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Pops Old Fashioned Ice Cream

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109 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-518-5374
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Love love loved it!! Some of the best Ice cream I'd ever had. Sorry I discovers it on our last day...

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Thank Ruben C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Pops is a great old place and has a great feel as an old ice cream parlor. Plenty of choices that range from the standards to more exotic combinations. The portion sizes aren't very large though, especially for the price you pay. I'd suggest going with a two scoop as you get double the ice cream for $6 rather than... More 

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Thank GMGTMGWM
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a great little shop right in the heart of the town. Be sure to stop in if you are out and about on King Street!

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Thank Michele83MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I was told the soft ice cream was not custard. I found it to be watery. I would not recommend the soft ice cream. I can't speak for the hard ice cream. I returned the cone. Lock the bathroom door behind you!

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Thank JASPhilly
Eden, North Carolina
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best icecream around. They have (what seems like a million) flavors made in house daily. Well worth the wait in line.

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Thank mhundley4
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great old style soda and Malts....not as cheap as yester-year but great stuff. Cones and cups Sundays etc

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Thank KC O
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This is a great ice cream shop in Old Town Alexandria. They've got lots of flavors, and the ice cream tastes great. Perfect for a stroll down to the Waterfront.

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Thank ertofu
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Pops is great. Have been there a couple not times. Both times there was a long line. Upon tasting the ice cream it became clear why. So good. More than worth the wait time.

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Thank Esme L
Aberdeen, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Super service and a wide selection of flavors! Our teenagers loved it! Only a few tables, but we had no problem getting seated since most folks were taking their ice cream outside. Will definitely visit again!

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Thank Ged572016
Raymore, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

There are so many ice cream choices in Old Town it's hard to pick one, but I tried Pops and was not disappointed. They had so many flavors to choose from and the service was quick and efficient. I would definitely stop by again.

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Restaurant Details

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?