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Shirley's Northern Lights Gourmet Ice Cream


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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


Grill, American
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious local ice cream - We even had a chance to meet Shirley and she was great. Highly recommend this sweet treat option!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank StellaGoose
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only like to give good reviews so as not to offend anyone. This review ranks as average. Shirley's Ice Cream shack has brand reputation as the best in town ice cream. The line was long and I was number 5 in line. Was a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank R G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shirley was very friendly and welcoming to everyone. The line was long and the wait was worth it. She gives out samples and we were thrilled with her home made Fire weed flavor ice cream

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Patty K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Creamiest ice cream!!! Free samples too! Tried the Fire Weed ice cream, a local treat. But stuck with traditional, rocky road! The long line was an indication it was well worth the wait.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jsrd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try the Fireweed ice cream --- delicious!! Hubby had the blueberry---also excellent. Prices reasonable. Super place for excellent ice cream.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank joyalex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fireweed ice cream! A number of other great flavors, reasonable prices. If you are in Talkeetna, you have to go.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 943rons
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ice cream pales in comparison to others we have had here in Alaska. If you need ice cream in Talkeetna, I recommend that you visit another Talkeetna ice cream store instead. It had better quality products (we tasted side by side at Wake and Shake),...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank RWCrockett
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome blueberry ice cream. The chocolate mixes didn’t have enough flavor. The hygiene about food prep needed some help. Three of our four wouldn’t go back; but the blueberry lover would.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank GunLakeExplorer
Reviewed August 8, 2019

Try the fireweed flavor and the berry flavor. Yum! Nothing better than strolling through Talkeetna enjoying a scoop of Shirley’s finest ice cream!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank dallastravler
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

We tried the fireweed and blueberry in waffle cones and they were excellent! Must try the fireweed because its different and delicious.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank RWG19
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July 7, 2019|
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Response from X1160SHjamess | Reviewed this property |
We were there at 6 pm and still open.
August 3, 2017|
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Response from 669kerryh | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 6:30 but truly can't remember. I think they change depending on demand!
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