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Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor

917f Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 379-0798
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Ranked #6 of 139 restaurants in Beaufort
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Most recent review
- Jun 29, 2014
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English first
Joliet, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It was so good we went twice! My husband is a butter pecan man and it was perfectly salty and sweet with huge pecans! The first time I had the sea turtle sundae and it was outstanding with homemade whip cream. The second time had mint chocolate chip which was good but the praline and cream was outstanding! Home made... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We took a day trip to Beaufort and stopped at Southern Sweets for some ice cream during a day of shopping on Bay Street. Our kids had single scoops, and my wife an I shared a brownie sundae. The kids gave the ice cream a thumbs up, and our sundae hit the spot. We liked the atmosphere with its traditional... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This place was such a treat!! Reminds us of an old time soda shop and the Ice Cream was great. They have so many flavors to choose from and all kinds of inventive sundaes. Kid tested and mother approved! Loved this little place and will definitely go back.

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Bee Spring, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My wife and I stopped for lunch at Southern Sweets. The sandwiches were great and the ice cream was delicious. The staff was was very friendly. One of them even took the time to write down the recipe for their "Beaufort Caviar." We will definitely go back if we are in the area.

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Sanford, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Some of my best memories are going to work at southern sweets with my mom. I would always get a strawberry ice cream cone, sit in the corner and color. Mod every year for my birthday, we go and i get the same thing.

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USA
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168 reviews 168 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have a habit of eating ice cream for lunch instead of a sandwich while traveling. This ice cream was outstanding. Even though it was a bit of money it was good and a generous portion was given. All a glass of water was given too.

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washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Counter service, with old fashioned charm. Doesn't anyone make ice cream sodas anymore? There are several flavors of what appear to be home made pralines. Ice cream cone was good. It is a handy place from the harbor front where the carriage rides and boat tours begin.

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massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We had a nice sandwich, and splurged on an ice creme for desert. The place is incredibly clean and fresh feeling. Locals and tourists seem to enjoy it. It has a nice old fashion counter with small tables about. Everything is freshly made and there is plenty to choose from.

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GA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Can you all open a location in my hometown? Your vanilla milkshake was the BESTTT! I wanted to come back for another before leaving town.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stopped in for lunch and had good sandwiches and soups. The service is friendly and the traditional counter gives the place the feel of an old-fashioned soda fountain. Prices are reasonable and the location is convenient to the historic district and many other attractions.

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