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Peppertree Frosty

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270 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084-6003
+1 760-726-0732
10:00 - 22:00
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Vista, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peppertree frosty has been a family favorite for over 35 years. NOTHING is better on a warm summer night than anything on the menu at Peppertree. Even when it's chilly out, there's always room for a chocolate malt! (You can eat it in the car if it's cold out, and it's still delicious.

Thank one4julio
Vista, California
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Its not fancy but worth the wait! Its what we remember when we were kids and make us feel like kids again.

Thank takemehome2sandiego
Escondido, California
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359 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

lots of great cars to see, donut store next store to it. a Sonic close, spend money on the locals non-franchised. been there a long time.

Thank mike m
Vista, California
Level Contributor
98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The line and the consistency of patrons will tell you this place is doing something great. The smoothies...oh la la!

Thank Bornok_30
Naperville, Illinois
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My sister and I visited here when I was in town during the summer. A cousin and I specifically looked for it when I was house sitting for my sister. He works in Burbank and loved the old building and we both enjoyed our sundaes sitting in the outdoor area. This is a true gem and worth the time standing... More 

Thank Paulette P
Vista, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Oreo MIlkshake 10 out of 10. Been there since the beginning of time and now legendary. A gathering place at weekends for all kinds of people. Vista wouldn't be the same without this establishment.

Thank neilmc237
Vista, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Old school soft serve and just about anything else you can think of. I always get the chocolate vanilla swirl cone. My grandsons go for the banana split, hot fudge Sunday and the brownie sundae. It's pretty hard to beat! And they have some cool retro t-shirts.

Thank habikat
Vista, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

since wayyy back this has been "the place" to go with your kids and family for icecream, shakes and more!!!. Also if you crave fried zucchini like me they have that to!!!

Thank d_martin120687
San Diego
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93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

For an easy place, fun for the kids and reasonably priced place for desert, try this place. Been going here for years, and friendly staff makes a great place to spend a late evening eating ice cream in the parking lot!

Thank PeterLorenzo
Vista, California
Level Contributor
62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We love this place because it's a local and we do our best to support local. They are super slow but it's fine. Don't be in a hurry and you have more time to choose from a pretty expansive menu. Ice cream on the front. Food on the left.

Thank jennsantel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084-6003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-726-0732

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