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Tom's Ice Cream Bowl

Address: 532 McIntire Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701
Phone Number: 740-452-5267
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Ranked #6 of 19 Attractions in Zanesville
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Blacklick, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I spent 3 years in Zanesville as a child. We had a tradition of going to Tom's almost every Sunday evening for ice cream. Even then, I knew that this was the best ice cream ever. It still is. And they don't give you skimpy little portions. They are generous with the toppings, too, as the marshmallow creme is always... More 

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Columbia, MD
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Going toTom's is like taking a step back in time. Ice cream varies tfrom OK to very good depending on the flavor, but the nuts and candies are always good..

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Roseville
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We have been going here since I was a kid. Love it. Takes u back in time. Love the ice cream cake roll!

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Zanesville, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

It has the small town atmosphere and the usual soda pop food but I think the Ice cream in my opinion is over rated, it's grainy. I know this won't go over real well but I'm just giving my view. They must be doing something right because they have been here a way long time but as for me I'll... More 

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Zanesville,OH
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This ice cream shop has won awards as one of the best in America. Folks traveling through Zanesville from other states will often make a stop here. When you walk in it is like you have found the set of "Happy Days" The food is decent and the ice cream and candy are sinfully good.

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Zanesville, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This place looks like the 1950's. The ice-cream is made from a mix. Nothing special. The soup tasted like canned soup. The restroom leaves a lot to be desired - such as cleanliness!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Our original plan was to visit Velvet Ice Cream but instead opted to try Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl in Zanesville. The atmosphere is amusing and similar to diners back in the 50’s. The diner was crowded on a Saturday afternoon and all tables were full to capacity. To receive and experience the full 50’s effect, we chose to sit at... More 

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Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It is like reliving a fond memory from your childhood. Tom's Ice Cream Bowl has the best ice cream and toppings in the area bar none! Plus the 40's - 50's soda fountain and bar stools are excellent! Homemade and delicious, multiple mouth watering combinations and concoctions to satisfy even the most demanding of the frozen confectionery palates. If you... More 

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Zanesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great throw back in time place. My son used to work here and I know that the ice cream is made at the store and the nuts are awesome. The cashews are the best ever and I give them as Christmas gifts.

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Zanesville, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is an historic ice cream restaurant that I've been going to since the early 50s. Nothing has changed. It has to be one of the top ice cream paroles in ghe United States. Awesome 😊🎉

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