I remember a time when I could stroll up to the arcade and play games like Dig Dug, Galaga, Pac Man and the sort. Well, there are certainly a number of game emulators out there and little gadgets that turn your iPad into a mini-arcade game. But what if one could walk into a store and play the games in their full glory at 25 cents? Also, what if there was house-made ice cream as well as fresh waffle cones? Sounds too good to be true right? Well, welcome to Full Tilt - where fresh ice cream and old school arcade meet. Oh, throw in some comics and Magic cards too...
After our lunch at Luna Park, we decided to hit up Full Tilt on the suggestion of Scout and Lola. For me, it was all about the waffle cone since the smell was intoxicating. I decided to fill that cone with a scoop of Salted Caramel. I found it to be rich and creamy with very little air whipped in. There was a definite hit of salt that really amped up the sweetness. As for the waffle cone, it was crunchy and sweet. Scout ended up with the Raspberry Sorbet (so as my daughter) and it was light and just sweet enough. It wasn't icy.
Lastly, Lola had something a bit off the beaten path being the Horchata ice cream. If you haven't heard of this before, it is a Mexican drink consisting of rice milk and cinnamon. I found this one to be light on the cinnamon, but good nonetheless as it shared the same qualities as the one I had. Overall, it was a fun experience as it brought back some good memories in terms of the ol' skool video games and Magic too (ack... can't believe I admitted to that!).
- Lotsa ol' skool games for a quarter
- Decent house-made ice cream
- Limited flavours (which would mean freshness though)
- Limited seating