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399 W Olentangy St, Powell, OH 43065
(614) 766-1255
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The best ice cream in Powell.

Powell has a relative abundance of ice cream places - Jeni's, Handel's, Graeter's, Rita's - as well as froyo places and chains like DQ. Handel's is ALWAYS our first choice. Super fresh (made daily) and never out of flavors. I also like this shop the best over others because I'm a fan of more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Columbus, OH
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Columbus, OH
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Powell has a relative abundance of ice cream places - Jeni's, Handel's, Graeter's, Rita's - as well as froyo places and chains like DQ. Handel's is ALWAYS our first choice. Super fresh (made daily) and never out of flavors. I also like this shop the best over others because I'm a fan of more traditional flavors, which other shops don't... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My daughter worked here for over a year. They make small batch ice cream, it is pretty good stuff. Everyone's taste in ice cream varies, but they are making it daily/weekly onsite. As an employer, they treated my daughter very well for her first job as a 16 year old. Powell had something like 6 ice cream shops 4 years... More 

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Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I really like the Graham central station,it's Graham Cracker and chocolate.I get a scoop of that and usually something to compliment it such as rocky road or chocolate-peanut butter.they have so many flavors that everyone will find something to their liking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I have been eating this ice team as s kid and it is just as good as when I was 5 years old. It is reasonably priced and open every day of the year. The nut flavored taste like they just added the nuts today. The only thing they need is some indoor seating for cold or rainy days!!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

That's a day for Handel's. They have a wagon full of flavors and choices, and a variety of cone/cup options. Service is quick and friendly. Ownership is outgoing, talented, and community-committed. Face it, though. It, at the end of the day, is a franchise operation. Things may be mixed/made on-site, but are governed by corporate standards and recipes. So, no... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stop frequently with our grandkids. They have an extensive ice cream menu and choice of cones or cups. Ice cream is made by them. Anything you would want at a nice cream shop!

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Lewis Center, Ohio
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We love stopping here whenever we are in Powell. They have so many great flavors that it can be difficult to pick. There is also a little line usually, which is a sign of a great establishment. We love to get some of the quarts to go that we can enjoy ice cream at home for a few more days.

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stopped here for the first time recently. The service was excellent--staff was very friendly and helpful. The ice cream was wonderful!! I think it's a little pricey, but if you're wanting to splurge, this is the place.

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Powell OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very good ice cream with a large variety of flavors. Menu has a large selection of ice cream items too. Open year round too.

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Powell, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very tasty, homemade ice cream in lots of flavors. Each flavor is chocked full of whatever ingredient that's chosen, like black cherries, pecans, buckeyes, cake batter, etc. you have to try it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 399 W Olentangy St, Powell, OH 43065
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Powell
  • Phone Number: (614) 766-1255

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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