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“Pearl re-set our bar!”

Pearl Ice Cream Parlor
Ranked #1 of 6 Dessert in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Pearl re-set our bar!”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

There's good reason Pearl is rated so highly--wow! The smell of fresh waffle cones wafting thru their doors is irresistible, and there are many tempting flavors. The taste is creamy, fresh and delightful! On top of all this, the consistency of the ice cream is thick and rich--not the typical "hurry up and eat it before it starts running down your hand." The greatest compliment we can provide is that we just stopped at our local favorite ice cream spot in our hometown and it paled to Pearl!!

  • Visited July 2014
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Rockford, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
182 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Very cute shop in an excellent location”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Downtown and close to the park! Walking into this ice cream shoppe you will first notice the sugar sweet aroma. Since we were planning on taking ours to go for a walk along the river we got it in a cup but it would have been interesting to try their homemade waffle cones. Our flavor was cappuccino Oreo. It was good. The only thing I would recommend would be to offer at least one flavor of dairy free ice cream for the vegans and lactose intolerant people.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great ice cream!”
Reviewed June 26, 2014

My family and I visited Pearl Ice Cream Parlor in the middle of the afternoon on a Saturday in June 2014. The wait actually wasn't too bad since the line moved quickly. I think it took longer to find a parking spot than it did to get through the line but it was all worth it! The ice cream and the cones were delicious and we were excited that they also carried Spring Grove Soda Pop!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Chris_in_IA
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Neenah, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
152 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“A popular attraction”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Ice cream was yummy. Waffle cones were being made fresh. The people were friendly. Be prepared to wait during peak times.

Visited June 2014
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Lake Hallie, Wisconsin, United States
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Hand dipped cones, old time candies, great wood interior interior....what's not to love!! All the workers are smiling & efficient! Always seems to be busy, but the lines go quick. Great homemade ice cream

  • Visited July 2013
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