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

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.
  • Handcrafted ice cream and sorbet made in small batches, Ample Hills gets its cream and eggs from local farms upstate for the freshest product possible, in 24 flavors that change with the seasons.
  • 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.