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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream

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3931 Handel's Court, Youngstown, OH 44511
(330) 788-0356
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    4 of 5 stars
Ice Cream Perfection!

Handel's Ice Cream was born Youngstown, Ohio and no other hometown ice cream comes close. Chocolate Pecan so creamy that it needs to be served in a dish on a hot day. Voted one of the best ice creams in the world makes us Youngstowner's proud! Check out the humble beginnings of this wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Handel's Ice Cream was born Youngstown, Ohio and no other hometown ice cream comes close. Chocolate Pecan so creamy that it needs to be served in a dish on a hot day. Voted one of the best ice creams in the world makes us Youngstowner's proud! Check out the humble beginnings of this wonderful treat. http://www.handelsicecream.com/history.html

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I saw a number of reviews claiming Handel's to be the best ice cream and wanted to see what the hubbub was all about. The location I went to (seems there are a few) was a road side stand at 3735 South Ave in Youngstown (not listed on the Handel's site). The person working there acted as if the 3... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

People in our area are driven to the Handel's chocolate pecan. Now I know it rules, but go ahead and try some other flavors. The maple walnut is the best ever. But when you go to Handels, how can you decide between the Black Cherry, the Pumpkin, the Maple Walnut and of course the Chocolate Pecan? Easy solution, take some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Best ice cream ever. A must have if ever in the youngstown area. Although they now have franchises all over. Most famous for their chocolate pecan ice cream. I have to say that I believe years ago that the pecans were salted and I just don't taste the salt anymore. They may have changed to unsalted

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

GO AHEAD AND CHALLENGE THIS STATEMENT...BY TRYING IT. There are so many delicious, creamy, true- to -the- flavor- name ice creams it is sinful! Addictive is an understatement. The seasonal flavors are exciting and only for a limited time so you MUST eat them while you can. Fortunately there are many seasonal flavors that rotate. The regular choices are wide... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The ice cream is excellent and there are plenty of flavors to choose from. The cost is a little on the high side but the cones are well filled. Sometimes there is a long line before service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Handels has some of the best ice cream I've ever had. Love their praline pecan which is filled with sugared pecans. Its all homemade & open yr round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I LOVE Handel's. Be sure to try one of the chocolate chunk varieties! Those huge hunks of chocolate are soft and tasty! Only a SMALL cone is needed as it is a HUGE serving.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been going to Handel's since I was a child. Handel's ice cream is the best you'll ever eat. Whenever I have guests from out of town, I take them to Handel's and they all agree!

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's the original Handels. It's the best. Chocolate pecan is a must. I've been visiting for around 58 years now. Usually get a cone but others enjoy the banana splits and sundaes.

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  • Address: 3931 Handel's Court, Youngstown, OH 44511
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Youngstown
  • Phone Number: (330) 788-0356

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  • Cuisine: Dessert

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