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Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
304-343-6488
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Ranked #2 of 250 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
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Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States
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186 reviews 186 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed some delicious ice cream at Ellen's on a week-night evening. Not only was the selection great, the flavors delicious, and the service friendly, we thoroughly enjoyed the patio tables and chairs outside on Capitol Street. How lovely to be able to sit with our cones and watch life go by as we visited for awhile. Of course, there... More

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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211 reviews 211 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stopped by for dessert after dinner at a different restaurant. The ice cream menu changes, and my wife had vanilla while I had the Heath Bar, each in a small cup. The service was good, the portions not skimpy, and the ice cream tasty. Coffee not very good - get your cup across the street at Taylor Books.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Read the wonderful reviews and thought we would give it a try. Not a lot of selection as they make different flavors in house. I tried a berry smoothie and it was disgusting. I managed about 3 drinks before I trashed it. My husband got a chocolate ice cream. To say the least it wasn't very appetizing either. Needless to... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very good ice-cream and lunch. Ellen employs lots of young people who are good with customers. We go there a lot. Open late in the summer.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are several good restaurants surrounding Ellen's so almost every taste can be accommodated. But once you do that there is only one place for ICE CREAM and that is Ellen's. The best home made I have had, I recommend the Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip. The soups and sandwiches are good as well but who doesn't think of dessert first?

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Charleston, West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've been to Ellen's many times on my visits to Capitol Street in Charleston, WV. Service is great, always with a smile. The ice cream and food so good no one cares to wait. I'm usually there during some sort of event or Arts and Craft show downtown with my grandkids. Its their favorite place. They host ice cream socials... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This little ice-cream shop downtown is great. The ice-cream is homemade in store, something that is hard to come by these days. I had the pumpkin which is one of the special flavors and it was so good I almost ordered another scoop before I left the store!

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Elliston, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you want fresh, flavorful, creamy ice cream you need look no further then Ellen's. This is homemade ice cream in several interesting favors. I couldn't decide so got 2 scoops.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Needed an after dinner treat and stopped here as a walk-by. Even at 830pm the place was very busy (they are open til 10pm in the summer), so that was a good sign. Staff was super friendly and let us try several flavors. The pumpkin was tasty, but I had to go with the old favorite - dutch chocolate. It... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

no crazy flavors here, just good ice cream served by good people. some of the best tasting ice cream i've had. great little shop but also a great neighborhood to walk in.

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Additional Information about Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

Address: 225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
Phone Number: 304-343-6488
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery, Ice Cream

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