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Graeter's Ice Cream

2204 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40205
+1 502-451-0044
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Ranked #24 of 1,509 restaurants in Louisville
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Graeter's has been making irresistible ice cream since 1870. We handcraft all the delicious flavors right here in Louisville with all natural and non-GMO ingredients. We offer ice cream and sorbets by the scoop, delicious sundaes, malts, milkshakes, old fashioned sodas, chillers and delicious candies. We also carry hand packed ice cream to take with you as well as options that will keep them frozen for up to 24 hours. Stop in for a scoop or sundae, and treat yourself to the best ice cream you'll ever taste.
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Great flavors with seasonal ingredients. Peace ice cream was great. I think these places are scattered around town.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nothing beats Graeter's Milk Shakes. If you have never gotten ice cream from here, you are really missing out!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The best banana split I have ever had! My wife had three different scoops of different flavors and was very satisfied. A nice way to end our day.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Many years ago, I lived in Louisville and I fondly remember Ehrlers dairy and their wonderful chocolate milkshakes. I returned this past weekend and learned that Ehrlers is no more, but the mantle of having the best ice cream in Louisville had been assumed by Graeter's. It is a wonderful successor. The chocolate milkshake, which of course is handmade, is... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Good but not amazing. There was a tasty Arnold Palmer slush and butter pecan and toffee chips ice cream was very good. This is very popular and it can get crowded but they move fast.

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were visiting Louisville and decided to try Graeter's Ice Cream. What a yummy surprise! My daughter and I sampled several flavors - all were excellent. We settled on mint chocolate chip and chocolate peanut butter cookie dough. The counter person was very helpful and we continued on to sample many gelato offerings as well. Upon returning home we learned... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stopped in after dinner when we visited Louisville. The flavors are great, pure and complex. I enjoyed the sorbet tremendously but also sampled the banana ice cream. That was way better than I even thought possible. This location has a little patio and is in a neighborhood area with nearby pubs and relatively nice and peaceful surroundings. You can even... More

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Lebanon, Virginia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

We were very impressed with the quality of the ice cream during our recent visit. We really like good ice cream and get upset with gritty or poor quality ice cream. Graeters was creamy rich and tasty.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I had been told that Graeter's ice cream was great, but had not had a chance to try it until this past trip to Louisville, It was quite good. All of their flavors sound amazing, but I went with the bourbon ball since we were in bourbon country. It was great with huge chocolate chunks. We had to wait awhile... More

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Fairfield, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We visited over the weekend and wanted to try both Comfy Cow and Graeter's Ice Cream. Graeter's definately takes the trophy from us!! Upon entering the building, I didn't think it would be as a great (if judged by looks) as Comfy Cow, but the taste was AMAZINGGGG!!! I had a huge Graeter's Brownie (heated) covered with Vanilla IceCream, Mashmallow... More

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