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10039 Baltimore National Pike, Suite G, Ellicott City, MD 21042-3611
(410) 750-7561
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great on hot or cold days

The new shop (not the one pictured) serves up same menu as the old shop. Very, very popular with the locals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Recent experience was just as described by other reviewers. A good soft ice cream. Not the best, not the worst. Several flavor and topping options. Apparently this is a new location. Lines can be long and rather cramped before being served. For my wife and her sister, childhood sentimentality pulls them here (and something called Enchanted Forest?). Now that Soft... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The new shop (not the one pictured) serves up same menu as the old shop. Very, very popular with the locals.

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Ellicott City MD
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

In anew location but still with some seating outside, but now also with seats inside, this place still serves very good ice dream. It's a bit pricey though as $3.55 is the cheapest cone (but it's plenty for a person) . The menu has expanded but now they take only cash.

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I recently visited for the first time since the old location had been torn down. Its just not the same. They don't take credit cards which is unfortunate since I never carry cash. They expanded their menu as well. In the old days it was vanilla, chocolate, and flavor of the week. Well, I went crazy and tried cool mint.... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I popped in as I waited for my Papa Murphy's pizza to be made. It was over 80 degrees and gorgeous outside. I open the door and on the door, of course, is the sign "Cash Only" (heaven forbid they make it convenient for their customers.) I expected a line. None. Not one person was in the place. I still... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

While waiting in line to get a cone today, it was disconcerting to listen to the owner berate and humiliate an employee. While it seemed he was trying to teach this young man how to use the register, he took the opportunity to yell, " Don't you know anything?!". His yelled so loudly that everyone ( about 15 customers) stopped... More 

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

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