The Waffle Cone Was Invented In This Old-Timey Restaurant In Virginia

With such an extensive history, Virginia has the privilege of boasting plenty of firsts. But few realize that one of the most beloved treats was born here: the waffle cone. And better yet, the machine that produced this first sugary treat continues to make them today. A trip to Doumar’s Barbecue & Cones in Norfolk allows you to enjoy a homemade cone and some of the best barbecue in town in a unique, old-timey atmosphere.

Have you visited Doumar’s? If so, feel free to share your experiences there! For more sweets, be sure to read about these 12 Ice Cream Shops In Virginia You Must Visit.