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Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlor

4005 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4424
+1 480-946-0051
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (362 reviews)
“sundae” (126 reviews)
“banana split” (39 reviews)
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4005 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4424
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love ice cream and this was delicious very good selection of flavours Meyer ice cream was the best a cross between orange and lemon and carrot cake were my favourite

Thank shazb25
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are wondering if 2 scoops of ice cream can make a decent lunch, fear not. It would be hard to choose a favorite between the "coffee" ice cream or the "Dutch chocolate". Also tried the "raspberry sorbet", which was most refreshing. We were...More

Thank Haley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ice cream in an old fashioned ice cream parlor, started in the fifties. Some sandwiches, but mainly a family owned and run ice cream parlor. Generous portions.

Thank boucher2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by the Sugar Bowl last week to show some visitors the place where Bil Keane and kids "visited" in the Family Circus cartoon strips. We had seen the small bronze model of Bil Keane and "kids" when at the Bronze Smith Foundry in...More

Thank Prescott2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited my Grandma and she took us to the place that she took my Mom when she was a kid. She said it hasn't changed since then. Burgers were excellent, and the ice cream is delicious. I left full and satisfied.

Thank DexAloha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read the reviews and my children and myself were super excited to visit. But very disappointed from the beginning. The establishment is small, which means while you're waiting to be seated your hovering over people trying to enjoy their meals. The place was dirty, and...More

Thank GingerCabais
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great olde time lunch/ice cream parlour. After our Pedego bike tour of the surrounds the Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Parlour was a short walk away. The service was friendly and efficient and the sundaes were divine.

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Step back to 1958 & feel what it was like for food & ice cream at this unique place with lots of charm. You can sit at the bar or tables. The workers are friendly & seem to enjoy helping you choose your ice cream...More

Thank nichfam
Reviewed 22 May 2017

All the hype is well-earned. Delicious shakes, especially the one lined with bittersweet chocolate. The "bartender" of ice cream products was such fun to watch and he fixed sundae after cone after shakes in all colors and flavors. Food is very well prepared and served...More

Thank CarolAnnArbor
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We walked around old town after dinner and all wanted something sweet. We saw this in the distance and walked right in. There was a wait so we were going to take it to go but we decided to stay and we were seated quickly....More

Thank Tricia A
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Pam M
What time does it open mondays
20 March 2017|
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11 a.m.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 8
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4005 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4424
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-946-0051
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