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Spanky's Ice Cream Shop

16200 Main Ridge Road, Tangier Island, VA 23440
(757) 891-2514
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Cuisines: American
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- Jul 9, 2014
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English first
Tangier Island, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Took my grandsons in for lunch. Have a wonderful lunch variety. We enjoyed our meal and two of them got ice cream afterwards. Also for every amount spent qualifies for free sundae. Air conditioners and oldies music playing.

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Spanky is a fun character and will entertain you with his stories while you enjoy his ice cream. We stopped in for a late noontime desert and will probably eat lunch there next visit.

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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Great place for a lil' snack........and then you'll wanna dance off all those calories to some great 50's tunes!

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Kingsville, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

One of 2 places to get ice cream on the island. Friendly staff and good music. Ice cream was average.

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University Park, Maryland
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116 reviews 116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Great ice cream, great stuff from the 50's. You will think you are in a different decade when you spend time in Spanky's.

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Southern Tier NYS
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Just a nice little spot for some good ice cream. Small portions, friendly service, and clean restroom.

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

When visiting Tangier Island, you must stop into Spanky's. It looks like you've travelled back in time to a sock-hop from the 50's. They have basically any type of ice cream you can imagine. On the day we were there it was very hot, and they had the AC pumping, so that was nice. They do not take credit cards,... More

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Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Stop by Spankys if you're looking to have a tasty treat & get out of the heat for a bit. It feels like an old time ice cream parlor with lots of yummy choices for ice cream!

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Milford, Delaware
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162 reviews 162 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This little shop has GREAT MILKSHAKES! After a walk on the island and about 15 minutes before leaving the island here's a great little shop to get a refreshing soda, milkshake, or ice-creme. If you want a light snack they also offer hot dogs, burgers, and pulled pork sandwiches. They are great people to chat with so you might want... More

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Fredericksburg, VA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Spanky's provides a cool place out of the sun and 16 flavors of ice cream at a reasonable price. Browse the displays and talk to the folks working the counters for a flavor of the island.

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