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Pearl Ice Cream Parlor

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207 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3250
+1 608-782-6655
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great, old time ice cream parlor! Just to walk into the store is divine, as it smells so delicious! The woodwork and décor of the place all look so original! And the choices of ice cream and candies are unbelievable! This is definitely a special treat in downtown Lacrosse

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Thank Julie D
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is by far a favorite stop for many visitors and locals in downtown LaCrosse. Stop in for their own icecream and candies in the old fashioned ice cream parlor from a bygone era. Stroll through the other specialty shops on Pearl Street and then down to Riverside Park to watch the boats on the Mississippi River.

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Thank elyfamily6
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family loves the Pearl. They have so many cool nostalgic candies that bring back memories of my youth. Their ice cream and confectionaries are the best in the area. It is a bit spendy but no more than fast food type ice cream options.

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Thank matt_d1977
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Pearl on a busy, beautiful Friday night and they were quite busy. The girl that took my order was very friendly. I ordered a single scoop ice cream and picked up some chocolate covered Oreos for my co-workers. Everything wad great. I definitely recommend the Pearl.

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Thank Rebecca C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after walking around downtown and was delighted to find this place! I have a sweet tooth and there are many choices to consider!! Lots of candy and treats plus a great ice cream selection. I had some truffles and my wife had a chocolate malt. Both were delicious. Will be coming back again.

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Thank Dan H
Hudson, Wisconsin
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517 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit each time we return to our old home of LaCrosse. This place is iconic. The treats vary from candy to shakes, to ice cream cones. Such a wonderful old fashioned place with amazing treats! Love, love, love this place!!!

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Thank Jilly070
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A local establishment with freshly made scones, coffee and delicious ice cream. A very popular local hang out and tourist favorite.

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Thank 561brettf
Marshall, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Super cute place. They have everything from homemade candy to drop dead amazing ice creams. Great staff. No wonder there is a line!!!

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Thank taeshea
La Crosse, WI
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The Pearl Street ice cream shop is like stepping back in time, with a good selection of ice cream treats and candy. Some of the candy even resembles the penny candy that some of us, ahem, older people remember. The selection of ice cream is very good. I didn't count them, but it seems like there are about 20 flavors... More 

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Thank WIJean
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

The line out the door actually sold me, that's a good sign in a small town. I don't call just any ice cream good, this was great. I ordered a turtle sundae and flipped when I discovered the vanilla was vanilla bean, not some super bleached bland vanilla. Sauces were fantastic. Not super soft either, good strong ice cream. Husband... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3250
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-6655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?