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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 - 11:00 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: Coffee & Tea, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
The Best!

STILL say the ice cream is better than Graeters ( with the exception of the chip flavors) and there is no comparison with the candy....hands down Aglamesis has far better candy. The Easter eggs and the homemade carmels stand out as spectacular. Only 2 locations vs. Graeters dozens so I am sure that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Scot L
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Milford, Ohio
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Milford, Ohio
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114 reviews 114 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

STILL say the ice cream is better than Graeters ( with the exception of the chip flavors) and there is no comparison with the candy....hands down Aglamesis has far better candy. The Easter eggs and the homemade carmels stand out as spectacular. Only 2 locations vs. Graeters dozens so I am sure that is why everyone talks about them.

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I stop there everytime I am in Cincinnati. I alway will bring home their chocolate milk balls. They are the best also. It's like going back 50 years when you eat there. they give you your ice cream in metal tray/bowls.

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Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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45 restaurant reviews
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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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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
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20 helpful votes 20 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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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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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 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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