We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Get food delivered
OR
Get food delivered

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Details

PRICE RANGE
$2 - $6
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Gift Cards Available, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (22)
Filter reviews
22 results
Traveler rating
17
5
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
17
5
0
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed March 5, 2020

It is my go-to place for a milkshake. I also bring a quart home for the freeze. The flavors for the latter are limited. It is only open late in the week during the winter.

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

Went here on a whim after seeing the great reviews. Ice cream was great, but the shop was smaller than expected with a limited selection of flavors. Giving 4/5 stars for quality, but would give 3/5 for variety. Overall, great place to go if you're...in the area.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed September 6, 2019

My son and I had ice cream at this delightful shop a couple of days ago. Not only is the ice cream incredible but also the shop is the most unique adventure. The shop transports you over decades of wonderful memories with its walls of...figurines, photographs and vintage electronics. I ordered the "steam oil" which was a delightful combination of coffee ice cream with caramel. My son ordered salty caramel ice cream as well as a strawberry milkshake to go. He was in Heaven!! We plan to make Lil City Creamery our destination in the future for any ice cream cravings!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

We loved little city creamery! It’s name doesn’t lie... it’s little! Mostly only outdoor seating. They have just about 6 or 8 flavors to choose from, but they are HIGH QUALITY and absolutely delicious! You can get it plain, in a sundae, cone, on a...brownie, or in a cookie ice cream sandwich (out personal fav). Definitely worth a visit! We’ll be back :)More

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?
Jeff G, Owner at Lil City Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Thanks for your very kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Yes, very tiny space, and limited indoor seating, but plenty of outdoor seats. We have 12 flavors in the main dipping cabinet and other 4 flavors in the back cabinet. Our Ice...More

Reviewed May 29, 2019

Nice staff and good ice cream - tried the black raspberry choc chip version. Deli! No seating unfortunately...

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed August 14, 2018

What a darling little place!! my friend and I stopped by for an ice cream treat after lunch. The service was great and the selection even better. I love it that they have small cones.

Date of visit: July 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We stopped by on a whim the other day since it was unseasonably hot! We've been searching for a place that makes ALL the kids happy and it looks like we found our place! The selection is perfect- not too many so you spend ages...deciding yet plenty to find a flavor that might pique your fancy. It was a quiet weekday afternoon so we sat inside and chatted with the owner while the kids were entranced by the cute little TV on the wall. It's pretty small, but there are tables outside and you can eat and walk around Fall Church.More

Date of visit: September 2017
Helpful?
Jeff G, Owner at Lil City Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thanks for your visit, we're glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. Jeff

Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Passed by and thought we had to give it a try. The ice-cream I had was delicious! Will try to come back, definitely

Date of visit: July 2017
Helpful?
Jeff G, Owner at Lil City Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Thank you Sofia, We're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to the next time! FYI- The Ice Cream is actually made on a farm in Delaware, where they raise a small herd of pampered, grass-fed Jersey Cows (the brown ones). Jeff

Reviewed July 23, 2017

Fabulous ice cream in the heart of Falls Church city. It's a small storefront with a big heart, and my family are very glad that they are here.

Date of visit: July 2017
Helpful?
Jeff G, Owner at Lil City Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Wow. Those are very kind words. I like that you called us "independent". It's not always easy marching to the beat of a different drummer, but your loyal Patronage is what makes it all worthwhile. Jeff

Reviewed July 10, 2017

What a treasure! Excellent ice cream and sorbet in this hole-in-the-wall parlor. Just after dinner time families begin to assemble and you can see the cones dripping all along Broad Street. No better treat after dinner (or anytime of the day) than one of their...specialties!More

Date of visit: July 2017
Helpful?
Jeff G, Owner at Lil City Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thanks DB! Glad you enjoyed your visit.

View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Stratford Motor Lodge
14 reviews
.18 miles away
Sonesta Simply Suites Falls Church
254 reviews
.27 miles away
Inns of Virginia - Falls Church
76 reviews
.39 miles away
Budget Inn Falls Church
26 reviews
.49 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Clare and Don's Beach Shack
293 reviews
.07 miles away
Ireland's Four Provinces
218 reviews
.01 miles away
Maneki Neko
51 reviews
.10 miles away
Dogwood Tavern
123 reviews
.04 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
The Falls Church
34 reviews
.10 miles away
Audacious Aleworks Brewery & Taproom
13 reviews
.16 miles away
Cherry Hill Farmhouse
19 reviews
.29 miles away
Falls Church Farmers Market
9 reviews
.22 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lil City Creamery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing