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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt

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6601 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7206
757-565-3003
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Huge servings, great homemade ice cream

This place was worth the trip! The homemade ice cream was delicious and creamy. My husband got Butter Pecan which contained whole pecans! The small waffle cone was huge. I definitely recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Kim B
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Akron, Pennsylvania
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Akron, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This place was worth the trip! The homemade ice cream was delicious and creamy. My husband got Butter Pecan which contained whole pecans! The small waffle cone was huge. I definitely recommend it.

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Phoenixville, PA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

the ice cream was terrific with many choices. The portion sizes were very big. My wife wished they would have had just a bit smaller portion size, but could not bring herself to toss that which she did not want.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Their regular ice cream is great however their frozen yogurt wasn't the best. We like our frozen yogurt creamy (like soft ice cream) and theirs was hard as a rock. So, stick with their regular ice cream and you will not be disappointed.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

WOW! I was not expecting this ice cream to be this outstanding!! The peanut butter ice cream is BEYOND amazing; seriously, it is the best I have ever had! The butter pecan is also wonderful! My husband enjoyed one with marshmallow in it. We got pints and made milkshakes :) So, so good!! There is no seating; it is order... More 

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Central VA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Just stopped there tonight before 9 and it was closed. Website says 10-10, but either way it was before 9 on a Saturday. It is either out of business or just so flaky on their hours I wont bother.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Just made our first stop of the year (but they're open all year). Homemade ice cream served just about any way you can think of...cones, shakes, hurricanes, cakes, pizza, and more. Stop and enjoy. The staff is friendly and portions generous.

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Richmond, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The servings are huge and the ice cream delicious! There are tons of flavors to try, my favorite is the carmel sea salt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We traveled from Ohio to Williamsburg. We couldn't wait to show parents the great ice cream we found on our last visit. They agreed it was a great finish to a wonderful day! You must find this place. We didn't find it until our second visit. Now we stop there several times during our week's stay.

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Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Checked the website first, it said open today 10 to 10. They sent an email saying they had peppermint stick back and it called to me for two days.... Got there at 8:10 and no one in site. Very disappointing!

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Minneapolis, MN
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45 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went for a cone after dinner...there were so many flavors to choose from. My wife chose chocolate almond and I have black cherry large cones. They were huge and some of the best ice cream I have eaten. You other at a walk-up window and they have no indoor seating. The total with tax was over $9.00 but it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6601 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7206
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: 757-565-3003

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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