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“Yum. YUM.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sparky's

Sparky's
21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-7400
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Ranked #9 of 324 restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $5 - $10
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Columbia, MO
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Yum. YUM.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This is really gelato, and is served, appropriately, somewhat soft. interesting and often original flavors. A local favorite, for very good reason.

Visited October 2012
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English first
Columbia, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Best ice cream around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

This place is as unique as the flavor offerings. You can get anything from chocolate cake batter (or red velvet and vanilla cake batter), to butterbear, to mango lime sorbet. The art work hanging around is one of the many things that make this place, but the best is the ice cream.

Visited January 2013
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Columbia, Missouri
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Awesome.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Many unique flavors such as lavender, cake batter, butterbear, waffle...and regular such as rasberry, vanilla, chocolate, etc. Also have alcoholic ice cream drinks. ALWAYS good ( a little pricey though )

Visited September 2012
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Columbia, Missouri
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27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Awesome flavors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Sparky's makes all the own ice cream and they always have really interesting flavors (plus alcoholic ice creams). Right in the middle of the main thoroughfare of downtown Columbia, getting Sparky's and walking around makes for a fun night. My personal favorite is a 2-scoop hot fudge sundae with 1 scoop raspberry and 1 scoop irish cream. They are closed through the winter.

Visited October 2012
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“Homemade Ice Cream...Yummm!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Many varieties of creamy goodness, new options every day. All ice cream is made on site. In the heart of Columbia's District!

Visited August 2012
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