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Desserted Island Ice Cream

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100 White, On Alister, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-332-9300
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San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I visited this place establishment a few days ago. Yes, I understand it's the off season...we were the only customers for a good 15-20 minutes then a couple of people trailed in behind and got their ice cream to go. Anyway, it looked like the owner was doing some work in a side room...maybe some expansion of... More 

Thank tarajackson83
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely good coffee! I had the mocha Big train which had an amazing taste! The Lemon Pound Cake was super tasty too! Nice people,free wifi,all around amazing place!

Thank Jordan W
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126 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped after dinner for an Ice cream cone. What a neat place. Assorted tables and chairs for both big and little people. Not a large assortment of ice cream flavors, but sure to find one that will please your palate. Had banana nut in a waffle cone ($4) Will return.

Thank williamkA8024VB
Fair Play, South Carolina
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149 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

When we walked through the door our first impression was what are we getting into here? The decor was quite unique. But the ice cream was great tasting, the servings large and the staff very friendly. A definite must stop if you are in the area

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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Many visits to Port A and many visits here. Blue bell ice cream scoops and a good variety of sundaes and milk shakes. CASH only definitely no cards of any sort. Will return!

Thank Robert S
Argonia, Kansas
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Coffee shake was very good. The brownie sundae is also a good one to order. Very laid back place, but well worth the wait.

Thank LesASTau
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We took our rented golf cart to Desserted Island. We had our two dogs with us so we sat on the outdoor patio. Service was a bit slow but you can't go wrong with Bluebell. Beware, they only take cash but there is an ATM in the shop.

Thank catbell
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Whenever my sister and I visit Port A, we make sure to stop here and get a hot brownie sundae: they're just gorgeous, so yummy! Very cute and quirky decorating and the staff are awesome: once they were closed by five minutes, and the last employee let us in and made us our ice creams after we told her how... More 

Thank Kels S
Boerne, Texas
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I really like this place, it used to be a souvenir place that my wife really loved it, we tried the hot fudge thing and it was good, also the rest of the ice cream offered by this location it is good, but that day it was one person working there and she was in a bad mood, we tried... More 

Thank dogedebordeux
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

To be honest, after reading all of the reviews (as well as the owners shockingly umprofessional replies to several of them) I was tempted not to come here. But I figured, we are on vacation and on an island, we need ice cream ;) The decor is weird but kid friendly. I love the little tables and chairs, the sink... More 

Thank KE85M09

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 White, On Alister, Port Aransas, TX 78373
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-332-9300
After 8 years in Port Aransas I have moved down the main street, Alister, after new owners bought the building I was in. I re-opened in February 2013 . If you want to keep having my Famous Brownie Sundaes, coffee shakes, Key Lime Pie shake, cheesecake, apple pie and the Big Fat Banana Split come to the new 2700 sq. ft. shop. Same bright pink and yellow colors with the decor collected from my travels around the world. If you go looking for me in my old location KNOW that it is not me. There is only one Desserted Island! Smell the brownies!

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