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“Best ice cream float!”
Review of Tony's Ice Cream

Tony's Ice Cream
Ranked #1 of 7 Dessert in Gastonia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch
Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Best ice cream float!”
Reviewed May 17, 2012

Just delicious because it's made with fresh ice cream, your choice of flavor and you can choose the soda or they make good recommendations. Don't do it often, (after all, it IS ice cream!), but a yummy treat every once in awhile!

Visited May 2012
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A staple for area residents”
Reviewed April 10, 2012

Tony's is a great little small town ice cream shop that has a short-order grill in the back. They make their ice cream next door and sell it around the area.

The highlight of this place is their milkshake! The Tony's milkshake is perfectly made every time (just be sure to not order a top).

I prefer vanilla, but my wife loves the chocolate.

Some folks talk about the food being bland or greasy, but come on...what do you expect from a short-order grill in an Ice Cream Shop? I love their fries and the BLT is great, but you can't really screw one of those up anyway.

As far as food goes, I would compare them to Cookout.

As far as Ice Cream is concerned, they are not comparable to anything in the area (IMHO).

  • Visited April 2012
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“No the Izzies”
Reviewed January 30, 2012

Was in my home town of Shelby, went to school w/ Tonny and love the cream!

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Newport, Tennessee
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Awesome milkshakes”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

Best milkshakes and Chili Cheeseburgers. No comparison.

Visited December 2011
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Greasy Diner - lots of Rules”
Reviewed August 8, 2011

Ladies at window seem grumpy to serve sandwiches. The burger was pretty good. Shakes were excellent & those servers were friendly. Dated place is fine but probably needs some soap with elbow grease.

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