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Graeter's Ice Cream

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Address: 2555 Bethel Road, Columbus, OH 43220
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+1 614-442-7622
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Graeter's has been handcrafted for Five Generations Since 1870 starting...

Graeter's has been handcrafted for Five Generations Since 1870 starting with Louis and Regina Graeter. Today we proudly remain family owned and operated.

This location includes our Scoops and Chutes indoor playground, as well as a tour room for self guided history tours. We also have room rentals available for birthday parties, call for information. Stop by today and learn more about our history and enjoy some sweet treats!

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Yummy ice cream

Cheese Crown is the bomb! Mexican Chocolate is spicy! Try it first before ordering! Fun place for kids and young adults. Not the cleanest when I was there in the evening.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 22, 2016
brenda1227
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Miami, Florida
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yercaud
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Average ice cream on bethel road Columbus. Could be better. Greaters is more of a shadow of its old self I presume.

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Thank chidambararaja
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The ice cream was ok but melted really fast. Nice play area for the kids. The staff works hard to take care of you.

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Thank Stuart K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Best ice cream! This location is awesome too because there is an indoor playground perfect for those cold Ohio days. Plenty of places to sit and eat too.

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Thank MichaelEmily D
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Cheese Crown is the bomb! Mexican Chocolate is spicy! Try it first before ordering! Fun place for kids and young adults. Not the cleanest when I was there in the evening.

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Thank brenda1227
Pilesgrove, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Even with the factory tours no longer being offered, our group visited the Graeters education and History Center. An employer told our group the history and answered questions. Then everyone experience this great ice cream. Black raspberry chocolate chip was a big hit!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Love Graeters ice cream. Bummed as there isn't a tour. It's just a really large old Graeters factory that is no longer in production. This store carries the ice cream and chocolate only. No bakery like the Cincinnati stores. They have a very cute play area for kids

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Thank Lynn C
canton, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

I used to live in Columbus and would frequent this place often. We just returned on a trip this past weekend and it is still wonderful. Just wish they had more seating because it was a bit crowded.

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Thank Rebekah R
Hilliard, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

For my birthday we decided to skip making a cake and purchase an ice cream one instead. We have purchased them from DQ in the past, but priced Graeter's options. Wow, same price, but the Graeter's is worth twice the money. We have a new 'go to' for ice cream cakes.

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Thank arnoldjoe
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Graeters' ice cream is always delicious. The ice cream is good. The factory has left Columbus sadly. My kids still remember watching the workers make fresh ice cream. Now all they have is a video of the history and a great skeleton by the French pots that they use to make the ice cream. It is rather depressing to walk... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

I have family in Columbus, and they all raved about Graeter's Ice Cream. On our most recent visit, we decided to go to this location because of the "Number One rated Indoor Play Area." If this place was number one, I would be afraid to visit the others on the list. I will say the children stayed entertained, but, I... More 

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