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Tony's Ice Cream

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604 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 853-0018
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
"You Have To Try This"

We can not go to Gastonia without stopping at Tony's. Our motto is there is always room for ice cream. The milk shakes are huge and are topped off with a scoop of ice cream, the same flavor or a different flavor. My favorite is chocolate with butter pecan on top. They also make huge hot fudge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
nana290
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Gaffney
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Gaffney
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We can not go to Gastonia without stopping at Tony's. Our motto is there is always room for ice cream. The milk shakes are huge and are topped off with a scoop of ice cream, the same flavor or a different flavor. My favorite is chocolate with butter pecan on top. They also make huge hot fudge sundaes or banana... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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105 reviews 105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Try the Banana pudding ice cream, one of their shakes that come with an extra scoop of ice cream on top, or get the sweet tea slushy; all were great. The burgers and hotdogs are cheap and good as well. Skip the fast food places and come here instead. It's an order at the counter, wait for your number to... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Yes, it is an ice cream parlor. But who says you can't have a great lunch there? Not me! I love this place. Prices are conservative, food is much better than tolerable and the atmosphere always seems happy. When you are happy when you eat and it doesn't dent your wallet, you come back. I do and I did. This... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They have without a doubt the biggest & best milkshake you can find anywhere. The ice cream is made in house and is excellent. The food is pretty good also.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A co-worker recommended this place and we just happened to be driving by one day, so . . . who can resist good ice cream? They had several choices of homemade ice cream, making it hard to choose. The kids working the ice cream counter were all very nice, answered our questions, and offered advice. Other workers even came over... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Quaint could be a good word to start this review with. I was immediatly spotted as a non local, and it did not help that I said it was my first time here. Everyone automatically started giving me advice from the chocolate Milkshake to how heavenly Gastonia is, and I should move here. I do love small town USA. My... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Looking for a place has great food and great ice cream don't look no further tony ice cream is simply the best. A truly fantastic selection of ice cream and a great cook food to cure any taste that you may have. This place has serviced serval generations of my family and will continue serving. By far the best ice... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Tony's is a great place to eat breakfast or lunch. They have great hot dogs, blts, hamburgers. The service is fast and friendly. They also have good ice cream I love the black cherry.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have been going to Tony's since I was a child. I live an hour away but it is worth the drive. BEST ICE CREAM ANDROID BEST SHAKES. Always say no to a lid on your shake and they top the shake with a huge scoop of ice cream.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Tony's Ice Cream in Gastonia, NC has been around a long time & continues to serve great food & service to everyone that comes! They offer a full menu for meals & a full service ice cream bar with fresh ice cream made next door in their own plant. This is a real treat for those of you that enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 604 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: (704) 853-0018

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?