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Salem Ice Cream Parlor Incorporated

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404 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-3610
(540) 389-2373
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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258 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old time ice cream parlor that serves Hershey ice cream -- which is some of the best. We try to stop here every time we go through Salem and have never been disappointed. The sugar free chocolate is fabulous, as is their raspberry, and all of their flavors. We stopped there twice on this trip. We got... More 

Thank LoveTravelingOn
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went on our first date here, he proposed here, and we try to visit a few times a month. I love their Hershey's ice cream, the staff is great, and I can never pass by their rocking chairs without taking a rock!

Thank Grace C
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

There was a huge variety of delicious Hershey's ice cream and ample seating indoors and some seating outdoors. The workers were friendly and helpful.The restaurant could be a bit cleaner, but it was a busy night. We like a local place like this rather than a Baskin Robbins or Cold Stone Creamery when traveling.

Thank KatrinaPa
Front Royal, Virginia
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Very clean and very friendly. Lots of flavors to select from. There was plenty of parking available. The only draw back , and how can there be a draw back with ice cream?? But it was not hand made as I had hoped . It was good -- Hershey's is but was expecting more.

Thank pecks1
Virginia Beach, VA
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by one evening when we were staying in town for a late dinner. The sandwiches were really good but the star is the ice cream. I had a shake and my husband had a cup of ice cream. There are so many flavors to choose from. Service was friendly and helpful.

Thank edriepfeiffer
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

OK so you love ice cream. Indulge!! Pick your treat. No limit selections. Old time atmospher. Take the kids or not

Thank picky4me
Salem, Virginia
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This place is great for ice cream but you can't beat the soup and sandwich deals. They have homemade soups that are so good. This is where I go when I just want something small. They do have bigger subs for those that want more.

1 Thank mimipops3
Salem, Virginia
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

The ice cream is delicious (pralines and cream), along with many other flavors. Sandwiches are very good. Old timey ice cream shop feel complete with stools to sit on.

Thank MamaBear602
salem, va
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291 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Drove by and decided to stop and get Ice Cream. They serve Hershey in many different flavors. We got cones this time but the sundaes are very good also!

Thank dsummer20
Roanoke, Virginia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

These people make really good soup and it is appreciated on cold wet days. The staff is also friendly and helpful.

Thank Lizziedoo

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: (540) 389-2373

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