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Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

61 Grove St, New York City, NY 10014-3418
+1 212-414-0222
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (105 reviews)
“scones” (20 reviews)
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American, Fast food
61 Grove St, New York City, NY 10014-3418
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a couple of times now. The ice creams are very good. Especially the cookie sandwich. The queue was long but the team were very efficient.

Thank andy p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought the salty pimp was pretty yummy, however while there with kids, the music they had blasting thru the speakers was very inappropriate. And not just one song, but for our entire stay (about 4-5 songs). Parents beware.

Thank kmfeltes
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I was attracted by the name, and I heard few people saying how this place ends up with lines outside on the sidewalk. Decided to give it a try, using the opportunity that there was no line (it was still winter though). Honestly, I expected...More

Thank Emil S
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Came here and got a nutella smoothie and it was amazing. It was best dessert I had on the whole trip and store has a funny name too. Would definitely go again if I was in the area. High sugar, high calories exactly what I...More

Thank AMystry20
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The staff were miserable the moment we walked in the woman could not have been less enthusiastic. She didn’t smile or say hello she had a look of disdain on her face the entire time-the shop only had one other table a family so she...More

Thank Holidaymkr
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Really enjoyed our first visit (had American Globs and the salty pimp). Had to come back another day for more. This time we had the Dorothy (formerly the Bea Arthur) and a Salty pimp again. Really nice soft serve. Realized after the second time through...More

Thank krazycanuck85
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I never thought in my life I'd eat an ice cream from such a subtly named venue lol. Awesome range of ice cream and friendly staff. You've just gotta try this out next time you're near Christopher Street.

Thank M T
Reviewed 13 February 2018

During our trip to NY, we wanted to visit so planned it into our day. Completely disappointed. We had better Ice cream from normal cafes. The service was terrible- both of them were rude to us. Tutting and sighing when we had to re-order as...More

1  Thank review169
Reviewed 23 January 2018

as a gay man i thought the staff was hateful and the ice cream sucked. I went here with my boyfriend and we were disrespected from the very moment we opened the door.

1  Thank marcus b
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

As I said why not, best name for an ice cream parlour ever!! The ice cream tasted ok too, well worth a visit.

Thank jezzp
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Grove St, New York City, NY 10014-3418
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-414-0222
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