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21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
+1 573-443-7400
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Green tea is my favorite but you can't really go wrong with any of the flavors here. Can't remember the last time I went to CoMO without getting Sparkys

Thank thepartyingtraveler
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Exquisite ice cream, super creamy and yummy, exactly what I was looking for. Price is also reasonable. Tons of flavors and they had my favorite: cookies and cream. Perfect. I had it in a cake cone. My husband, who usually takes a lick or two...More

Thank KareninStLouis
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My first time here and so many flavors it was hard to choose. The green tea was so good but the maple chocolate milk was my favorite. They will mix just about any combo you could want to try. It will be a do again...More

Thank Mumzie9196
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We love Sparky's Ice Cream & have never been disappointed. They are usually friendly & you get to try all of the unique favors! We frequent here all of the time

Thank kjackson2017
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Of course, the ice cream is good, homemade, pretty tasty on a hot afternoon. I recommend the strawberry or London fog (earl grey with honey).

Thank tobycc
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My first time here and I enjoyed my sundae. I prefer hard ice cream to custard and this place fits the bill. There were only two drawbacks: The restaurant had a very harsh, strong "cleaning" odor. It was almost unbearable it was so darn strong....More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Sparky's; it won't be my last! I had the raspberry, and my sister had pineapple. We both loved our chosen flavors!

Thank KimVmm
Reviewed 28 June 2017

If you're in the area, you should give Sparky's a try. They have a great selection on thoughtful, unique flavors. If you're over 21, try the White Russian. And I love their Oreo-Speedwagon flavor. Both are great.

Thank Brad I
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Had a banana split. They do not have the traditional toppings of strawberry and pineapple so I only got hot fudge and caramel. The ice cream is tasty but really really soft and almost melted. It turned into soup when she added the hot fudge...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I haven't found an ice cream place that rivals Sparky's. They are constantly coming up with different flavors such as "Oreo Speedwagon," "Mojito," etc. Enjoy some alcoholic floats or frozen yogurt. The Bulldog statue outside always promotes the new flavors! While you wait for your...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-443-7400
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