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Salem Ice Cream Parlor Incorporated

404 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
(540) 389-2373
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Ranked #16 of 83 restaurants in Salem
Cuisines: Dessert
Most recent review
- Jul 31, 2014
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12 reviews from our community

91% Recommend
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English first
Salem, Virginia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I've been coming to this parlor for years and the ice cream is always delicious! On my last visit however I noticed how dirty the parlor really is. The decorations and fake plants haven't been dusted in years, the walls by the booths have old ice cream stains running down them, the chairs and walls are dirty and scuffed up,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We just had ice cream, but their food looked & sounded delicious! If we are in the area again, we would definitely eat our main meal here. Lots of ice cream choices. Friendly staff.

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I believe Hershey's is the ice cream supplier. It SURELY doesn't disappoint! The sandwiches and soups are tasty. It's an older building, but it always seems clean. We have always have had great patient service. They usually offer a nice lunch combo for a great price.

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Rocky Mount, Virginia, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I like the Salem ice cream parlor if for any other reason, because it's hometown comfort. The décor is shabby chic with lots of local flair and an old ice cream shop air. The ice cream itself is good; they use Hershey's, and the unique offerings make it a place worth visiting repeatedly. The regular food items, are quite good... More

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Roanoke, Virginia, USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Like Leighann B, I agree that this icp has an excellent choice of i.c. flavors .... EVEN IF THEY HAVE ELIMINATED old-fashioned chocolate chip flavor. They also offer very few flavors of no-fat flavors ..... chocolate is one of them that they do offer, however. We have lived in the Roanoke valley for 16 years, and have been coming here... More

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Spring City, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We had ice cream and milk shakes but folks there were enjoying burgers and fries. It is an old fashioned kind of restaurant - very family friendly and staff is open and helpful.

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Salem, Virginia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

They have a great variety of ice cream flavors, sundaes, and shakes. You can get a fresh, delicious combo with sub, soup, drink for a very affordable price plus you can add ice cream! :) Tomato bisque yum!

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salem va
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Wow, what a great little ice cream stop!!! Tons of choices and great flavors.Well worth your time to stop and visit.

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Salem, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Ice cream and service were excellent. They need to clean up after customers as it was messy.

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New Jersey
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95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

We ordered subs and they were absolutely delicious! The Key West includes ham, turkey and cheese. Reminiscent of Quizno's, the sandwiches were toasted. They were served with your choice of regular or barbecue potato chips. Service was very friendly and prompt.

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