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Whit's Frozen Custard

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49 S. Court Street, Athens, OH 45701
740-594-7375
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1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Terrific Frozen Custard!

Great stop for a special dessert after dinner or just for a treat. Lots of different flavors, (although only 2 or 3 available as soft serve daily). Smooth and creamy just like real custard should be. Lots of other treats, coffee bar and a nice sit-down area. Also creative specials. A must stop!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2014
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Rutland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great stop for a special dessert after dinner or just for a treat. Lots of different flavors, (although only 2 or 3 available as soft serve daily). Smooth and creamy just like real custard should be. Lots of other treats, coffee bar and a nice sit-down area. Also creative specials. A must stop!

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98 reviews 98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I love Whitty's custard! My favorite is the buckeye blast whitser (their version of a blizzard)! It's vanilla custard smothered with chocolate and peanut butter, not to mention peanut butter cups. Awesome to get a whitser and stroll around uptown Athens.

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Logan, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had heard about frozen custard and decided to make a little trip to Athens Ohio to try it. WOW - delicious. Definitely worth the trip. I got "turtle" but ended up eating most of the vanilla custard by its self. We sat outside and enjoyed watching the college kids walk by.

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Chamberlain, South Dakota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I got a special and it was good but not the best I have ever had. The toppings were only on top and not throughout the bowl which was disappointing. Good portion and a cool atmosphere.

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Columbus, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Not my first visit & certainly not my last! Went here with my son & his friends on Mom's weekend. Oh so good! It doesn't matter how you order your frozen custard (they offer several options) it is outstanding!

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Albany, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I like ice cream on occasion but not enough to go out of my way for it. Frozen custard? A Whister? What is this stuff? Let me tell you what it is....it's addictive as hell! Whitser's are now officially my #3 favorite dessert, behind home made brownies and true NYC style cheesecake.

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Best frozen custard. Try it with a shot of espresso. Nice atmosphere and the person working the day we were there was very helpful and patient with some order changes!

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Vermilion, Ohio
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171 reviews 171 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

It was really hot! So hot our campus tour was cancelled. Walking through town, came across Whits. Chocolate custard was fabulous! We have some of the best custard in Avon Lake but this almost beat it.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

Your custard is prepared in any way you can dream up. A teen who was sure he hated frozen custard discovered that he did, indeed like it and ordered a cup.

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Lyon, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Original, and makes a change from frozen yoghourt or ice cream... took the whirl hawaiian style - bananas, nuts and pineapple... creamy and tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49 S. Court Street, Athens, OH 45701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 740-594-7375

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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