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Salem Ice Cream Parlor Incorporated

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404 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
(540) 389-2373
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Hershey's ice cream

Good ice cream good selection good portions. Yes it is an older ice cream parlor. Do you want glitz or good ice cream at good prices?

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Virginia
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Virginia
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Good ice cream good selection good portions. Yes it is an older ice cream parlor. Do you want glitz or good ice cream at good prices?

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Roanoke, Virginia
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went to the Ice Cram Parlor with our young nieces and had a blast! They had many choices to choose from and we all enjoyed our time there!

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Salem, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

An old ice cream parlor atmosphere with absolutely wonderful HOT sandwiches (and soup sometimes). I go here for the sandwiches, but usually end up leaving with a big cone of hand dipped ice cream, too. The service is fast. No frills...just good food.

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Islamorada, Florida
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We love eating lunch here. They have great sandwiches and the ice cream is the best. We'll go back every time we're in town.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I really enjoyed my outing here. The staff were incredibly polite and helpful. They interacted with both of my children in extremely positive ways. My special needs teenager loved the respect and attention. The shop has an old fashioned fun family feel and there are two separate outdoor areas to enjoy. The ice cream is tasty too. Definitely worth checking... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This ice cream parlor is an old school type place. from the décor to the location itself. The staff is wonderful and has taken time to get to know my family and the others around. They are good to their customers, and surely Hershey's doesn't disappoint either. The lunch food is amazing, try a Key west Sub or Captain Tony.... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

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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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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Additional Information about Salem Ice Cream Parlor Incorporated

Address: 404 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
Phone Number: (540) 389-2373
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 404 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: (540) 389-2373

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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