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Bruster's Ice Cream

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5317 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5320
+1 757-420-7071
11:00 - 23:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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95 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

When i crave Key Lime Ice Cream, only Bruster`s can fill the bill! They have a range of flavors that change daily!

Thank Richard S
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Bruster's is amazing. As an ice cream connoisseur, I LOVE the stuff. My favorite? Butter Pecan....do yourself a favor and go OFF your diet for this treat...well worth all the calories. Can't be beat and I've eaten many brands but don't miss this place. Only serve ice cream but when you specialize, you HAVE to be good to survive...and they... More 

1 Thank Michael J
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

If you can choose which flavor you want in five minutes, you win! Freshly churned Real Ice cream awaits you at this quaint walk up. By far the best ice cream in town, your wish is their command. Bring your own banana and they will split and fill it with every thing you wish. (Special on Thursday). Special cones for... More 

1 Thank louise225
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Very good Ice cream. Cheap kids cones and if they are under a certain height you can get them form free. They even had doggie sundaes that comes with a dog bone (my dogs love them).

1 Thank thalerw3kids
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This is an awesome place to get a good ice cream cone. The service is really slow, but awesome ice cream. They also have kid cones as well.

Thank BibaGuam
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29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Bruster's is a great place for homemade and tasty ice cream. I have been here many many times and each time I leave happy. They have a wide variety of flavors and other options, too, for example they serve apple dumplings (never tried them though). The best time to go is when they're making their waffle cones- the smell is... More 

Thank SoloGirlTravels
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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121 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Located on an unattractive stretch of one of the busiest roads in Virginia Beach. I would not come here for the ice cream, but I have and will stopped here when I've been here for some other reason. Service usually is slow, but friendly. Very nice selection of items. Prices are average -- think a little less than Coldstone but... More 

Thank lwh3
Chesapeake, Virginia
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2013

brusters still has good ice cream and i def recommend it. between this store and the one on indian river and kempsville we preferred this store near pembroke. things could've changed at the indian river store, but the service kept going down for the most part depending on the person mostly at the indian river store, but this pembroke location... More 

Thank Robert-1812
El Paso, Texas
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2012

I am a huge fan of this ice cream business! I first learned about it in Harrisonburg, Virginia, but it is great to know that they are all over the U.S.! We also like the one in Dothan, Alabama. I really like that if they see you with doggies, they will give you a free pet bowl with vanilla ice... More 

Thank leann27
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Reviewed 6 October 2008

Great Ice Cream and you get more if it is raining or snowing :) Their turtle sundae is really good... mmm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5317 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5320
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-420-7071

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