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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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Nags Head, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Finally! An ice cream shop that gives you a fair and heaping scoop of ice cream for your dollar! Great people, great ice cream - I go here every year and won't go anywhere else. Did I mention that they sing as they serve? Go after 6:00 PM and hear a song as they scoop!

Thank NC_Islander_12
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coconut almond chocolate....he had strawberry and chocolate...so good we had to go back for seconds!!!! Highly recommend.

Thank Stepmomandwife
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Ice cream was soft I think freezer was on the fritz. Taste was ok very friendly staff. Dog was so cute.

Thank Andrea B
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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 

Thank ThriftyTravelingDad
Fairfax County, Virginia
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 

Thank Catherine B
Poquoson, Virginia
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148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
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 

Thank James M
Nags Head, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

Thank HalJordan
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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 

Thank travelmonkeys_145
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150 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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 

Thank Teresa F
Swoope, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Thank jenluvsthebeach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?