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Short Lane Ice Cream

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6721 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Gloucester, VA 23061-5190
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Homemade ice cream. Relaxing Family oriented and staff very friendly Really puts a lot of condiments on sundaes and banana splits

Thank Janet S
Smithfield, Virginia
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581 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While visiting family at Gloucester Court House we stopped at this location on Route 17 near Lowes. This corner location is an old white 2 story store that has been converted to an ice cream parlor. All homemade ice cream in this cute building. Order at the counter and can sit at booths, tables or upstairs. New owners that have... More 

Thank JLDC
Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful ice cream parlor, but with frustratingly slow service. They advertised coffee but said that they were too busy after I had waited in line for some time. Inexcusable.

Thank geebee789
Rupert, West Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Excellent Ice cream and gelato. Great atmosphere and just fun to be there. As Joe C6549 says I have to be careful going or I won't fit through the doors anymore! Well worth stopping by for a visit!

Thank Ruth D
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in last night for ice cream. There was a line but it went pretty quickly. We had the vanilla and the mint chocolate chip. Both are very good. We'd go back except we live out of town. If I'm ever back there, we'll be there again.

Thank Anthony D
Gloucester, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have to stay away from this place as much as possible. It has the best ice cream in the area and flavors that abound. I would weigh a ton if I stopped by as often as I wanted. The atmosphere is ideal and the ice cream is great.

Thank JoeC6549
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious ice cream. The prices are good for what you get. Its a cute little building. Always fun to make trips up there during the hot summer months

Thank Tara A
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Short Lane rotate their flavors, as they make their own:)! They have containers to grab and go too. Ample indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank Seasluggie
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We are so lucky to have this ice cream parlor in our small town. They were just voted #1 in Virginia!s Best. Great flavors and good prices!

Thank Pattpro
Urbanna, Virginia
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Walking in takes you back in time. They sell old fashion candies. The floors and the booth's are old and smooth. The ice cream is home made and really tasty.

Thank Kathy T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6721 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Gloucester, VA 23061-5190
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gloucester
Local Family Owned Home Made Ice Cream

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