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Spelunker's Frozen Custard and Cavern Burgers

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116 South St, Front Royal, VA 22630-2222
540-631-0300
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 112
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  • 54
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  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best burgers in Front Royal

Burgers are fresh, rolls are tasty, service friendly. Not as fast as going to Mc Donalds but so much better. The soft serve ice cream is great and they have a new flavor each day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Front Royal, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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Front Royal, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Burgers are fresh, rolls are tasty, service friendly. Not as fast as going to Mc Donalds but so much better. The soft serve ice cream is great and they have a new flavor each day.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Spelunker's has the best burgers in town, by far--maybe even the best in the Shenandoah Valley! The fries are amazing too (like Boardwalk fries) and the ice cream?? My husband is very picky about ice cream and he says it's the best he's ever tasted--and we've traveled extensively. A local "secret"--there's a drive through special for just $2.50--you can get... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Food is good and above average from your normal fast food restaurants. Burgers and ice cream are very good and prices are reasonable. Only think negative is it takes forever to get in and out of drive thru, definitly not fast.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fresh burgers not frozen. Better than fast food Excellent ice cream with many flavor choices. Excellent for quick food in Front Royal.

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Markham, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I don't usually eat burgers, but am willing to sin for those at Spelunker's. They are the best around.

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Winchester, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Spelunkers is a little town jewel! Their cavern burgers are to die for, fresh meat and tastes amazing. Their custard ice cream is the best and their "formations" are like a blizzard but better. Prices can be higher than expected, but worth it!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

They have really nice burgers! It's kind of a fast food place. But it also feels like it is perfectly ok to hang out, take your time, have a chat. I loved the food (much better than the usual fast food chains) and enjoyed the atmosphere in the restaurant. A really good option in Front Royal.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The quality of their burgers far exceeds that of the nearby burger chain competition, good fries, casual atmosphere.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

for a quick meal that is made fresh for take out or eat in the place is wonderful and friendly the cavern burgers are made fresh there is a little waiting time because of this but it worth waiting for

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have been eating lunch at Spelunker's since 2006 and can't think of a better place to go for a Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich or burger... with fries, of course! They slice and grind their beef on site and it is some of the juiciest, tastiest I have ever had. Their fries are cut and fried on site as well and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 South St, Front Royal, VA 22630-2222
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Front Royal
  • Phone Number: 540-631-0300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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