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Soft Stuff

Ice Cream
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10039 Baltimore National Pike, Suite G, Ellicott City, MD 21042-3611
(410) 750-7561
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
new location, still good

We went there on Sunday afternoon. Not crowded at all. Now that they are open again we will probably drop in from time to time. I think that the ice cream is richer than before. They also have a more flavors. I had butter pecan, one of my favorite flavors. What they do is infuse strands of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2014
R Dale S
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Columbia, Maryland
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Columbia, Maryland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We went there on Sunday afternoon. Not crowded at all. Now that they are open again we will probably drop in from time to time. I think that the ice cream is richer than before. They also have a more flavors. I had butter pecan, one of my favorite flavors. What they do is infuse strands of flavor into the... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Was so happy to see them open in a new spot. Some thought they were gone for good due to the new construction. Have been eating their soft ice cream for years. They now have many different flavors. I think their vanilla is the best. Very generous servings.

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Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My 1st visit there ok. The lines were long & they don't take credit. The place is still unfinished & was very congested just trying to order & move about. I ordered the vanilla & caramel mixed & it was good. I decided to take my grandkids for a treat. Still congested & ord system needs to chg. The kid... More 

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Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Best soft ice cream around. Went here on a Sunday evening and there must have been 50 people waiting, but everyone seemed happy that they have re-opened. Lots of places to sit, both outside and inside, which had been lacking in their old location.

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Columbia, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Soft Stuff is open again!! Same location but in a strip mall next to the Diner. Now has indoor seating in addition to outdoor seating. I went with a classic instead of trying anything new - small vanilla cone dipped. It was always my favorite and tastes exactly as I remembered it. So yummy. I've heard mixed reviews for their... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Delicious ice cream is back!!! Soft Stuff opened back up on August 1st 2014!!!!! Yeah!!! Our favorite ice cream stand is open once again!!!!

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

They just opened so we went to visit. Since they were moving into an actual space rather than a dive shack (of which some found endearing...?) I was happy that they were actually going to have restrooms. Simple pleasures. Walked in and there is a small sitting area along a curved wall. Then a roped line that takes you back... More 

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Ocean City, Maryland
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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Soft stuff closed when they tore down the old Forest Motel to make way for a more modern shopping area but is it coming back? Rumor has it soft stuff will return as part if the new development. I doubt it will be the same. ... Cause I doubt they will replace the grass lawn - ther is just something... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Went to this place pretty regularly when I lived in MD and now I hear they are closed??? RIP to a great round the way place that had great ice cream and even better service... Ellicott City will certainly miss you...

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

RIP, Soft Stuff.....we will miss you.....thanks for many years of delicious ice cream.....sometimes progress sucks..... :(

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10039 Baltimore National Pike, Suite G, Ellicott City, MD 21042-3611
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: (410) 750-7561

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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