Norfolk, Virginia: Doumar's: World's Oldest Waffle Cone Machine

Eat a 100-year-old ice cream cone made on a waffle cone machine invented by the man who invented the ice cream cone.


1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk, VA
Doumar's. On the west side of Monticello Ave. between E. 19th and 20th Sts.
Waffle cones M-Sa 10am-11:30am (Call to verify)
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Doumar's - Birthplace of the Waffle Cone?

Doumar's is the home of the original waffle cone. See the four-cone machine built in 1904 and still in use today.

[Tanya, 08/16/2019]

The building is modern, and the restaurant is known more for its barbecue, but the old four-cone machine is supposedly fired up for 90 minutes every morning, six days a week.

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