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Sophia's Ice Cream

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14 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
+1 843-839-1925
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Description: Right across from the pier and River City Cafe in Surfside Beach

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good selection of ice cream on a hot day

It nice to have an ice cream shop across street from the hotel. There were some very hot days while we were at the beach and it was nice to walk across the street and have an ice cream sundae. The hamburgers were good but the chili was not that good. Tasted like can chili. Hot dogs were okay.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2014
Beachbound123243
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Sophia's has new family owners for the summer of 2015 season. Good food reasonable prices and fantastic ice cream. Great family friendly atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Good selection of regular ice cream and soft serve. The food was delicious & prices are reasonable! We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My girlfriend and I were in surfside on vacation and we drove by this little place and saw a bunch of people inside and we were both hungery so we decided to stop and see what is was about. When we came in we were greeted by the owners who were locals and extremely nice I ordered a bacon cheese... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Went for shakes & a cone. They were out of about 30% of the flavors but it was Oct so I'm sure they don't wamt stuff sitting around in off-season going bad. Thought it was expensive but then again it is the beach & convenient. Small shake was very small.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Loved the selection of hand-dipped and soft serve ice cream. Friendly. Clean. Good burgers and food. Made to order fresh. A welcome change from chain restaurants. Reasonable price. Convenient location.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

While my husband and I were staying at the Surfside Beach Resort, we walked over to Sophia's for ice cream each night. The owners were so nice! They were pleasant and friendly from the time we entered their business. We had sundaes both nights and the second night, one of the owners even made me a special sundae that she... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It nice to have an ice cream shop across street from the hotel. There were some very hot days while we were at the beach and it was nice to walk across the street and have an ice cream sundae. The hamburgers were good but the chili was not that good. Tasted like can chili. Hot dogs were okay.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Quaint and cute. A real surprise. Food is good, hot dogs, burgers and breakfast. And dont forget the ice cream. A real charmer.

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Medina, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We were there on the first night of our stay, May 28, 2014. At 9:45pm we went in for dinner. The staff members were extremely friendly and although they were closing at 10pm they did not make us feel rushed. The burgers were good and they made sure we had drink refills.

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New Market, Tennessee
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

A little pricy but no more than places like Baskin Robbins. Across the street from our hotel so that was nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-839-1925

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Description

Right across from the pier and River City Cafe in Surfside Beach

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