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Spelunker's Frozen Custard and Cavern Burgers

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116 South St, Front Royal, VA 22630-2222
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food & ice cream were great, service was a tad on the slow side. Our family enjoyed the atmosphere though & will return

Thank Southernbell2
Fairfax, Virginia
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222 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went back to Spelunkers after being away for two or three years. The place is not at all as good as it used to be. The bottom line is that the food just doesn't taste as good as in the past three or four years ago when Spelunkers was at the top of fast food restaurants in Front Royal.... More 

Thank MaizeBlueVA
Scottsdale, Arizona
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Saw a road sign advertising the restaurant. No prior knowledge of this restaurant, but when we arrived we knew it was good based on how busy the location was with people from within the community. The 1/2 lb burger was very good and filling. Plenty of fries on the order and also very good. Unfortunately I was so full after... More 

Thank Gary C
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you have been hiking for a week good food is a top priority. Spelunker's delivered this in spades with the best hamburgers we have ever eaten. A recommendation from a fellow hiker did not disappoint - fresh, juicy and absolutely delicious. We didn't try the frozen custard but did try other ice cream flavours - yum! Staff were friendly,... More 

Thank Elizabeth H
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a delightful local fast food place. Everyone working there was friendly and welcoming. They have several tables outdoors as well as indoor seating. We enjoyed a delicious custard treat after our picnic lunch; next time we will go for the burgers!

Thank Moominmamma62
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what we needed after a long day of hiking. Tasty, fast, hot and affordable! Friendly staff and easy to get to if you're from out of town like we were.

Thank Melissa B
Paducah KY
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134 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a reason this place is #1! The burger was cooked through, and still very juicy. They are clearly hand formed patties, not machine made and frozen. The fries were ALMOST too hot to eat, meaning PERFECT fresh to the table. The prices seemed quite reasonable for the quality. The place was quite busy, but they handled the traffic... More 

Thank Gordon A
Marlinton, West Virginia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after reading the high reviews on TripAdvisor. They are correct, this place was great. Fast, friendly service. The burgers are large, fresh and delicious. The french fries are fabulous!! Highly recommend giving this place a try.

Thank doggiemom3
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good shakes, burgers and fries. Philly cheesesteak could use more cheese. Waitstaff friendly and even funny. A fun family restaurant. Very clean.

1 Thank sylviaroseva
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Burgers were as advertised in the reviews we read earlier. Outstanding is all I can say. Don't care for shoe string fries, but they were good also. Just great burgers.

Thank mx50

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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
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: 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?