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102 W Nash St, Southport, NC 28461
+1 910-457-7611
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Southport, North Carolina
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We always enjoy their ice cream, soft serve or homemade hard pack. You can sit outside or take a walk around the block as you eat your ice cream - right in the middle of town. Service very friendly, worth a stop. Enjoy!

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Thank 72758082
Southport, North Carolina
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Spikes Dairy Bar is about as good as it gets if you're looking for a "no-frills" out-door ice cream experience. Everything is immaculate, the service is excellent and the selection of flavors is more than adequate. Our only complaint is the lack of seating for those of us who would like to sit and lick instead of eat on the... More 

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Thank Tom M
Southport, North Carolina
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121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This review is only about the wait time...which is absolutely ridiculous for one cone. The staff was disorganized and obviously lacked basic training. They were courteous - but in a tourist town...with only a handful of customers waiting...it shouldn't take 20 minutes to get a softee cone. How do you run out of product in the middle of the day?... More 

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Thank joalleB
Salem, Oregon
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My sister visited over the 4th of July. We went downtown early to get a spot for the parade. Spikes as seating with tables and umbrellas for customers. We promptly bought an Eskimo, soft serve with shaved ice over! Oh my, Ssooooo good and refreshing on a very hot day....suffice it to say we bought 2 more throughout the day... More 

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Thank gushy9
Raleigh, North Carolina
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This was a small ice cream place within walking distance of downtown Southport/ waterfront. There were a lot of variety of flavors and types. The kid scoops was a good choice for us. They were reasonably priced. There was good outside seating in the shade.

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Thank Joseph V
Neuchatel, Switzerland
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

It is very popular and an institution in Southport, especially in summer. Make a pitstop and enjoy on the chairs or benches or stroll towards the waterfront.

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Thank JacovW
Southport, North Carolina
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Spike's is a block from the center of town. It's a little shop with tables and chairs on a porch and in the yard. They serve fantastic chili dogs, with all the extras. There are a remarkable number of hard ice cream flavors, and the usual chocolate, vanilla, or swirl soft serve flavors. You can choose from many toppings, or... More 

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Thank Candace5
North Carolina
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112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

When our grandkids visit we always stop at Spikes for an ice cream cone. We always linger watching people on the main drag of Southport

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Thank Fredsviews
Macon
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

While diverse menu. we ate ice cream every evening and it is worth stopping by and getting a soft serve.

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Thank JimB101
Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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132 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Bicycling through this small coastal town in 95 degree heat can be exhausting and so, I make sure to detour from the river front and head over to SPikes. I remember a couple of years ago they were experimenting with watermelon slush ice but wasn't as lucky this trip but did try a waffle cone full of Almond Joy hard... More 

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Thank PApatti915

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W Nash St, Southport, NC 28461
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-7611

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?