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Spanky's Ice Cream Shop

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16200 Main Ridge Road, Tangier Island, VA 23440
(757) 891-2514
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Limited other menu items but a really good basic old fashioned shop on an island location Good selection of flavors and friendly service

Thank CJMike
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I were spending the day on Tangier Island and decided to stop by Spanky's for ice cream before we left to head home on the ferry. The ice cream was delicious and the people who worked at Spanky's were delightful. Such a fun little shop....definitely worth visiting!

Thank misopiso88
Wattsville, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great establishment. Real good ice cream snoball. Air condition a treat on such a hot day, very friendly servers

Thank Regena H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in here for an ice cream cone. They have a lot of flavors to choose from! The man behind the counter was very nice and friendly. The ice cream was very good.

Thank TripinOnTheEarth
Elgin, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had some ice cream here. Many types of ice cream treats are on the menu. It was "ok". The only ice cream shop on the island.

Thank Jonny C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Delicious soft ice cream, very clean, and super friendly service. I would definitely return and highly recommend!

Thank Karen C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this ice cream parlor after an hour hike around Tangier Island. We decided to walk to shake off our deliciously fantastic lunch at the Fisherman's corner. We had scoops of their delicious ice cream! The place was clean, and we enjoyed the cool AC after our humid walk. Our kids played fooseball too! We did not realize... More 

Thank M D
Fairfax, Virginia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

make sure you bring cash as they don't accept credit cards here. Very reasonable prices and great value. We had lunch here and loved the pulled pork sandwiches. The fact that you got a free sunday with any purchase over a certain amount was a nice touch. All the memorabilia inside was great to see.

Thank Renee C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Ice cream was great, but not sure if it was homemade. Service was good. Nice hang out spot for friends and families to gather.

Thank Nikki E
Edgewater, United States
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Yummy creaming ice cream. The service was quite good. The servers were charming and fast. There were many varieties of ice cream. Reminded me of an old-fashioned soda shop/

1 Thank Janice M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16200 Main Ridge Road, Tangier Island, VA 23440
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tangier Island
  • Phone Number: (757) 891-2514

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