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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 good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“blue moon” (3 reviews)
“the pearl” (4 reviews)
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9:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
706 16th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4901
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Homemade ice cream....need I say more. Fun little shop filled with goodies. One of my kiddos favorite stops for sure.

Thank lacrossefoodiefreek
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Homemade ice cream made the right way. Throwback candy from our childhoods are plentiful. Variety chocolates and sugar free too...just in case.

Thank Udovich
Reviewed August 21, 2015

I have the devil mint ice cream. The texture and consistency of the ice cream wasn't my preference and the mint flavor was almost too overpowering. The staff were very friendly. However, I would go to the Pearl over Ranison.

Thank nursetraveler87
Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is a little neighborhood store that features home-made ice cream and candies, along with retro candies. Their ice cream is fabulous - I think better than the Pearl. I have had the blueberry cheesecake (not too sweet) as well as blueberry swirl, one of...More

Thank Nancy5940
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Perfect ice cream, great neighborhood location, nice people. Get the New York Vanilla! They also sell chocolates and candies.

Thank David B
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I love this little place. The ice cream is delicious and I love the handmade chocolates and things! We love to stop in the evenings and head to the park a block away.

1  Thank Andriana R
Reviewed April 21, 2015

My wife and I argue about which is better, Ranisons or the Pearl. I think Ranisons has great ice cream. The have a unique decor of a small town ice cream shop (not the Mayberry 1950s style like the Pearl, but that of a real...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed February 5, 2015

I just stopped by and picked up a couple of pints of ice cream to take home. I opted for the caramel swirl and a cranberry. The first one I tried was the caramel swirl and the only problem was, no caramel and no swirl....More

1  Thank Kurt B
Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place is a small town ice cream place. Its a bit of a throwback and boarder line dive. But that is part of the appeal. They make their own ice cream and its wonderful. Lots of fun flavors to try and they rotate them...More

Thank waldo5310
Reviewed June 18, 2014

The ice cream flavors are unique and taste great! Some of our favorites are the Blue Moon and the Red Velvet. Ranison's also has really good candy. A neighborhood ice cream shop is a treasure and Ranison's is a rare find!

Thank Lisa C
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.96 miles away
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.78 miles away
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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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