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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

1281 Grandview Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212
+1 614-488-2680
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Ranked #5 of 1,978 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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.
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Bergen, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

On a ten day trip to Ohio I had the pleasure of eating scoops of the "Sweet Corn & Black Raspberries," "Goat Cheese with Red Cherries," and the "Sweet Potato and Torched Marshmallows" flavors. A little on the expensive side (for Ohio standards) but the cost and the calories were totally worth it. A definite must.

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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101 reviews 101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I may be spoiled because I'm from Texas and Blue Bell rains supreme there but when a 1/2 gallon of Blue Bell costs less than a pint of Jeni's...well all I can say is whew! It's okay but Blue Bell is soo much better. For gosh sakes The Dairy in Mt Vernon is as good and is cheaper even than... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Jeni's offers creamy, delicious, totally different and exotic flavored ice cream. It is pricey - the most expensive ice cream cone I've ever had. BUT if you love ice cream and appreciate a well crafted product that is both delicious and different, you've got to go to Jeni's. It was a very cold night when we went, and the place... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Came from NC to visit friends & they suggested ice cream in 30* temps--ehh? This heaven cream did not disappoint. Incredible flavors that only a genius would put together. Every flavor was so unique and each component in each flavor was so distinguishable. I was so thankful for the samples- otherwise I would not have been able to choose. After... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

While my husband and I miss the days when Jeni and her husband Charly scooped ice cream while we socialized with them at the counter, Jeni's success is well deserved. She set the standard for artisan ice cream and it all started here in Columbus. Visit the original location in the North Market if you are able and sample as... More

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Pearland, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Great treat, nice location and awesome variety of flavors. Definitely worth the visit. Go for it and try something new!

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Pataskala, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Creative made delicious ice cream with smiles serving the product. There's always something new to try that may make you think twice about ice cream or dessert in general. Typically you will find a crowd waiting, but that's because the people take the time to let you enjoy sampling before choosing your delicious treat. Fantastic place!

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Yucaipa, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Creamy goodness with some intersting flavor choices. The staff is friendly and lively. I love the location in the North Market.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Well, with the fresh Ohio ingredients, this is one of the top ice creams I have ever eaten. Rich flavors, dense texture. Some of you may say it's too expensive. You get what you pay for and this is top notch. Oh, and don't forget that freshly made waffle cone for just 1 dollar more. Can't go wrong with any... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Jeni's is a staple in Columbus, for ice cream! There are lots of fun flavors. My favorites are sweet cream biscuits with peach jam, yazoo sue with rosemary bar nuts, or brown butter almond brittle. You won't be disappointed. The cost is more than say DQ but more than worth it with honest ingredients and supporting a local business!

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Additional Information about Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Address: 1281 Grandview Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212
Phone Number: +1 614-488-2680
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

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