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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt

6601 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7206
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Ranked #41 of 333 restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Most recent review
- Jul 23, 2014
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89% Recommend
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English first
Alpha, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I love finding homemade ice cream locations while on vacation, and Handels certainly didn't disappoint. They had so many flavor options and each of us was pleased with our choices. Highly recommend!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Ice cream is delicious and service was friendly!! There's really nothing much else to say other than this! It was the best part of our whole trip.

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Clifton Park, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was out of our way, but read some reviews and decided to try it. They only offer one size which is huge. I got the salted caramel and it was SO good. My husband got the key lime which was good but too sweet for my taste. We ran into some locals who come frequently. I would highly recommend... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Handel's has good ice cream, but it is one of the more expensive places to buy ice cream in the Williamsburg area. Staff is friendly, I don't recommend trying their hurricanes - which is equivilent to Dairy Queens Blizzard - the ice cream was runny and cookie wasn't any where near being crushed - they will not turn this upside... More

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Baltimore, MD
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188 reviews 188 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Went here on the recommendation of staff at a local restaurant. Got a four-scoop sampler to share between two and enjoyed it. The hand-dipped ice cream was very creamy and for the most part tasted quite good. I would return here on my next visit to Williamsburg.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Best ice cream I have ever had, including gelatos. Chocolate pecan is the favorite, smooth and creamy, whole slightly salted pecans folded in. This is nearly a frozen custard, made on site daily. Dozens of flavors including a great choc chip mint and a raspberry fudge truffle. Frozen yoghurts and sorbets also good. Worth the drive out Richmond Road!

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Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Everything we tried was delicious. The hot fudge sauce was really good and tasted homemade as well. I would suggest adding some to a dish of coconut cream pie ice cream. I may go back again for some more before this vacation is over.

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Gainesville, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Enjoyed two scoops here and certainly enjopyed it and will be back as soon as they open for the season.

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Every time we go the staff is friendly. The ice cream is really good and they have many flavors to choose from. The place is clean and the prices are average.Just wish there was more seating outside. My favorite mint chocolate chip!!!!!!

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Gulf Beaches, Florida
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121 reviews 121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Okay…this place is awesome. I like Hagen Dazs and few other higher end brands and this beats them all. All ice cream is made right there on site. Very creamy…I had the Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie… AWESOME.

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