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Spelunker's Frozen Custard and Cavern Burgers

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116 South St, Front Royal, VA 22630-2222
+1 540-631-0300
11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Forget Wendy's or McDonald's or Burger King with their flat processed imitation meat patties. If you want a good burger that consists of real meat then Spelunkers is where you want to go. After lunch try one of their many custard, shake or malt options. Each day they feature a new Flavor of The Day custard. Customer service has had... More 

Thank P.J. M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on a warm day in February so it was pretty busy inside and outside the restaurant. We went through the drive thru and ordered hamburgers and custard and the cashier was kind of short with us. We had to pull over to the side of the drive thru to wait for the food, and when the guy came... More 

Thank eldosokyjl
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went through their drive thru yesterday had a double cavern burger with a large fry. Fries were handcut and amazing. The burger was also amazing. A bit undercooked is why I give this 4 instead of 5 stars I will definitely be back!!!

Thank Derek S
Washington, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The burgers here are out of this world. When in Front Royal ... I have to stop here for their great burger and fries. Yes, the drive through is always backed up but it is worth the wait for that Cavern Burger.

Thank cgiles532
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here after exploring on Skyline Drive. The milkshakes are amazing!! Chicken tenders and onion rings are great, as well as the cavern burger!

Thank Amelia D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can not talk this place up enough. Their burgers are out of this world. Not to mention those shakes. Would recommend this place to anyone. It's a local favorite around here.

Thank joejoe41
Front Royal, Virginia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent old fashioned burgers with just the right amount of grease accompanied by great French fries. Drive through is not fast food speed but that is due to them making each order when ordered, not ahead of time. Worth the wait.

Thank James G
Marshall, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful hamburgers and awesome chili dogs. The unique ice cream "flavor of the day" are very interesting.

Thank judysloan
Front Royal, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is awesome. Local place with super fresh burgers, fries, and fresh made ice cream of the day specials. A must try if you are in the area! They also employ a great team of local young people who provide great service.

Thank Jeffrey R
Leesburg, Virginia, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been here a few times, more often than not for frozen custard and have never been disappointed. The burgers are juicy and the portions are generous. This is a MUCH better fast food option than just about any burger chain you are going to find, defiantly better than the major ones that have been around for decades.

Thank Kevin D

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 South St, Front Royal, VA 22630-2222
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Front Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 540-631-0300

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