, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Get the affogato! Yum! (It's unfortunately called "Ryan's Drizzle" on the menu...)
  • Sandra G.
    Sandra GranOctober 6, 2011
    The Strawberry is very good, but you have to look out on their calendar for what days they are doing it that month.
  • Todd K.
    Todd KulczykApril 15, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    This place quickly became a daily event for me. Enjoy. The staff is always a pleasure to see. Very friendly.
  • Marc
    MarcMay 7, 2013
    Tom Douglas choice for Best Ice Cream: For creamy, Old School Custard.
  • Chewsy
    ChewsyAugust 21, 2011
    Nothing beats their simple vanilla custard. Read on for the review of this spectacular frozen deliciousness. Read more
  • Jeanna T.
    Jeanna TApril 24, 2012
    Their brownies are delicious under a scoop of custard and hot fudge.
  • Leo D.
    Leo DiracMay 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the muddy buddy. Sundae served on an awesome brownie with peanut butter!
  • Valentina V.
    Valentina VitolsAugust 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Very few people know about the "Concrete". We order strawberry and Oreo. Trust me, you wont be disappointed!
  • Haydn D.
    Haydn DaltonSeptember 28, 2014
    Salted Caramel Apple is the bomb!
  • Matt M.
    Matt MitgangDecember 1, 2017
    Been here 25+ times
    Best ice cream on the hill. Skip the lines at Molly Moon's
  • Kristoffer R.
    Kristoffer RAugust 23, 2010
    I like this place! They disguise custard as ice cream! And Andy's Mint as mint. And Soylent Greens as humans!
  • Rob A.
    Rob AlinderJuly 15, 2010
    Try the Butter Crunch Custard. Butterscotch custard with butter brickle chunks. So damn good.
  • Abbie G.
    Abbie GriffinNovember 5, 2010
    The Caramel Machiatto is AMAZING! Check the website and mark your calendar for it!
  • Sabrina S.
    Sabrina StacyMay 6, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get a scoop of the Caffe Vita frozen custard! It by far is better then any other frozen coffee desert!
  • Bee L.
    Bee LeeApril 8, 2014
    check out their website to know what their daily flavor is.
  • Jon K.
    Jon KApril 18, 2013
    Lockeroom all the way. But it's big enough for two. Or a team.
  • Humberto M.
    Humberto MartinezAugust 5, 2010
    Don't get the muddy buddy, it's too decadent. Go for something simpler, or just enjoy the custard by itself.
  • SouthernBeets
    SouthernBeetsOctober 3, 2011
    Their webpage has a monthly calendar of daily flavors--plan ahead!
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BlankApril 20, 2012
    Don't bring your kids. They are not very kid friendly. No kids scoops. Ask them to split into two but expect "the look".
  • Daniel L.
    Daniel L.August 17, 2012
    Order a concrete w/ Reese's peanut butter cups & cookie dough! #FOODGASM
  • R. A.
    R. A.February 26, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    You have to try their FOD (Flavor Of the Day)!
  • Aena F.
    Aena FalcettiJune 28, 2013
    Get the flavor of the day!! Make it a sundae.
  • Andrea H.
    Andrea HylenJuly 2, 2017
    Banana cream!! So good
  • Phoenix F.
    Phoenix FierzMarch 26, 2017
    Been here 25+ times
    Amazing, rich, fresh...
  • Rahul D.
    Rahul DharJune 5, 2011
    Get the malted milk ball. It's everything custard should be.
  • Brittany T.
    Brittany TApril 8, 2012
    The muddy buddy just changed my life!
  • Jai V.
    Jai VasanthMay 15, 2011
    Too many options?...keep it simple with a scoop of vanilla and a shot of espresso
  • Brian S.
    Brian StanleyJune 26, 2013
    Try the apple strudel
  • Sandra G.
    Sandra GranMarch 17, 2013
    Our Strawberry is sooooo goooood!
  • Katie M.
    Katie MillerMarch 1, 2016
    Pistachio with white chocolate chips
  • Blake P.
    Blake PJanuary 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get a concrete. Yum!
  • Sherry R.
    Sherry RenAugust 25, 2014
    Tastes like icecream but less rich. Not bad.
  • Brandt E.
    Brandt ElsterAugust 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The cake batter was aweful. I'm going to cold stone.
  • Jamie Y.
    Jamie YDecember 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Muddy buddy! Homeroom! The best!
  • DishOnIt
    DishOnItMay 9, 2011
    Found Espresso Shake as Yum Yum. Try it and dish on it at http://dishonit.com Read more
  • Ryan P.
    Ryan PFebruary 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Homeroom all day, every day.
  • Jackie P.
    Jackie ParkerMarch 31, 2010
    The Hot Caramel Apple is kind of amazing.
  • Justin T.
    Justin TangApril 5, 2010
    Favorite thing: concrete with Oreo. Way better version of a DQ Blizzard :-)
  • Cian D.
    Cian DriverJuly 31, 2010
    M&m's are the best topping
  • Jonathan G.
    Jonathan GagliardiJanuary 25, 2011
    Ow, ow, ow! Brain Freeze!
  • Dave S.
    Dave SchappellAugust 25, 2009
    always get a free taste of the flavor of the day
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