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The Ice Cream Show

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129 Walnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37403-1146
+1 423-702-5173
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 13:00 - 23:00
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Ellisville, Mississippi
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Tucked away at the downtown end of the Walnut St Bridge, this was an excellent choice. We were very hot and stopped in for a water. It smelled so good, we came back later for ice cream. It was delicious!! Busy, but service is fast. Try chocolate with coffee and toffee mixed in...yummy!

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Thank Shelley R
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great location to stop and get a tasty treat. Quick walk over the bridge to The Ice Cream Show. We loved that they give you a choice between ice cream or frozen yogurt and then mix in just about anything you like. Busy place, but service was fast.

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Thank Adam K
Georgia523
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227 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Took a little bit to fit this place and parking is tough, but it was all worth it. Friendly staff, quick service and the ice-cream was good.

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Thank Creeper523
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Quaint little ice cream shop Excellent view, while sitting on the patio, outside. Many toppings to mix and choose from. Lovely area

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Thank sherandlogan
NEWPORT NEWS
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We had just walked across the bridge in Chattanooga and came across the Ice Cream Show. First off, you get a discount if you are a veteran. The man mixing the ice cream takes a couple of scoops out, and puts it in a machine, and it comes out similar to a soft serve. The cone is made there and... More 

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Thank RICHARD T
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123 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This is the most unusual ice cream shop I've ever been to. You choose vanilla or chocolate soft ice cream and what kind of things you want added into it and there are many choices listed. I didn't see any prices, but I think it was a bit pricey at about $5 for a waffle cone with vanilla ice cream... More 

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Thank BeckySD
Maryland
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We stopped by for a drink and light snack. My husband got a cone and I got an iced coffee. We both were very pleased. Would recommend.

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Thank woldsb
Conroe, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This was another surprise during our visit. We just happened to walk by and went in. Just in time the line behind us grew the length of the store. We were about 4th in line. The size dictates the price and no limit on the number of add ins. It was goooood

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Thank Candy M
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We are writing this even as we eat the last bites of ice cream while sitting in comfy chairs at this shop. If you need to cool off and want a great treat, make sure to stop in here!

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Thank Ashelyn A
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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173 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

This was the most unusual way to get ice cream that I've ever experienced but it was really good. Its confusing how to mix the different flavors but the end result is delicious. There is outdoor seating where you can enjoy your treats in a nice part of town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Cuisine
American
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?