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kam0424 Apr 14, 2009 09:43 AM

I'm looking for a restaurant that makes a really good ice cream sundae. I'm open to all price levels and locations. Any ideas?

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    kathryn RE: kam0424 Apr 14, 2009 09:54 AM

    This recent thread may help:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/610168

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      steakrules85 RE: kam0424 Apr 14, 2009 09:59 AM

      Peter Luger, BLT Prime

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        sashab10 RE: steakrules85 Apr 14, 2009 10:08 AM

        Dylan's Candy bar is a trendy spot - there is also the milk bar on 13th between 2nd and 3rd... not sure if they have sundae's per-se, but they have a lot of specular iced-milk treats...

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        drmoze RE: kam0424 Apr 14, 2009 11:37 AM

        A great sundae is truly something best concocted at home: take your favorite ice cream(s), add your favorite sauces/fruits/nuts, and enjoy. Honestly, you can get a much better sundae than I've found at 90% of restaurants that serve them, and for a fraction of the inflated price they charge. Keep some sauce (hot fudge, caramel, etc.) and a bag of nuts on hand (walnuts, peanuts, both) and you can have great sundaes on a whim. My favorite is french vanilla ice cream with hot fudge and lots of peanuts,and real whipped cream. Many restaurants don't even offer peanuts on their sundaes.

        1. Motosport RE: kam0424 Apr 14, 2009 11:56 AM

          I have always loved Juniors Mile High Sundaes. Times Sq, Brooklyn or Grand Central Station

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            stephaniec25 RE: kam0424 Apr 14, 2009 02:10 PM

            Get the Olive Oil Copetta at Otto! It's not traditional but its the best!

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              kam0424 RE: stephaniec25 Apr 15, 2009 10:12 AM

              I forgot about otto, great idea!

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              Lucia RE: kam0424 Apr 15, 2009 07:26 PM

              Agree w/Otto. The Smith makes some good ones. My favorites are at Shake Shack.
              Not at a restaurant, but Chickalicious Club makes a great sundae.

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                kam0424 RE: Lucia Apr 16, 2009 06:14 AM

                Chickalicious was on my list too, but I wasn't sure of their menu. Thanks!

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                JMJD RE: kam0424 Apr 15, 2009 07:33 PM

                The ones at Blue Ribbon Bakery looked outrageous but I've never tried...would be interested if anyone has.

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                  xigua RE: kam0424 Apr 16, 2009 06:36 AM

                  Its been a while since I ordered it but I still remember the hot fudge sundae at pearl oyster bar being really really good.
                  http://orderinny.wordpress.com/2006/1...

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                    MMRuth RE: xigua Apr 16, 2009 06:41 AM

                    I love their praline/butterscotch one.

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                    samanthainthecity RE: kam0424 Apr 20, 2009 09:36 AM

                    The Noho Star makes a very good one.

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