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Aglamesis Brothers

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Oakley
Dessert, Ice Cream, Delicatessen
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3046 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209-1797
(513) 531-5196
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Today
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Lots of tiny chips-different than Graeters

I usually visit the original shop, it's an old time soda fountain with a counter of outstanding chocolates. The ice cream is made the way it's always been made-delicious. There really isn't a competition with Graeters, it just depends on what you like. Aglamesis chip flavors usually include lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
liveandlearn99
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Husband and I stopped by after dinner for something light. Sat at the counter so we could watch them make everything, which was entertaining. We ordered a vanilla shake to split and they put it into two separate glasses without even asking. Husband said it was the best shake he's every had. I wasn't over or under impressed. It was... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I usually visit the original shop, it's an old time soda fountain with a counter of outstanding chocolates. The ice cream is made the way it's always been made-delicious. There really isn't a competition with Graeters, it just depends on what you like. Aglamesis chip flavors usually include lots of tiny chips. I think their French vanilla is the best... More 

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Cincinnati
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Aglamesis has been a part of the Cincinnati landscape for the past century--it is a terrific old-fashioned ice cream parlor that also makes dozens of types of candies. The chocolate turtles, opera creams, Easter candy etc. is truly one-of-a kind. A great outing for kids includes a trip to the children's bookshop, Blue Manatee, a few doors down the street,... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Sooooo creamy, so perfectly chilled. The butter pecan was really tasty with plenty of nut nd smooth buttery flavor. Fairly priced, nice sized servings prepped to go quickly. Just a great treat.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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118 reviews 118 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Cincinnati has two great local ice cream producers - Aglamesis and Graeters. Both have been in business for more than 100 years. Some locals prefer Aglamesis, others favor Graeters. But when it comes to ambience, Aglamesis wins. The Madison Road location is an ice cream parlor with lots of history - black and white tile floor, marble topped counter, metal... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Old fashioned ice cream sodas, awesome ice cream flavors and a great atmosphere. Try the banana chocolate chip! There is lots of great ice cream in Cincinnati but this store in Oakley has the best retro feel. Combine it with a tour of the toy store next door or the book store up the street for some great family browsing.

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Cincinnati, OH
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Everyone has an opinion on Graeter's Ice Cream vs. Aglamesis, but in my opinion, Aglamesis is the best, hands down. In addition, their chocolate candies are far better than Graeter's

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I am a big lover of this ice cream stand. We stop about 2 to 3 times a month. Because the Basin street is right up my alley. Real hot fudge and gooey marshmallow with real whipped cream Homer say, "Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.' Prices are not cheap but you get what you pay for. Plus it is a true soda fountain, many... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We took our son for ice cream and what a treat! We loved the metal bowls and old-fashion feel of the place. This was quite a treat and will definitely go back.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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96 reviews 96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Everything in the store is delicious. We especially love the mint chip ice cream. We even had it served at our son's wedding reception. The folks were so nice to work with and everyone loved the special touch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3046 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209-1797
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Oakley
  • Neighborhood: Oakley
  • Phone Number: (513) 531-5196

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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