Store Hours

Mon-Thurs: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Fri-Sat:11:00 am - 10:30 pm

Sunday: 12:00 Noon - 10:00 pm

DriveThru open 10:00 am (M-Sat) & 11:00 am (Sun) 

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Current Flavors

Chocolate Chip Lemon Blueberry Swirl Pineapple Sorbet
Toasted Coconut Macadamia Maple Nut Chocolate Peanut Butter
Spicy Chocolate Dark and Twisted Salty Rum Raisin
Chocolate Hazelnut Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
Cherries Jubilee Birthday Cake Bubble Gum
Strawberry Cookie Dough Coffee Chip
Chocolate Mint Salty Caramel Cookies and Cream
Cookie Monster Smores Vanilla

Updated 4/17 9:00 pm


Drive Thru Open Earlier

For your convenience, the drive thru is now open one hour earlier than the inside of the store.  From Monday - Saturday, it's open at 10:00 am, and on Sundays at 11:00 am.

New and Improved Smooth Sailing Cocoas and Mochas

Come and try one of our new Smooth Sailing Cocoas or Mochas made with steamed milk, Ghirardelli chocolates, and a scoop of ice cream on top - just what you need during these colder fall and winter days.

Flapdoodles Voted Best Ice Cream Place in Rochester Magazine 2013

We'd like to thank all of our loyal customers and great employees for making this award possible.   We look forward to making Flapdoodles an even better place to enjoy homemade ice cream and have fun at the same time.


Do you want to know the inside scoop of what is happening at Flapdoodles? If so, we encourage you to become a fan of our Facebook page, Flapdoodles Ice Cream. "Like" our Facebook page, and you will:

  • find out about special discounts, promotions, and events through our regular news feeds.
  • know which flavors we are currently offering. Simply click on the "About" tab along the left margin of our Facebook page to discover which 24 delicious flavors are currently on display.
  • bring a little flappiness into your life by interacting with our Facebook page. You'll have fun responding to crazy polls, filling in captions of photos, and the like.

                       Featured Flapdoodle

              (for more, check out our in-store chalkboard)

It's tax season, so what are some of the most absurd tax exemptions people have tried to get through the IRS:

A failing businessman hired an arsonist to burn down his business to collect insurance money, and attempted to deduct the $10,000 fee paid to the arsonist - Denied

A couple who owned a junkyard elected to write off the cost of cat food to attract wild cats.  The cats, they claimed, were needed to "take care" of the rodents and snakes to make the place safer for customers - Approved

One businessman turned to carrier pigeons to communicate with his business partner, and he elected to write off the price of the pigeons, along with their food, care, and housing - Approved

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Win Free Ice Cream, a Flapdoodles T-Shirt, and Instant Fame!

We need your help coming up with clever, nonsensical, and original names for some of our fabulous ice cream flavors.   Read more...



The Story Behind Flapdoodles

Growing up as a kid in Alaska, my dad developed a passion for sailing. As it turns out, he named his very first boat, "Flapdoodle". So on one level, naming the store after his first sailboat serves not only as a reminder of all the happy family memories I experienced on the boat, but also a tribute to my dad and the profound influence he had on my life. Truth be told, it was my dad who instilled in me, among other fine qualities, a deep affection for ice cream. In fact, one could easily say that my dad turned scooping and eating ice cream into an art form - if you think I'm exaggerating, just ask my siblings.

Read more: The Story Behind Flapdoodles