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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Open until 9PM all week @Trip Advisor update the hours! Quite frankly this is the only ice cream place you ever need to visit. It’s not a question of if you should go, but how many times per week. It is a Hudson Valley institution.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 14 February 2021

The ice cream flavors are pretty standard but the ice cream is amazing. The prices are super reasonable. The service is pretty good and they are usually busy. Definitely check it out!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

Holy Cow is the best ice cream place in the area. Even if the line is out the door it moves fast and the wait is worth it. Generous portions, reasonable prices and efficient service, every time.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020

Open every day, year round, Holly Cow serves great ice cream. They also have soft ice cream and frozen yogurt. It's right on Rt. 9 convenient to Red Hook and Rhinebeck.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 26 January 2020

And it's open 12 months a year. Extremely pleasant staff. Low prices (Shhhh...) Long lines in summer especially after the nearby movies break.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 13 November 2019 via mobile

When we arrived the line was out the door and into the parking lot! We hesitated but decided to give it a chance. Surprisingly the line moved fairly quickly and once inside we noticed there was plenty of help to accommodate the large crowd. Pricing...was fair and flavors were plenty.. stop by and don't worry about the line...it's long for a good reason!More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 8 September 2019

Busy but staffed properly for giving good service. The site was clean and neat both inside and out. We were visiting from out of state and have not found an option of hard ice cream at some of our stops.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

I work in a camp nearby and have the opportunity to indulge when ever I like. We purchase all of our birthday cakes from Holy Cow for our campers Birthdays. About 35 -45 cakes each summer. It is crazy the lines out the doors no...joke 25-30 people at a clip. The staff is fast, courteous and creative. You dream it they make it. I have been there in March with freezing temperatures and there is a line out the door. When you thought it was to cold, uh uh not at Holy Cow!! Go enjoy cause HOLY COW that’s not just any ice cream it’s a HOME RUNMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 14 July 2019

I love this place. It is an old fashioned local ice cream shop. They have hard-packed and soft serve ice cream. I get something different time--at my last visit I had a delicious hot fudge sundae.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 10 July 2019

Lots of choices of ice cream flavors and both hard and soft types. Don't come here looking for healthy alternatives! You won't find any no sugar, low sugar, frozen yogurt, or other types that are less full of sugar and fat. Consider this place an...occasional diet splurge because it certainly is just that. I had it in place of lunch, not following lunch. I went with the mint chocolate chip sundae. If it's hot outside, the sundaes in a cup are a lot less messy than cones. There are no places to sit or stand and eat inside in the AC so your cone will melt in a few minutes and drip off your elbow.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Hi, Sorry, I have not purchased these in a while but I will tell you that their prices are the best around!!!! I suggest calling them at 845-758-5959
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holy Cow

Yes, Holy Cow offers takeaway services.

Yes, Holy Cow offers delivery services.

Holy Cow is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5