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Abbott's Frozen Custard INC

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4791 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
+1 585-865-7400
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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680 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have moved from Rochester but love to stop here when we get back. Have had Abbott's twice in the last few days. I love the vanilla almond and my wife the chocolate almond although they seem to put the nut s on top now instead of mixing in. All their flavors are great. We need one in Knoxville (the... More 

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Thank Jotum
Hilton, New York
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Abbott's Frozen Custard is the perfect way to end a day at the beach. It is right across the street from the park, They also have frozen yogurt. Custard is absolutely delicious, price is reasonable, hot summertime days usually draw a line but it moves quickly. Personnel is very friendly. Well worth a visit, all sizes of cones, etc.

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Wiggins, Colorado
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I moved away from Rochester 30 years ago and every time I visit my family, Abbott's is almost the first stop from the airport. Worth every last lick!!

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Rochester and along with garbage plates, white hots, and Genesee Beer, this place has always defined home to me. It is not summertime in Rochester without going to Ontario Beach and visiting this location. You will never experience anything like frozen custard until you have tried Abbott's. Grant it, the lines may be substantial at times,... More 

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Thank Charles E
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

It seems this long standing business has let things go astray. Price vs quality has gone down and cleanliness of the establishment is poor.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Get your custard, walk to the shore of Lake Ontario and thank your lucky stars you have made life choices that have led you here. It's an experience. Notice: I was born here and returned many times with my family to have Abbott's and go to the lake. So I have nostalgia and great memories here. But really, it's great... More 

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Largo, Florida
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Abbott's is located on Lake Street across from Ontario Beach Park. Can't think of a more perfect addition to a park visit on a warm summer night than Abbott's yummy frozen custard - any flavor. All are delicious and generous in size. Fast, friendly service from smiling young people. A must!

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Naples, Florida
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208 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This place has been here over 70 years and apparently is the place to go when in Rochester. This was different from what I am used to. They specialize in custard and I'm used to ice cream. I we had chocolate almond custard and a coffee fat free yogurt. Both were very good, but to me different. Service was very... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida, Usa
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

A great place to go and get a custard and walk the Charlotte beach and pier. I think the city needs to help out with maintaining the flower beds and cleaning the sidewalk.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Abbots Chocolate Almond ice cream is about the best we've had anywhere in the country. They have multiple locations but the original one on Lake Avenue over looking Lake Ontario is a must visit. After you purchase your ice cream you can relax overlooking the lake or take a walk on the Pier.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4791 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-865-7400

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?