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The Parlour


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding flavor choices at very reasonable prices! A two scoop sunday with all the trimmings was $6.00!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank newways
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this city. When ever we are in town visiting our Duke student we try to make the effort to get ice cream or a shake at the Parlour. There is a good vibe. Always a line but it moves quickly. The employees are...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 386trugrit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting flavors and even something for vegans. Best ice cream in downtown Durham! Centrally located but parking may not be readily available

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank eashaw9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Creamy intense flavors that are, simply, the best. Line moves quickly, so don’t be intimidated. If it moves slowly, just relax because you will be rewarded.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank LikeItActive
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with Mom and my husband. There was a line but it moved fast! Everything was very good! Mom got the small hot fudge sundae we split the drunken sailor. Hot fudge sundae review: perfect amount of everything and very good. Drunken Sailor review:...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank kabra06
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

After having dinner at a local restaurant we decided to go to the Parlour for ice cream. The line to get in was out the door on a Tuesday night. We decided to wait and were very happy we did. My husband had a brownie...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Grabham36
Reviewed August 7, 2019

If you are downtown Durham, this is the place to go for ice cream. They often have wonderful choices of flavors, and I believe they make them all there.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank robertaS299PA
Reviewed August 6, 2019

If you're downtown on a hot summer evening then stop at the Parlour for some of the best ice cream around. Really creative flavors.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Kate023_23
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

The chocolate chip cookies are to die for, paired with vanilla ice cream makes for an amazing treat. We will be going back.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Connector822522
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

The line was out the door, this seems to be a very popular place! Great atmosphere. Thumbs up on the vegan coffee and cookie ice cream (I am not vegan.). The regular cookies and cream ice cream was very very good but not the best...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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