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Leopold's Ice Cream

212 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401-3402 (Downtown)
+1 912-234-4442
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Ranked #4 of 767 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $9
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: No trip to Savannah is complete without a visit to Leopold's Ice Cream! Named the #5 Ice Cream in the World, Leopold's is a "Must-Do." You'll enjoy visiting our retro ice cream parlor, complete with old fashioned soda fountain and friendly soda jerks. You'll also experience a little piece of Hollywood in Savannah as you peruse Stratton Leopold's collection of film posters and props from films he has worked on over his 45 plus years in the movie industry! Leopold's Ice Cream was founded in 1919 by three immigrant brothers from Greece. They learned the art of candy and dessert from an uncle who had already settled in America. The brothers perfected the secret formulas and created the world famous Leopold's VeriBest™ ice cream.Our ice cream is made in house, one batch at a time, using family recipes handed down from the Leopold brothers. With our soda fountain creations and more than 20 flavors available at any given time, we've got something just for you!
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Kansas City, Missouri
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

We went two days in a row, and found that we were not alone in making repeat visits. The menu listed flavors of ice cream for September, so presumably it changes month by month. Tastings are available for those of us that have trouble making up our minds. The woman in line behind me recommended the pistachio. It did have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

We went and stood in line to try this ice cream that everyone had been telling us about while in town. Yummy!!! And worth the wait! Lines move pretty fast so don't let that scare you away. We had the coconut and mocha chocolate chip. Delish! Definitely a new favorite place!

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Seneca, South Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Wife had the coconut ice cream. She says it was the best ice cream she has ever had! I don't eat ice cream but the atmosphere was cool and I enjoyed seeing her enjoy the ice cream :)

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Thomasville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This is by far the most historically known eatery in Savannah. It was mentioned to us at least 3 times on our stay. THE place to get ice cream. And if you time it just right, you will not have to wait in line. But more than likely you will but for good reason. Flavors of classic as well as... More

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

My son and I stopped in for lunch and ice cream. The chicken salad sandwich was great. The ice cream even better. I highly recommend the pistachio ice cream.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent homemade sandwiches--chicken salad; pimento cheese; egg salad; and BLT sandwiches for our group. And of course "melt in your mouth" delicious ice cream!

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Oxford, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

You have got to get ice cream at Leopold's when visiting Savannah. I had a scoop of chocolate and banana ice cream - a great combination. The wife had lavender - she says it was unusual but very good.

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Outside DC
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96 reviews 96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We have a couple of creameries where we live where we can get home-made ice cream direct from the dairy. We thought they were good but when we were totally blown away when went to Leopold's. This was seriously good ice cream and the pistachio was the best we have EVER had. I would call this a can't miss, must-do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Perfect place for an evening treat to walk around with! Fun store, great staff, and amazing ice cream! Enjoy!!

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Well worth the wait, delicious flavours, had pistachio , then banana another day. Loved the restaurant setting. No complaints at all.

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