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Pops Old Fashioned Ice Cream

Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
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109 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3207
+1 703-518-5374
12:00 - 22:00
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Darmstadt, Germany
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584 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Sure, it is not gelato. But it is - I guess - ones of the best ice-creams I have eaten so far. They offer a huge variety of flavors including carrot cake, but also more traditional ones like plain chocolate. A little too heavy for me but was worth trying.

Thank Silvia E
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Was a recommended spot and well worth it. The ice cream seemed different - home made. I had the pistachio and it was exceptional.

Thank Brenda S
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It was around $16 for our family of three. We each had "one scoop", and my husband had a cone rather than a paper cup. No sprinkles or mixes, just a scoop of ice cream. So I was expecting this ice cream to blow my mind, but it did not. I had mint chocolate chip. It actually tasted a little... More 

Thank Erina42us
Zebulon, North Carolina
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

What can you say ice cream all flavor a and sizes. Go early the lines are long but worth the wait. A must try.

Thank Thomas Z
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The only reason I'm giving it 4 stars is because of the value. One scoop without toppings is $5 so it's definitely overpriced. However, the ice cream is delicious. Try the Kahlua Chocolate Chip was awesome.

Thank Dogluvr999
Franklin Square, New York
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69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Overall ice cream was good...not great...service was certainly not with a smile. Felt like I was intruder. Price very high...8 bucks for two scoops of ice cream. Try the old town creamery across the street instead

Thank Ralph S
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Pop's serves up ice cream the way it used to be. Black and white checked floors when you walk in, tons of different flavors including the "Big Poppa", and friendly people that you can tell like their job of serving up ice cream. We originally we going to go to the ice creamery across the street until we saw Pop's.... More 

Thank KennewickChad
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Many many flavors of ice cream. Excellent, 4 of us everyone was happy no complaints. Only one complaint chocolate malt, but the consumers fault for not specifying to make with Vanilla Ice Cream

Thank laura v
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Amazing and unique ice cream flavors. You may have to wait in an insane line but it is well worth the wait. Personal favorite is the Bailey's Mint Chip.

Thank Jeanette W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

There is lots of flavors to choose from, but of the 4 I sampled and the 3 others my other two friends sampled - we were stuck between a rock and a hard place to choose one that was somewhat desirable. Their selections lack authentic flavoring as they seem quite tasteless and bland. If you're in need of a sugar... More 

Thank cooffwego

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?