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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: Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Late Night

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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
Classic Ice Cream Parlor Expeience

Never disappointed whenever I visit the Pearl. It's a great place to take out of town visitors for an afternoon or evening delight. Always popular and worth the wait. Staff is so friendly and the parlor has a lot of tempting things to look at as well as taste.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Daniel P
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Never disappointed whenever I visit the Pearl. It's a great place to take out of town visitors for an afternoon or evening delight. Always popular and worth the wait. Staff is so friendly and the parlor has a lot of tempting things to look at as well as taste.

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Racine, WI
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It smells SO good in here. Warm waffle cones - that's the smell. The place was BUSY - line out the door, but they got you through quite quickly. They know what they're doing here. Ice cream was delicious, people very nice. Check it out

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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Pearl has some wonderful homemade ice cream and cones. Visiting is a must when in the La Crosse area. The parlor is small, with little seating (unless you sit next door in their sister coffee shop or outside), but the ambiance is charming and classic. Be prepared for lines, however, especially if you're visiting during their busy summer months.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

They have fantastic ice cream, but it's worth stopping in just to step back in time. Look around and soak it all in -- and by all means get some ice cream!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

People love this place because it has that homey feel where you know people that own this place want to provide quality treats like people expect!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Quaint little ice cream/candy shop in downtown La Crosse. Definitely make the stop if you are in town!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Looks like an old fashion ice cream shop. It was hard to pick what ice cream we wanted. After we got our cones we walked to Riverside Park to eat them. Perfect afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Love The Pearl....best homemade ice cream hands down. Best way to spend some family time. A must stop when in downtown LaCrosse

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This was our first visit. As soon as I walked in, it reminded me of the scene in "It's a Wonderful Life" where young Jimmie Stewart was working at the soda fountain. Lots of old fashioned candy, chocolates and an ice cream fountain. Place was packed, but service was friendly and prompted. We enjoyed eating ice cream cones outside on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The Pearl is always on our list of places to visit in La Crosse as it is a great old-fashioned ice cream parlor. They also carry their own chocolates, truffles, etc. and have a good selection of old-time candy such as Cowtails. Indoor seating is somewhat limited but there is a park nearby if you find yourself here at a... More 

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Additional Information about Pearl Ice Cream Parlor

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
Cuisine: Dessert

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 207 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
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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