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Desserted Island Ice Cream

100 White, On Alister, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-332-9300
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brownie sundae” (26 reviews)
“ice cream” (90 reviews)
“banana split” (10 reviews)
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100 White, On Alister, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Cute shop with Blue Bell ice cream. I always stop in at least once when we are visiting. They are a cash-only payment basis, and I think I saw an ATM sign inside. It seems like they are always busy, but line moves fairly quickly,...More

Thank Teaniebop
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Bluebell Ice Cream and you must pay cash. There are games (foosball, large checkers, etc.) and the kids love it!

Thank Beachlover1949
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't appreciate paying $7 for a shake and 3$ for a small scoop of grocery store ice cream. Cash only is a pain and outdated. Not a good experience as we had a large party of teenagers. Won't return.More

Thank Rosie C
greensofas, Owner at Desserted Island Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

I'm sorry you feel that way. But my 20 ounce shakes are $ 6.00 and Texas state tax brings it to $6.50. Not $7.00. The large single scoop is $2.75 and tax brings it to $3. Cash prevents a lot of credit card fraud and...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

The ice cream is Blue Bell and the brownie isn't anything spectacular but it was delicious and perfect for an afternoon treat. The games throughout are cute and a nice addition to the ice cream run. Cash only is the only negative for us.

Thank lec1727
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We ordered cheesecake, Dr. Pepper float and ice cream on sugar cone--all delicious. Blue Bell Ice Cream flavors are served here. The brownie sundae was HUGE and I had no one to split it with, so I didn't get it. There was a great selection...More

Thank Shon S
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a cute whimsical ice cream shop. Plenty of seating. Games to play like checkers. They sell Blue Bell ice cream (a Texas favorite). They had me torn between the famous warm brownie sundae and the big fat banana split. I went with the...More

Thank CLC439
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Cruising around the streets of Port A we ran across this place. The bright pink building with the large ice cream letters completely caught my eye! The Brownie Sundae was to die for! Although id recommend sharing because its huge!:) The Strawberry and Banana smoothie...More

Thank Kayla M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

nice selection of sundaes, apple pie, cheesecake and shakes. A bit of a long line when we got in but worth the wait, moved fast.

Thank Noirin H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You can buy that at the grocery store. I don't understand the lines for a grocery store ice cream???More

Thank Mary S
greensofas, Owner at Desserted Island Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

I have a line with about 40 people in it every night of the summer because I take that delicious ice cream and I turn it into: Key lime pie milkshakes Smore sundaes Warm brownie sundaes Capn Crunch milkshakes 5 different kinds of coffee shakes...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

My boys and I went twice over the 4th of July weekend and they loved it both times. The ice cream they serve is Blue Bell and not homemade in the shop but Blue Bell is a solid choice at any time especially when it...More

Thank FlashCrusader85
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 White, On Alister, Port Aransas, TX 78373
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-332-9300
After 8 years in Port Aransas I have moved down the main street, Alister, after new owners bought the building I was in. I re-opened in February 2013 . If you want to keep having my Famous Brownie Sundaes, coffee shakes, Key Lime Pie shake, cheesecake, apple pie and the Big Fat Banana Split come to the new 2700 sq. ft. shop. Same bright pink and yellow colors with the decor collected from my travels around the world. If you go looking for me in my old location KNOW that it is not me. There is only one Desserted Island! Smell the brownies!
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