The history of Lago's Lone Oak Ice Cream goes back to 1946 when Mike Lago bought a 60 acre plot in Seabrook, NH that became a dairy, and raised cows and chickens. Mike delivered milk to the Seabrook residents and became well known around town. Among other business enterprises, Mike founded Lago's Lone Oak Ice Cream with his first location on Route 125 in Rochester, NH in 1976 and followed shortly with the Rye location.
Visitors to Lago's Lone Oak Ice Cream have come to expect ice cream that is made daily on the premises in up to 80 flavors that include some local favorites like Cappucino Slam, Kahlua Fudge Brownie, Muddy Sneakers and S'Mores, and many other creations invented by the energetic young employees.
Lago's Lone Oak Ice Cream is dedicated to helping the community by providing part-time and seasonal summer jobs to high school kids and college kids trying to save money. Many return year after year to help General Manager Steve Grenier fill some jobs and fill some cones...in fact, lots of cones. Lago's is a busy spot in the summer with customers happy to wait in the long lines at the order windows. They know they will be treated with courtesy and respect and get the best ice cream, sundaes, banana splits, frappes, freezes and floats on the Seacoast.
Oh, and did I mention Award Winning? You can find Lago's Lone Oak Ice Cream winning New Hampshire Magazine's "Best of New Hampshire" year after year. They have also been voted "Best Milkshake/Frappe in New England" in NECN's "Baby You're The Best Contest."Â
Of course, winning awards comes easily for the Lago family. Perhaps you might have heard of 2010 Winter Olympic Bronze Medal Snowboarding Champion, Scotty Lago, Mike's grandson.
So stop in and say "Hello" to Steve at Lago's Lone Oak Ice Cream and tell him "Some guy on the internet told me to do this." : )
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