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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

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1281 Grandview Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212
+1 614-488-2680
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Open since March 2006, the shop is in a neighborhood immediately northwest...
Open since March 2006, the shop is in a neighborhood immediately northwest of downtown Columbus populated by families, couples, children, and teenagers walking and biking to do errands, shopping in independently-owned-and-operated shops, and hanging out in lively spots like Stauf's Coffee Roaster's and Spagio. Home of the annual summer Tour de Grandview Cycling Classic, the renovated, single-screen Grandview Theatre, and the sidewalk Art Hop (last Saturday of every month), Grandview and its main artery, Grandview Avenue, is full of people just taking it all in.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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    Very good
  • 39
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
MUST try!! Unlike any other!

I thought Handel's Ice Cream or Cold Stome Creamery was the best. This tops both!!! I wish I bought a pint of their Chocolate Bombay limited edition ice cream- it was amazing! Unexplainable!! If you're at the North Market this is a MUST. You cannot be disappointed! They give out free samples too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Jenn_Wenn
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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534 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I thought Handel's Ice Cream or Cold Stome Creamery was the best. This tops both!!! I wish I bought a pint of their Chocolate Bombay limited edition ice cream- it was amazing! Unexplainable!! If you're at the North Market this is a MUST. You cannot be disappointed! They give out free samples too!! Just do it!

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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This place is cool to visit, especially if you're not from Columbus. The ice cream is made of quality ingredients and they have unique flavors. But if you live in this city and you're craving ice cream ( & you're not too snooty) I think a tub of ice cream works just as well & is way cheaper It's a... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Loved being able to sample the flavors and have the counterperson being enthusiastic about the product. Ice cream was clean tasting with the right consistency and flavors.

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

By far the best place to get ice cream in central Ohio. They have a ton of flavors and you can try the different types before buying. I recommend all my family and friends to give it a try when they come to visit. The salted caramel ice cream is amazing.

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Clintonville, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Jeni's ice cream is in a class by itself. The level of creativity and execution is unmatched in my experience. I know this sounds like hyperbole. But I honestly haven't ever had anything that compares. I have no relationship with the company, or anyone who works for them. I just think it's amazingly good stuff.

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Always outstanding. She has awesome seasonal flavors. However, my standard is chocolate and salty caramel.

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Although Jeni's is not my favorite, it is really good and fun to taste the different combinations. Jeni's is everywhere here in Columbus and is finally branching out. LaV

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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Jeni's ice cream is, in a single word, amazing. With unique flavored like 'cherry goat cheese' (tastes just like cheesecake) and 'Queen City cayenne' you know you're not in an average ice cream store. Now that we have moved away from columbus, Jeni's is one of my "most missed" places. Any trip back to the 614 will necessitate a visit... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Jeni's has several locations and they all have delicious ice cream and unique flavors. The atmosphere is casual making it perfect for families, couples, friends or singles.

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have been here several times and my favorite is the salted caramel ice creams. You can't go wrong with any flavors I have tried so far. Love to take new people to Jeni's when they are visiting. It is such a hit!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1281 Grandview Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-488-2680

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Open since March 2006, the shop is in a neighborhood immediately northwest of downtown Columbus populated by families, couples, children, and teenagers walking and biking to do errands, shopping in independently-owned-and-operated shops, and hanging out in lively spots like Stauf's Coffee Roaster's and Spagio. Home of the annual summer Tour de Grandview Cycling Classic, the renovated, single-screen Grandview Theatre, and the sidewalk Art Hop (last Saturday of every month), Grandview and its main artery, Grandview Avenue, is full of people just taking it all in.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?