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2412 Far Hills Ave, Dayton, OH 45419-1501
937-534-0602
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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
Great Creamy Flavor

Even though Graeter's began in Cincinnati, we've been enjoying it here in Dayton since the 80's. They still only make their ice cream in 2 gallon french pots, and hand pack it. So every flavor bursts with yummy goodness! I believe their most popular flavor might be the black raspberry chocolate... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Junebug937
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Even though Graeter's began in Cincinnati, we've been enjoying it here in Dayton since the 80's. They still only make their ice cream in 2 gallon french pots, and hand pack it. So every flavor bursts with yummy goodness! I believe their most popular flavor might be the black raspberry chocolate chip. But there are so many to choose from,... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was raised on a farm and this ice cream is just about as good as what we made by hand. Only thing it's missing is the slight salt after taste we'd get on the farm when we added a tad too much in the freeze process. This is as good as it gets from a commercial ice cream enterprise.... More 

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cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great food and service. Top shelf atmosphere. It's a place to really sit back at and enjoy excellent service and great food.

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Ohio
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163 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been to Graeters many times in Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus. I love their ice cream. They have expanded the menu, so go again if you have not been in awhile. The big claim to fame is the big chocolate chunks in the ice cream- vanilla, coffee, chocolate, raspberry, etc. Not low calorie, but they have some sherbets, etc.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This is our favorite neighborhood family hangout place for ice cream in town.... We have been coming to this place for years and it is still one of the most delicious ice creams I ever tasted (and I am very picky when it comes to ice cream ;D) Try it, you won't be disappointed. Lines could get long though especially... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Had a dip of coffee chocolate chip ice cream in a dish and my husband had Madagasgar Vanilla Bean in a cone. Both excellent. High quality ice cream and very efficient staff. Rather noisy in the seating area due to a party in the special room and the spillover into the cafe. But really worth a stop!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stopped here for dessert after dinner in Yellow Springs. I must be easy to please, because my review disagrees with some of the previous reviews. I found the shop clean. The workers I came into contact with were friendly. I absolutely love ice cream. We all had different types, and I thought it was excellent. The server was very... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

we made a quick stop at the Graeter's on Far Hills Avenue. the customer service was great considering there were so many good choices. i wish we had had more time to explore this protected little shopping area.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

They're very overpriced for what you get and the icecream is nothing special. You can get just as good or better at the grocery. Stick to youngs dairy, ritters, or cold stone

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I can’t believe how smooth and rich tasting this ice cream is! The store has a very cute old fashion feel to it that makes me want to sit there and eat my ice cream. There is not as many options as cold stone, but the quality of ice cream is much better here. I got the 1870 Tower with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2412 Far Hills Ave, Dayton, OH 45419-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-534-0602

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

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