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Short Lane Ice Cream

6721 George Washington Memorial Hwy, VA 23061-5190
+1 804-695-2999
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (54 reviews)
“sorbet” (6 reviews)
“italian ice” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
6721 George Washington Memorial Hwy, VA 23061-5190
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the best homemade ice cream around. Love the atmosphere! They Always a great variety of flavors.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Celeste M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

You haven’t had a better ice cream! Sample the mayonnaise ice cream, it will not disappoint. Many selections to choose from, very clean inside, and friendly staff!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Daisy23185
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We decided to get ice cream on our way home from Yorktown and ended up at Short Lane - what a pleasant surprise! Lots of flavors including tried and true favorites as well as some that are really out there (mayonnaise ice cream anyone!?). It...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carrie L
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I love to bring the family here for a sweet treat. Their handmade ice cream is amazing, and they're constantly adding flavors. Prices are not bad either! Very friendly staff, and we love the atmosphere and all their vintage ice cream decor.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank guadilus
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very good ice cream and friendly employees. I would go there again and recommend this place to others.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brad B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We love the old-time flavor to the ice cream and the great atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor tables are a plus.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank johnsherman1960
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped on our way home to MD what a cute place. Great variety and lots of charm would definitely recommend it .

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 731kathrynk
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Short lane is gloucester’s place for homemade ice cream but when a family of 4 spends over $20 that is over priced and overrated. Signs out front boast Best ice cream shop in town. My guess is that not too many voted! The ice cream...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 186traceyr
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Now into at least the second owner since opening as an ice cream shop, Short Lane offers homemade ice cream in both traditional and seasonal flavors, and some times not so seasonal flavors too. The offerings are unmatched in flavor and variety! They loose a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BWG_GloVa
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Always a line.....but no one seems to mind, because the ice cream is so good. Staff is friendly, and the vintage inside is welcoming. Coffee ice cream, as well as black raspberry were a 10.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DrNoah
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6721 George Washington Memorial Hwy, VA 23061-5190
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-695-2999
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