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English first
Onalaska, Wisconsin, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our family has always loved this place and for good reason. It's one of the few places around that still have old time charm. The ice cream is phenomenal and you get huge scoops. The candy and chocolate are a bonus. You can sit outside at the patio tables and enjoy your treats.

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La Crosse, WI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wonderful ice cream in a charming parlor in the historic downtown area near the river -- it's got everything!

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

In November, my wife and I visited the Pearl Ice Cream Parlor with my four kids and my in-laws. They served all nine of us in less than five minutes and the ice cream was as good as it gets. They have a number of choices to pick from like: different cones, flavors, coffee, and old-school hard candy. This is... More 

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Lake City, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

From the lovely scent as we entered the building, to the service we received from trying to determine which black licorice option to buy, it was a pleasant experience. We bought treats and old time candy. Will be back again!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I can now see why The Pearl has been visited so much. The atmosphere of this place is adorable- like a step back in time. There is a ton of old fashioned candy in the cases and there is a whole wall of jars full of candy. It should be a must stop shop for tourists and they make all... More 

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La Crosse
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Living in La Crosse, I rarely go to the Pearl. And when I do, I am reminded of why I don't very often. It is very over-priced. It almost seems like they are gouging the tourists that come here. For a similar product at half the price, visit Ranison's. It's not downtown, but it's worth every penny!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Great ice cream made there in many flavors can be purchased in an old time setting. There are sundaes, ice cream sodas, etc.and candy. There is outside and inside seating and an adjacent coffee shop joined by an inside doorway.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The homemade ice cream was delicious. Lots of flavors to choose from and the waffle cones dipped in chocolate were also tasty. They also have homemade chocolates but I didn't try any. There's also a good selection of old fashioned candies.

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2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This place is a dream, from the smell of waffle cones when you first enter to the candy and chocolates to the excellent ice cream and sundaes. I love the homemade chocolate soda with a scoop of ice cream, it's wonderful. Love stopping in here when I've got the chance!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ice cream was great price is right on nice place to sit outside and have a treat with the kids on a nice day

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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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