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16043 Manchester Road, Ellisville, MO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently good, fresh product with imaginative specials. Friendly workers and convenient location.

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Thank Roberta M
Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I was shocked and a bit skeptical when my brother suggested getting desert at Silky's. I always thought of the place as a Dairy Queen knock off, boy was I wrong. They have chocolate custard as well as vanilla, and the concrete I had was twice as heavy as Drewes, which I hold as the gold standard. The servers are... More 

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Thank Stu K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I love ice cream, and especially their 'lite' ice-cream. It is delish. They do a nice job of chopping their toppings and stir ins to. Sometimes Fritz's just had too big of chunks in their concretes, but not Silkys.

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Thank got2bebiking
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

In the rare instance when we're all sober together, my friends and I can rely on Silky's. The employees are strangers when we order and family when we check out. Silky's ice cream is consistently sensational but even if it were subpar (which is it not) the location is so prime, it wouldn't even matter. LOVE THIS PLACE. Couldn't live... More 

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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Love this place. Great on a summer night or drive thru for take home. They're lower fat "lite" custard. Can get anything basically added to it for a concrete

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Thank IlovetheCaribbeannow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

There is no better frozen custard in the entire St. Louis metro area, in my opinion, than Silky's. I cannot wait to get there with my family each time.

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Thank Melissa Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Custard is great, options are great, service is great, and it is not very expensive. I would recommend Silky's to anyone that is not lactose intolerant!

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Thank Leon B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

When looking for a frozen treat, head for Silky's Frozen Custard! Don't worry about waiting in line, perfection is always worth the wait. Whether you simply want a vanilla cone or an extravagant banana split, Silky's delivers! Looking for a different topping or topping combo? Silky's offers a variety of interesting and tasty combinations that are sure to please.

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Thank ConnieML
Covington, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Have made it a tradition to stop by Silky's after having dinner almost right next door at Barney's. Love the frozen custard.

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Thank Bill D
St Louis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

A stop at Silky's evokes so many memories. Here's a drive in, staffed by students, with huge crowds on warm summer nights. There's ample parking and plenty of informal sitting areas, just like the drive-ins from the past. The frozen custard is excellent and too many flavor combinations to describe. It's not exactly a Happy Days recreation, but close with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16043 Manchester Road, Ellisville, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ellisville

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