We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stephan's Sugar Shack

40 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
+1 540-743-4777
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Nov 26, 2017
“I had dip-n-dots here and loved them!”
Jul 4, 2017
“Quick treat in Luray”
Closed Now
40 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (22)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed November 26, 2017

Tried Dip-n-dots for the first time here and fell in love with them! There were several flavors to choose from!

Thank Grami-TT
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with the family for a quick treat. One of the few places in the downtown area that has parking. Nice selection of ice cream, something for everybody and reasonably priced. Nice friendly staff. Had tables available outside so that we didn't have to...More

Thank Hilbornc757
Save your favorites!Keep track of your top restaurant finds.
Save now
Reviewed June 26, 2017

A few friends and I went to Stephen's Sugar Shack for, you guessed it, ice cream. Overall, they have a good number of flavors but it is kind of a bare-looking store. Has no real charm. My group had a hankering for ice cream, and...More

Thank jg325
stephanchristy, Owner at Stephan's Sugar Shack, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

First I want to say thanks for visitinig our store while in Luray. I was disappointed that you thought our store had no real charm. We usually hear the opposite. The store is centered around a "laid back" beach theme with real sand, beach music...More

Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Super variety of flavors and home made waffle cones! I had coffee Oreo cookie with caramel bourbon and my husband dark chocolate and strawberry, with a colorful cake like flavor for our happy 4 year old!

Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after dinner for ice cream. It was SO good! There were a lot of flavors to choose from. The guy who owns it is very sweet as well.

Thank Alicia D
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
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
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
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
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Luray
Hotel Laurance
60 reviews
.34 miles away
The Mimslyn Inn
1,025 reviews
.45 miles away
Quality Inn
388 reviews
.45 miles away
The Cardinal Inn
141 reviews
.90 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
West Main Street Market
211 reviews
.26 miles away
Gathering Grounds
703 reviews
.04 miles away
Circa '31 at the Mimslyn Inn
250 reviews
.45 miles away
Speakeasy Bar
435 reviews
.45 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Warehouse Art Gallery
27 reviews
.08 miles away
Hawksbill Trading Company
17 reviews
.25 miles away
Hawksbill Brewing Co
17 reviews
.04 miles away
The Wright Touch
37 reviews
.46 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Stacey L
June 4, 2016|
Response from stephanchristy | Property representative |
We normally carry at least one flavor of (Hershey's) sherbet, plus several flavors of Italian Ice, and a non-dairy flavor of dippin dots.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing