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Desserted Island Ice Cream

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100 White, On Alister, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-332-9300
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Many visits to Port A and many visits here. Blue bell ice cream scoops and a good variety of sundaes and milk shakes. CASH only definitely no cards of any sort. Will return!

Thank Robert S
Argonia, Kansas
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Coffee shake was very good. The brownie sundae is also a good one to order. Very laid back place, but well worth the wait.

Thank LesASTau
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We took our rented golf cart to Desserted Island. We had our two dogs with us so we sat on the outdoor patio. Service was a bit slow but you can't go wrong with Bluebell. Beware, they only take cash but there is an ATM in the shop.

Thank catbell
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Whenever my sister and I visit Port A, we make sure to stop here and get a hot brownie sundae: they're just gorgeous, so yummy! Very cute and quirky decorating and the staff are awesome: once they were closed by five minutes, and the last employee let us in and made us our ice creams after we told her how... More 

Thank Kels S
Boerne, Texas
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I really like this place, it used to be a souvenir place that my wife really loved it, we tried the hot fudge thing and it was good, also the rest of the ice cream offered by this location it is good, but that day it was one person working there and she was in a bad mood, we tried... More 

Thank dogedebordeux
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

To be honest, after reading all of the reviews (as well as the owners shockingly umprofessional replies to several of them) I was tempted not to come here. But I figured, we are on vacation and on an island, we need ice cream ;) The decor is weird but kid friendly. I love the little tables and chairs, the sink... More 

Thank KE85M09
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I loved the decor in this place!! Very colorful and fun! Made me just want to hang out all afternoon and stuff my face full of their delicious ice cream! The banana pudding ice cream was awesome. Great place to go, if you are in the area!

Thank Maggie N
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Super-cute shop with board games, funky decorations and a great patio. But the desserts... OH EM GEE are they yummo! We hit the place in high tourist season on a Friday night, walked in with a line that moved quickly. Pie, ice cream, brownie sundae, cones and shakes that are so big... you will be happy it is served in... More 

Thank Michele A
Port Aransas, Texas
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We just came in to treat our visiting grandkids (and get out from the incredible heat yesterday) We had a fantastic time. Great ice cream on waffle cones, then we played foosball. I love how they give you water to serve yourself and a small sink in the corner to wash your sticky hands. Great! The limeade was amazing!....its FRESH!!!... More 

Thank scLoving
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This place was horrible. We were not greeted when we arrived and there was no one inside. Two scoops was the size of one. And it was just Blue Bell, no toppings. Decor was very ugly. NEVER AGAIN!!!

Thank Teresa R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
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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