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Ye Ole Fashioned Ice Cream & Sandwich Cafe

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474 Savannah Hwy, West Ashley, Charleston, SC 29407-7208
+1 843-766-4854
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove past this spot several times before finally stopping in. I'm so glad we did. I think you can always tell a great place by how many locals are there. My theory held true. I had the Reuben and it was delicious. As far as ice cream goes, I recommend the Jolted Cow flavor if you like coffee ice... More 

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Thank Melissa A
Charleston, South Carolina
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255 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently a visiting friend wanted to treat us to an ice cream so we decided to stop. The place was packed but the service was very efficient. They had a great selection and even the small serving was huge. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank michaell1232014
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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237 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I have driven past this ice cream parlour for years and finally stopped. As soon as I walked in the door you could smell grease from hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill. The floors and counters were really dirty. The portions were very large and the ice cream was delicious. Yes it is a good place to go but... More 

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Thank Christine R
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The servings were huge!! One scoop is close to 3 scoops... it was pretty busy but there were lots of workers so we didn't have to wait long at all to order!!

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Thank Kelly S
Branford, Connecticut
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were departing on a boat tour to Morris Island and needed some quick eats in the area, we stumbled upon this restaurant and grabbed food to go. Staff was so friendly, portions were huge and price was cheap! The food was delicious, we definitely want to go back for lunch during our stay.

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Thank J3944
Kingsport, Tennessee
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food here is perfect for lunch. The Tuna Salad was fresh. The onion rings were good. The raspberry chocolate ice cream is my favorite.

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Thank Carol C
Walterboro, South Carolina, United States
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282 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We stopped here after passing it literally 100 times in our lifetime and hearing so many good things about it. As expected, it was packed. That was okay. We got in line, ordered 2 BLTs (1 regular, 1 with just bacon for a picky child), a cheese fry, a loaded fry & 4 small drinks. That came up to $34... More 

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Thank Faith N
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93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after church for some ice cream and yogurt, unfortunately they were out of yogurt. We got a brownie sundae, two medium cups of ice cream and a basket of fries. The ice cream sizes are HUGE but wonderful. Parking can be a bit tricky but worthy it.

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Thank Melissa G
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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194 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was nice, and a few years ago I had a pretty good "Philly" cheesesteak, but this trip was purely for ice cream. It was a Saturday evening, and cool weather had moved in, so there were not a lot of people, but things moved slowly. Quality was good, but the prices made me feel like I was a captive... More 

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Thank Terrygrim3
Biddeford, Maine
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went here with my sons for an ice cream supper . The place was clean, clerks were friendly and the ice cream was good. Had a lot of different selections of hard ice cream. Recommend others to go.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Savannah Hwy, West Ashley, Charleston, SC 29407-7208
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-766-4854

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