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Cold Stone Creamery

1651 Second Ave., New York, NY 10028 40.777629 -73.951961
nr. 86th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-249-7085 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Dessert / Ice Cream Shop
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Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6 at 86th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Good for Groups
  • Great Desserts
  • Kid-Friendly


  • No Alcohol


Not Accepted


This venue is closed.

Unsurprisingly, this ice cream franchise got its start in a city with a scorching climate: Tempe, Arizona, circa 1988. Since then, the red-walled parlors have popped up in over 1,350 locations—retail centers, airports, sports arenas, and street corners—nationwide as well as in Guam and the Caribbean. The company takes its name from the cool granite stone (kept at a constant five degrees Fahrenheit) where the fresh ice cream is mixed with sundry toppings; bits of Snickers, bananas, and almonds can be kneaded into one of a dozen basic flavors, like chocolate, coffee and sweet cream. (For the more adventurous, flavors like wasabi ginger and carrot cake batter are introduced monthly.) Appreciative customers are encouraged to tip. In thanks, the staff—clad in black polo shirts—will belt out lighthearted ditties like A Scoopin’ We Will Go. (Notably, a job interview at Cold Stone includes an audition as well as an interview.)


Thick, multi-layered ice cream cakes covered in white frosting or chocolate ganache are also available.