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Salem Ice Cream Parlor Incorporated

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404 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-3610
+1 540-389-2373
12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Salem, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere here and the very nice staff. Also the wonderful rocking chairs give it a great nostalgic feeling of days gone by. Ice cream and shakes what more could u ask for?

Thank Lynn G
Salem, Virginia
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bring my son to the Ice Cream Parlor often. He absolutely loves the crazy vanilla. There is only two places I can find it in Salem so this is his favorite spot. We enjoy sitting outside in the summer.

Thank lifeisgoodatthelake
Roanoke, Virginia
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299 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

So there is a newer hip place in town that does ice cream a little different. Big Deal. If you want to have that old timey ice cream parlor feeling, come here. The food is good (they serve a variety of sandwiches and subs) and the ice cream is hershey's. For about $7 you can get a sub, chips, one... More 

Salem, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Best homemade soups go great with sandwiches as combos. Always greeted with a smile. Good ice cream choices as well !

Thank dmcmahan98
Salem, Virginia
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46 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The lunch special gets you a bowl of homemade soup and a sandwich or half a sub. I had some awesome spicy chicken soup (There was a name for it but I don't remember it.) and half an Italian sub that was equally awesome! Prepared just the way I ordered it and both items were delicious! The service was great... More 

Thank Dennis M
Salem, SC
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Whenever we drive up I-81 we stop in Salem for the Hershey's ice cream at the Salem Ice Cream Parlor. Many, many flavors, the best ice cream and the staff is always friendly. We sit outside and enjoy the evening.

Thank KK-Ron99
Salem, Virginia
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Can't go wrong with this delicious ice cream.so many options here........Try Coconut or my favorite is Raspberry, granddaughter had Birthday cake with Sprinkles she loved it......So fun to take your cone outdoors and sit in the rocking chairs.......We did this one evening after The Salem Fair and loved it......

Thank Salemtransplant1
Salem, Virginia
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Salem Post Office on West Main Street, Salem, Virg. They offer about 30 to 40 different flavors of ice cream at any one time. They have two low-fat offerings all the time, one of which is always chocolate (which tastes good!). They also offer one or two sherbets I believe, and maybe one or two frozen yogurts (not sure... More 

Thank Doug G
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274 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is an old time ice cream parlor that serves Hershey ice cream -- which is some of the best. We try to stop here every time we go through Salem and have never been disappointed. The sugar free chocolate is fabulous, as is their raspberry, and all of their flavors. We stopped there twice on this trip. We got... More 

Thank LoveTravelingOn
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went on our first date here, he proposed here, and we try to visit a few times a month. I love their Hershey's ice cream, the staff is great, and I can never pass by their rocking chairs without taking a rock!

Thank Grace C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 540-389-2373

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