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Tony's Ice Cream

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604 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
+1 704-853-0018
10:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Kings Mountain
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tony's is a legend in the area for ice cream. Multiple flavors made on site. Hot dogs are great. Made to order. It gets crowded in the evenings and in weekends.

Thank Strowd1
Nashville, Tennessee
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is amazing ice cream! I didn't expect it to be THAT good , but it is! If you like ice-cream you MUST try this! Its a busy place but I see why!

Thank 4travelfan
Gastonia, NC
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always good ,always fast! Still hard for me to get used to paying $4 for a milkshake when I can remember the Good Ol days when we actually paid a quarter.

Thank BessieMaeMucho
Bessemer City, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best ice cream around! Friendly service! Always clean! Stays busy and packed majority of the time! Be careful pulling into this place, it is on a busy blvd.

Thank Barbara C
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

They have amazing ice cream but also so good food. The only thing I don't like is that sometimes you have to stand because of the lack of seats. Over all it is amazing

Thank Morgan12573578
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Tony's ice cream has been around forever!! I remember going as a kid.. Good for a quick bite, esp the hotdogs.. And the best milkshakes EVER!

Thank Paramedic2u
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great ice cream, but also hot dogs, sandwiches, hamburgers, milkshakes, lunch time is busy, but worth the wait, staff is very good at what they do! Try it.

Thank Qjeanhuff
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Don't drive through Gastonia without adding at Tony's. Good sandwiches and amazing ice cream. Lots of flavors and milkshakes and sundaes. Old fashion atmosphere.

Thank Allison L
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Although their milkshakes are apparently legendary, I was told that they have "nothing gluten free" so I couldn't try any thing. Incredibly disappointing...

Thank dawnstyle
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Hey it's Tony's, this place has been great for decades! A true Gastonia "must go" ice cream shop. Never disappointed.

Thank Bruce B

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: +1 704-853-0018

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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?