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Emma's Lake Placid Creamery

2507 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
+1 518-523-8201
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (26 reviews)
“ice cream” (99 reviews)
“maple creme” (9 reviews)
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2507 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids request Emma's every time we are in Lake Placid. The huge selection of sugary treats offers something for everyone! I love that we are always treated as if we are the only ones there. We will definitely be back!

Thank 91brianas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the most amazing raspberry white chocolate drink here and I'm still dreaming about it. I wish I lived closer!

Thank InThePassengerSeat
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We stop by for ice cream because it a must stop by according to TripAdvisor and it's true. Went there twice to try out the multiple flavors they have. I love the Dark Chocolate Raspberry flavor ice cream.

Thank Tak C
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Great quality ice cream and unique creations. Loved the tartufo (what they call a bomba). Haven't had one in years and there's was excellent. Still trying to get an ice cream cannoli but they keep selling out.

Thank DJC1976
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We loved Emma's so much we went back the next evening for ice cream. Their waffle cones, ice cream and chipwiches are delicious. They have cookie dough, but we didn't try that.

Thank NY3032
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Huge selection of ice cream and other sweets. The Pumpkin Milk Shake is so delicious! They have an interesting little retro shop.

1  Thank ColleenADK
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We had walked by it on our way to dinner on the first night, and I was intrigued by the homemade cookie dough sign outside. On our way back from dinner we decided to stop in—the line was out the door on a Thursday at...More

Thank summertimefun1234
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This place had delicious ice cream with lots of flavors for hard or soft ice cream. They also had cookie dough available, yum!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Cute shop, nice selection, friendly people, but most importantly, DELICIOUS ice cream. Recommend you stop in.

Thank David K
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Skip the overpriced chain on main street and support a local favorite. Lots of sundaes and specialty flavors, really nice staff and owner.

Thank john g
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 19
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2507 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-8201
Emma's is a 50's themed ice cream shop featuring creamy and delicious soft serve cones, sundaes, old fashion milkshakes, malts and speciality items. A must try is our famous Maple Creme Soft Serve! Five flavors are featured daily, including Dole Whip, a fat free, lactose free, dairy free frozen soft serve dessert (Pineapple, Raspberry and Strawberry are rotated each week). Retro gift items, cards, classic hooded sweatshirts and wood signs round out the fun selection of items found at Emma's!
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