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Ranison Ice Cream & Candy

706 16th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4901
+1 608-782-1987
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (17 reviews)
“waffle cone” (2 reviews)
“scones” (2 reviews)
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706 16th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4901
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Reviews (43)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderfully creamy in store made Ice Cream, it was so good! Caramel Apple was great! The waffle cone was the best! They also sell cartons of the ice cream to take home. No seating inside but the outside tables are fun!

Thank travelingmoma2017
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Ranison is a quaint little ice cream and candy shop. It has been around for decades and hopefully will be around for many more! They make scrumptious ice cream. Tons of flavors. Malts, shakes and sundaes. They have lots of local bottled sodas and of...More

Thank Kate821
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is our go to in the summer for ice cream. Quaint little neighborhood store with handmade ice cream and old fashioned candy. The Turtle Sunday is a must! Also, great shakes and malts. They make the best turtles in the city as well! Highly...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

You want REAL homemade ice cream and interesting flavors; this your place. No matter the timr, there is a line

Thank faith z
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious homemade ice cream and a nice selection of candy and sodas. Reasonable prices. Seating is outside only.

Thank Kate821
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were in LaCrosse for a funeral and had some time to kill. My wife decided she wanted some ice cream if we could find it nearby. I punched it into the Tom Tom and it took us right to the front door of Ranison...More

Thank cigar614
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Discovered this place in our neighborhood as we were walking the dog. Stopped in to get some ice cream. Not the best ice cream we had, but far from the worst. A few chairs outside. Seems like a local favorite where kids and neighborhood people...More

Thank Roland K
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were told this was the best, least expensive ice cream in La Crosse. We went out of our way to find the store in a residential section of town. The store was empty when we arrived in the early afternoon. A woman appeared after...More

Thank Droplet1927
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Cherry Cheesecake ice cream was yummy! I love this place and my entire family does! The waffle cone was still warm, the ice cream delicious, and the service amazing! The line gets a bit long but for sure worth the wait!

Thank James S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Ranison's is a locally owned Ice Cream shop that makes its own ice cream, root beer, and chocolate candy. It's been around since the 1930s, although its changed owners, my children love it. Get a scoop of blue moon, grape nut, or during the right...More

Thank Richard B
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 16th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-782-1987
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