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28 E Franklin St, New Freedom, PA 17349-9506
+1 717-227-9443
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (45 reviews)
“snow balls” (4 reviews)
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28 E Franklin St, New Freedom, PA 17349-9506
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

" sprinkles are for winners" Colourfull , lively, and family friendly, this cute little " snowball stand" does a thriving business. Offering varieties of specialty snowballs and ice creams, with outdoor seating, this community storefront is always sure to please. Walk around the trail and...More

Thank kduckie
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I have for the last 8 Years have gone to Bonkey's. Its a like a little gem in Southern PA. I highly recommend this Ice cream place for desert or a snack or whenever you like to get some icecream.

Thank jeffwU2958ED
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Always good with unique flavors. Can't beat it after bike riding! can be pretty crowded but service is good and the line moves pretty quick.

Thank Carla F
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Four of us adults went to get ice cream after dinner. As we were waiting in line to order, a young girl came in with her cone, which was half eaten. She told the girl behind the counter that they gave her the incorrect flavor....More

Thank J_Jforever
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Love this ice cream/snowball place in New Freedom. The ice cream is delicious, the prices are very reasonable and the staff who are all teenagers are extremely friendly. One time, my son accidentally dropped his cone while walking outside and the owner came running out...More

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I try to get there every weekend. It's always busy but the line moves fast. Large variety of ice cream and snow balls. Lots of novelty ice cream also. Chocolate covered cheesecake on a stick, yum....

Thank dpauljunior
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of variety. Good ice cream. Always busy. Recommend snowball parfait. Sundaes are good too. Not much parking nearby.

Thank jewherley
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Bonkeys is unique. Great ice cream served out of an old movie theater in a quaint little down where everyone loves to gather. Soft serve, hand dipped, cones and bowls with flavor and creativity even snowballs. Homemade ice cream sandwiches, great shakes and floats. Fun...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Best ice cream in the area. Creative flavors and creations. Never disappoints. Located two blocks from the bike trail and Steam into history railroad caps off a fun visit to this small town.

Thank bigsr2
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a great place to get dozen's of varieties of custom made ice cream. Bonnie and Keith (Bon-Kei i.e. Bonkey) are wonderful and make all of their ice cream by hand. The are only open from Spring to Fall so you have to get...More

Thank genevieve w
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 E Franklin St, New Freedom, PA 17349-9506
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  New Freedom
  • Phone Number: +1 717-227-9443
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