PHOTO - Signs covered as Ample Hills permanently closes on Disney's Boardwalk

Jul 30, 2020 in "BoardWalk Ice Cream"

Ample Hills Creamery closed at Disney's Boardwalk
Posted: Thursday July 30, 2020 2:28pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Following the news earlier this week that the new owners of Ample Hills will not be reopening their existing location at Disney's Boardwalk, signs at the ice cream have already been covered up. 

The company had operated a location at Disney's BoardWalk Resort for the last 5 years, and was in the early construction phases of opening a location at Disney Springs on the West Side. Signage has also been removed from that site.

Disney is yet to make any announcement on what will happen to either location.

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Thelazer29 days ago

Salt And Straw... man can't wait!

jt0429 days ago

A gelato on the beach in Gela in July. Priceless.

TJ Vazquez30 days ago

True. Like I said I am not the person to go to for ice cream recommendations :D I didn't even hear about that listeria recall. We usually only get ice cream or gelato at Epcot for some reason. We did enjoy Italy's gelato. 👍

Kevin_W30 days ago

I think Jeni's is a bit overrated (and quite overpriced) and I'm not sure how they survived the Listeria recall and associated shutdown. (I'm sure that listeria problem tainted my view of the company.)

jt0431 days ago

Love Ghirardelli but Disney Springs could use another dedicated ice cream venue. And competition is always good for the customers. 🍨

Magic Feather31 days ago

In general, I believe that most Springs retailers are not subject to Disney Look.

TJ VazquezJun 22, 2021

Ah interesting, thanks for that info.

TrainChasersJun 22, 2021

Extreme hair color, face piercings, tattoos (although tattoos are Disney look now).

TJ VazquezJun 22, 2021

Good to know, I've never had salt and straw, so I for sure try it. Just curious, what does "non-Disney looks mean?

TrainChasersJun 22, 2021

Jeni’s is very good. I think you’ll find salt and straw just as good. They both rate way over Ample Hills in my book. Oh fun fact - if it’s the same agreement as California expect to see “non-Disney” looks from the salt and straw scoopers.

TJ VazquezJun 22, 2021

I wish it wasn't. I'm not a huge ice cream person but Jeni's is something I would seek out. SO GOOD.

the.dreamfinderJun 21, 2021

That was a joke.

wdwmagicJun 21, 2021

Not happening

the.dreamfinderJun 21, 2021

What if Jeni’s swoops in at the last minute?