Lighthouse Ice Cream

Home of the Hot Waffle Ice Cream Sandwhich

Lighthouse Ice Cream Ocean BeachLighthouse Ice Cream is a family owned business serving award winning ice cream. Serving a huge variety of flavors, milkshakes, malts, sundaes, banana splits, and floats. Our famous treat is the Hot Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich. Our ice cream shop is located just steps from the beach and the West Coast's longest concrete fishing pier in beautiful Ocean Beach San Diego, California.

Dick & Carol Ladiges opened their doors for the first time on June 10, 1997. The ice cream business wasn't new to them. Dick was the original owner of the OB Big Olaf's in October of 1982. This is where he met his wife, Carol, when she walked inside as a customer.

Lighthouse Ice Cream is known for great customer service, high quality ice cream and the famous Hot Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich.


2017 Small Business Honoree

Presented by State of California Senate, Toni G. Atkins - Senator 39th District

Lighthouse Ice Cream is a local favorite that has been serving delectable ice cream and sweets for over 20 years in Ocean Beach. Owner Carol Ladiges opened this creamery in 1997 and it has continued to thrive by serving unique flavor combinations such as the Waffle Ice cream Sandwich. Lighthouse Ice Cream generously supports the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association and other local community groups.

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