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The Parlour

1401 Daniel Rd, Jackson, MI 49202-4016
+1 517-783-1581
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“ice cream” (71 reviews)
“sundae” (21 reviews)
“banana split” (9 reviews)
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1401 Daniel Rd, Jackson, MI 49202-4016
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the place to go for ice cream! Loved to watch three grown son's eat the 24 scoop monster sundae. They couldn't do it. This is shaped like an old dinner in a horse shoe configuration. It seems to be the place to go...More

Thank share_the_road_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I took our families to the Parlour to celebrate the birthdays of two of our children. I called a few hours ahead to say that we were coming in with a group of 14 people. They marked off an area for us....More

Thank Meredith D
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We came in with a group of 20 of us and sat around one of the horseshoe counters. The ice cream was good, thick and rich. The menu was large and hard to pick out something. Our server was good and funny. The place felt...More

Thank DonandMaro
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Great selections of different ice cream dishes. A nice place to bring the family. It's been a long time since I've been here and sick they've added food that I didn't try. The ice cream wasn't dished out with the "wow" factor like the days...More

Thank MarilynnKS
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Huge portions of ice cream,a huge variety of flavors, and friendly staff. Don't go here if you are dieting 😉

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Love this place the sundaes are amazing good sized and good quality. The seating is mostly at a bar like the old days of the soda shop!

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went for a quick dessert (before dinner), as we were craving hot fudge sundaes. We decided to split the original sundae with only one scoop (baseball size) and it was more than enough to satisfy us! One of us is allergic to nuts, so...More

Thank Perfect_Fan_Food_Ser
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Known for years for its large ice-cream delights, the Parlour is a place both for dates and for families! You may want to share!

Thank Denny W
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Its always had good icecream. And a icon in jackson. Portions are still good size but not as good as they use to be and the prices are getting high. I go there less now.

Thank Audrey M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Great icecream but the prices are way to high. We went with the family. Our son bought so I can't tell how much it was for 6 adults and 5 children. I had a single dip, because that was the cheapest thing on the menue...More

Thank Thelma D
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Questions & Answers
21 February 2016|
Response from lucyrobinsona9nw |
at least 657.
21 February 2016|
Response from lucyrobinsona9nw |
It brings a smile to your face and tummy...that's all you need to know.
29 April 2015|
Response from Aaron S |
Assuming you want to get two sundaes, around $10-12. I do not recommend ordering your main meal here however(read some reviews).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Daniel Rd, Jackson, MI 49202-4016
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 517-783-1581
  • E-mail
The Parlour in Jackson, MI is a national icon, established in the 1900's, and known for their 'softball sized scoops' and the "Dare to be Great". The Parlour is home to more than 40 sweet old fashioned hand-dipped ice cream flavors all from Michigan dairies! The homemade hot fudge has been made in house with pride for more than 30 years. Additionally, the Parlour serves Parlour Favorites like; Parlour seasoned fries, homemade chili cheese fries, steak burgers, homemade coneys, chicken tenders, grilled ham & cheese, BLT's, corn dogs, a full kids menu and of course malts, shakes, & a full menu of sundae's parfaits, hot fudge cream puffs, hot fudge brownies and our banana split - Delicious! Open 7 days!
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