Ample Hills Creamery

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Details
623 Vanderbilt Ave (at St Marks Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 240-3926
Ice Cream, Desserts
$ $
Hours
Mon–Sun: Noon–11:00 PM

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Foursquare Tips

  • hours are 12-10pm sun-thurs, 12-11pm fri, sat. salted crack caramel is the most popular flavor, get it if you see it because it sells out
  • Winner of Best and Most Accurate Use of the Word 'Crack' in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! The Salted Crack Caramel will cause symptoms of withdrawl.
  • Don't miss the Salted Crack Caramel, an intense and just salty enough butter caramel ice cream that gets even better with "crack cookies," buttery chocolate-covered Saltines.
  • Yes, the answer to your question is yes. Go inside and get ice cream. Don't worry about which flavor. They are all amazing. The answer is yes.
  • Few scoop shops in this city make ice cream as goodand as funas Ample Hills. On your first visit, definitely try some Salted Crack Caramel.
  • Pro-tip: if you get a small serving, they'll actually give you two scoops and you can mix and match flavors.
  • For a Jaws-inspired treat, try Beneath! This custom batch features beer ice cream made from Magic Hat Circus Boy with "bloody" honeycomb & crunchy nuggets of Ritz crackers, pretzels, and potato chips.
  • Try the Game of Thrones flavor (The Iron Cone). Black cherry ice cream, spicy dark chocolate, and sugar cone pieces. Diabetes is coming!
  • They have an awesome Ice Cream Lab where you can literally watch the magic happen. They even have a window down low for the little ones to get a peek.
  • Skip the beloved salted crack caramel (too abrasive on the tongue.) Get Ooey Gooey Buttercake if available. A special treat.
  • If they're out of the salted crack caramel, the munchies flavor is just as good!
  • It's stupid how much better this ice cream is than every other ice cream in NYC
  • Try the butter cake flavor in a pretzel cone.
  • Get the ooey gooey butter cake ice cream
  • The stout n' pretzels was awesomely guinness-y -- never have I had a guinness-flavored concoction that was crafted so well.
  • Register is an iPad! They use the Shopkeep app that comes with a scanner and stand with the purchase
  • Peanut butter cookie ice cream is my jam here.
  • Named after a line in a Walt Whitman poem - "I too lived - Brooklyn, of ample hills, was mine..." People talk about the salted crack caramel but my fave is the Ooey Gooey Cake.
  • The password for free WiFi is 'leavesofgrass' which is the name of a poetry collection by Walt Whitman (1819-1892). Note the short excerpt from his poem 'Crossing Brooklyn Ferry' above blackboards.
  • Check their Facebook page for their daily menu of 24 hand-churned flavors. Mainstays like Salted Crack Caramel and Nanatella are top notch.