Amy's Ice Creams & Coffees

(713) 526-2697 | View Website

3816 Farnham St, Houston, TX | Directions   77098

29.732583 -95.411959

Open Hours

Monday To Thursday From 11:30 AM To 12:00 AM Friday To Saturday From 11:30 AM To 01:00 AM Sunday From 11:30 AM To 12:00 AM

 
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Price: $

Tags: Family-Friendly Dining, Lunch Spot, People Watching

Payment Methods: Cash, Check, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Greenway/ Upper Kirby, Central

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Amy's Ice Creams & Coffees
Amy's Ice Creams & Coffees
Amy's Ice Creams & Coffees
Amy's Ice Creams & Coffees
Menu
Amaretto Peach Ice Cream, Cantaloupe Ice Cream, Cantaloupe Ice, Cranberry Ice Cream, Chocoberry Ice Cream, Amaretto Cheesecake, Amarettto, Banana Cinnamon, Banana Cream Pie, Banana Nut... more

Reviews for Amy's Ice Creams & Coffees

Amy's Ice Creams & Coffees
Recommends

Kids and adults alike flock to this popular ice cream shop. The thick shakes are a meal unto themselves.

Amy's Ice Creams & Coffees
Recommends

Fan favorite Amy's is colorful and centrally located off Shepherd/59, with delicious flavors like mexican banana and belgian malt. Texture is smooth, creamy and utterly addictive.

over a year ago

Some of the best ice cream in the world! You need to go and give a high five to the staff there for making such a great product.

Doesn't Recommend
over a year ago

Gone way downhill over the past few years. All the positive reviews on this website are non-existant at today's amys.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Best Ice Cream in Houston – First discovered Amy's when we lived in Austin. They are the best! So many good flavors, I can't name them all. Even their hot fudge is homemade. I've tried other places, but now I'm spoiled and keep coming back.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Best Ice Cream in Houston – Hands down, this is the best ice cream in Houston. Too bad there is only one location, but a lot of restaurants serve their ice cream with dessert (Barnaby's Cafe, Mission Burrito, Star Pizza, etc). Mexican Vanilla is an all-time favorite, but it is always fun to try the other flavors. MY favorite funky flavor - Avocado!

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Better than the others. – Amy's Ice Cream is impressively good. I'd give them 5 stars, but I can count on one hand the number of times I've gone there and waited less than 15 minutes in line. Even on slower nights, the wait is ridiculous. They have 2 people on the line, and usually they're working the register, too, which takes even more time. The treats are unbeatable, but the staffing is poorly thought out. I do, however, wish they'd have my favourite flavour more often. The hibiscus flower is incredible, and the Guinness ice cream is a close second. Following closely behind are their Shiner ice cream and whiskey ice cream. Despite how much I HATE waiting, I continue to go there instead of any of their rivals...plus it's just across the street from the always delicious 59 Diner.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Best Icecream EVER! – I was introduced to the ORIGINIAL Amy's during college and have gone to the Memorial location several times ... this location falls between the two. It still have the creativity and flair of the original but without the intangibles of the Austin location. But the ice cream is still on point & that's the most important part! Amy's has seasonal flavors to try & most taste like the name. My all time favorie is Mexican Vanilla w/ peanut M&Ms. Try it & you'll be a believer.

Recommends
over a year ago

Youngsters and the young at heart flock to this campy parlor for great ice cream and good times. – The Scene
Although the carnival atmosphere of the Shepherd Plaza club scene has faded, it's hard to overlook the two humongous Holsteins standing atop this place, offering a giant cup of coffee to passersby. That rather astonishing sign, garnished with purple neon, keeps perfectly with the kind of campy "Pee-wee's Playhouse" decor and ambience you'll find inside this Houston version of the longtime Austin ice-cream emporium. There's even a photo booth where you can memorialize your visit (when it's working). It's popular with the teenage set too young to hit the many 21-and-over venues nearby.

The Food
You can get better coffee, if that's your objective, but the ice cream is generally very good--the Mexican vanilla is dangerously tasty. There are several mix-ins available, so diners can create their own custom combos.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

It's the coolest, man... – I've been going to Amy's for about 10 years now and I can say, withouth reservation, that it is the best ice cream in Houston. They have some standard flavors (Mexican Vanilla, White Chocolate, Sweet Cream, etc.) but they have 4 or 5 flavors that change every week, so theres always something new to try. The servers are creative and fun, though perhaps a bit startling to those unused to the Montrose/Shepherd styles. I definitely reccomend it to everyone, but it's particularly fun for kids and casual dates. And you can always go to Star Pizza (directly across Shepeherd) first and finish up with Amy's after.

Recommends
4.5
over a year ago

Best Ice Cream in town! – They have really fun flavors, and all the people that work there are really funny and nice. I really recommend giving Amy's a try.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

best ice cream in town – This place rules.. the mexican vanilla with strawberries is classic.. They also have new flavors all the time that are good. The Shiner ice cream was pretty good.. can you believe that? Shiner Boch ice cream!

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