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Palace Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop

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100 S Main St, Tuscumbia, AL 35674-2429
+1 256-386-8210
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Rockford, Illinois
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place downtown. Was not busy. Asked what Ice cream flavors.. gave a print out list. Ordered... "WE DON'T HAVE THAT..". Ordered a shake instead.. old fashion made.. which I lied.. then came in large glass container, plus the metal mixing cup.

Thank dorrellp
Tuscumbia, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Stepping through the feels like walking into a 1950's novel. Your greeted with the warmest of smiles as sit down at the counter where you can chat it up with the staff as they hand dip your favorite flavor or have them create the best cheeseburger you ever put in your mouth. There are also charming tables where you can... More 

Thank 58tonyah
Jay, Florida
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The original ice cream parlor has been renovated and is awesome. Had the chicken salad sandwich, then a double scoop of ice cream. Lots of history.

Thank jnini10
Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Here with my husband and kid after a hike. Walk in and the place is empty except for a few girl at the end of the bar eating. We stand there a little lost when one of the girls says hey yall going to need menus or you just getting ice cream? I say I think just ice cream as... More 

Thank Laura K
Sheffield, Alabama
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147 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Several of us stopped in for ice cream, pie, and a sundae and we plan to return sometime for a real meal. This was a pharmacy and pictures and memorabilia of the building's past dated back to the early 1900s decorates the walls of the well lit, high ceilinged restaurant. The service was immediate and very friendly. The desserts, service,... More 

Thank Tom F
Tuscumbia, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Quaint ice cream parlor with good food and great shakes made the old fashioned way. Check out the old prescriptions wallpapered in the bathrooms!

Thank Linda R
Huntsville, Alabama
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great pecan pie...nice little town with some boutiques. Found Anne Sloan stockist very close to the Palace. I recommended iyou are visiting Tuscumbia. Food isn't great but the milk shake, ice cream and pecan pie were great!

Thank Juracy1971
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288 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The Palace is such a unique restaurant that you must visit if you are in Tuscumbia. It's styled as a 1950's soda shop. It offers such a fun atmosphere. The prices are incredibly cheap for today's times. I ordered the chicken salad sandwich which was really good. You must try their desserts if you are here. I recommend their milkshakes... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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460 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We stopped in for a light lunch and were pleased with our sandwiches - chicken salad combo and egg salad/olive. We made room to split the homemade chocolate cobbler with ice cream, whipped cream, cherries and nuts (we chose walnuts). Our server was friendly and prompt. The old building had a varied history, which is described on the back of... More 

Thank Jenny W
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

What a great place to step back. The old-time soda counter, the food the every. The shakes (they have many to choose from) are great. They even provide you with the frozen mixing cup. A lot of history and a fun place to go.

Thank Glen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Main St, Tuscumbia, AL 35674-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscumbia
  • Phone Number: +1 256-386-8210
The bldg is in downtown Tuscumbia and was built in 1833, while an Ice Cream parlor was started there in 1906 and was a local landmark. It was renovated in 2001 and serves Ice Cream based desserts as well as a few basic meals.

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