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Spelunker's Frozen Custard and Cavern Burgers

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116 South St, Front Royal, VA 22630-2222
+1 540-631-0300
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wiehle, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I never thought I'd give a 5-star rating to a fast-food joint. But, this one and only deserves it! First, the Cavern Burger... hand-formed and perfectly cooked real beef patty and topped with lettuce and well-blended flavors of mustard, ketchup, and mayonnaise. Stick with the "regular" Cavern Burger and you'll be impressed. (They also have a "super-deluxe where the meat... More 

Thank Robert F B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Speluker's is the best. Not big-chain-fast-food but not a fancy restaurant either. Great hamburgers, chicken strip dinners and fish and chips. The custard is perfect with a daily special that must be tried. The children's meal comes with a free scoop of custard.

Thank ltlkrow
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Forget Wendy's or McDonald's or Burger King with their flat processed imitation meat patties. If you want a good burger that consists of real meat then Spelunkers is where you want to go. After lunch try one of their many custard, shake or malt options. Each day they feature a new Flavor of The Day custard. Customer service has had... More 

Thank P.J. M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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92 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a warm day in February so it was pretty busy inside and outside the restaurant. We went through the drive thru and ordered hamburgers and custard and the cashier was kind of short with us. We had to pull over to the side of the drive thru to wait for the food, and when the guy came... More 

Thank eldosokyjl
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went through their drive thru yesterday had a double cavern burger with a large fry. Fries were handcut and amazing. The burger was also amazing. A bit undercooked is why I give this 4 instead of 5 stars I will definitely be back!!!

Thank Derek S
Washington, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The burgers here are out of this world. When in Front Royal ... I have to stop here for their great burger and fries. Yes, the drive through is always backed up but it is worth the wait for that Cavern Burger.

Thank cgiles532
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after exploring on Skyline Drive. The milkshakes are amazing!! Chicken tenders and onion rings are great, as well as the cavern burger!

Thank Amelia D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can not talk this place up enough. Their burgers are out of this world. Not to mention those shakes. Would recommend this place to anyone. It's a local favorite around here.

Thank joejoe41
Front Royal, Virginia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

Excellent old fashioned burgers with just the right amount of grease accompanied by great French fries. Drive through is not fast food speed but that is due to them making each order when ordered, not ahead of time. Worth the wait.

Thank James G
Marshall, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Wonderful hamburgers and awesome chili dogs. The unique ice cream "flavor of the day" are very interesting.

Thank judysloan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 South St, Front Royal, VA 22630-2222
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Front Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 540-631-0300

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