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Emma's Lake Placid Creamery

2507 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
+1 518-523-8201
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sundae” (26 reviews)
“ice cream” (93 reviews)
“waffle cones” (3 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
2507 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved Emma's so much we went back the next evening for ice cream. Their waffle cones, ice cream and chipwiches are delicious. They have cookie dough, but we didn't try that.

Thank NY3032
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge selection of ice cream and other sweets. The Pumpkin Milk Shake is so delicious! They have an interesting little retro shop.

Thank ColleenADK
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We had walked by it on our way to dinner on the first night, and I was intrigued by the homemade cookie dough sign outside. On our way back from dinner we decided to stop in—the line was out the door on a Thursday at...More

Thank summertimefun1234
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This place had delicious ice cream with lots of flavors for hard or soft ice cream. They also had cookie dough available, yum!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Cute shop, nice selection, friendly people, but most importantly, DELICIOUS ice cream. Recommend you stop in.

Thank David K
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Skip the overpriced chain on main street and support a local favorite. Lots of sundaes and specialty flavors, really nice staff and owner.

Thank john g
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Emma's was recommended to us by the guys at the front deck of our hotel. It is a really cute little ice cream shop. We were told that they is always a line and there was when we went there, but the line moves very...More

Thank Phyllis10
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Emma's is fantastic. We stopped in everyday for a treat while in Lake Placid. They have soft serve, chipwiches, and many flavors of hard ice cream, along with edible cookie dough and many other little treats. Make sure to stop here for your sweet tooth.

Thank Deanine S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We arrived to town on a Thursday night to see virtually everyone sucking down ice cream cones. With a few people here and there, we were shocked to see a line "out the door" of this local shop. Intrigued, we had to try it out....More

Thank Murphysoutlaw
Reviewed 23 August 2017

OK, I'll admit it...I was looking for the Ben & Jerry's shop when I stumbled in here last week. But what a happy accident! Emma's turned out to be superb ice cream, and they served up a dish of Bananas Foster to me that was...More

Thank Larry W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$19
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2507 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-8201
  • E-mail
Emma's is a 50's themed ice cream shop featuring creamy and delicious soft serve cones, sundaes, old fashion milkshakes, malts and speciality items. A must try is our famous Maple Creme Soft Serve! Five flavors are featured daily, including Dole Whip, a fat free, lactose free, dairy free frozen soft serve dessert (Pineapple, Raspberry and Strawberry are rotated each week). Retro gift items, cards, classic hooded sweatshirts and wood signs round out the fun selection of items found at Emma's!
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