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“delicious icecream”
Review of Starkey's Cones

Starkey's Cones
Ranked #16 of 31 Dessert in Rehoboth Beach
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Reviewed December 3, 2009

absolute gem of a place. worked there many years ago. The selection of icecreams on offer is amazing and the chocolate covered bananas are delicious!

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Reviewed August 14, 2009

Starkey's Cones is located ON the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. It is one of my favorite places to stop for a refreshing treat on a hot summer day. Starkey's is open seasonally during the "beach season" & warm summer months--as are many of the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk shops & "restaurants".

Starkey's Cones is a take-out counter on the boardwalk that offers various boardwalk style treats including soft serve ice cream, hand-dipped hard ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes, malts, floats, ICEES, sno-cones, cotton candy, hot waffle ice cream sandwiches, commercial popsicles, super pretzels, soda, water, Gatorade and my personal favorite---the FROZEN CHOCOLATE COVERED BANANA!

I always stop at Starkey's to get my Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana. They run around $2.75 each. You can get them plain or add nuts for an extra 50 cents. They take a frozen banana on a stick and dip it in chocolate dip FRESH while you wait. The chocolate freezes and coats the banana in a crunchy chocolately shell. It is a refreshing & somewhat healthy alternative to ice cream or sugary popsicles! I think they are great...cool and refreshing. Plus it won't melt and make a mess all over you. The chocolate might sweat a little if it is a hot day, but it is not a messy treat. So that is a plus for kids and adults alike!

In addition to the chocolate covered bananas, Starkey's offers a large variety of other treats including ice cream. They do offer sprinkles and flavored dips for your ice cream cones. They also offer ice cream mix-ins such as oreos, nestle crunch, snickers, reese's pieces, health bar, m&m's and reese's peanut butter cups. So you can have a candy bar ice cream creation if you want. They do offer several flavors of cotton candy here too. You will see different colors of cotton candy hanging in bags in front of Starkeys--blue, pink, green, purple and orange. I made the mistake of thinking they were ALL the same flavor once, but just different colors & got my Mom a green one...only to discover that it was a flavored cotton candy! Starkey's also offers like 12 different flavors of SNO-Cones and 15 different milkshakes flavors too if you are looking for a more traditional old fashioned treat.

There are so many options and flavors available at Starkey's Cones. There is probably at least one item at this beachfront boardwalk stand for everyone...whether it be a sno-cone, shake, float, sundae, soft serve or hard hand-dipped ice cream, malt, waffle ice cream sandwich, soft pretzel, cotton candy, ICEE, popsicle OR the FROZEN CHOCOLATE COVERED BANANA!! The prices are decent, the service fast & friendly, and the treats are great. I would highly recommend this ice cream stand to anyone in search of a cool treat on a hot day. I personally would recommend the Frozen Banana, but am considering the hot waffle ice cream sandwich myself for a future treat!

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