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One Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC
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Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Whimsical and quaint

This little ice cream shop spells whimsy and sweet all the way. The window display is always enticing and once you go inside, it's all about ice cream, cookies, candy ... sweets for the kids. One step in Beaches and Cream brings me back to my childhood.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
KateAlways
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This little ice cream shop spells whimsy and sweet all the way. The window display is always enticing and once you go inside, it's all about ice cream, cookies, candy ... sweets for the kids. One step in Beaches and Cream brings me back to my childhood.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The caramel ice cream with the chocolate caramel filled turtles in it - absolutely all you need to know.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Beaches and Cream sells snacks, drinks, pastries and, of course, ice cream. It's a nice resource for when you just want "a little something". If I have one quibble, it's that the physical space is just too small. This was not a big problem at this time of year, but during our last visit in July, it was simply too... More 

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north carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great little spot inside the Sanctuary Hotel where you can grab a light bite such as ice cream, bagel, candy, muffins etc.

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Washington DC
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261 reviews 261 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Beaches and Cream is the most convenient option for people staying at the Sanctuary who don't want to leave the property for a quick lunch. I had the chicken salad sandwich and it was delicious, but it was definitely overpriced. In addition, the woman working was not very nice which made it a little unpleasant to give them business. Nonetheless,... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

While one would think it's only for ice cream, they have delicious breakfast & lunch sandwiches to go. Perfect for the beach!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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203 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A great place to get a snack or a quick lunch. I had the chicken salad sandwich and it was on good bread with an ample amount of tasty chicken salad. They also have ice cream and other sweets here. It is not large and there are 3 tables in the hall outside you can sit and eat at. A... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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80 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I was surprised that a single scoop of ice cream was more than $6.00. It was more expensive than a single scoop of the most delicious gelato in the USA at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Loved the banana pudding ice cream! What a nice treat! Staff was great and patient.. letting everyone have samples!, a little pricey but you are at Kiawah!!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Perfect location and great creamy ice cream. Coffee for tired parents helps too. Service with a smile.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: One Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Kiawah Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?