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2200 Princess Anne St, 2200 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3330
+1 540-372-4457
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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2200 Princess Anne St, 2200 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3330
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Carl's is a highlight when in downtown Fredericksburg Virginia! The price is right and no matter what you get it is delicious! Vanilla malted is my favorite but sundaes and cones are terrific!

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took family and kids. Nothing special. Would rather have dq, cold stone, or swt frog. Menu is very limited. Li e get extremely long but does go very quick.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to eat soft-serve ice cream, this is the place to go in Fredericksburg. It's a local institution, also popular with college students.

Thank ActiveLife4Me
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for custard on a weekend visit and loved it! Even with a line it moves along quickly. Would definitely go again when visiting Fredericksburg!

Thank Mariel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most amazing ice cream EVER. If you like soft serve ice creams this is the place to go. But...always bring cash not credit cards accepted.

Thank barbarasV4291UU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience of standing in line, talking with other locals, smiling at cute little kids running around makes for a fun evening. The ice cream is delicious and the price is right. Go Carl's!

Thank bzwoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy! The grandchildren loved it! Some parking available at site and along street. Delicious custard!

Thank ouidas2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just like the old fashioned Dairy Queens we all grew up with as a kid. The ice cream is what everyone wants when they visit, and usually there is a long line for this homemade ice cream taste.......but its well worth it. Finding...More

Thank Stonefly55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the consistency and flavor . My favorite is the pineapple milkshake. Also, they always have amazing service!

Thank ashleighcoop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good soft serve custard. You can expect a long line but worth the wait. The milkshakes are nice and thick...try the pineapple.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Princess Anne St, 2200 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3330
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-372-4457
Open from Friday before Presidents Day through Sunday before Thanksgiving. 3 flavors, vanilla, chocolate and strawberry made fresh every day. Historical landmark with huge neon cone on top. Walk up window with outdoor patio. Cash only.
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