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Gypsy Joe's

Fast Food, Dessert
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1804 W. fair Ave., Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 689-9506
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun decor, great donuts, yummy ice cream

On a warm weekend night, this place is packed! They serve lots of varieties of hand-dipped ice cream and their freshly made doughnuts. (The Long John doughnuts are called Long Joe's in honor of the owners, Joe & Beth.) My favorite pastry is the Bavarian Cream-filled, chocolate-iced doughnut. They... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Lancaster, Ohio
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Lancaster, Ohio
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

On a warm weekend night, this place is packed! They serve lots of varieties of hand-dipped ice cream and their freshly made doughnuts. (The Long John doughnuts are called Long Joe's in honor of the owners, Joe & Beth.) My favorite pastry is the Bavarian Cream-filled, chocolate-iced doughnut. They donate any doughnuts left at the end of the day, I... More 

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122 reviews 122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a selection on ice cream flavors! Always good. They also bake their own donuts and pastries which are excellent. One of our favorite places.

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Austin, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Gypsy Joe's is one of my top three favorite ice creams in the U.S., along with Amy's Ice Cream (Austin, TX) and Graeter's (Cincinnati, OH). My favorite ice cream at Gypsy Joe's is Amaretto Cherry! I always insist on a scoop when I visit Lancaster, OH, which is about once a year, no matter the season! This place is definitely... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This place is the best! My kids love it there! The ice cream is to die for, and I'm completely addicted to the doughnuts! Not only is the food good but it has the best atmosphere for kids, family and friends. It's colorful and the staff are always so friendly!

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Lancaster, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I've been a sold Donut World patron for 20 years. Always said they were the best donuts anywhere. However, now that Gypsy Joe's is serving up these delectable treats they are now considered the front runner in Lancaster for fresh, delicious donuts. Must try the maple bacon cake donut. Perfect combination of sweet, salty and decadent. Friendly family atmosphere. A... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

A very neat place to visit. We love different places rather than chains sometimes. They even have doughnuts! Service was friendly as well. We loved the cupcake flavor and Eskimo kisses. We will go back!

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Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We love Gypsy Joes and go every time we visit Lancaster. New location is great, bigger and brighter. Also loved the doughnuts. The ice cream is terrific!

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Lancaster, Ohio
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Our family loves the new location on Ety Road here in Lancaster! The service provided is friendly and always willing to give a taste of a new flavor! The kids love play dough and cupcake flavors if course! Nice little table area for indoor eating and a few tables outside! Very clean!!!! Did I forget to mention the donuts? WOW!!... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My boys love this ice cream especially play-doh. My favorite is sugar free butter pecan. I love it there. Now they have fresh doughnuts.

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Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We go here a few times every summer. They have good ice cream, a wide variety of flavors, and a fun, casual atmosphere. The Eskimo Kisses is great! They are open nearly year-round, so it doesn't have to be hot outside to enjoy their ice cream.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1804 W. fair Ave., Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: (740) 689-9506

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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