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Beaches & Cream

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1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
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Kansas City, Kansas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant staff but slow service. Many food/drink options. Took about 20 minutes just to get a coffee and tea. Need more room/layout.

Thank A3426VUjohnd
Cornelius, North Carolina
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the ice cream was good, but not great....actually a little melted, but I think they had a power outage earlier and were operating on a generator. Also, there is no where to eat the ice cream inside except a bistro table located in the hallway of the hotel, just across from Beaches and Cream, in the walkway to the pool... More 

Thank Lisa D
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for ice cream one evening while we were staying on Kiawah and besides being very expensive the ice cream was old tasting and had chunks of ice in it! Maybe because it was late in the season but it was not the best.

Thank Joe F
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We didn't realize their was food service by the pool and we got paninis to go. They were not to our taste And with a $14 a piece price we were not happy.

Thank Lemuel12
Washington, DC
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138 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This was by far the most expensive milk shake I've ever ordered around the world at $13.12! The proprietor of the other ice cream shop at Straw Market informed me that his shakes, which are priced at less than half of Beaches & Cream's are made of Wholly Cow ice cream, manufactured locally in Mt. Pleasant, and the same served... More 

Thank DC_World_Traveler
Aldie, Virginia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Delicious ice cream with very generous serving sizes. One scoop is like two, two like three, etc. It's pricey but the service is great and the food delicious. We went most evenings after dinner and had ice cream on the rocking chairs outside on the sanctuary greens. It's a great place for the kids to run around and have fun... More 

Thank Marie W
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Disappointed here. Long lines in the hotel for fair ice cream with limited selections. Better off buying bulk ice cream at the Market Place, and eat with spoon out of container.

Thank Eugene B
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Just a short walk from the beach and located in The Sanctuary, Beaches & Cream offers a quick afternoon treat that beats the heat. Grab an ice cream cone and stroll on the beach, or enjoy your ice cream in the air conditioned, small seating area. Wild Strawberry, Raspberry Sorbet, Killa Vanilla, Laurel's Sea Salted Caramel, Pralines & Cream were... More 

Thank crozettravel
Beaufort, South Carolina
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

My family visited Beaches and Cream while vacationing on Kiawah Island. My 3 1/2 year old grandson LOVED the Banana Pudding ice cream - it even had pieces of vanilla wafers in it. My son and I I had the capuccino chip, also yummy. We were off season so the shoppe had somewhat limited hours but worth the wait!

Thank Karen M
Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

You just try the sweet iced tea with pecans ice cream. It is the very best. Conveniently located just inside the door when returning from the pool or beach.

Thank JWB102

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Kiawah Island

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