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Ranison Ice Cream & Candy

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706 16th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4901
+1 608-782-1987
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (20 reviews)
“waffle cone” (2 reviews)
“take home” (3 reviews)
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706 16th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4901
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Have gone to the Ranison for 60 years and it is going downhill. It could be such a wonderful candy shop! Last time I went there the shelves were empty, dirty and the help rude. We try to go often in the summer but the...More

Thank olson_trisha
Reviewed November 30, 2017

I've been going here since I was very young and I like the ice cream, but I constantly want to train the young kids hired to work there. I don't fault the owners, it seems impossible to get kids who want to clean as they...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Wonderfully creamy in store made Ice Cream, it was so good! Caramel Apple was great! The waffle cone was the best! They also sell cartons of the ice cream to take home. No seating inside but the outside tables are fun!

Thank travelingmoma2017
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Ranison is a quaint little ice cream and candy shop. It has been around for decades and hopefully will be around for many more! They make scrumptious ice cream. Tons of flavors. Malts, shakes and sundaes. They have lots of local bottled sodas and of...More

Thank Kate821
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This is our go to in the summer for ice cream. Quaint little neighborhood store with handmade ice cream and old fashioned candy. The Turtle Sunday is a must! Also, great shakes and malts. They make the best turtles in the city as well! Highly...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

You want REAL homemade ice cream and interesting flavors; this your place. No matter the timr, there is a line

Thank faith z
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Delicious homemade ice cream and a nice selection of candy and sodas. Reasonable prices. Seating is outside only.

Thank Kate821
Reviewed February 17, 2017

We were in LaCrosse for a funeral and had some time to kill. My wife decided she wanted some ice cream if we could find it nearby. I punched it into the Tom Tom and it took us right to the front door of Ranison...More

Thank cigar614
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Discovered this place in our neighborhood as we were walking the dog. Stopped in to get some ice cream. Not the best ice cream we had, but far from the worst. A few chairs outside. Seems like a local favorite where kids and neighborhood people...More

Thank Roland K
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We were told this was the best, least expensive ice cream in La Crosse. We went out of our way to find the store in a residential section of town. The store was empty when we arrived in the early afternoon. A woman appeared after...More

Thank Droplet1927
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 16th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-1987
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