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Short Lane Ice Cream

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6721 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Gloucester, VA 23061-5190
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in last night for ice cream. There was a line but it went pretty quickly. We had the vanilla and the mint chocolate chip. Both are very good. We'd go back except we live out of town. If I'm ever back there, we'll be there again.

Thank Anthony D
Gloucester, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have to stay away from this place as much as possible. It has the best ice cream in the area and flavors that abound. I would weigh a ton if I stopped by as often as I wanted. The atmosphere is ideal and the ice cream is great.

Thank JoeC6549
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious ice cream. The prices are good for what you get. Its a cute little building. Always fun to make trips up there during the hot summer months

Thank Tara A
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Short Lane rotate their flavors, as they make their own:)! They have containers to grab and go too. Ample indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank Seasluggie
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We are so lucky to have this ice cream parlor in our small town. They were just voted #1 in Virginia!s Best. Great flavors and good prices!

Thank Pattpro
Urbanna, Virginia
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Walking in takes you back in time. They sell old fashion candies. The floors and the booth's are old and smooth. The ice cream is home made and really tasty.

Thank Kathy T
Gloucester, Virginia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

My first time stopping to indulge in this delightful treat. It was everything I had been hearing, cost was more than I expected, but well worth it. Ice cream was very creamy and you got huge portions. I will be back.

Thank Dave G
Gloucester, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The staff was very knowledgeable about the many flavors and they were friendly too. They were patient & helpful as the four of us asked lots of questions. They let us taste a few flavors ensuring we'd be happy with our purchases!! Oh and boy were we. I need to get back there for sure.

Thank Punkie C
Gloucester, Virginia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you want great ice cream, look no further. One never knows what flavors they're going to have, but that's why they hang them from signboards on the wall. No matter what they have, they let you taste before you buy. Plus you can buy in bulk and take it with you.

Thank ece442016
Boca Raton, Florida
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118 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Very creamy and lots of it......will have to go back for a taste of the butter pecan....a bit pricey, remember you only come this way once.

Thank Winnebago2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6721 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Gloucester, VA 23061-5190
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gloucester

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