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The Split Banana

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7 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4202
+1 866-492-3668
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Rockbridge Baths, Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We try gelato wherever we go and the Split Banana's is the best. Period. It's always fresh and they change their flavors every month to keep us coming back to see what's new. And their hot chocolate is worth a trip all by itself.

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Thank GCM7103
Chesterland, Ohio
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680 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 441 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Split Banana has been a mainstay in Staunton as long as we remember. This is strictly a dessert place, with lots of wonderful gelato. The flavors change all the time, but they tend to be very good and we're always happy to try something new. The setting itself is kind of traditional with a twist. We like coming here... More 

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Thank ElaineAndGreg
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went even tho it was 40 degrees--you have to try it!!! Cute place somewhat of a retro vibe. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Tara C
Staunton, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gelato and sorbet are amazing! All of the flavors are made fresh and with local ingredients. They have a board on the wall that shows where all of the ingredients came from.

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Thank grayk8786
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pistachio gelato. There were so many pistachio nuts in it that it almost felt like I was eating pistachios with gelato. Needless to say, the pistachio flavor was fantastc. I've also had the blackberry and raspberry sorbet which I think was bursting with flavor. But if tiny raspberry seeds bother you, then I'd skip it..

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Thank EL V
Springfield, Virginia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The ice cream is absolutely delicious! It took some time for us to pick our flavors. Everything is handmade and natural.

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Thank Jlh475
USA
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a fun little gelato shop smack dab in the heart of downtown Staunton! We popped in on a Saturday night for a coffee and gelato after dinner and the place was packed! The servers were nice and had no qualms about providing my youngster with lots of samples to help her make a decision. The portions are perfect and... More 

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Thank MaxineInVA
Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The gelato was excellent, and it was difficult to decide which flavors to try. The waffle cones were the best I've ever had. Service was great, atmosphere was welcoming.

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Thank hyltonsjm
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It's rare to find pistachio ice cream that's actually made from pistachio and not almond, a cheaper but similar nut. This place has the BEST flavors. I had banana, pumpkin, and pistachio and it was very good! I would recommend this highly.

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Thank Lindsay P
Weston
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here after an impromptu trip to Staunton this weekend. If you're looking for something sweet to follow a meal this is the place. The prices are reasonable, servings are sized right (not too much, but I also didn't feel cheated), and the service was speedy and friendly.

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Thank Rebecca C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4202
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 866-492-3668

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