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Pops Old Fashioned Ice Cream

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109 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3207
+1 703-518-5374
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12:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Great number of choices, ice cream was really good <3 Cute shop interior. The lines were long though... but it was worth it!

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Thank AJ G
Lawrence, Kansas
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970 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Pop's has it all ice cream-wise - cups, cones sundaes, soft serve and - - - - Pie! I am a chocolate lover, so I had two scoops to go, but the sundaes looked amazing.

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Thank Robert S
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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298 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I don’t often let myself have ice cream, especially from an ice cream shop with full fat DELICIOUS ice cream however on a recent vacation to Alexandria I decided to treat myself to a cone. It was worth every single calorie and well worth the $5.00 for a single scoop given the cone was almost as big as my face!... More 

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Thank DearDona
Hinckley, Ohio
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

So many choices, too many choices. Very fresh ice cream. Cute old fashioned shop with some indoor seating. The peanut butter,chocolate and pretzel ice cream was good. As a Clevelander, gotta love a place that has a flavor named "Cleveland Brownie"

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Thank Hygienist83
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Lots of ice cream choices! My son loved the peppermint and I loved the Kahlua chip. Clean bathrooms.

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Thank Rene' S
Phoenix, Arizona
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Hubby, the ice cream aficionado spotted Pops on the way down the hill while we were walking down to another restaurant for lunch. Even though we weren't hungry we went in and hubs ordered his favorite, coffee ice cream. Of course here in A-town it was called Cappuccino. It was full of chocolate chips and made hubs happy! Good deal!

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Thank TravelGodess
Williamsburg, Virginia
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

So many flavors! Four of us ordered 8 flavors & they were all yummy. Can't wait to return!! Great for families.

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Thank mimihill
Porterville, California
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

After dinner, we headed down the street to check out Pop's. We saw the line inside earlier and knew it must be the place to go for ice cream. We weren't disappointed. They had a huge selection of flavors and we all got something we liked.

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Thank DGriz
Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Eaten here several times, it's always delicious. The long lines move pretty quickly, be sure to grab extra napkins, the true homemade ice cream melts fast!

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Thank Julia C
Osterville, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great ice cream. The King Street area is a great place to visit. Art gallery, waterfronts, good food and dessert! Must go !

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Thank seggycc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3207
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-518-5374

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