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York Castle Tropical Ice Cream

827 Hungerford Dr, Rockville, MD 20850-1727
+1 301-217-5840
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
23 Aug 2017
“Great tropical flavors”
10 Jul 2017
“Lots of serving choices”
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$$ - $$$
827 Hungerford Dr, Rockville, MD 20850-1727
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

With choices like guava, mango, ginger, banana and other tropical fruits, one is transported back to the Caribbean with just a taste of ice cream or smoothie. Once you visit once you are bound to visit again and again and again.

Thank alexandrina55
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Good, locally made ice cream served by a friendly group. Very small picnic seating area. The day we went, there was a pretty long line, but it went fast. Unusual and delicious blend of flavors. I had pina colada and peach scoops. Rum raisin was...More

Thank Pam52787
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This nearby ice cream parlor will give you tastes of their unusual flavors like lychee, mango, and an old favorite, rum raisin. There are other more neutral flavors like peach for those who aren't into the island tastes which this small business makes on site.

Thank Dayle M
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We split a banana split and we'll be back to do it again! They have traditional ice cream flavors like mint chocolate chip.

Thank gadnerb
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I guess when I go for ice cream, I want something more traditional. Jamaican ice cream just doesn't have the American flair I wanted. Perhaps something in the store name should alert customers to the fact that their ice creams are mostly loaded with chunks...More

Thank keerstn
Reviewed 14 April 2016

York Castle ice cream is the richest, freshest ice cream you can get, short of making it yourself. And they've got unique flavors, like soursop, ginger, and even Guinness -- no, that doesn't "taste LIKE" Guinness stout, but it tastes OF Guinness, and it's delicious!...More

Thank RickWestlake
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I have loved both of my visits to York Castle. They have a book at the counter with pictures of the tropical fruits featured in their ice creams. I tasted three flavors, all creamy and delicious, and went with a junior scoop of soursop. It...More

Thank bertha1223
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Haven't had great swiss chocolate ice cream since Gifford's closed years ago--but they have it. The coconut lacked pieces of real coconut, but was still good. We'll try the tropical flavors in warmer weather, although we'll return before the spring.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Don't miss the real fruit flavors that make this ice cream so special. Their seasonal fresh peach was my favorite when they were in Silver Spring, but now I love the mango and tropical flavors even more, as they are hard to find elsewhere. Paying...More

Thank Kathryn921
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Well as a kid I fell in love with the original Gifford's Ice Cream in Silver Spring & Bethesda. Old timer food bloggers know the story about how the guy with York got the original recipes and it has been good to have a source...More

Thank smokeater55
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  • Address: 827 Hungerford Dr, Rockville, MD 20850-1727
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-217-5840
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