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20801 N Main St, Cornelius, NC 28031-8450
+1 704-892-8190
10:00 - 22:00
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have been going here since I was a kid. My daughter loves the train that runs around the inside of the building. Always a treat to go and grab some ice cream.

Thank jbarnes5512
Mooresville, North Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Great selection of sugar free, frozen yogurt and regular flavors. Now serving soft serve in multiple flavors. Great shakes and sundaes.

Thank Jason C
Huntersville, United States
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500 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Out 5 and 3 year old kids love this place. The ice cream is very good, but they have over a dozen 25c old fashioned machines where the kids can get mini toys. We usually take 2$ in quarters so they can get 4 each. Great service and a great local place.

Thank Kevin S
Denver, Colorado
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139 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Best variety of ice cream ever! Love it and huge scoops too! Make sure you check it out. the doughnut crunch ice cream is to die for!~

Thank megantoad
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

What a delightful spot. Selections abound for the sweet tooth in your family. Excellent cones, sundaes and shakes. Both indoor and outdoor seating. Quick service and smiling faces. A small playground for the kids and a 25 minute drive feom uptown Charlotte. Have fun...we did.

Thank John E
charlotte, nc
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Carolinas Cones is only the best ice cream shoppe in the Charlotte area! Don't miss the huge milk shake!

Thank seaajfc
Arlington, Texas
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112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This place is too cute, big ice cream sculptures, vending machines, rides for a quarter outside, and a small play area. They have a large selection of ice cream, and some pre-made things like lemon chills. It was fun to stop in and grab a cone, and I'd be happy to return.

Thank Rambler541
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Stopped here on the way to Davidson to get some of the much talked about Ice Cream made right here. It was very good and it certainly hit the spot on a very warm day. Friendly service and good prices.

Thank Frank d
Cornelius, North Carolina
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Mid March to mid November, that's the only time Carolina Cones is open. So, we come as often as we can while they're open (once bi-weekly, more or less). Locally owned business and their ice cream is made right here in NC, so it is not as commercial as the others. Espresso Chip, Butter Pecan, Superman are family favorites, but... More 

Thank derivativeann
Charlotte, North Carolina
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

This place has a really good selection of flavors. Lots of cones, sundaes, and speciality items. There are some outside tables and even a little play area for kids. My only criticism is they are a little pricey.

Thank K T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20801 N Main St, Cornelius, NC 28031-8450
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: +1 704-892-8190

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