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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%
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“waffle cone” (4 reviews)
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414 E Main St, Buena Vista, CO 81211
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

I read all the "Great Ice Cream" reviews. This one is really no different. Yes, the ice cream is THAT good, and the prices are surprisingly cheap for a tourist town. We got lucky and hit this Shoppe when it wasn't too crowded. Less than...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank cobiker
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Great flavors and service! Tucked in the heart of the town with fun activities for the whole family! The price is good too!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank 1001vis
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Not only is the ice cream top notch from a Colorado creamery but the setting is spectacular for families, couples, or groups of friends. One of the highlights is the board where people say what they want to do before they die. Plenty of seating...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank John O
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Fun environment outside for socializing and playing games. The ice cream selection was disappointing as over half of the choices had coffee or liquor in them. That doesn't seem family friendly to me.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Carrie L
Reviewed May 15, 2017

We enjoyed Incredible ice cream next to a real fire outside in the evening after dark. Great way to end the day. Fun!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank NancyK1282
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This is a very fun place in Buena Vista. Shop is small in side, but lots of flavors to choose from. Outside is a wonderful (large) patio area to sit outside and eat your delish ice cream treat. Highly recommend! The staff (mostly kids) did...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Momma G
Reviewed October 22, 2016

This is the best seating area I've ever seen at any ice cream (or any kind of) restaurant. There were areas for adults and kids. We talked with Louie's grandson, and he said they were working on another play area for kids. And the ice...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank CKT808
Reviewed October 20, 2016

My husband and I were visiting Buena Vista and he decided he wanted some ice cream. We thought we would give Louie's a shot. There was a small selection of different kinds of ice cream and my husband said it was just pretty average. Their...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Jackie W
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The ice cream is fresh and cold with lots of variety. Friendly staff. Dog and kid friendly with a beautiful court yard

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Laura K
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Louie's has superb ice cream with a pleasant outdoor eating area which was perfect for summer and fall in Buena Vista. . If you like coffee ice cream, I highly recommend their "Sleepless"--espresso ice cream with bits of chocolate-covered espresso beans mixed in. I kept...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Jennifer S
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Restaurant Details

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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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