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Stephan's Sugar Shack

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Dessert, Ice Cream
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40 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835
+1 540-743-4777
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Description: A must destination for both visitors and locals. Stephan's Sugar Shack is...
A must destination for both visitors and locals. Stephan's Sugar Shack is a beach theme ice cream parlor, complete with a sand and sea shells that is truly one of a kind. Over 50 flavors of ice cream (Hershey's and Dippin Dots) and Italian Ice are served by a friendly staff while the best songs from summers past play in the background. Products include milk shakes, floats, sundaes, cones, and our famous ice cream pies.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great ice cream-- fun place!

My family came in for ice cream right as they were closing and the owner stayed open and made us feel right at home and didn't rush us a bit. Great hospitality, great service. Very clean place and my kids loved the bright, fun ambience! And the ice cream was delicious and very big servings - what... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2014
MBinVA_10
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McLean, Virginia
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  • Outdoor seating
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McLean, Virginia
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My family came in for ice cream right as they were closing and the owner stayed open and made us feel right at home and didn't rush us a bit. Great hospitality, great service. Very clean place and my kids loved the bright, fun ambience! And the ice cream was delicious and very big servings - what more could you... More 

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

How does this place have good reviews? What a waste of money! The outside was dirty, the inside was dirty, the staff was just kind of there. Not to mention the ice cream is overpriced. What a disappointment after a great lunch at the Artisan Grille. Wish we had stayed there for dessert instead!

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stephanchristy, Owner at Stephan's Sugar Shack, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy your visit with us. We take pride in our friendly service, our boardwalk style store and the overall quality of our products. We hope you will give us a another chance on your next visit. More 

Orlando, FL
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

After a disappointing lunch over at Gathering Grounds, we walked across the street to the Sugar Shack. To our surprise, they had a large selection of Hershey's ice cream in some really tasty sounding flavors. It was hard to choose, but we finally settled on a couple one scoop cones, which were huge for around the $3 price. We left... More 

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Baker, WV
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

After hiking 4 hours on Massanutten Mountain (Bird Knob trail), dropping into Lurray and getting a refreshing double cone from Steven was tops. So was the clean and accessable bathroom (after 4 hours of hiking in 85F temp's)! You're the man! Oscar

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

We were on our way out and passed by Stephan's Sugar Shack. The staff was great and the beach scene set up with unexpected and pleasant. I'm really writing this because the options took us by surprise. We had two servings each...one of Hershey and one of Italian Ice but we'll come back for the Dippin Dots. Good stuff...highly recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: +1 540-743-4777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 5
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

A must destination for both visitors and locals. Stephan's Sugar Shack is a beach theme ice cream parlor, complete with a sand and sea shells that is truly one of a kind. Over 50 flavors of ice cream (Hershey's and Dippin Dots) and Italian Ice are served by a friendly staff while the best songs from summers past play in the background. Products include milk shakes, floats, sundaes, cones, and our famous ice cream pies.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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