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Mazzoli Ice Cream

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72 West Governor Rd, Hershey, PA
+1 717-533-2252
Tuesday
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Hours:
Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Mazzoli Ice Cream Company, Central Pennsylvania's oldest Italian creamery...
Mazzoli Ice Cream Company, Central Pennsylvania's oldest Italian creamery, was founded in 1956 by Mr. & Mrs. Fred Mazzoli in Hershey. Mr. Mazzoli served as Milton S. Hershey's personal dairy chef at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Creamery from the late 1920's to the early 1940's. He was a key confidant to Mr. Hershey on product development, and they worked hand-in-hand experimenting with flavors and ingredients to craft just the right frozen desserts.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
We all scream for ice cream

Homemade ice cream at it's best. No inside seating but a pretty outside area to enjoy. Pricey, but hey it's Hershey. Try the tortoni ice cream. IT IS AWESOME!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
Carol J
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Homemade ice cream at it's best. No inside seating but a pretty outside area to enjoy. Pricey, but hey it's Hershey. Try the tortoni ice cream. IT IS AWESOME!!!!!

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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have been sampling the original recipes of Milton S. Hershey for six years, and the iced cream and gelato continue to be first-rate. During the spring or summer of 2014, the business was bought by another owner, who still uses the old recipes but is expanding into new territory. In summer, the cantalope and honey vanilla (new flavors) gelatos... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great suggestion on the Tortino. Great little place. Homemade is the best! We will certainly be back here. My wife said chocolate was amazing!

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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a local homemade ice cream place in a renovated garage. They have great flavors, like black cherry and tortoni. They have unusual hours--you should check before you go.

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Southern New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I consider myself an ice cream connoisseur. Any trip we go on, I head to trip advisor to find any good ice cream places in the vicinity, but only those who have ice cream I can't get anywhere else. Mazzoli's was one of the best so far. The tortoni flavor was superb, almond base with toasted coconut and then crushed... More 

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Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

There is a reason why this place has been making ice cream since 1957. Their ice cream is simply the best. Get the tortoni. Do not miss this place if you're visiting Hershey.

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PA
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108 reviews 108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I made a spur of the moment decision to stop at Mazzoli's and celebrate some good news I had just received. It was the middle of the afternoon on a rainy day so I was the only customer. The place is very small so I can imagine it might get crowded on a hot summer day. The service was excellent,... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews 102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

The ice cream we ordered here was very rich and delicious. There is not much room inside the shop although there is outdoor seating available.

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Pennsylvania
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158 reviews 158 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I love trying to find places that have homemade ice cream and creative flavors. This place was down a small side street and a great surprise. The butter brickle was great and the tortoni was delicious (it was an almond custard and coconut combination).

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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have been to Mazzoli's my whole life! My grandmother lives only a few blocks away and I would walk there as a child. It is really good ice cream! Coconut is awesome! Enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 72 West Governor Rd, Hershey, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-533-2252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Mazzoli Ice Cream Company, Central Pennsylvania's oldest Italian creamery, was founded in 1956 by Mr. & Mrs. Fred Mazzoli in Hershey. Mr. Mazzoli served as Milton S. Hershey's personal dairy chef at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Creamery from the late 1920's to the early 1940's. He was a key confidant to Mr. Hershey on product development, and they worked hand-in-hand experimenting with flavors and ingredients to craft just the right frozen desserts.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?