About Lori’s Ice Cream

About UsLori's Ice Cream Shop Harrison Township

Proud to be serving her highest quality ice cream treats, Lori’s is the place to be in the Metro-Detroit area! Known for outstanding Customer Service with a smile and being the Home of the 5# Banana Split, Lori’s Parlor boasts more than 400 options of ice cream treats. People travel for miles to get a taste of Lori’s 49 flavors of soft serve ice cream as well as the old-fashioned Hand dipped Ashby’s ice cream!  Other Lori’s features is the Big Dipper Dough edible cookie dough flavors that are “Doughlicious”, or the Boston Coolers that are Pure Michigan!

Along with all the original favorites Cones, Sundaes, Shakes and Malts, Parfaits, Avalanches, Floats, Slushes and smoothies, there are the old-time favorites of Banana Splits, Brownie Delights, Strawberry Shortcakes, Hot Fudge Cream Puff, Pecan Turtles and Old-Fashioned Sodas!

Lori hand makes all their Ice cream cakes, pies and cupcakes, and all the novelties such as Fudge nut bars, Lori bars, Push-pops, Nutter Butter sandwiches, Choco-tacos, and delicious chocolate covered bananas! She also makes her fresh baked waffle cones and bowls daily. She can also fill a quart of any of the 49 flavors, Ashby’s hand packed or Dole-Whip to take home to enjoy!

Lori strives to meet all ice cream lover’s needs. Her delicious No Sugar Added/Fat Free soft serve is also available in her 49 flavors! This guilt free ice cream can be topped with sugar free toppings and candies. Both health conscious and diabetics alike love the many options offered at Lori’s. Also on the menu is the dairy free Dole-Whip option that is lactose free, gluten free and vegan. Try it on a Gluten free cone! A Healthy fresh fruit smoothie is a perfect summer thirst quencher as well!

Fun, Family and Food too! Lori’s has some good eats, from Burgers and the classic Footlong hot dogs and coneys, to a delicious Broasted chicken tender basket. All pair well with the fries or onion rings, or maybe you fancy the fried pickles, mozzarella sticks, or jalapeno poppers!

Known for being the Home of the 5# pound Banana Split! This scrumptious treat is loaded with 3 mountains of soft serve, topped with Hershey’s chocolate syrup, pineapple, and strawberries, 6 bananas, crowned with whipped cream, nuts, sprinkles and 15 maraschino cherries! This scrumptious treat will serve up to 12! Or how about the 5# Banana Split Challenge! If one brave soul chooses to try it alone and can eat the entire banana split in 2 hours or less, it is yours free! You will also be recognized on the wall of fame and receive a trophy!

The atmosphere is fun for the whole family, sitting inside the parlor or outside enjoying the summer sunshine at the shady tables topped by umbrellas. Cute little photo boards to take pictures with the family or determine how many scoops tall are you adds to the fun! Lori’s is the ideal venue to celebrate your next special occasion or event like birthday parties, after-game gatherings, car cruises, they have even had a wedding party drop in!

This unique award-winning ice cream parlor has been providing outstanding customer service with a smile and tasty treats since 2004. Family owned and operated; exceptional customer service is at the heart of what they do. Let your taste buds guide your travels to this landmark for locals and tourist alike. For a nostalgic sweet treat Iconic Lori’s Lick ‘Em Up Ice Cream is a destination must!    See you there!

A little about Lori!

As a little girl Lori loved to occasionally go on service calls with her dad, Bob. He owned a Refrigeration business and serviced a majority of the ice cream shops in Lower Michigan. When she was about 12, traveling home from a service call with her dad, Lori proclaimed, “One day I’m going to have an ice cream store and I’m going to call it Lick ‘Em Up!

Lori’s dad always encouraged her to follow her dreams and as the years went on, she kept her dream in her heart. When she was 18, the owner of an area ice cream shop broke his leg and she helped him out for that summer.

Working in the ice cream shop was fun, but Lori continued on with her education and followed in her father’s footsteps in the family Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration business. Then in 2004 her dad called her into his office and asked if she was ready to start the ice cream store. Excited, she said “yes”!! It just so happened that the very store she had helped out at in her younger years was available. It had been closed for several years and needed some work but encouraged by her dad and having faith in her dream, in September of 2004 Lori’s Lick ‘Em Up Ice Cream was officially born!

Lori believes life humbles us all. She gratefully contributes to many community events. Participating in multiple city parks and recreation programs, from parades to little league sponsorships, supporting countless fundraisers, Veterans, Shriners Hospitals, and Wounded Warriors, she also donates to many churches around town and underprivileged. She also provides employment opportunities to the younger generations seeking their first job!

Lori has put her heart and soul into making Lori’s Lick ‘Em Up a fun family place to be: A true American childhood dream fulfilled.

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35610 Jefferson Avenue
Harrison Charter Twp, MI 48045

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