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2200 Princess Anne St, 2200 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3330
+1 540-372-4457
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (71 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:30All hours
2200 Princess Anne St, 2200 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3330
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even though there was a long line, you are in and out of there fast. The ice cream is to die for. It's defiant what I remembered from my childhood.

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent service for a one window service custard cream that is excellent. People around here stand in line just for some of Carl's Custard.

Thank shirleyo570
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What can I say? This is the place where we are making beautiful family memories. Our usual break on Sunday afternoons. The mandatory stop to get away from the craziness of 95 and Rte 1. Our boys are never going to forget our times here...More

Thank DSylvia2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you like old fashioned custard. run don't walk to Carls...in Fredericksburg.. line may be long but moves fast due to great staff.. seriously, a nice way to end any day in/around this great city.. ohh bring cash.. not expensive but no credit..

Thank bill20
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for something sweet after a day in Richmond. Carl's hit the spot: hot fudge in a cup with delicious vanilla frozen custard; one custard in a cone. Savored them on the spot. Landmark in Fredericksburg: designated Virginia historic landmark and listed on the national...More

Thank dcr1837
Reviewed 1 week ago

Carl's is one of the places that reminds you f some of the best things that happens during East Coast warm weather. Unlike other locally owned Frdericksburg eateries, Carl's values all customers

Thank jameschew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carl's is a landmark in Fredericksburg. There are not a lot of choices, but you don't need them. Their frozen custard is devine. I believe it is cash only so plan accordingly. Google for hours, I think it is closed during the winter, opening in...More

Thank AAR47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to stop by the best custard stand for your shakes! Sure do miss living in Fred'burg and being able to partake of Carl's on a regular basis. Our shakes, pineapple & chocolate were perfect!! Even if you have been a thousand times you still...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's fast but not fast food! The service is prompt and friendly. The seafood is always cooked to order tasty and hot. Clean and a great value!

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time I ever visited was when I was a freshman at Mary Washington College in 1993, and I continued to go there after I graduated until I moved away in 1999. However, the last time I visited was June, 2014.

Thank MWC597
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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
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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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