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“Very good ice cream.”
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: Lunch, Late Night
Gastonia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Very good ice cream.”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

You get A LOT of ice cream so you might want to start with just a kiddie cup. Lots of choices to pick from. Parking can be an issue but it's a Gastonia icon.

  • Visited February 2013
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Gastonia, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A tradition in Gastonia”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Every time my brother comes home for a visit, he has to go to Tony's Ice Cream. According to him, they make the best milk shakes anywhere. They are pretty good, I have to admit. He especially loves the big chunk of ice cream they add at the end. We make it a family affair and all go after supper one night while they are here. It is always a tasty experience. Tony's also has a grill with very good breakfast and lunch sandwiches.

Visited July 2012
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Clarksville, Tennessee
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Just eat the ice cream!”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Lots of folks go here for the food but my advice is skip the food and just eat the ice cream! The food I've had is ok at best BUT they really get ice cream right! Current favorite is Cowboy Crunch, a cross promo with Gastonia's Schiele Museum. It's chocolate with Butterfinger candy bar mixed in. Personal favorite is their Butter Pecan, great flavor and tons of pecans. They also do lots of great shake flavors BUT don't ask for a malt! They don't do malts for some odd reason. Grape ice cream is a favorite for lots of folks!

  • Visited February 2013
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Livermush and egg on toast”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

It's a fun place to try and sample local specialties,. The ice cream is rich and creamy and the place has a 1950's decor... lots of fun.

Visited May 2012
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Dallas, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“ALWAYS GOOD”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

I got the old timey baloney all the way sandwich. Its always fried with slaw and chili and onions. Milkshakes are very good

Visited November 2012
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Thank Janice M
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