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Olson's Ice Cream

Olson’s Ice Cream, North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls, WI, USA

Mon-Sun 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM

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Olson's Ice Cream is an iconic family-owned ice cream shop in Chippewa Falls.

No visit to Chippewa Falls is complete without getting a scoop (or two!) of Olson's Ice Cream. This family-run ice cream shop has been in business since 1944 (changing families in the early 2000s). With an eye toward quality ingredients and family-friendly services, you will quickly see why Olson's Ice Cream has been a Chippewa Falls staple for decades.

Upon approach, you will first notice its historic charm and its inviting double scoop statue on the sidewalk outside. Walking inside, hear the charm of the doorbells as you are greeted by friendly staff. Not to mention, heaps of ice cream flavors! With three cases of options, you and your kids will have no shortage of choices (nut flavors even have their own case to support allergy-friendly eating). Whether you want classic flavors like vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry, or new favorites like cotton candy confetti, mocha mud pie, and black licorice, Olson's Ice Cream has a flavor for you! (Personally, their Cookies & Cream is the best in the world!) Served up in a dish or a cone, you can eat your chosen flavor (or favors!) inside the intimate dining area or outside on the bench. Better yet, take it to go and enjoy it at nearby Irvine Park & Zoo. Families with littles will also appreciate that you can order a 'toddler cone'.

Inside, you will also find bathrooms and several seating options. Plus, there are a number of artisan-crafted wares like popcorn, clothing, and more. Love the ice cream? Take some home with you! There are plenty of to-go options in the coolers too.

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