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“great HOMEMADE ice cream!”
Review of Gannon's Ice Cream

Gannon's Ice Cream
Ranked #2 of 19 Dessert in Syracuse
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
earlville, ny
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208 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“great HOMEMADE ice cream!”
Reviewed 3 July 2013

awesome selection, prices are outrageous. CHEAP. inside eating area for poor weather. friendly staff. second location now down town too.

Visited July 2013
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English first
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Most flavorful, unique and delicious ice cream ever”
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We are nine college friends and Gannon's ice cream is now part of our annual college reunion experience. We gather from six states and we have eaten lots of ice cream in our time. Thus far we have experienced more than a dozen flavors from cappuccino crunch to creme brûlée and peppermint patty. In all of our collective ice cream experience there is nothing that surpasses Gannon's. With three locations it is well worth going the extra mile. You will find none better.

Visited June 2013
Thank Keukakutie
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Memphis, Tennessee
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Gannon's has by far the best ice cream I have ever tasted, and I am a big ice cream fan. They always come up with new flavors and they are consistently delicious. As a bonus, the funny ice cream cartoon murals are a hoot. Bottom line, do not pass the opportunity to taste their ice cream You will definitely not be disappointed!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank die-anna
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DeWitt, New York
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541 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 399 helpful votes
“Outstanding ice cream, lots of imaginative flavors”
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Of the many good ice cream places in the greater Syracuse area, I think Gannon's is the best. For me, their Valley Drive location is quite out of the way as I live on the other side of town, but once in a while I'll make the special trip, as it is worth it.

The quality of the ice cream is excellent, and you will find that they offer some flavors of their own that you won't find anywhere else. They offer both soft and hard ice cream, but to me, since soft ice cream is somewhat of a standard commodity you can get anywhere, it's a shame to come here and not try their homemade hard ice cream.

There is some indoor seating available so if you want to get out of the summer heat to eat your ice cream, you can do so. Don't expect table service, though, this is not that kind of place.

Here's a suggestion: Webster's Pond is only a few blocks away. Consider getting a cone or dish of ice cream at Gannon's and going to the pond to eat it and watch the ducks and geese. The pond is free and it's a very pleasant place to enjoy your ice cream.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Joe H
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Syracuse, New York
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2013

I love this place!! The only thing about this place that's negative is their lack of sugar free options.

Visited July 2012
Thank Emily B
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