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Rakestraw's Ice Cream Company Store

313 S Market St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-6325
+1 717-691-5353
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“pretzels” (2 reviews)
“waffle cone” (2 reviews)
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313 S Market St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-6325
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the chocolate chip cookie dough in a waffle cone. The ice creams just as delicious as it was 30 years ago.

Thank John H
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Good ice cream and community involvement. Could use more seating benches etc. But a small town feel that makes it a charming stop on a hot day.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been eating ice cream at Rakestraw's since I was a child. My grandmother was reared in Mechanicsburg, and introduced us to that ice cream many years ago. Going to Rakestraw's brings back many memories.

Thank 28thchaplain
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Great little neighborhood ice cream shop offering Hershey's Ice Cream. All hand dipped! Lots of flavors to choose from. Waffle cones, pretzel cones, regular cones & dishes. Don't forget their sundaes & banana split!

Thank Lyndee M
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Been around for a long time! Ice cream shop that still serves pretzels on your ice cream. Prices are reasonable and selection quite large.

Thank StringsMama
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Rakestraw ice cream are loaded with alot of fruits excellent place to eat but lack of seatings. It is worth to visit

Thank Mikey G
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Decent ice cream. Expensive, though. Worth a stop for that "home-town" feel. Then you can move on with your life. And the parking lot is confusing.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Rakestraw's and ice cream go together.....long time favorite in this area... they had lots of choices but I had their peach with lots of pieces of peach and for a small,was more than I could eat. My partner had peanut butter sundae ice cream and...More

Thank Marlene B
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My first visit to Rakestraws....I have heard of it but never had an opportunity to try it..Many choices of flavors and cones....The shop is at the factory.

Thank FM6
Reviewed 18 May 2016

It is kind of hidden so hard to find if you are not familiar with the area. Very good ice cream and expensive as most good ice cream places are. Their pumpkin ice cream in the fall is the best ever !

Thank Carrvet
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  • Address: 313 S Market St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-6325
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mechanicsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-691-5353
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