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Penguin Palace

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2117 River Rd, Maumee, OH 43537-3635
+1 419-893-0561
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Maumee, Ohio
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This little gem in Maumee has been around for a lifetime! The local high school kids can whip up anything you order with a smile! Great tasting soft serve ice cream made into sundaes, shakes, cones and cups. They also have slushes, banana splits and a large variety of their own made up creations too! Large portion sizes at small... More 

Thank Bridget S
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Tasty, LOTS Of choices and reasonably priced. We had sundaes, tornados and a shake. All were good. No bathrooms though.

Thank Jessica F
Toledo, Ohio, United States
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Penguin Palace is a Maumee tradition. Great ice cream served up by Maumee kids! They have great tornados, the best cookie dough in town and probably the best smurf ice cream in town! Try it out! You will love it!

Thank Lisa C
Toledo, Ohio
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653 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

All of these places are about the same..it comes down to price IMHO ... In that case I'd say this place over charges...... I've never had there food only ice cream... nothing wrong. .just a normal every day ice cream place. .slightly over charging

Thank Sonny_circumvehor
Toledo, Ohio, United States
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Penguin Palace is a great locally owned ice cream joint. They are the only place to get blue snuff ice cream. They make great sundaes and tornados. Want something personalized? Just ask! Friendly workers! If you are hungry grab a chili dog or BLT! If your dog is hungry you can even get a dog bone sundae! Had fun!

Thank Lisa C
Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Hard to beat penguin. It's good, it's familiar, and it's down the street from my house. Good ice cream, fun paintings of penguins all over the building, and nothing to complain about. Try the smurf ice cream (blue raspberry) or the Maumee River Dirt Sundae.

Thank Peter F
Toledo, Ohio
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I decided to get a chocolate shake! Bad decision! Terrible stomach ache later on that day, had a really bad experience, was unable to go to work for 3 days thanks to the shake I purchased! Had food poison!

Thank irishned2014
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Penguin palace is a wonderful, hometown ice cream shop! The shop is distinctive; painted blue with peguin murals all around. Penguins are painted on every flat surface, making the "Palace" a fun place to come. The employees are friendly and the ice cream reasonably priced. They carry a wide variety of sundaes, slushes, shakes, Blizzard equivalents called "tornadoes," and sandwiches.... More 

1 Thank holta1988
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2013

It's just a regular neighborhood ice cream place, but I've enjoyed it for years with family and friends. There is no reason I can think of to not recommend this place. Stop by and get a cone.

Thank sjmbruce
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Penguin Palace, home of the Smurf ice cream! I love Smurf ice cream in a cup with sprinkles. They also make the best turtle sundae with salted pecans on top. Super yummy!!

Thank OrangeVw3

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2117 River Rd, Maumee, OH 43537-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Maumee
  • Phone Number: +1 419-893-0561

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