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Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor

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917 Bay St Ste F, Beaufort, SC 29902-5593
18433790798
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california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent creamy ice cream. Good prices too! Standout flavors like Salted Caramel Candy, Turtle Pecan, Chocolate Caramel Pecan, etc. served up in 1950s fluted bowls, waffle or sugar cones. Definitely the place to come to round out your dinner or for a special treat! The cafe is decorated in 1950s style with black and white checkerboard floor, red accents, and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute little old fashioned ice cream shop down an alley way in the center of Beaufort. The ice cream was very good as were the people working there. Lots to choose from. good quality ice cream. Sundaes came in old fashioned glasses. Nice!

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a late lunch that day, so we decided to just have dessert for dinner! We sat at the counter and were served by a friendly young woman, native of New Jersey. I had the apple pie sundae. OMG, that was soooo good! I've never heard of it before, but was so glad I tried it! My companions greatly... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Monday (7/18) we went for a day trip to Beaufort, SC and had a great day. While we were exploring, we found this adorable ice cream shop kind of hidden in a little corridor off Bay Street. We decided to get an ice cream cone, but once inside we discovered they had a lunch menu also. My daughter ordered an... More 

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SweetBeaufort, Owner at Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this review

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Found in a corridor as we walked through downtown. Sat at the counter -- several canes, sundaes and a shake. All excellent. Their ice cream is good, the fudge rich and creamy. One person had the raspberry sorbet which was delicious. Great service from the ladies. Highly recommend stopping in.

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ct
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Been here once before while in Beaufort. Love the Lemon Custard ice cream__really smooth and delightful! Cute old fashioned parlor inside or tables outside as well.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here in the middle of the day for ice cream (97 degrees outside!). I had the apple pie sundae, which was absolutely delicious! As I sit here writing this I want another one! My husband had the brownie Sundae. Not only were our desserts delicious, the service was amazing. We will definitely stop by if... More 

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

The shop is out of the way in Old Bay Marketplace. It has an old soda fountain feel to it. It is a pretty small store, but has a good selection of ice cream. There is also water and soft drinks in a refrigerator to take with you. Nice little place and my chocolate/coconut shake was really good.

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Brookville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The ice cream is so good the people are so friendly makes you feel like they are glad you came in. Sure would go again

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It was super hot and I had time to kill while our cleaning person was at our home. I had been to the Point reading but it was just to hot. On my way through town I decided to stop and get something cold to drink in some AC. I went to the Parlor and the girls whipped me up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 Bay St Ste F, Beaufort, SC 29902-5593
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 18433790798
Description
Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop is a hidden treasure in the downtown Beaufort Historic area. Not a place you want to miss when visiting Beaufort. Located in the Old Bay Marketplace (behind Lulu Burgess). Step back into the 50's with all your ice cream favorites. The full sandwich menu offers some southern classics that are sure to please. The hot dog menu is so much fun with an Elvis dog, Cha Cha dog, and Reuben dog, just to name a few. Ice Cream comes from a family owned dairy (cannot be bought in a store). Everything about Southern Sweets is simply "Southern Sweets!"

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