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“The best homemade ice cream in the area”

Joe's Eats and Sweets
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout
Description: Making homemade ice cream since 1990. You will find the largest selection of flavors as will as the largest variety of items. Gluten free, sugar free, fat free, lactose free, homemade fudge, Jelly Bellys, chocolate bananas and cakes.
Raleigh, NC
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“The best homemade ice cream in the area”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Excellent homemade ice cream with quite a few flavors including key lime pie with graham cracker in the ice cream and carrot cake ice cream with carrot cake throughout. Also the usual ice cream flavors. As mentioned in other reviews, the inside is not well kept and I would suggest you take your ice cream outside - even across the street to the beach. Service can be slow when busy. We showed up at 9:15pm and we waited 35 minutes to get ice cream as the line had ~20 ahead of us. But the ice cream is delicious.

They do provide lactose free and sugar free options but one of our party (who is diabetic) had sugar free ice cream and the next day his sugar levels were quite high so be careful if you are sensitive. We discussed this with management but they didn't seem particularly concerned as they maintain the ice cream is fully sugar free. Just be careful if you are sensitive.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank wine_moose
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Boston, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Finally...”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Finally found a lactose free ice cream in AMI! The girls at the counter were knowledgeable and helpful with knowing which items were lactose free and even making sure that none of the scoops, spoons etc. touched anything with lactose. The place was kind of run down and dirty, but the ice cream hit the spot.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Jennifer L
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Orlando, Florida
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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Would visit again!”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Able to tell you everything they make it on site. So great for allergies. Lots of choices and options

Visited July 2014
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Thank Kat W
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Bartlett, Tennessee
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Stopped with girls, paid with arm”
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

The girls enjoyed what they ordered, which was a two scoop on a waffle cone and that came up to about $14. Just hard to believe they charge so much. Not sure if I would go back.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Dirty”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

The ice cream was good, I'll admit, but the place is a dump. Bathrooms were disgusting. Old equipment sitting around with duct tape and blankets strew across and the patio could have used a serious wash and coat of paint. As I ate my sorbet I could only focus on telling myself that surely the kitchen was cleaner.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank runerinrun
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