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Camp Richardson Ice Cream Store

Us highway 89, Camp Richardson, CA
+1 530-542-6583
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“waffle cone” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (29 reviews)
“banana split” (2 reviews)
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Us highway 89, Camp Richardson, CA
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

O.K. so there is ALWAYS a line. The ice cream is really GOOD! You really ONLY need a Kid's size - really-really-reallllllly. They pile it on! We opted for a banana split and that is a NORMAL but very good size. Go with patience, period....More

1  Thank jeri f
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The ice cream is a meal. It is great but watch out for the scoop sizes. They are over the top for sure.

Thank Broadripple
Reviewed 23 August 2016

There's always a wait, but it's worth it. The ice cream is delicious, and for what you get, size wise, a fairly inexpensive treat. I always get the Kiddie cone and it is a large scoop. My husband got the Double scoop and for both...More

1  Thank Saxeygirl
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Drove past on the way to our hotel and circled back later because of the line we had seen outside the door...discovered the reason...a child's serving in a waffle cone (you can pick two flavored for inclusion) is larger than most double scoops, and some...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

They have a lot of choices including shakes, floats, sundaes, and lots of flavors. The girls in the shop were very pleasant and fast.!! A definite must go if your in the area.

Thank LarrynDani
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This place was amazing, what a magnet, can see why once we'd tasted the beautiful ice creams, great flavours, absolutely huge portions and shaded seating outside. Really enjoyed this pit stop on our bike ride, made us late getting the bikes back but they allow...More

Thank AlisCentralOtago
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The ice cream portions are huge, the ice cream is the perfect temperature, the flavors were delicious and the line moves fast. Stopped here on the bike trail and the ice cream ended up being lunch cause the portion was so big....and we just got...More

Thank travelingjewell
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I heard about the ice cream here so really wanted to go. We didn't let the long line scare us away. It moved fast and was really worth the wait. We each got waffle cones and the single was huge! Really good. Friendly kids working...More

Thank Pamela62
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This is the best ice cream around! We had a family reunion in Tahoe and we had to go get ice cream 4 out of the 5 nights we were there! This was one of our highlights

Thank pink11
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were on our honeymoon we were driving through when she spotted the line...the line spoke volumes and this place is really good, tourist pricing but they are totally worth it...the college age students make it very enjoyable and they have infectious...More

Thank Nor8560
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Us highway 89, Camp Richardson, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-6583
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The "Camp Richardson complex" includes a general store a coffee house and an ice cream store. The Ice cream store is a local favorite for good reason. We waited in line at least 20 minutes and every time we drove by during our trip there was always a long line. Very good ice cream.
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