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21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
+1 573-443-7400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“oreos” (5 reviews)
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21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to Sparky's; it won't be my last! I had the raspberry, and my sister had pineapple. We both loved our chosen flavors!

Thank KimVmm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in the area, you should give Sparky's a try. They have a great selection on thoughtful, unique flavors. If you're over 21, try the White Russian. And I love their Oreo-Speedwagon flavor. Both are great.

Thank Brad I
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Had a banana split. They do not have the traditional toppings of strawberry and pineapple so I only got hot fudge and caramel. The ice cream is tasty but really really soft and almost melted. It turned into soup when she added the hot fudge...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I haven't found an ice cream place that rivals Sparky's. They are constantly coming up with different flavors such as "Oreo Speedwagon," "Mojito," etc. Enjoy some alcoholic floats or frozen yogurt. The Bulldog statue outside always promotes the new flavors! While you wait for your...More

1  Thank SaraBeth86
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My family loves Sparky's. It's always an adventure trying the different flavors of ice cream. We enjoy the paintings on the walls or sitting outside. Kids get free scoop with purchase from an adult.

2  Thank kjackson2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Located in a congested part of town. Lots of college-aged kids around. Perhaps the school is nearby. There are 4 or 5 tables with chairs in a room festooned with artwork. There are many unique flavors to choose from ,plus the old standbys. I tried...More

Thank _bookworm2000
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped on a whim and were not disappointed. Variety of flavors to choose from and reasonably priced! Delicious and would go there again!

Thank Softball_Mom_1979
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Ice cream at it's best! Very creamy and delicious! Free tastes before you commit to buy but then it's so hard to make a decision! The Blueberry and chocolate mint chip were exceptional. Decor is unique but chairs and chairs aren't anything special or very...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

THE best ice cream in town, hands down. They are always coming up with new combinations, lots of flavors to try. They also have pup cups for your dog!

Thank ANB629
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Head into Sparkey's and try a few of their own special flavors. My favorite is the vanilla with chocholate chunks and a hint of red wine--and I have a milk allergy!! They are always super accomodating, have outside seating that is dog friendly, and feel...More

Thank SusanBauer
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4813
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-443-7400
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