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Ye Ole Fashioned Ice Cream & Sandwich Cafe

474 Savannah Hwy, West Ashley, Charleston, SC 29407-7208
+1 843-766-4854
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sundae” (19 reviews)
“ice cream” (115 reviews)
“blt” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Delicatessen
474 Savannah Hwy, West Ashley, Charleston, SC 29407-7208
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in a very busy location. It can be hard to get in and out of the parking lot, but there is plenty of parking. There is also a drive thru window so you do have to be careful. The people who work here...More

Thank Terrie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The list of flavors is unusual and delicious! It is a very popular place for locals and tourists so you might have a bit of a wait. More than worth your time to sample their ice cream!! Their email address is icecreamdawg@gmail .com says it...More

Thank nhtraveler63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not meet our expectations. It was just ok. We ordered coleslaw dog, fries and ice cream. The seating was limited.

Thank AndreaLynn1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place to eat and get ice cream. You can see they make everything fresh in front of you. The staff is Making and always very friendly. No matter what time of day you go in there you are always greeted with...More

Thank carlachamp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife says that i am an ice cream snob. I wasn't disappointed. The ice cream was delicious and the portions were extremely generous. There were plenty of flavors to choose from and everyone in our party was satisfied. The service was a little slow,...More

Thank JpEkst
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding place for a quick lunch. So much better than fast food. Everything on the menu is great, but the BLT is exceptional. The french fries are also some of the best around. Really good ice cream is just a bonus!

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ham and cheese and chicken noodle soup. Good selection of ice creams. Friendly and prompt service.

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped to get gas and spotted Ye Old Fashioned Cafe. We were cold so just got gumbo and lobster bisque ... wonderful just hit the spot. Then since we can’t pass up ice cream. It also just hit the spot also!! We saw some...More

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were stuck in traffic trying to leave Charleston and saw this location and decided to stop in and very glad we did. All four of us had burgers and they were very large (assume half pound but didn't ask) and were cooked perfectly. We...More

Thank 3BoysBBall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I heard a lot of positives about this little place but was very disappointed. Stopped by for a quick sandwich and when I got there I found the staff to be nice enough but had to wipe my own table down to find a clean...More

Thank Rlg1958
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Savannah Hwy, West Ashley, Charleston, SC 29407-7208
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-766-4854
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