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2200 Princess Anne St, 2200 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3330
+1 540-372-4457
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“frozen custard” (98 reviews)
“sundae” (78 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
2200 Princess Anne St, 2200 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3330
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best custard around! The strawberry is my favorite flavor. The sundaes are good with hot fudge and all the toppings.

Thank 1204winnie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best ice cream cones in Fredericksburg my grandkids love this place! Great place to go on a hot summer afternoon for some great tasting cones shakes or sundaes.

Thank Georgia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my husband’s favorite summer location. His entire family fancies them selves as ice cream aficionados.

Thank scottpY9978IS
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decent place but a little pricey. I'd prefer the ice cream made in Latin America. The ice cream is more natural. They have a lot of natural flavors like soursop.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Old fashioned soft serve ice cream in an old fashioned walk up. Friendly and quick. A Fredericksburg institution. If you like soft serve, definitely worth a visit.

Thank mjoyce1111
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Carl’s is by far the best custard you can find anywhere. I have eaten ice cream and custard all over the U.S and nothing compares. Not to mention it may as well be a historical landmark. We travel almost an hour at LEAST once a...More

Thank chavonej
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Carl’s is so special. The ice cream is very good and my friends and I love going there. Good food and good friends.

Thank crashat280
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is very expensive ice cream. We ordered chocolate and to be honest. It did not even taste like chocolate.

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Car's is a treasured institution in Fredericksburg for a reason. If you like soft serve cones you won't be disappointed! Try the root beer float too!

Thank Piscophile
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Carl's is a staple of Fredericksburg. If you visit you have to go. Although the prices are more expensive every year, the ice cream is still amazing!!!

Thank djdrake12
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Princess Anne St, 2200 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3330
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-372-4457
Open from Friday before Presidents Day through Sunday before Thanksgiving. 3 flavors, vanilla, chocolate and strawberry made fresh every day. Historical landmark with huge neon cone on top. Walk up window with outdoor patio. Cash only.
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