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Ice Cream Heaven & Bar-B-Que Cafe

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5890 Derry St, Harrisburg, PA 17111-4127
717-564-4176
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
My kids love it here

My kids love their ice cream and playing there in their play area. Other than the ice cream we only tried the BBQ sandwiches and fries. Food was ok but we mainly stick to the ice cream. They have a nice selection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
Kevin S
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My kids love their ice cream and playing there in their play area. Other than the ice cream we only tried the BBQ sandwiches and fries. Food was ok but we mainly stick to the ice cream. They have a nice selection.

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North Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We only come to this place for ice cream so I can't rate the food element of it. We enjoy the various choices of soft serve that you can have. The cyclone mixes are tasty and worth it. This past visit we got Angelfood flavored milkshakes. The taste is unique and one of my favorite milkshakes from anywhere.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food is pretty good for an ice cream parlor. I've gone to lunch here several times, and they have some pretty good sandwiches, soups, and baskets in town. They're ice cream has the best selection in town. They are super friendly here. They also have outdoor seating, and a playground for children.

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Hershey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Food was disappointing, service was good. We found the Original BBQ which is just a short drive from here to be much better.

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Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Went there today and had the BBQ Beef, ended up getting a second one the first was so good. They have an awesome deck for sitting out and enjoying the open air. The staff is great and makes the whole thing enjoyable,!!

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I'm old enough to remember the BBQ Cottage restaurant on Front Street in Harrisburg, and must say that this place continues the great sandwiches we enjoyed there some years ago. This place is not a hang-out or cruising spot like the Cottage was, but the simple atmosphere and great service is what we like. The folks who operated this restaurant... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Saw this what looked to be a nice little BBQ spot and what turned out to be a waste of time and money. I had the red pork sandwitch combo (which is bassicly just a normal pulled pork sandwitch) with the boardwalk fries they advertise having..and as the title says, dissapointed i was. They have signs screaming about their BBQ... More 

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Harrisburg, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

This is a great place to take the kids for some casual "drive in" dinner and ice cream. There is an outdoor service window with picnic tables on the deck and a tiny indoor service counter with a few indoor tables. The kids enjoy the playground area . There are daily specials. They have the standard assortment of fries -... More 

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Additional Information about Ice Cream Heaven & Bar-B-Que Cafe

Address: 5890 Derry St, Harrisburg, PA 17111-4127
Phone Number: 717-564-4176
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5890 Derry St, Harrisburg, PA 17111-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: 717-564-4176
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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