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Brown Dog Ice Cream

203 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
+1 757-695-3868
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (156 reviews)
“waffle cone” (8 reviews)
“sweet corn” (3 reviews)
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203 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is where all the locals go for an evening treat. We had espresso ice cream - absolutely wonderful way to end our dinner. Friendly service - there was a long line, but it moved quickly. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Memeheg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequent NY, my home state, a lot of the summer via the eastern shore from my home in VB. If they are open when I'm traveling, I always stop in for a coffee and chocolate cone. Oh my goodness, do your self a flavor...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small shop featuring In house made ice cream. Limited number of flavors but unique. Don't expect 31 Flavors kind of taste, but do expect wholesome, good basic ice cream. Hot fudge could stand richer chocolate fudge; it tasted more like hot milk chocolate and not...More

Thank Love2trvlalot
browndogicecream, Owner at Brown Dog Ice Cream, responded to this review

Dear Love2trvlalot, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor about brown dog ice cream. I wanted to let you know that our hot fudge is made in house each day with cream, chocolate and sugar. Nothing more...no additives that would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a vast variety of flavors and combinations of taste sure to please the tastebuds, friendly, smiling service and a location in the heart of a bustling summer beach town, brown dog ice cream is surely the best homemade ice cream around. The overall experience...More

1  Thank Hunter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a two-scoop of "Fountain of Youth" in a waffle cone. Wow! A mix of strawberry, raspberry, and vita-cherry, this was a refreshing treat on a hot day. I may not look any younger, but my taste buds are rejuvenated! Loved it!

Thank Douglas L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We've been here before and the ice-cream is wonderful! What a disappointment that they didn't open their season for spring break. The sign said late April! It was one of the reasons we drove to Cape Charles!

Thank hokiegirl
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My favorite flavor was the rum raisin. Unfortunately, this flavor is no longer offered. The herbal flavors are refreshing and delicious, too. Great flavors and surprisingly great prices

Thank eileen622016
browndogicecream, Owner at Brown Dog Ice Cream, responded to this review

Thank you eileen622016! I am not able to use alcohol in any of my ice cream at this time. Maybe in the future the rules will change. I have not found a rum flavoring that we all agree on...we'll keep working on that!

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Best homemade ice cream I've ever tasted. Prices are reasonable and portions are ample. Cape Charles gem

1  Thank Leslie R
browndogicecream, Owner at Brown Dog Ice Cream, responded to this review

Thank you Leslie R! We hope you visit brown dog ice cream again when we open for the season on April 29th!

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, quick service and some very imaginative flavors. The fig ice cream with mascarpone was fantastic and decadent.

1  Thank OwlandOwlet
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Really really delicious. I had it at the store and also for dessert at one of the restaurants in the area. I am an ice cream snob, and, if you enjoy ice cream, don't miss this one if you are in the area.

1  Thank Judie F
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Does your ice cream contain corn syrup or corn starch? My daughter is allergic to corn.
9 July 2015|
Response from browndogicecream | Property representative |
Dear JBJones20, Thank you for your question. Yes, our ice cream does contain corn syrup and in some instances corn starch as well. We do sell our slush puppies in key lime, strawberry and raspberry that are house made and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 757-695-3868
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