Rakestraw's Ice Cream Company Store
A favorite downtown Mechanicsburg location. Serving ice cream cones, sundaes and old-fashioned milkshakes with a variety of awesome ice cream flavors. Customers can choose from 32 flavors, including the to favorite, black raspberry.
For 2023, the new owners of Rakestraw's plan to introduce soft-serve ice cream and a variety of gluten-free and dairy-free options. They have also announced that waffle cones will be homemade and produced fresh in-house.
Rakestraw’s Ice Cream Company Store was founded in 1903 by Roy Rakestraw and stands as one of Mechanicsburg’s oldest operating businesses. Today, the business uses products made by Galliker’s Dairy Co., based out of Johnstown.
Rakestraw's Ice Cream is a participating location on the Cumberland Valley Ice Cream Trail.
- Hours: Daily 1pm-9pm
- Parking: Parking Lot
- Credit Cards Accepted:
- Handicapped Accessible:
- Price Range: Up to $10
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- Takeout Available:
- Temporary Hours of Operation: Daily 1pm-9pm