You Can Still Eat At The Delicious Virginia Restaurant That Invented The Ice Cream Cone In 1904

Summer is all about delicious ice cream, and here in Virginia, you can experience the history of the ice cream cone in a truly delicious way.

Head to Doumar’s in Norfolk and you’ll be visiting the site where the very first ice cream cone was invented. Better yet, you can see the world’s first ice cream cone machine and sample the product right there in the store. So whether you’re looking for an excuse to eat more ice cream (who isn’t?) or a unique insight into history, you’ll be utterly charmed by Doumar’s.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Doumar’s is located at 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk, VA. Have you dined here before? What was your experience like? We’d love to hear from you! For more delicious ice cream, be sure to check out This Mouthwatering Ice Cream Trail Through Northern Virginia.