NRG: Summer in a scoop: 4 best ice-cream joints

Scoop up some only-in-West-Virginia flavor!
Calling all sweet tooths! The creamiest, most creative frozen desserts are now in town.
Here’s where you can satisfy your cravings:


This restaurant’s old-time desserts are irresistibly tempting. Delfino’s pretty much has everything you’d expect from a diner: dipped cones, jumbo banana splits and shakes.
You can also get your favorite flavor in waffle bowls, root-beer floats and sundaes. After eating dessert first, stay for comfort food! Delfino’s has loaded pizzas, burritos, hamburgers, chicken strips and a true West Virginia classic: pinto beans n’ cornbread.

2. The Custard Stand, Oak Hill

Go ahead, splurge! The Custard Stand’s perky diner ambience and thick, creamy vanilla desserts will brighten your day.
But what’s custard without summer soul food? Fortunately, the restaurant solves this question with famous chili dogs and loaded pork BBQ sandwiches stuffed with onion rings and slaw.

3. The Stache, Fayetteville

There’s something about ice cream that makes you feel like a kid again. The Stache definitely understands this feeling. You’ll be greeted by cheerful toys and a colorful ice-cream menu when you step through the door.
Their ice cream stable has uncommon flavors like Birthday Cake, Graham Central Station and Chocolate Pecan Peanut Butter. Can’t decide? Try some samples! You can also order shakes with whipped cream, espresso drinks, smoothies and iced coffee.
The Stache has lunch, too. Get BBQ or hot dogs, and your ice cream cone or side dish is just $1!

4. Tom’s Carry-Out, Oak Hill

This popular local hangout is famous for its footlong dogs, which come with signature chili sauce and piping hot fries. But, its thick shakes are a local secret. Copy the Oak Hill residents and order lunch and dessert!
Where are you going to get your ice-cream?