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“Olde Time Custard”
Review of Carl's

Carl's
Ranked #1 of 23 Dessert in Fredericksburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 2 - USD 7
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours
Description: 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.
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The way a custard stand should look. The way custard should taste. The way you should feel when you are next in line and the anticipation is hotti g it's peak. Just WOW!

Thank Brad R
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Carl’s is a must do if you are in Fredericksburg, VA. The ice cream menu is the customary one you would expect at an ice cream restaurant. What is so special is the history behind the building and equipment. Carl’s is synonymous with Fredericksburg and is almost as famous as nearby Ferry Farm. Which is noted as George Washington’s boyhood home.

Thank tdiannekelly
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The best place to end a great night with a classic custard shake or cone. It’s a tradition and is well worth any line. Price is reasonable as well.

Thank James C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is not your ordinary ice cream, it is smooth, creamy frozen custard. I am sure it is loaded with sugar, fat, and calories but worth the indulgence. This place isn't cheap but it is the best taste sensation for your buck. Whenever we have friends or family visiting from out of town this is our "must" go to place.
There are only 3 flavors: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. My husband loves to get the vanilla chocolate cone mix. We recommend trying which ever flavor is just being made.
Enjoy!

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Thank robbiejayne
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

People flock to Carl’s it is so popular & loved. It only accepts cash, and the lines go around the block. But I never cared for Carl’s. The only ice cream is soft— comes out of a machine. You decide...

Thank bethknows2016
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