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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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Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank yorkhavenmarina
Nags Head, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I know they don't sing after Labor Day which is cool I understand, these guys are cruising in the summer and deserve a break lol. Still always personable, delicious, and the best value around

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Thank HalJordan
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Unfortunately, we did not have a chance to go there in the evening and hear servers sing. We went later in the afternoon, and there was only one person at the ice cream section, he probably would not sing even if he paid him LOL He was bored, and not too talkative, and the place smelled like wet and dirty... More 

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Thank travelmonkeys_145
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133 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Pretty much every night I have ice cream and I tend to enjoy a higher quality product than the average person. So this place has Hersheys Ice Cream which is not top of the line but a pretty respectable "average" brand ice cream. Very casual, picnic tables outside to enjoy on a warm evening. The most memorable portion of the... More 

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Thank Teresa F
Swoope, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

If you are a fan of Hershey's Ice cream then stop here. Many flavors to choose from. Excellent service and Excellent singing. Plenty of space to sit either inside or outside on the picnic tables.

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Thank jenluvsthebeach
Norman, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Wanted some ice cream on a hot evening, so walked over to talk a look. They had many favors and I tasted a few before I made my choice. If you like dark chocolate, the dark chocolate raspberry truffle was excellent.

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Thank DaphneT_Norman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great ice cream and great service. Zeus, the friendliest dog in the obx, had already turned in for the night. We will catch up with him next time... Great place to go for ice cream. Great atmosphere!!!

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Thank Ktndave
Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Could be the best ice cream I've ever had, Salted Carmel Truffle. They have numerous different flavors to please any pallet. It's also a wonderful family experience with the workers singing while they prepare your ice cream.

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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
Cuisine
American
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?