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16200 Main Ridge Road, Tangier Island, VA 23440
+1 757-891-2514
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Hampton, Virginia
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236 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Ice cream is almost always a treat. Especially on vacation. Spanky's is quaint from the name to the location. We were treated we and the ice cream was good.

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Thank Oranutan1
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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120 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Nice ice cream shop! Places to sit too! Great selection of flavors ... Since there's not much to do in the evening this is a "happening place"

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Thank Peggy S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 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

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Thank cjmike2016
Seattle, Washington
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1,220 reviews
872 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

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!

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Thank misopiso88
Wattsville, Virginia, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

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

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Thank Regena H
VA
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72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

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.

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Thank TripinOnTheEarth
Elgin, Illinois
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 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.

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Thank Jonny C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

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

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Thank Karen C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 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 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 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.

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Thank Renee C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16200 Main Ridge Road, Tangier Island, VA 23440
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tangier Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-891-2514

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