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Louie's Ice Cream Shoppe

414 E Main St, Buena Vista, CO 81211
+1 773-450-0803
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (34 reviews)
“waffle cone” (3 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
414 E Main St, Buena Vista, CO 81211
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Hidden behind the lovely courtyard this is a real gem. Yummy ice cream flavors and friendly staff made for a great visit.

Thank CO719_Traveler
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a hankering for ice cream even in the rain. This place is adorable with outdoor seating and a children’s play area. It also has a “drive up window”. I had colorado mud chocolate ice cream in a cup. Super yummy. Sat outside under the...More

Thank Bee80015
Reviewed August 27, 2018

For a sweet treat, I would highly recommend Louie's. They have many different flavors of ice cream that change on a daily basis. Don't leave your pup at home, they have a dog servings for them as well. Enjoy a little cornhole as well as...More

Thank David E
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Quite a selection and the scoops are huge so take care!!!! Lovely seating area outside, even outdoor games to amuse!

Thank catrionag123
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Stopped in after lunch to get the grand kids ice cream. All three ordered milk shakes. The three young folks working behind the counter clearly did not want to make milk shakes. All scowled with each order and then proceeded to argue on who should...More

Thank ConesusLaker
JohnnyJRocket, Owner at Louie's Ice Cream Shoppe, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Can you please tell me what date and time of day you visited our shop? I'd like to talk to my staff about this. I'm sorry this happened. - Johnny

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Great little ice cream parlour, with good flavors, polite service and a lovely courtyard. What else do you need?

Thank DubVanCamper
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We actually went here twice while visiting BV. They have great ice cream as well as homemade waffle cones. They even have prepare gluten free cones which I have never seen before. Sometimes ice cream gives my family an upset stomach but we all felt...More

Thank genniekris
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We brought our family of 17 to Louie's and OMG... so delicious! Our little people loved to play in the yard while us adults indulged in the comfy chairs in the courtyard! Delicious ice cream. Great atmosphere. Wonderful service!

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Because it was a hot day, we needed a place where our dog would be welcome. Louie's Ice Cream Shoppe has great flavors and a large artistic patio with ample seating -- Adirondack chairs and benches.

Thank lghouse
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful outdoor area to leisurely enjoy eating great ice cream in comfortable chairs surrounded by colorful flowers. I had a waffle cone with salted caramel ice cream with free M&Ms in the bottom of the cone.

Thank ki0ki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 E Main St, Buena Vista, CO 81211
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Chaffee County  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 773-450-0803
Voted BEST ice cream...2015, 2016. Premium gourmet ice cream and shakes in 20 flavors.
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