401 School House Road
Hilltown, PA 18927
Hours: M-Th 5-10p; Fri-Sun 12-11p
Did you ever have that overstimulated feeling at a boardwalk, carnival, or amusement park? The one where all your senses are simultaneously provoked with delight and a momentary inability to respond? That is how I felt walking into Sundae School...no, not church Sunday School, but an ice cream spot recommended to us by friends. Celebrating their 5 year anniversary, this local hotspot was an old school--built in 1829 and hosting students till the 1950's.
The outdoor scene is very inviting--lights strung around the yard with several picnic tables, where individuals of all ages were enjoying the remaining days of summer or stopping for a quick treat after practice.
Then...you head in to the brightly lit school house. I have never seen so much "signage." It was difficult to settle in and decide what to order because everywhere you looked there were brightly colored, festive signs with every kind of sundae, milkshake or ice cream concoction.
Sundae School claims to serve 58 flavors of Hershey's ice cream. A candy lover's dream, several of the flavors and sundaes are based off of their candy. We chose the Turtle Sundae ($5.99)--any flavor of ice cream, caramel, hot fudge, whipped cream and pecans. The sundaes are definitely shareable.
Wow. Overwhelming, but worth the experience if you are in the area. A highlight was enjoying it in the yard on a warm summer evening.