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Stephan's Sugar Shack

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40 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
+1 540-743-4777
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great location. Friendly staff and great ice cream! We enjoyed sitting outside so the kids didn't drip all over everything! ;)

Thank theskobels
south jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

cute little ice cream shop in the middle of town. The girls are cute and very polite and the place is very clean. Will go again next time in town.

Thank bunnyrabbit01
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

We ordered double cones, and they were huge! Plus, the ice cream was delicious! The place was clean, service friendly.

Thank VaTraveler5
Dunkirk, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Good selection of Hershey flavors..blueberry cheesecake was excellent! Nice location to the downtown shops and restaurants in luray, cute beach scene as you walk in.

Thank Frank K
Eastern PA
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Hershey's ice cream is always a winner. Several types of cones to choose from. VERY friendly service. Wish they had offered hot fudge.

Thank MommiAnna
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We stayed in luray for 2 nights and went back each night. Ice cream is herseys and very tasty. The owner was very nice and personable as well as accommodating. You can try as many flavor as you like. Would go back again!!

Thank Cheryl B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Easy parking. Friendly staff. Good size portions. Pretty much all you need on a hot afternoon and you feel like something cool.

Thank Needmorecoffeenow
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

A few options to satisfy your sweet tooth. We enjoyed the ice cream. They have both indoor and outdoor seating and it is right across from the movie theater downtown.

Thank ghibesan
Ruther Glen, Virginia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

It's so hard to find Dippin dots. Especially at a decent price. This place had both. I didn't try their ice cream, but they had some flavors that sounded delicious.

Thank bee114
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

Had a black cherry cone, was immense for a small, could not finish it all. Hubby had a rootbeer float, nothing remained of his but he said it hit the spot. They have outdoor seating as well as indoor, clean restrooms and reasonable prices. Hershey's ice cream and dipping dots are available. Very friendly staff to make this place a... More 

Thank The_Travelling_Lady

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $5
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: +1 540-743-4777
A must destination for both visitors and locals. Stephan's Sugar Shack is a beach theme ice cream parlor, complete with a sand and sea shells that is truly one of a kind. Over 50 flavors of ice cream (Hershey's and Dippin Dots) and Italian Ice are served by a friendly staff while the best songs from summers past play in the background. Products include milk shakes, floats, sundaes, cones, and our famous ice cream pies.

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