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Peppertree Frosty

270 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084-6003
+1 760-726-0732
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (23 reviews)
“sundae” (11 reviews)
“banana split” (9 reviews)
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American, Fast food
270 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084-6003
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great little local place that has many ice cream options. Dipped soft-serve cones, milkshakes, cones with sprinkles, and even cheesecake! However, the line is usually pretty long and it doesn't seem to move very fast, as they seem to take one order...More

Thank Carrie R
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Good old fashioned ice cream with real fruit and toppings blended into the shakes. The caramel cheesecake shake has chunks of cheesecake in it along with caramel sauce and amazing soft serve ice cream.

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Eating ice cream at Peppertree Frosty is like returning to 60 years ago when my sisters and I would walk down the street for soft serve cones coated in chocolate “bonnets.” The menu is exactly the same and the car-centric layout (ice cream windows surrounded...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to wait but you will love it. Every treat you could imagine and more that will get your mouth watering.

Thank jennsantel
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This place hasn't changed a bit in 50 years (which is good). Yes, I've been a customer for 50 years. Nothing fancy here, just great soft serve and all the other transformations of soft serve you can think of such as your favorite candy bar...More

Thank Kent C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We love this place! Friendly service, and the ice cream never disappoints! I loved taking my kids here on the way home from school. It's not fancy or gourmet, it's an old fashioned roadside ice cream stand. There are a few shady tables to eat...More

Thank Abzmom
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Looking for an old fashion ice cream shop...this is the place. From banana splits, hot fudge sundays, and milkshakes, this is the real deal.

Thank Janmac77
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Pepper tree is a MUST stop when visiting the beautiful city of Vista! Excellent customer service always; from the ice cream to the shakes to the food... you will not regret making this stop!

Thank SuzS777
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you love ice cream, then you have to go to Peppertree. Try the Boston shake. It hasn’t changed in quality and great food since I first started going in the 70’s. Love the burgers. Fast, friendly, and always great.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great locally owned business! The food is reasonably priced and very tasty. Service is great and the food is very good!

Thank Kenneth C. B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084-6003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-726-0732
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