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148 W El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92026-2502
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 20:00
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Escondido, California
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great product, takes coupons, and the people are so nice! Sign says closed on Sundays to go to Church, can't think of a better reason! Thanks, Baltimore!

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CA
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

I would say this place is doing well since they've now opened up their second location in Escondido. They do some pretty wild (and good) combos. Hot day, need something cold, this is the place to go!

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1 Thank aafflyer
San Diego, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Like this place. You can get a traditional snowcone with just syrup or you can get one with toppings and ice cream. I was skeptical of the combo snowcone icecream sundae concept but I am an unashamed convert. Delcious. My favorite is the Samoa which is patterned of the girlscout cookie of the same name. The quality of the ice... More 

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1 Thank ViaNova2014
Escondido, California
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120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Not quite shaved ice and the flavoring syrup tasted a bit cheap with lots of HCS. The place does employ teens to work there who are always friendly and the business closes shop on Sundays. I applaud them for doing both That said, I prefer the new Ritas up the road a mile or so.

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Santee, California
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129 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

As the sign says, "this ain't no snow cone"! A bit of ice cream, a little whipped cream, some great syrup put together with shaved ice and it's a delight! Very reasonably priced, and definitely kid friendly. I ate at the East Valley Parkway location which has indoor seating and is 50's and 60's rock-n-roll themed. A fun place and... More 

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Thank sflambert
San Diego, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

I absolutely love Baltimore Snowball. It takes ice cream and flavored ice to a whole new level in taste if youve never tried it you havent lived

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Thank Daniellemhinde
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

Being from Maryland and having worked in Baltimore for over 17 years I had to try this snowball stand when I was in Escondido. My daughter and I had a hard time figuring out what to try because there were so many choices! We ended up ordering the Elvis and Mocha Madness. Both were to die for. We loved them... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

We were amazed to find Snowball out here we are from Baltimore and that means ASnowball treat. We were more than delighted great snowballs all flavors even egg custard with marshmallow you got to find this place it's a taste treat the 50s musi c and good vivmakes this a Hit with whole family. If you never had a snowball... More 

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3 Thank lukesbuddy
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

My daughter took us to this place to try, and oh boy, it is awesome! Shaved ice with ice cream in the middle and topped with whipped cream, drizzled with marshmallow sauce. Delish! They have alot of different combinations to try, I had a coffee and caramel one, my daughter had a Luau or something and for the kids, good... More 

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2 Thank louiel00
Fallbrook, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

If you go once you are guaranteed to go back! Don't be shy about the crazy flavors listed on the board. Be adventurous! You won't be disappointed. If you like 50/50 bars, then these little treats will send you off the charts! We got a "Carnival" snowball today. It has vanilla ice cream in the middle surrounded by "snow" that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 W El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92026-2502
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
Description
The best shaved ice done Baltimore Style! Create your own snowball with over 50 refreshing flavors! Throw in a scoop of hand dipped ice cream and top it off with a variety of compliments including Baltimore's favorite, Marshmallow Cream! In Baltimore, it's not a Snowball without Marshmallow! Or you can choose one our favorite combos from the Baltimore's Best menu! The Charlie Brown, The Elvis, The Little Surfer, Ocean City Sunset, Rootbeer Float, Strawberry Shortcakei and more! The possibilities are endless! We offer Drive thru and walk up servicing so "Come on Hon, let's go get a Snowball!"Baltimore Snowball"Take a Snow Day"

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?