Anderson’s Frozen Custard

Ice Cream Parlor
One of the best

Much of New York State’s frozen custard–soft-serve ice cream made distinctively rich and creamy by its higher egg content–is concentrated in the upper northwest of the state. One of the finest samplings you can try is from Anderson’s Frozen Custard on Sheridan Drive, Buffalo.

The classic servings are vanilla, chocolate or swirl, but they also have other wonderful custards. A “Flavor of the Day” calendar is available on the Anderson’s website and for even more adventurous tasters there are seasonal specialties like “eggnog and rum” and “peppermint stick fudge.” All of their custards have a soft and creamy texture that must be consumed quickly on a hot summer day.

There is no indoor seating so during the summer most people eat the custard in the parking lot or on one of the few picnic benches. If you happen to arrive in Buffalo during one of the notorious blizzards then it is best to visit one of the other locations where they have indoor seating.

What to Eat
Anderson’s Frozen Custard, Frozen Custard
Frozen Custard
It only took a minute for the sun to start showing its melting power on this custard tower!
Beef on Weck
Anderson’s Frozen Custard, Sundae
Anderson's excellent vanilla custard is perfect for sundaes, like this Reese's Pieces sundae.
Anderson’s Frozen Custard, Ice Cream
Ice Cream
Rum and egg nog ice cream is a Christmas time favorite.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday11am - 10:30pm
Monday11am - 10:30pm
Tuesday11am - 10:30pm
Wednesday11am - 10:30pm
Thursday11am - 10:30pm
Friday11am - 10:30pm
Saturday11am - 10:30pm
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
9 stops | 3 hr 28 min total driving
11 stops | 6 hr 2 min total driving
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dessert
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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