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31 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1822
+1 952-474-4791
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (31 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
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31 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1822
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Licks is the go to place for ice cream. During the season, there are often lines out the door for the dozens of delicious flavors. It’s an Excelsior tradition. Closes for winter.

Thank Z8560YJmaryt
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place after a Steamboat Minnehaha tour... Wonderful unique glaciers and many choices. Friendly helpful service.

Thank Zurheide
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Licks is a popular family stop throughout the summer. If I am not mistaken it is a seasonal place that closes during the winter months. Great ice cream selection and always friendly service even when the line is out the door which is most of...More

Thank ganoke50
Reviewed 9 August 2017

An authentic old fashion ice cream shop. A great selection of ice cream, sherbets, and ices. I really can't select a favorite, all are delish!!

Thank in4mation2015
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Look at the picture and you will understand what I mean. They may be a "cool touristy place" and they can have an ok ice cream (which was nothing more than just ok) but when I get the cheapest plastic spoon that bends so much...More

Thank Travolo
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Long line but fast service, don't be alarmed! Huge servings. Great ice cream. Small restaurant inside so you need to walk around with your ice cream but there is plenty of window shopping or just walk down to the lake. It's a win win.

Thank vacaysarefun
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Even when the line is out the door, never question the wait. The service is very speedy and you will be on your way quickly. Lots of great flavors.

Thank karenanno2017
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A bit small inside, but there are a couple of booths and bar stools. The ice creams is really good. Quality and Taste are great. Prices are pretty good too. Certainly better than a Coldstone. You can get more than ice cream also. Licks is...More

Thank ogau2015
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Had a great waffle cone and amazing coffee flavored ice cream. Store is small but had room to sit outside.

Thank Littlebear222
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Great place , fun atmosphere ! Love being able to walk around Excelsior with our ice cream. We always bring visitors who claim it is the best ice cream they have ever had.

Thank stacy s
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Patty F
29 July 2016|
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Response from Swensonjuj | Reviewed this property |
I don't know either, but like the ice cream!
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
  • Phone Number: +1 952-474-4791
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