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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

2312 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204
+1 615-292-7794
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Ranked #6 of 1,732 Restaurants in Nashville
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Our latest Nashville scoop shop opened in September, 2013 in the 12 South neighborhood and is next to Josephine, a new cafe by Miranda Whitcomb Pontes, who serves Jeni's ice creams in her nearby Burger Up pub. Other Music City favorites in the area include 12 South Taproom & Grill, Katy K Designs, and denim purveyor Imogene + Willie. 12 South epitomizes what we love in a neighborhood: action. 12 South, a lively, super-cool area, includes some of the best options for enjoying yourself in Nashville.
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Nashville, Tennessee
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The line is worth it. Yes, it's a bit pricey, but this really is some of the best ice cream I have ever had. My favorite so far is the Goat Cheese with Red Cherries. Treat yourself!

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Decided to try Jeni's on my trip to Nashville thanks to Tripadvisor reviews. I am so glad I did. There was a line to get in but it moved fast. I had the Riesling Pached Pear sorbet and the Cantaloupe Sun Tea sorbet and they were both amazing. My boyfriend got the Wildberry Lavender and the Brambleberry Crisp and he... More 

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Olney, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you want to try ice cream that is different than your normal chocolate and vanilla, Jeni's is the place. My husband and I went on a rainy evening and there was a very short line, yet the place was full. We ordered the Brown Butter Almond Brittle and the Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk, so yummy. Definitely worth your time and... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

$5 for two very small scoops is a little high. On the positive side, the flavors are unique and quite tasty. I see this as more of a "splurge" treat than an everyday endeavor. However, this is certainly popular given the long line that ran outside the door and down the street.

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Minnesota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Yum! Jeni's serves delicious ice cream! I'm not a huge ice cream fan normally, but this was amazing. It tasted like they had just sliced the peaches into the ice cream or roasted the nuts an hour earlier. Can't wait to return on my next trip to town!

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Some of the craziest sounding ice creams flavors, but also some normal flavors, very quick and friendly staff, and you can try it before you buy it. Not too expensive considering the quality. Don't let the line out the door, keep you from waiting...it'll be worth it.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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129 reviews 129 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Jeni's has a delightful array of very unusual ice cream flavors. It's fun to taste the different flavors--but it's that delight that adds to how long the line of people is--out the door. And, the staff are very kind. The variety of flavor choices are a bit daunting. You may find it difficult to choose.

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London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews 219 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Sweet cream biscuits with peach jam, lavender wild berry, sweet caramel, black coffee, brambleberry crisp. Don’t worry, you’ll have time to decide what flavor you want because there’s gonna be a line. So hurry up and go!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great spot. Found it while walking along 12 South. Wonderful selection of flavors and really excellent taste.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I take my family here often, we love the unique flavors they have to offer. It is a bit pricey for ice cream, but you're paying for the experience as well!

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Additional Information about Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Address: 2312 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204
Phone Number: +1 615-292-7794
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

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