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21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
+1 573-443-7400
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (70 reviews)
“pineapple” (2 reviews)
“sundae” (2 reviews)
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21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a great stop in Columbia. Cake batter, strawberry, mint chocolate chip and ginger snap cookie all were hits.

Thank bobbymoore13
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant stop after a sushi lunch. Interesting flavors. Loved the French toast, green tea, cookies and cream, birthday cake.

Thank sarahtham
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Green tea is my favorite but you can't really go wrong with any of the flavors here. Can't remember the last time I went to CoMO without getting Sparkys

Thank thepartyingtraveler
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Exquisite ice cream, super creamy and yummy, exactly what I was looking for. Price is also reasonable. Tons of flavors and they had my favorite: cookies and cream. Perfect. I had it in a cake cone. My husband, who usually takes a lick or two...More

Thank KareninStLouis
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

My first time here and so many flavors it was hard to choose. The green tea was so good but the maple chocolate milk was my favorite. They will mix just about any combo you could want to try. It will be a do again...More

Thank Mumzie9196
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We love Sparky's Ice Cream & have never been disappointed. They are usually friendly & you get to try all of the unique favors! We frequent here all of the time

Thank kjackson2017
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Of course, the ice cream is good, homemade, pretty tasty on a hot afternoon. I recommend the strawberry or London fog (earl grey with honey).

Thank tobycc
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My first time here and I enjoyed my sundae. I prefer hard ice cream to custard and this place fits the bill. There were only two drawbacks: The restaurant had a very harsh, strong "cleaning" odor. It was almost unbearable it was so darn strong....More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Sparky's; it won't be my last! I had the raspberry, and my sister had pineapple. We both loved our chosen flavors!

Thank KimVmm
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you're in the area, you should give Sparky's a try. They have a great selection on thoughtful, unique flavors. If you're over 21, try the White Russian. And I love their Oreo-Speedwagon flavor. Both are great.

Thank Brad I
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-443-7400
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