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Leo's Homemade Ice Cream

816 W High Street, Side, Carlisle, PA 17015-9718
+1 717-960-0000
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Ranked #5 of 127 Restaurants in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Dining options: Dessert
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dessert
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66 reviews from our community

90% Recommend
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English first
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Nice seating area and good selection with nice portions however several containers were foamy thinking they got warm at some point.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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151 reviews 151 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

The lines were long and the anticipation was great, but overall a bit disappointing. The ice cream was pretty good but the hot fudge was overheated (it was grainy) and the whipped cream was from a can. Really great ice cream shops make all of this from scratch, but here it seemed a bit more quantity than quality.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We went to Leo's while visiting Carlisle last weekend. There were a lot of good sounding flavors; I got salted caramel and peanut butter something. My husband and mother both had butter pecan. The ice cream was good and the prices were fair but none of us were wowed. Maybe we didn't choose the right flavors? My mom and I... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I visited here and thoroughly enjoyed the ice cream. Very clean establishment with plenty of seating inside and out. I had the Oreo cookie ice cream which was outstanding. My wife had the salty caramel which was good but a little too salty. Overall, we had a very good experience and we'll be taking our kids here.....

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

1.) Cash only. You must walk next door to the bank, walk in front of traffic, and pay a surcharge to use their ATM. 2.) The flavors change daily but they are never listed on Facebook (They might be out of vanilla but they have lots of "jalapeno cornbread.") 3.) It's expensive - $1.00 for a waffle cone and at... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Read in the local paper that some didn't want to drive the two miles to the new location and instantly knew that these people hadn't ever visited the last location because if they had they'd already be in the car! Cute as a button ice cream shop with indoor seating now means year round delicious, yummy homemade ice cream all... More

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Southington, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

After reading these other reviews on Trip Advisor, my Dad and I gave Leo's a try and we had big expectations based on these reviews. Well I say to those willing to give this place a try, lower your expectations, down about 5 or 6 notches. I got a hot fugue sundae and the fudge was neither hot nor "fudgy".... More

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24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Rich,creamy,delicious and inventive. Where else can you get jalapeno cornbread or honey sunflower vanilla, grapenuts, pumpkin marshmallow and almost 100 flavors on a rotating basis

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Salted caramel is the best ice cream I have ever had. So creamy and flavorful. You will go back time and time again. It IS that good.

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White Oak, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Stopped in on way through Carlisle. Boy, are we glad we did!! Really unique selection of flavors. My husband had the anise and thoroughly enjoyed it. I had chocolate peanut butter and it was heavenly. They have things like pumpkin, honey sunflower vanilla, coffee heath bar, Was hard to choose just one. Definitely worth stopping if in the area....or making... More

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