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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) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Crowd anticipates fresh waffle cones.

Doumar's: World's Oldest Waffle Cone Machine

Took a group to Doumar's. Randy demonstrated the cone-maker. This is more than just interesting. The ice cream and cone is very good and is affordable. An excellent treat at a great old establishment. Don't miss it.

[Ken, 10/29/2019]

The World's First Waffle Cone Machine is The Place To Be.


Doumar's: World's Oldest Waffle Cone Machine

The Taylor Ham sandwich at Doumar's is a local favorite that was delicious.

[Thomas, 10/19/2019]

The circus tent sign out front balances two giant salutes to the famous waffle cones.

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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