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Tony's Ice Cream

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604 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 853-0018
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this legendary place is known for their awesome ice cream, they have good food as well. My favorite is a Tony's hot dog all the way with slaw...that makes it Carolina style. They are cheap and good. Great for a quick meal to go. Don't be intimidated by a full parking lot or no open seats. People move through... More 

Thank AvidReader536
Gastonia, North Carolina
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tony's Ice Cream is good old fashioned ice cream... They have tons of flavors that are unique and you have to try the grape, it sounds a little weird but it is great! This is the only place I've ever tasted grape ice cream and it is really good. They have waffle cones, sugar cones, and regular cones... It is... More 

Thank JennyNjerry L
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got very hot and humid while visiting friends in the area so we came here for some refreshing Ice Cream. Everything was just right. Excellent service, excellent Ice Cream, and very reasonable prices.

Thank Frank d
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always use this place when I want good ice cream. Friendly staff and fast service. They also serve regular American food

Thank Jason K
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here since i was a little girl and love everything about this ppace.great ice cream great food and good customer service!

Thank Spartanfan16
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fact that the line was almost out the door at 930pm speaks for itself. If you haven't tried Tony's Ice Cream, then you are definitely missing out!

Thank Marcie S
North Carolina
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have gone to Tony's a few times to celebrate and always get the ice cream. The grape is the best, but the almond joy is pretty good too. They are always busy every time we go, but they get every one as quickly as they can. There are a lot of flavors to choose from and they sell them... More 

Thank WishingIWasTraveling
Gastonia, North Carolina
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to take your family for ice cream and dinner because of the choices of sandwiches, however if you show up when it's lunch or dinner time you will not find a place to sit in-house and end up eating in your car outside. The establishment is very clean and most of the ice cream flavors are unique. I... More 

Thank G N
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a unique Old fashion small town Ice Cream Parlor. Good ice cream with great variety. Great prices and service. Classic Southern diner food like liver mush, burgers and hot chili dogs. Great milk shakes and malts.

Thank Zeromama
Gastonia, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Still the best ice cream in Gaston County. They serve sandwiches which are typical fast food, but good.

Thank 1950Max

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: (704) 853-0018

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?