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Silky's Frozen Custard

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16043 Manchester Road, Ellisville, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this place. Great on a summer night or drive thru for take home. They're lower fat "lite" custard. Can get anything basically added to it for a concrete

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Thank IlovetheCaribbeannow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no better frozen custard in the entire St. Louis metro area, in my opinion, than Silky's. I cannot wait to get there with my family each time.

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Thank Melissa Y
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Custard is great, options are great, service is great, and it is not very expensive. I would recommend Silky's to anyone that is not lactose intolerant!

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Thank Leon B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

When looking for a frozen treat, head for Silky's Frozen Custard! Don't worry about waiting in line, perfection is always worth the wait. Whether you simply want a vanilla cone or an extravagant banana split, Silky's delivers! Looking for a different topping or topping combo? Silky's offers a variety of interesting and tasty combinations that are sure to please.

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Thank ConnieML
Covington, Georgia
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Have made it a tradition to stop by Silky's after having dinner almost right next door at Barney's. Love the frozen custard.

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Thank Bill D
St Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

A stop at Silky's evokes so many memories. Here's a drive in, staffed by students, with huge crowds on warm summer nights. There's ample parking and plenty of informal sitting areas, just like the drive-ins from the past. The frozen custard is excellent and too many flavor combinations to describe. It's not exactly a Happy Days recreation, but close with... More 

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Thank TravelGuySTL
Wildwood, Missouri
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Silky's frozen custard never disappoints. Their unique recipe tastes like pure gold - Holden honey, that is, to be exact. Just a hint of honey makes the difference. All the others are just trying to compare. Have it in a cone or a cup for the best experience. Or, try ant of their various treats, sundaes, shakes, etc. all very... More 

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Thank Daledude
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The drive through is pretty quick and they provide friendly service. We ordered the Mocha Chip concrete. The chunks of chocolate are really yummy and they add the perfect amount. Silkies concretes have never let me down-delicious every time!

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Thank Michelle W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

their custard is ultra smooth and rich, just sweet enough, and they have great flavor combinations. i am a chocolate and nuts kinda ice cream lover and this place has several choices. not quite as cost effective as ted drewes but better priced than most of the other custard places with better custard. in west county, this is definitely the... More 

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Thank jd w
Wildwood, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

I love all of the already created mixes because otherwise I get overwhelmed with the choices. Their cakes are terrific for birthdays, etc.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16043 Manchester Road, Ellisville, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ellisville

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