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Firehouse Ice Cream - CLOSED

1120 2nd St, Perry, IA 50220-1615
+1 515-865-0922
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Sep 2017
“updated information”
19 Apr 2017
“Great Ice Cream place must try”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner
1120 2nd St, Perry, IA 50220-1615
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

this great place has permanently closed...but was a great place when it was open...ice cream that was served there is now available across the street at the mandarin cafe

Thank John P
Reviewed April 19, 2017

This place was really nice my girl friend and I were checking out this town and stumbled across this place I had a shake that was made quickly the staff were very friendly talked about great things of this town had a retro theme to...More

Thank swgeary93
Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

This place is a combination ice cream shop, fast food joint & museum. The owners have packed the ice cream shop with nuggets of local history and classic bits of Americana. You can listen to the jukebox while you sip on your malt or snack...More

Thank Ferrytrip
Reviewed October 12, 2015

This little shop is clean, 50's quaint, and has lots of potential. The jukebox in the corner played our favorite songs from that era. It is adjacent to a firehouse museum, which is very interesting. The waitress "did her job" getting our ice cream &...More

Thank GrandmaBabs
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Not much in the way of ice cream. Even though the malts were made with soft serve, they were excellent. The people were very friendly and also showed us the Iowa Fire Museum attached to the ice cream parlor. We also ate lunch there and...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Marvelous little family-run ice cream shop and cafe in downtown Perry. Brian and Jamie will take great care of you if you come to town. Great little town for a day trip out of Des Moines. Try the shakes!

Thank BlueHenFlyer
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
American, Diner
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 2nd St, Perry, IA 50220-1615
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Perry
  • Phone Number: +1 515-865-0922
We are a 50's style soda fountain. We offer rich and creamy soft serve ice cream, soda fountain fountain drinks, burgers and other sandwiches. We are reasonably priced and great customer service. Stop in and see us if your in the Perry area!
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