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Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

125 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-5748
+1 212-533-9333
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sundae” (23 reviews)
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125 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-5748
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely ice cream and you get such a generous helping. Nice clean shop. Would recommend if your are in the area.

Thank macleod2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for an ice cream. It was pretty quiet... it was below freezing outside so I don't think ice cream was on everyone's food list that day! Staff were friendly and service was quick. My partner went for the hot fudge sundae which he...More

Thank luffie
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

It’s all about the topping and soft serve. I had the hot fudge sundae and it was very good. There were other novel toppings like speculos and Nutella. Would try again.

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed December 4, 2017

Maybe it was the fact that I ordered a chocolate sundae and nothing too fancy but it wasn't anything special. It tasted similar to the one you can get at McDonald's. Maybe I'll have to try something else but man, the prices are steep!

Thank alexandriareviews
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Their best seller, the salty pimp, is just soft-serve ice cream (they only have vanilla/ chocolate/swirl) with some salt, caramel drizzle & cochleae dip. Nothing special at all. Ice Cream was bland and the chocolate dip was tasteless. I threw 1/2 of mine away. Stick...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Heard about this place and wanted to go while we were in the area. Easy decision for me to try the salty pimp - good decision too. Nice ice cream on a hot day from a fun place!

1  Thank UKL808
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

I wish they would've had more flavors, but what we had was awesome. I had rocky roadhouse which was delish.

Thank RachaelRS530
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We tried the strawberry shake and a cone. There were a lot of flavors to choose from and some pretty advanced. It’s a popular brand and when given the chance try the ice cream truck as well. It is really good ice cream!

Thank Petter Pablo S
Reviewed October 10, 2017

It is overrated but a place with this much hype is always going to be. Nevertheless, I recommend you go, get the salty pimp, and tick the box off. Soft serve is weirdly popular in NYC so its something you have to experience, and this...More

Thank Madtravels22
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Walked all the way from Times Square just to have ice cream from here. The place was busy and there should've been more staff on the line. The line was long and seating is limited. Expect people to be too close and personal if you...More

Thank Ryan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-5748
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-533-9333
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