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Emack & Bolio's

) #3 of 14 Dessert in Albany #37 of 573 Places to Eat in Albany $$ - $$$ Cafe
366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
+1 518-512-5100
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (28 reviews)
“sundae” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great history, good menu and nice comfortable place to hangout and play games. We enjoyed stopping there.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ice cream was really, really good! We had a fresh peach ice cream (can you say classic summer!!) as well as a vanilla ice cream with pieces of yellow and red velvet cake in it. Delicious! We went on National Ice Cream Day (this...More

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's so easy to keep a freezer full of top-notch interest flavors from the supermarket, but every once in a while it's good to branch out and try a couple of scoops of something not so mass produced. We managed to arrive during live-music time,...More

Thank NossonMeir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome little ice cream and candy shop. Always wanted to have a nice ice cream shop in walking distance .. took a little hike to get here but it was very worth it! Very cute environment, outdoor and indoor seating, live music on weekends! Definitely...More

Thank Shaina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we take a trip back to Albany we make sure to make a stop at E&B's. the ice cream selection is always interesting and there are always new things to try. The environment is comfortable and homey even though it's part of a...More

Thank eggbomb
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

If you're an ice cream aficionado, this is the place for you. The ice cream is rich, very smooth and creamy. Many flavors are unique and portions are ample. There is plenty of seating inside as well as a large outside patio area. They also...More

Thank pm222
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Always interesting ice cream flavors and dessert combos. Good coffee/ tea options. Live music on the weekends. Mobile food trucks at many local fairs and festivals. The ice cream sells out fast!

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Emack and Bolio's was a wonderful and unique surprise while traveling through Albany. The restaurant is only about 3 miles from downtown where we stayed for one night on our way to skiing in Vermont. Homeade ice creams and chocolates were superb with a nice...More

Thank axosu1
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Emack and Bolio's has a wide selection of ice cream and other desserts. Everything seems to be made from scratch. I'd definitely recommend coming here!

Thank Anonymous A
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I bought a chocolate mousse/fudge filling birthday cake for my wife here. It was absolutely delicious. The only downside is that it may have ruined my desire to eat any other kind of ice cream!

Thank Bill B
Amy R, Owner at Emack & Bolio's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

So glad you liked it! Our original hot fudge makes that cake extra delicious!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-512-5100
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Emack & Bolio's, Albany, NY, features Outrageous Ice Cream, Award Winning Smoothies, Hand-Dipped Chocolates & Gourmet Espresso Drinks.Open Year Round 11am-10pm weekdays, 11pm Fri/Sat/Summer. Live Music Weekends, Unique Toys & Gifts, Outdoor Garden Seating, Fireplace. Birthday Parties, Our Ice Cream Truck Caters Events!
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