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The Split Banana

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7 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4202
+1 866-492-3668
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Staunton, Virginia
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A special experience for anyone young at heart! Flavors change regularly. All are homemade. My favorite is the vanilla but all are delicious!

Thank Cheri M
Rockbridge Baths, Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We try gelato wherever we go and the Split Banana's is the best. Period. It's always fresh and they change their flavors every month to keep us coming back to see what's new. And their hot chocolate is worth a trip all by itself.

Thank GCM7103
Chesterland, Ohio
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683 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 443 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Split Banana has been a mainstay in Staunton as long as we remember. This is strictly a dessert place, with lots of wonderful gelato. The flavors change all the time, but they tend to be very good and we're always happy to try something new. The setting itself is kind of traditional with a twist. We like coming here... More 

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went even tho it was 40 degrees--you have to try it!!! Cute place somewhat of a retro vibe. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Tara C
Staunton, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gelato and sorbet are amazing! All of the flavors are made fresh and with local ingredients. They have a board on the wall that shows where all of the ingredients came from.

Thank grayk8786
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I had the pistachio gelato. There were so many pistachio nuts in it that it almost felt like I was eating pistachios with gelato. Needless to say, the pistachio flavor was fantastc. I've also had the blackberry and raspberry sorbet which I think was bursting with flavor. But if tiny raspberry seeds bother you, then I'd skip it..

Thank EL V
Springfield, Virginia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The ice cream is absolutely delicious! It took some time for us to pick our flavors. Everything is handmade and natural.

Thank Jlh475
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a fun little gelato shop smack dab in the heart of downtown Staunton! We popped in on a Saturday night for a coffee and gelato after dinner and the place was packed! The servers were nice and had no qualms about providing my youngster with lots of samples to help her make a decision. The portions are perfect and... More 

Thank MaxineInVA
Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The gelato was excellent, and it was difficult to decide which flavors to try. The waffle cones were the best I've ever had. Service was great, atmosphere was welcoming.

Thank hyltonsjm
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It's rare to find pistachio ice cream that's actually made from pistachio and not almond, a cheaper but similar nut. This place has the BEST flavors. I had banana, pumpkin, and pistachio and it was very good! I would recommend this highly.

Thank Lindsay P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4202
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 866-492-3668

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