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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream

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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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Hours:
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
Awesome!! Best Ice Cream in Columbus

This ice cream is excellent! I used to make ice cream for a living and this is as good as it gets. Chocolate pecan and Spouse Like a House ( vanilla ice cream with pretzels peanut butter and chocolate )are both excellent flavors. They use nuts provided by the Hilson Nut company in Cleveland... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
mjboone
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Colu,mbus, OH
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Colu,mbus, OH
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This ice cream is excellent! I used to make ice cream for a living and this is as good as it gets. Chocolate pecan and Spouse Like a House ( vanilla ice cream with pretzels peanut butter and chocolate )are both excellent flavors. They use nuts provided by the Hilson Nut company in Cleveland which are buttered and salted before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

So much variety-almost never ending! Nice prices. Friendly staff. Awesome atmosphere. Open year round even though it is only outdoors. Great park for kids. Just outside of downtown Powell so location is good. Perfect for families and groups of friends. Always my favorite :) needs so much more publicity and credit than it gets !!!

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Powell, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I grew up in the Youngstown area home of Handel's ice cream. Was so excited to have this ice cream come to Powell. The chocolate pecan is my favorite. The chocolate is creamy and the pecans have a nice saltiness to make a great combination. Many great favors to try.

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Columbus, OH
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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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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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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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Additional Information about Handel's Homemade Ice Cream

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

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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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