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the split banana co.

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7 w beverley St, Staunton, VA
866 492 3668
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night

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  • 187
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Gelato in Downtown Staunton

My wife and I took our two kids here and really enjoyed the gelato, which in our humble opinion, is comparable to that served in fine Italian restaurants in the DC area. Yes, it might be a little "pricey", but you get what you pay for here, and that is excellence. The coconut and pistachio... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
MR_HOKIE88
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FISHERSVILLE
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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FISHERSVILLE
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took our two kids here and really enjoyed the gelato, which in our humble opinion, is comparable to that served in fine Italian restaurants in the DC area. Yes, it might be a little "pricey", but you get what you pay for here, and that is excellence. The coconut and pistachio gelatos are excellent, and my... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What other city has a dessert place rated number one? Well, there's a reason for that. Don't skip over this place, you will miss out on some of the best gelato in the US.

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Virginia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is probably the best Gelato place in the state. The ingredients are all either locally sourced or imported and of the highest quality and freshness. We had a double scoop of coconut and pistachio. The coconut was the best we've had since that little stand on the big island of Hawaii. We also dad a double scoop of raspberry... More 

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Staunton, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A must if you are in the area for a visit! You receive a healthy portion of homemade gelato. Free samples available.

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We tried The Split Banana while in Staunton. They had numerous flavors of gelato and were happy to let you sample them. The gelato was rich and creamy and it was refreshing on a warm evening. It was a popular place. The gelato was a bit pricy, but it was good. They also had some sorbet.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a not to miss stop in Shenandoah Valley. Homemade gelato style ice cream in downtown Staunton. Super friendly staff serves up samples of any flavor you want to try. Unique seasonal blends and traditional flavores too. My favorites are cocoa ancho and pineapple basil.

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Staunton, Virginia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

My family and I really enjoy the delicious ice cream and the customer service at this ice cream shop. However, there is a piano in the corner and the staff invit anyone to play. This would be okay, but we experienced a 10 year yelling and banging on the keys to make his mother mad. It was a train wreck.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

From what we had read online, expected high prices. Instead, for about $3 one gets a generous portion of gelato on a cone. My wife said that her lemon gelato was as good was she had ever tasted.

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Staunton, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lemon sorbet in the summer is our favorite but it's all good and you can sample flavors before choosing. Since you'll undoubtedly be back, pick up a card to be stamped: eight stamps gets you a bonus!

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Madison, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Really nice ice cream parlor. Free samples. While a little pricey - $2.48 for a junior size one scoop - it is really good ice cream and well worth a stop after lunch or dinner or just on a warm day.

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Additional Information about the split banana co.

Address: 7 w beverley St, Staunton, VA
Phone Number: 866 492 3668
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 w beverley St, Staunton, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: 866 492 3668

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?