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“Our favorite burger joint!”

Spelunker's Frozen Custard and Cavern Burgers
Ranked #1 of 87 Restaurants in Front Royal
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fast food
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Our favorite burger joint!”
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We have been known to hike the northern section of Shenandoah National Park just to "earn" a visit to Spelunker's. Juicy, delicious, and fresh burgers nestled on perfectly grilled buns - - the stuff of dreams. Fresh flowers on the tables, smiles behind the counters, and real frozen custard. Because every item is cooked to order, there can be a bit of a wait. Totally worth it. Don't miss this one if you are in the area.

  • Visited June 2014
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English first
Marshall, Virginia
2 reviews
“Dogs allowed outside”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

We stopped for ice cream after hiking. They let us have the dogs at the outside tables. The ice cream was very good and reasonably priced. They do have a koi pond next to the outdoor tables, so please keep your dogs away from the pond and don't let them pee on the building, tables or landscaping.

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“We'll stick to McDonalds”
Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

The place itself was nice. It was clean and busy. However the food was more than mediocre. We had a cheeseburger and the bacon cheeseburger. They were incredibly greasy to the point where the paper tore and juices got everywhere. The fries are cooked in peanut oil. We also had the frozen custard. It was generic soft serve. Two small cups plus two burger meals will set you back $20+. If you're looking for a quick cheap nothing special burger, stick to mainstream chains

  • Visited June 2014
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Vero Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A local favorite ”
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

My son and I are visiting my parents in Front Royal and they said we had to try this place, we were not disappointed. I had the Philly Cheese Stake and the others had Burgers we were all very happy. Fries and Onion Rings were good and the staff was friendly. So if you're looking for a great burger this is the place to stop.

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Thank TorSails
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best Burgers”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

A foodie's favorite burger and the one and only 'fast food' place I patronize. Go for Cavern Burgers, fries and a chocolate shake. The iced tea is fresh brewed and always good.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank rlynnturm
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