Pulaski County’s Ice Cream Trail

Everyday is a Great Day For Ice Cream!

Few things are better on a hot day than ice cream. It doesn’t matter if it’s in a bowl, a cone, or in the middle of a sundae, ice cream is the perfect summer treat. With so many flavors out there, there is a cold sweet treat for just about everybody. If you’re looking for an excuse to pick up something cold and sweet today, we’ve got you covered.

Burger Hut(406 S Commercial St., Crocker MO)  Opened in February 2021, in a remodeled gas station located right in the heart of Crocker. You will want to stop by, sit awhile and enjoy some of the best soft-serve ice cream available in chocolate, vanilla, and chocolate-vanilla twist.

“Our family came down from Montana and brought a berry syrup which has been a big hit. It will put you in mind of blueberry and raspberry.” – Jim Bailey, Owner

The Burger Stand  – (101 W Pulaski St, Richland) Offering up a special treat of soft-serve ice cream at great prices for over 12 years.  Shakes are the top seller – especially fresh fruit shakes!    You will find The Burger Stand on the southwest side of town, along Hwy 133S. Just look for Curly the Clown!”

“Curly has recently been refurbished.  People come to The Burger Stand from Waynesville, St. Robert, Roby, Richland, and even as far away as St. Louis!” – Carrie Turner, Owner

Image compliments of The Burger Stand, Richland, MO

Dairy Queen Grill & Chill (109 Brian Circle, Saint Robert), World renown Blizzards have returned to Pulaski County. Blizzards are available in over 50 ways, along with an array of sundaes and sweet frozen desserts.

Gypsy Sam’s Sweet Treats(229 Route 66 East, Waynesville) Where Sam is serving up delicious honey ice cream in over 20 mouthwatering flavors.  Her ice cream is made in Millersburg Missouri by Giofre Apiaries.  She recently opened her storefront, just west of the Waynesville Square.  Along with her shop, Sam may also be found around town, and at festivals across Missouri on her ice cream bike.

I Love Ice Cream and More(690 Missouri Avenue, Saint Robert) Has been in business for over 7 years, and the Banana Split is the most popular ice cream treat, followed by their Hot Fudge Sundaes. 

“We also offer a delicious fruit-flavored ice cream which features red, yellow, and blue colors.  It is a northern state treat and when our customers from the north stop in, they are so excited and say it reminds them of their childhood.” – Wendy Johnson, owner

Jackie’s Snackette(711 W 5th Street, Dixon) Chocolate milkshakes are a very popular item, but Chelsey and Justin serve up amazing creamy creations all day!  Check out the S’mores ice cream treat, topped with a fire-roasted marshmallow, or how about our dreamy  Nutter Butter!

We bought the business in January 2021, from Jamie Johnson, (Johnson’s Snackette), who suggested we rename the business after my Grandma who ran the businesses for 25 years operating under the name of Shepherd’s Snackette.  I also found out while in highschool, when Justin and I began dating that his grandmother, Chrissy Doyle also ran the snackette for years! Love is in the “ice cream!” – Chelsey Doyle, Owner/Operator

Image compliments of Jackie’s Snackette, Dixon, MO

Market Basket(302 W Washington Ave, Richland)  Come sit a spell and enjoy their delicious hand-dipped ice cream available in single and double-dip.   A fresh Brownie with a scoop or two of caramel praline pecan is just what you want, and need!  They currently offer 8 flavors of ice cream – old standbys are the caramel praline pecan, chocolate, vanilla, and birthday cake, with additional flavors rotating in seasonally.  Get there early for their sought-after waffle cone!

We have been in business for 19 years and are known as the “gathering place” to meet and enjoy visiting – Barb Bolan, Owner/Operator

Image compliments of Market Basket, Richland, MO

McDonald’s (St. Robert) and (Waynesville) Ice Cream has been featured on McDonald’s menu since the 1940’s. The traditional vanilla soft-serve in a crispy cone remains a favorite, 70 years later.

Wendy’s(209 St. Robert Blvd., Saint Robert) Frosty, the signature frozen dairy dessert of Wendy’s fast-food restaurants, has been a staple on the menu since the restaurant chain first opened in 1969.

Uranus Ice Cream Company – (14400 Highway Z, Saint Robert) Grab up a hand-dipped waffle cone and roam the complex, full of side-splitting humor and activity.  Cool off in the double-decker bus, or under their pavilion located next to the Giant Belt Buckle.

Uranus, Missouri

Health Conscious Ice Cream Alternatives!

If dairy is a “big no-no”, that doesn’t mean you have to forgo cool and creamy goodness! 

Fusion Nutrition(690 Missouri Avenue, Saint Robert) Opened in October 2020, Fusion Nutrition is dedicated to providing the community with delicious and nutritious shakes and teas.  Shakes are fruit, aloe, or coffee-based.

“We believe everyone wants to be healthier and have more energy!” – Amanda Mejias, Owner. 

Health Nutrition Avenue (232 Old Route 66, Saint Robert)  Serving gluten-free, keto shakes, Level Up teas, and slushies since opening 3 1/2 years ago. Watch their Facebook page for “sundae specials”, you would never know they are not traditional ice cream! They sell no dairy products and all the items are metabolism boost, energy boost, and FUNI.”

“Our healthy option products taste like ice cream!” – Michelle Baze, Owner

Smoovies Juice Shop (1018 Missouri Avenue, Saint Robert) Offers up 100% organic fruit “Smoovies”, a  great boost for the morning and a pick me up for the mid-day afternoon. No additives, artificial sweeteners or sugar, non-GMO, and non-dairy.

“This is a vegan shop making fresh-squeezed, fruit smoothies that taste great and offer super benefits for your body!” – Rebecca Peek, Owner

The delectable treats are offered in many flavors, Local favorites include – Oreo cookie, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Mangonada (Mexican candy drink), Strawberry Cheesecake, and Iced Oatmeal Cookie,

Ice Cream On the Go – Pulaski Food Trucks

Throughout the county will find food and ice cream trucks – watch for them at area parks, neighborhoods and festivals.

T’titasbic(100 Ashley May Lane – Waynesville) Delicious delicious Handmade Ice cream in 12 different flavors!

Catch em’ Where You Can…

Sweet Stop Ice Cream Truck – Dixon: Every other Thursday, Waynesville-Saint Robert-Fort Leonard Wood – Every other Wednesday.

Jack’s Ice Cream Truck Food Truck – every weekend throughout Waynesville-St Robert.