Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant

jaxsons ice cream parlour

Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant was a fun stop for my family on vacation. Americana? Yep, Americana. That is what I would call this. It was kind of a hybrid ’50’s style diner with ice cream, food, and a candy store. It was all decked out with license plates and other similar decorations but with a carnival twist. They describe themselves as “South Florida’s Favorite Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant!” They might have a point too.

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There was lots for the kids to play with including a little carousel, those displays you stick your head through to take a picture and more. But, one thing in particular caught my mind. A hurricane simulator. I thought it was funny they had a game where you could go into this little box, close a clear door and experience hurricane-force winds. Coming from the North, I wonder if this, to the Floridans, would be like Minnesotan’s climbing in a freezer in the summer to experience a mild polar vortex. I had a little chuckle over that one.

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Inside Jaxson’s Ice Cream was a bustling restaurant with great looking food. Next time I go I will make sure to have lunch there. They have food ranging from hot dogs to great looking sandwiches, and gourmet burgers.

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My family just ordered ice cream and it was delicious … until Jack dropped his on the ground. Luckily the staff at Jaxson’s were all over it. They cleaned it up and brought a new cone for jack right away. Jaxson’s is a great little hole-in-the-wall stop. If you are traveling on the Federal Highway through South Florida, look this one up.

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Jaxson’s Ice Cream is located in Dania, Florida on Federal Highway 1. When I looked the restaurant up on Google maps, I was shocked it only had four stars. I logged on and gave it a 5 star recommendation. If you want to find it, go to jaxonsicecream.com.

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Chris Ashbach is one of the founders of Dan330. Chris is a pilot and avid outdoorsman who loves fishing, hunting, camping, and exploring. He loves taking kids (especially his own) on trips to share his passion of the outdoors. Chris is also a gardener, volunteers at Let's Go Fishing, and teaches Sunday school. Chris holds a MA in Organizational Leadership and is faculty at a local university in Minnesota; teaching undergraduate business classes.