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The Ice Cream Show

129 Walnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37403-1146
+1 423-702-5173
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“waffle cone” (27 reviews)
“ice cream” (142 reviews)
“brownie” (7 reviews)
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09:00 - 23:00All hours
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129 Walnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37403-1146
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quaint little ice cream shop is really cool! You can mix just about anything you want into your ice cream to creat your own unique flavor. A cool place to rest after walking across the Walnut Street Bridge. And clean bathrooms!

Thank Blt262
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was great ice cream and is a bit different. They start off with a vanilla or, I think, chocolate base and add to it. Waffle seemed to be really popular, but I'm a bit of a cheesecake fan and this was really delicious. I...More

Thank Turbogirl25
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Yum! Our family enjoyed the custom ice cream in waffle cones. It was very popular with a long line winding through the store, but the service was quick. So nice to sit on the patio or stroll down the bridge so close!

Thank Michele V
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The icecream was good. It wasnt the "show" I was expecting. Very expensive and not able to tell prices.

Thank April H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Not sure if there is another way to get there, but we had to walk up an extremely steep road to get there from the aquarium area. Ice cream was good not great. My husband and i shared a large with one topping and it...More

Thank Hh4ua
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Featured in a road side info book and since it's near our sons apartment we walked over! Crazy busy but service was so speedy and the ice cream delicious!

Thank travelgal1994
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I guess i expected much more with such a grand name. Basically its vanilla or chocolate ice cream and you pick the toppings and flavor add ins that you want. The prices are pretty expensive for what you get especially since the flavors are not...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place. Love the ice cream! We actually stopped twice during our weekend trip. It was a short walk from our hotel. It's this cute little shop close to Walnut Bridge. The waffle cones taste great and they load the ice cream...More

Thank Amy E
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Ice cream show? More like ice cream show me all of your money.... very unclear what your price will be and lists of a lot of toppings but they don't tell you that it's 60 cents extra per topping. My girlfriend and I resorted to...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

If you have an aversion to dairy, come here for a special treat. Finally I can have ice cream, good ice cream!! Just pick a soy based cream and mix in your flavor. There are loads from which to choose!! Enjoy!

Thank J G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Walnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37403-1146
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-702-5173
  • E-mail
Located at the south end of the Walnut Street pedestrian bridge, between the Aquarium and the Hunter Museum.We can make 17,000 flavor combinations. You can choose from our 40 fresh ingredients including fruits, chocolates and all the gourmet nuts. We have premium ice cream, yogurt, and Wayfare Non-Dairy ice cream. We have the smoothest coffee in the world, and our roaster was voted number one as the best Roaster by the Roasters association. We can make any gourmet coffee drink that you like. Please ask about our seasonal favorites.Our smoothies are made from 100% fresh fruit. We do not substitute ice for fruit! We can also make sorbets out of your favorite fruits. Free WiFi with purchase.Open till 11 pm Daily.
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