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Jimmie Cone

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26420 Ridge Rd, Damascus, MD 20872-1913
+1 301-253-2003
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 13:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Damascus, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great summertime family tradition for residents of Damascus and visitors alike. The soft-serve ice cream only comes in a few flavors, but it is the best deal for miles around (this is no Cold Stone). Be prepared, if you come on a hot summer evening, plan for long lines, but don't worry, it's worth it. Bring the... More 

Thank Jason S
Damascus, Maryland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Always a great place to go with family and friends. Casual atmosphere - picnic tables outside or just take your awesome dessert home w/ you :)

Thank 61gmh
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing beats JC on a warm summer or in this case an Indian summer night in October. The ice cream is perfect every time.

Thank Gary W
Clarksburg, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great neighborhood place, great ice creams, all outdoors and long lines but worth it. Limited flavors, but fresh and tasty.

Thank videoval
Damascus, Maryland
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Excellent ice cream and family memories to be made in a small rural town. If you find yourself in Damascus, MD; Jimmie Cone is simply put "an institution" and a must go.

Thank Michael B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

JC serves rich soft serve ice cream and frozen yogurt. We love the chocolate malted milk shakes! They serve hot dogs, too, but you are there for the ice cream, right?

Thank Jane C
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

An ice cream stall at a cross roads. Great location for a stall and a great selection of ice cream flavours and sprinkles (jimmies).

Thank Brian R
Damascus, Maryland
Level Contributor
20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I love coming here for soft serve. The texture of the ice cream is so creamy, and it' so close to my house. I wish they accepted debit/credit cards.

Thank Zareth T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We had some trouble finding this place, it's by the Food Lion. Customer service was quick, and we enjoyed the ice cream.

Thank George M
Damascus, Maryland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Jimmie Cone is an old-fashioned hometown ice cream shop. It has a great variety of good ice cream, blizzard, milkshakes and frozen yogurt. Avoid weekend evenings as it's a popular spot with the teens of Damascus and tends to get very crowded.

Thank janelapp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26420 Ridge Rd, Damascus, MD 20872-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Damascus
  • Phone Number: +1 301-253-2003

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