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Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop

917 Bay St Ste F, Beaufort, SC 29902-5593
+1 843-379-0798
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sundae” (29 reviews)
“ice cream” (92 reviews)
“pralines” (6 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
917 Bay St Ste F, Beaufort, SC 29902-5593
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Southern Sweets has lots of flavors of delicious ice cream. They also offer very good sandwiches at reasonable prices. Friendly staff.

Thank donna b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after visiting the bookstore across from there. Mint chocolate was my husband's fave and my son shared the peanut butter brownie sundae using their new flavor of ice cream with peanut butter chips in it! Two Thumbs up!

Thank Scarolinagirl3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious ice-cream. My favorite is peach with fruit chunks in the icecream. Buy your cone and walk to the waterfront park to enjoy it!

Thank Cribou64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is in a little alley type setting with other businesses. Great ice cream. Grab a treat and walk over to the waterfront and sit on the huge swing and watch the world go by. Perfect way to close out the day or nice for...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect wrap up to our families outing and dinner. The ice cream tastes just like homemade should. Fresh and full of flavor. Highly recommend stopping in if you are downtown.

Thank FerrinandJulie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place while wandering around after I left the other ice cream place disappointed when they were out of my favorite ice cream. The shop is small and inside a pedestrian arcade off the main drag. I really liked the 1950s theme and...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My entire family loves eating lunch here as their lunch menu is very good and the ice cream is wonderful. We eat here every time we're in Beaufort! The pimento cheese sandwich was my favorite!

Thank akcosta
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped by for a quick lunch and loved the olde worlde charm of this Ice Cream Parlour. The servers were friendly and the array of merchandise was neverending.

Thank Livelygadabouts
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My family ordered different flavor, they were all very flavorful. However, their staff was not friendly at all. As a matter of fact, the elder lady seems annoyed by our big group. Not southern hospitality here.

Thank Martha G
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

It's a really cute shop. We stopped in for ice cream cones and they were great. They also had food on the menu for lunch. Everyone that worked there was very friendly.

Thank cmehend
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Susan B
21 June 2017|
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Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see anything about icecream cakes there either but I would call and ask also.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 Bay St Ste F, Beaufort, SC 29902-5593
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-379-0798
  • E-mail
Southern Sweets Ice Cream Parlor & Sandwich Shop is a hidden treasure in the downtown Beaufort Historic area. Not a place you want to miss when visiting Beaufort. Located in the Old Bay Marketplace (behind Lulu Burgess). Step back into the 50's with all your ice cream favorites. The full sandwich menu offers some southern classics that are sure to please. The hot dog menu is so much fun with an Elvis dog, Cha Cha dog, and Reuben dog, just to name a few. Ice Cream comes from a family owned dairy (cannot be bought in a store). Everything about Southern Sweets is simply "Southern Sweets!"
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