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Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop

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917 Bay St Ste F, Beaufort, SC 29902-5593
18433790798
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Ashland, Virginia
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had our lunch at Southern Sweets. Only ice cream but delicious, my wife had one scoop of pistachio and one scoop of vanilla, I had one scoop of peppermint and one scoop of carmel turtle something. Delicious. Shop has sandwiches, pizza and many different kinds of ice cream and a soda fountain. Cool place.

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Thank Don_Ashland_Virginia
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely ice cream and soda parlour. Variety of flavours but butter pecan was magic. Friendly little place.

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Thank Patrick H
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just returned to the Upstate from a fishing trip with my college student son. We stopped in one night after supper for ice cream. I have the Pumpkin Spice. It was delicious. The service was great, and the staff friendly.

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Thank Richard M
RACINE
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is a very nice little shop were ice cream cones and hot fudge sundaes rule. My favorite was the apple pie sundae. Warm pie and cold ice cream. Nice location on Bay street make it easy to find. We think it is the best ice cream in Beaufort. We will go there each time we are in town.

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Thank MICHAEL K
SweetBeaufort, Owner at Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop, responded to this review

Thank you Michael! So glad you enjoyed your Apple Pie Sundae! They are fun to make and are oh so yummy! Come back and see us soon! More 

Thomaston, Georgia
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

A friend and I were shopping on Bay Street in Beaufort and found this shop in the mall. I had shrimp and sausage gumbo, and it was very tasty. I also had pumpkin ice cream, and it was good. The pleasant staff here really added to the enjoyable experience.

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Thank gardener5082
SweetBeaufort, Owner at Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review! Glad you enjoyed our Homemade Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo! And tis the season for Pumpkin Spice ice cream! Come back soon! More 

california
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123 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

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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Thank carolyn2003
SweetBeaufort, Owner at Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review! We love to hear from our customers! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

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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Thank jconleyfamily
SweetBeaufort, Owner at Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review! We offer new flavors every month! We just got our Pumpkin Spice for the season! Come back and see us soon! More 

Carmel, Indiana
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

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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Thank conniebee2014
SweetBeaufort, Owner at Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review! Another happy Apple Pie Sundae customer! So glad you enjoyed! More 

Savannah, Georgia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank debbie A
SweetBeaufort, Owner at Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to visit us. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank beetlebaileyCool
SweetBeaufort, Owner at Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
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
Kids, 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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