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The Milk Shake Factory

1705 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1772
+1 412-488-1808
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (14 reviews)
“sundae” (6 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
1705 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1772
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a rainy night when we were in town visiting and there wasn't anything else to do. My husband and I each had the fried ice cream milkshake, absolutely divine!!! My 2 sons had the strawberry and it was delicious and our daughter...More

Thank Tia P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure if it was the timing, but I almost bought two. I had the Fried Ice Cream milkshake and I bet it was finished in less than 5 minutes. I'm not much of a fan for sweets, but this was amazing. I'll go back...More

Thank Donnertal
TheMilkShakeFactory, Manager at The Milk Shake Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The Fried Ice Cream Milkshake is a team favorite! Thanks so much for visiting and for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. Hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to both Pittsburgh locations one in Downtown and the other in the Southside. The candy and milkshakes are great and so is the atmosphere. The only complaint is they should use proper milkshake glasses instead of plastic cups!

Thank fredraymond522
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here after lunch and had to debate what to get. Ended up making 2 trips here, had the brownie fudge milkshake and then came back for the peanut butter toffee shake. Terrific place, I need to do a lot if walking to burn...More

Thank Masterbeavis
TheMilkShakeFactory, Manager at The Milk Shake Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed your milkshakes! Visit us again sometime :)

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Hubby and I stopped for shakes and were not disappointed. A perfect substitute for dessert. He enjoyed a chocolate peanut butter shake and I selected the chocolate mint shake. Made to order, they were fresh, thick and delicious.

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is the best place to get a milkshake. They are thick shakes. Highly recommend the red velvet milkshake. The chocolates they sell there are awesome as well

Thank Apes44
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Nice place to go for dessert or a sugar fix. Loved the choices and the candy bar. I want one in my town!

Thank Dana L
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I had the Bananas Foster Milkshake, it was beautiful and yummy! They are located on Fifth ave. Nice clean place, old fashioned ice cream bar, homemade chocolates, and yummy ice cream! Would definitely go back!

Thank Pollyanna M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is such a cute restaurant! I will take my whole family here when they come for a sweet treat dessert. Not only are their milkshakes phenomenal, they have a ton of chocolate treats they make to choose from. The decor is super cute too,...More

Thank lemullinax
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We saw this spot driving through the city and walked from our hotel the next night. They were nearing closing time, but had no problems whipping up a few shakes for us. Everyone working at that time was pleasant, polite and efficient. And the shakes...More

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25 July 2015|
Response from GoBoilers96 | Reviewed this property |
I had toffee coffe, my son had chocolate Oreo. Special was Cookie Monster; cookie dough, vanilla ice cream, sprinkles, chocolate chip cookies on top. My best guess is there are 50 different favors listed but you could mix... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1705 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1772
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-488-1808
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