Condrell’s Candies & Ice Cream

Candy Shop | Ice Cream Parlor | Soda Fountain
One of the best

Buffalo just may be America’s #1 ice cream city, boasting many parlors that make their own (ice cream and/or toppings) and construct truly spectacular sundaes all crowned with freshly whipped cream. Many such places also are candy stores, with jaw-dropping arrays of chocolates. Condrell’s is one of the best.

We’re not sure if its formal name is Condrell’s or King Condrell’s; both are used on menus, on signs, and when employees speak of it. No matter, because what’s important here are sundaes – some of the best on the planet. Atop luxurious, house-made ice cream you can have basso profundo hot fudge, warm French chocolate sauce that is lighter-flavored than fudge and more pudding-like, or traditional chocolate sauce that is thin and innocent. Marshmallow topping is smooth as cream, caramel is extra-buttery, whipped cream is utterly fresh, and nuts are crisp and salted just enough to be a perfect foil for everything sweet. Portions are big.

Do not neglect Condrell’s candies. There are exemplary sponge candies and Charlie Chaplins (Buffalo faves), as well as more universally-known delights including  molasses paddles and molasses chips enrobed in dark or light chocolate, truffles of every kind, cashew or pecan turtles, chocolate covered chunks of candied orange, pineapple, and ginger, dozens of varieties of cream centers, nut barks, chocolate-covered pretzels, and malted milk balls. To shop at Condrell’s is truly to be a kid in a candy store. No metaphor exists to express the bliss of a Condrell’s sundae.

What to Eat
Condrell’s Candies & Ice Cream, Sundaes
Great nuts atop it all
Condrell’s Candies & Ice Cream, Crazy Monkey Sundae
Crazy Monkey Sundae
The Crazy Monkey includes peanut butter sauce & red raspberry sauce over goober ice cream.
Condrell’s Candies & Ice Cream, Roamin’ Buffalo Sundae
Roamin’ Buffalo Sundae
The Roamin' Buffalo, smothered in fresh whipped cream, is topped by two chocolate bison.
Condrell’s Candies & Ice Cream, Sponge Candy
Sponge Candy
Sponge candy texture is as vital as its taste.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday12pm - 9:30pm
Monday10:30am - 9:30pm
Tuesday10:30am - 9:45pm
Wednesday10:30am - 9:45pm
Thursday10:30am - 9:45pm
Friday10:30am - 10:30pm
Saturday11am - 10:30pm
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
4 stops | 37 MILES | 1 hr 4 min

Famous for chicken wings and, among connoisseurs, beef on weck, Buffalo also happens to be a confectionery city of the highest order. Family-run sweet shops, large and small, temper cocoa butter, whip up marshmallow sauce from scratch and create unique signature candies. In the capital of what local chocolatier Dean Tassy refers to as The…

Open Year Round
Meals Served
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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