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Smithfield Ice Cream Parlor

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208 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1325
+1 757-357-6166
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Smithfield, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An after school visit to the ice cream parlor. Have gone for lunch also. Sandwiches well prepared. Warmed and served with a smile.

Thank frankbrown915
Schenectady, New York
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the family friendly atmosphere, bustling w/ satisfied customers. We came for the ice cream and appreciated the choices available, as well as the service of the staff.

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great ice cream. Cappuccino crunch and chocolate truffle made a fabulous hot fudge sundae. Hubby had a hot fudge sundae with Rocky road. My sample was yummy too. Big scoops and an old fashioned counter an booths made in-house each eating doable.

Thank Tertia C
Smithfield, Virginia
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have been coming to SICP for many years! I have always loved the Italian sub, and, of course, the ice cream cones and sundaes. The staff is always friendly and helpful. I was particularly pleased when the staff made the club sandwich into a wrap for me. It was so good! Thank you, SICP! You have been such a... More 

Thank Valvolt
Suffolk, Virginia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Have only gotten the ice cream, usually after eating at one of the local restaurants. They do have sandwiches/subs, and saw several people eating. Nothing fancy yet nice, with tables in the front when the weather is nice.

Thank bowler6140
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed a nice lunch after the hustle and bustle of shopping. I enjoyed a BLT on wheat with a sweet tea. The BLT was toasted perfectly. Our kids liked their hotdogs and my husband liked his club sandwich. Main St. in Smithfield provides a wonderful classic small town feel, and Smithfield Ice Cream Parlor is a... More 

Thank Lindsey W
Smithfield, Virginia
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The ice cream is Hersey's. The scoops are generous. The cones are fresh and the counter help is welcoming. The lunch counter has a large array of sandwiches. My favorite is the reuben. You can sit at the counter or in a booth or take it outside and sit at a table to watch the people walk by.

Thank Snake P
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Not just for ice cream. They have a great selection of wraps and sandwiches. Try the hamtown combination. ( now try to finish a whole one). Locals love this place and there is always a great conversation going on. Pull up a seat and join in, it's smithfield. We love visitors.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

A real old fashioned banana split!! A whole banana and all of the toppings -- a very generous serving. The hot dogs were good too, soft fresh buns. Next time we'll try a sub. Only negative -- place looked like they had just been through a busy spell and had not had time to clean up.

Thank Claudia S
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This place had sandwiches, subs and salads as well as ice cream. It was opened in 1982, but is decorated more like a parlor in the 50s. With the black and white checkered flooring and red stools at the counter and red booth seats. I had the ham club which came with a pickle spear and chips for $7.50. Then... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1325
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 757-357-6166

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