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Pearl Ice Cream Parlor

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207 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sweet retro ice cream parlor!

This is just a great place to visit. We were in town for the weekend and had to stop here because my sister's name is Pearl! It has such a cute, vintage atmosphere and decor, a throwback to the good ole days. My sister bought some tins and was well taken care of. We all treated ourselves to ice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Watertown, Wisconsin
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Watertown, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is just a great place to visit. We were in town for the weekend and had to stop here because my sister's name is Pearl! It has such a cute, vintage atmosphere and decor, a throwback to the good ole days. My sister bought some tins and was well taken care of. We all treated ourselves to ice cream... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Take a walk down by the Mississippi River in beautiful, Riverside Park, then treat yourself to the ice cream selections at Pearl Ice Cream Parlor, only about two blocks away. Selection is excellent, staff is very cheerful and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is a great, local ice cream store. It is usually packed with people in the summer. Plenty of flavors to choose from. I have enjoyed everything I have gotten.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Go back in time to an old-fashioned soda fountain, and experience the wonderful flavors of ice cream available at the Pearl in La Crosse! Highly recommend - so tasty!

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Waterloo, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

You know a place has something special when the line wraps around inside and out the door! We stopped in on our way back to the hotel because we could smell the enticing aroma of fresh waffle cones and couldn't resist. The ice cream was to die for, so rich and creamy. My husband tried the salted caramel and I... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The store itself is amazing. The smells are overwhelming -- maybe waffle cones? Most chocolates are handmade onsite. I have to say I've had better ice cream but after all, Wisconsin is the cradle of dairy treats!

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Antigo, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Pearl takes you back in time. There may be a wait to get some ice cream, but it is worth every minute. The homemade ice cream and waffle cones are amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

After a crappy meal from the sub shop aound the block, this place saved the day. Awesome ice cream, prompt service, friendly staff. Keep it up. We will be back-again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great ice cream parlor with everything homemade. Not uncommon to see a line down the block in the summer but definitely worth the wait. My goal is to make it through every flavor :-P

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We ate sea salt vanilla...awesome! Then went back the next day for some cherry chip & peanut butter choc...will visit this place each time I come to LA Crosse ;)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 207 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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