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Pops Old Fashioned Ice Cream

Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
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109 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3207
+1 703-518-5374
12:00 - 22:00
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were craving some ice cream and Pops nailed it! Quaint little shop on K street. Didn't Disappoint!! We actually tried across the street first but the selection and testers weren't that great. Left and went to pops and was exactly what we were looking for. Pralines and cream and rocky road!

Thank Greg P
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383 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the spot for ice cream. But there is a problem----with all those flavors available, you just have to return. And return again. Great place to stop with kids.

Thank MarJan6861
Matthews, North Carolina
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old-fashioned ice cream shop inn Old Town Alexandria. Great atmosphere and very good ice cream! Worth the trip.

Thank Curtisnc
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

$24.00 for 2 small cups, 1 small cone and a sundae. I have had better ice cream at Dairy Queen. should have gone across the street.

Thank kathy15120
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This little Old School Ice Cream parlor has about the best hand-made ice cream ever!!!!! Takes you right back to your childhood, if ice cream is your passion. It is located on the main drag, near the waterfront. Upon entering, you are greeted with a smile and the great personality of the staff. You are graciously encouraged to taste whatever... More 

Thank A M
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I love the place. Excellent service. The butter pecan and Pistachio are to die for. A lot of good options. A must go in Old town.

Thank Yaritza B
Hicksville, New York
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172 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Nice selection of flavors.It has that old school parlor charm.Guys working counter were friendly-music could have been alittle more "old" school from 60s or so.

Thank brighteyes67
Alexandria, Virginia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place is amazing. I don't know anywhere else that an old timey ice cream shop like this exists. The Ice cream is good and the atmosphere is even better. Feels like its straight out of the 1950's

Thank johnhancq
Springfield, va
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98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Delicious ice cream! A great thing to have on a warm summer night while enjoying the atmosphere of old town alexandria. You will be glad you did.

Thank thomas B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Great number of choices, ice cream was really good <3 Cute shop interior. The lines were long though... but it was worth it!

Thank AJ G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3207
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-518-5374

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