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Rock House Ice Cream

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24 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9045
+1 719-488-6917
10:00 - 21:30
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Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Went here right before attending a wedding at the town hall down the block. Really nice staff and solid sandwiches and food. We had a big party, and the one person making sandwiches knocked it out of the park. Also made us an extra BLT on accident, and didn't hesitate to give it to us for free when they realized... More 

1 Thank Ryan M
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter here for ice cream on our way home from a trip to the lake there. Ice cream tasted wonderful...

1 Thank armychick1992
Buckeye, Arizona
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118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Off the beaten track but we were so glad we stumble on it. It is more than just ice cream. Two of us had the hot dog with chili and raw onions. You definitely need to eat it with a knife and fork. Very clean with seating both inside and outside. Helpful staff. Clean restrooms.

1 Thank JoeBrannin
Maui, Hawaii
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436 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Try a summer or fall road trip from the Denver area south on Colorado 105 to Palmer Lake to get excellent ice cream and wonderful brats. A roadside stop well worth your time. Gourmet ice cream, hot dogs, brats, soup and sandwiches abound. Enjoy the food while looking around the Rock House history since 1927.

1 Thank RE M
Denver, Colorado
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Went for an afternoon drive and stopped for ice cream. Baby cone and a brownie sundae! Cute, good price, fun stop!

1 Thank Mel2B
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We always save room when we eat in Palmer Lake for the homemade ice cream at Rock House. My favorites are the Raspberry truffle (raspberry ice cream with chunks of dark chocolate) and the Coconut, Fudge Almond. The patio is always bustling during the summer and is a wonderful spot for old and young alike.

1 Thank Chris S
Stuttgart, Germany
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Took the kids to Rock House on a lovely summer evening. Got upset after ordering my cone (Chocolate dipped waffle cone with Mississippi Mud and Fudge brownie ice cream...) because I didnt see the beautiful slices of apple pie at the register. Had my wife not been along I would have eaten both my cone and some pie...must appease my... More 

1 Thank JohnLane2014
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We try to visit the Rock House once a week for our ice cream fix. The facility is super clean and well organized. Check out the back rooms for quiet tables and a nice selection of local crafts and occasionally, antiques for sale. Palmer Lake is a small, quaint town with several good hiking trails nearby. Train watchers will enjoy... More 

1 Thank old_wayne
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Rock House is a staple of Palmer Lake. Ice Cream brings everyone in because there's always a cool flavor to try including an ice cream nachos feature if you really want to pack it in. BUT if you need a little sustenance, the soup and sandwiches (or hotdogs) are great too. Perfect after an outing around the lake or... More 

1 Thank Nanette S
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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477 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Stopped by after a not so good dinner. The yummy ice cream saved the night! This place is always fun to visit.

1 Thank Janet F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9045
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Palmer Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 719-488-6917
Great locally made Ice Cream in an historic building . Located in "down town" Palmer Lake!

Please call for SEASONAL HOURS!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?