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6935 State Route 434, Apalachin, NY 13732-3506
+1 607-625-2848
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Apalachin, New York
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Perry's is a nice hard ice cream. The Dipper has a large variety of hard ice cream flavors. I used to think their soft serve vanilla was great, not too sweet but the recipe seems to have changed as it's tasteless and the rest of the family thinks the soft chocolate too is bland. Stick to the hard. Great prices... More 

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Endicott, New York
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Great flavor selections in either hard or soft ice cream. Great service and generous portions. Their barbecued chicken is great and the meal options are good and the food is always well done and delicious. A favorite summer place to gather with friends and family!

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Thank dougdoty
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219 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The lines get long but they crank the ice cream out in a hurry! Parking can be a challenge as this is a VERY popular place to stop. Prices are great and portions are large. Got a sweet tooth? This is the place to visit!

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Thank Willof72
Buffalo
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298 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The barbecue store is next to the ice cream shop. The parking can be a bit challenging due to the busy highway. I normally stop for the pulled pork with two sides. Quality is good price is a bit high.

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Thank Jeff R
Endicott, New York
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Super yummy ice cream, tons of flavors, very family (and dog) friendly, great prices, and overall a fun place to go. We drive straight past at least 3 other ice cream places to go to the Big Dipper - unbeatable all the way around!

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Thank Sally D
Apalachin, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place for ice cream. Big size cones. Service is very good, always busy but they get you in quickly

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Thank don f
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were in the area halfway between Long Island, NY and Ottawa, ON. My wife's aunt treated us to ice cream. Pass that offer up? Never. The ice cream was scrumptious, and the clerks were generous with the scoops. Lots of flavours to choose from. Be careful how and where you park. It takes patience of an angel to find... More 

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Thank E_Ferrell111
Endicott, New York
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place has very good flavorful chicken. I get the dark meat special. Sooo happy for this option. The sides are good too. Big portions. The ice cream is great too. I got a peanut butter sundae and it was great. All food is great serving sizes. Have been coming for years and will continue to come.

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Thank Mom2JTD3
Elmira, New York
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Very good ice cream. Loved the hot fudge. It was a cold day but still had a line of customers. Good size portions. Next time we're in the area we are going to try their BBQ then have ice cream

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Thank anagirl
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is my mom's go-to place for ice cream, and mine when I am visiting. The Best ice cream around. I love soft-serve and they have about 8 different flavors. There's always a line, but it moves quickly because the employees are super-efficient. Huge menu, too--not just ice cream.

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Thank KK80439

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6935 State Route 434, Apalachin, NY 13732-3506
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Tioga County  >  Apalachin
  • Phone Number: +1 607-625-2848

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