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Scammell's Corner Surf Shop & Ice Cream Parlor

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6406 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9112
+1 252-715-1727
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Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This little gem of an ice cream shop sets the standard for what a family owned businesss should be. You walk in to a clean inviting atmosphere to be greated with friendly smiles. They offer a quality product (Hershey's Ice Cream) with lots of great flavors and toppings. They serve a generous portion at a fair price. They are definitely... More 

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Thank mkhostetler
Advance, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great selections of Hershey's Ice Cream. Prior to going to Scammell's we had not had Hershey's Ice Cream - now it is our favorite but we cannot find it at home. Even though it was early in the season, all of the ice cream was fresh. The owner was welcoming, friendly, helpful and provided samples of flavors we were interested... More 

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Thank ontheroadagain201745
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Poor reviewers are idiots. Hershey's Ice cream is always fresh here unlike some places nearby. Atmosphere is great. I'd like to slap the people who said it syrupy... what in the world?!?!

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Thank Micheal C
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107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say about 50 flavors of Hershey brand ice cream. Friendly staff. The server- scooped even made balloon swords for the kids. Crazy comic book wall art and movie poster ceiling art. Visit Zeus the dog next door in the surf shop. Oh yeah, ten ice cream is excellent.

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Thank Kathy L
Nags Head, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finally! An ice cream shop that gives you a fair and heaping scoop of ice cream for your dollar! Great people, great ice cream - I go here every year and won't go anywhere else. Did I mention that they sing as they serve? Go after 6:00 PM and hear a song as they scoop!

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Thank NC_Islander_12
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Coconut almond chocolate....he had strawberry and chocolate...so good we had to go back for seconds!!!! Highly recommend.

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Thank Stepmomandwife
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Ice cream was soft I think freezer was on the fritz. Taste was ok very friendly staff. Dog was so cute.

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Thank Andrea B
Connecticut
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The ice cream is pretty good... but Matt was the highlight - he's very friendly and funny. It's gotta be the beard! We were there during April when he was the only one working and we were one of the few customers. He thoroughly entertained us for 20 minutes on our first visit. Our kids loved hanging there so much... More 

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Thank ThriftyTravelingDad
Fairfax County, Virginia
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We found this by the Trip Advisor ratings. We had gone to dinner and decide we would go for ice cream after. The ice cream was great and visiting with Mr Doggie (can't remember his name) was fun. My son had a large banana split and it was large. My husband had a turtle sundae as he does when we... More 

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Thank Catherine B
Poquoson, Virginia
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Living on the Outer Banks & having a 10 year old we frequent may of the local Ice Cream shops, & this one is not only one of the best on the beach It is also one of the more affordable places. It is a family business run by 2 brothers & the parents help out during the peak season..... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American
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After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6406 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9112
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-715-1727

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