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Tony's Ice Cream

604 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 853-0018
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Ranked #2 of 197 restaurants in Gastonia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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English first
Gastonia, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great ice cream, shakes, sundaes and banana splits. The grill has hot dogs, hamburgers, fried bologna, and other sandwiches made to order.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Best tea in the world...also freshest tomatoes year round-so no matter what sandwich you order, it always tastes good.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

On my very first day in Gastonia, my husband took me to Tony's and he said that has been there since he was a child and that I could not be here and don't visit it. I love it, the place is really nice, best milk shake ever!!! The blackberry one is simply delicious, taste of heaven. It is a... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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324 reviews 324 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This place has been around since the late '40's, and is a total throw back to that time, including vinyl covered booths and a pink and green neon clock. You order food on one side and ice cream on the other. They make their own ice cream here, and have done so for years. The food, hot dog, hamburger, and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was born in Gastonia but moved to Cleveland. We go back to Gastonia once a year and Tony's is a must. The best milk shakes ever! Try the hamburger with the works. Cant beat it!

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Foxborough, Massachusetts, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I seriously love Tony's. My dad used to take us there when we were little kids many many years ago! My little sister and I always had to split a milkshake, grape was our favorite. When we became adults and went back one year, we ordered our own shakes... haha Now I know why dad made us share, it was... More

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Chattanooga
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I don't mean just a drive across town - I'm talking about the 6 hour drive from Tennessee to have ice cream at this wonderful treasure!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Gastonia is my hometown, born and raised. I live in Atlanta now, and when mom comes to visit it's IMPERATIVE that she bring me 2-1/2 gallons of grape ice cream from Tony's. When I'm home, I don't leave there until I've had a grape milkshake from Tony's. The hotdogs and burgers are pretty awesome too! But I highly encourage the... More

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

For us, the homemade milkshakes together with a to die for hot dog topped with chilli, mustard and onions. It does not get any better!!!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I saw this little place on my way to my hotel, and it was packed without any parking spaces left, and I had to stop and try their ice cream. I was absolutely amazed at how good it was. This place is seriously a must go!

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