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The Ole Fashion Ice Cream Parlor

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665a Hwy 17 S, Surfside Beach, SC
(843) 238-5804
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent ice cream

Stopped by to grab a strawberry shake for a family member and decided to try the ice cream. Butter pecan in a waffle cone was yummy!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Mentor, Ohio
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Mentor, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Stopped by to grab a strawberry shake for a family member and decided to try the ice cream. Butter pecan in a waffle cone was yummy!!

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Richmond, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

There are hundreds of places to get ice cream in Myrtle Beach. We are glad we opted for this place. We used the Buy One - Get One Free coupons. Great selection of flavors, cones, add-ons. Very friendly and efficient staff. The owner was busy scooping when we visited. Always a good sign to see the owner directly involved. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Had the banana split, was more than I could finish. Three scoops of ice cream, whichever flavors you want. Highly recommended.

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Loudonville, Ohio
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Blue Bell ice cream in a lot of flavors. Good stuff. A small place and easy to miss. This is our second visit and both times we had banana splits. You can choose your flavors and toppings. If you go on Thursday they are 1/2 price.

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place stays busy. Two scoop Tuesday and 1/2 price banana splits on Thursday. Try the Southern Blackberry Cobbler. The summer parking lot is a busy place. Lots of families and where I always take my grandkids (without their parents) for our special treat. Staff is very friendly and good with kids.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Simply the best, convenient and pleasant folks, great ice cream and variety. In and out, quality product at a reasonable price. The staff can communicate in "grown up English" and aren't stumped when you give them $5.02 for a $3.77 tab...

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Make sure you get a coupon out of the free tourist brochures, to get a "buy one, get one". I thought this was going to be a cute, decorative, vintage old-fashioned ice cream parlor, as the name implies. It's just a store-front, a little run-down, normal place to get ice cream, nothing special. The guy waiting counter was really nice.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

On vacation for a week in june we ate there 4 times. Everything was great, do not miss it. Thursday's is half price banana split, get there early.

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PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My wife and I stopped by for ice cream on a Thursday night and discovered the 1/2 price banana split special that evening. They had a large number of ice cream flavors and to my surprise, we were able to choose up to three different scoops for the banana split. I went for the whole experience -- nuts, whipped cream,... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had read reviews, and passed The Old Fashion Ice Cream Parlor a few times during our vacation (usually on our way to dinner) and commented how that would be a good dessert. However, after dinner, we were too full to want dessert. We left the beach a little early for some shopping on Thursday, and we decided it would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 665a Hwy 17 S, Surfside Beach, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: (843) 238-5804

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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