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Graeter's Ice Cream

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2204 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1974
+1 502-451-0044
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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380 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There's no other ice cream shops in town that my wife would rather I take her! The ice cream is fantastic in this place! Good value for what you get. Great staff. Great ice cream.

Thank Ben S
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really adore this place. They have excellent ice cream and wonderful customer service. I appreciate the staff taking the time to build a face on the single kids scoop my kiddo orders. Great location for people watching too along Bardstown Road.

Thank Jim S
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of flavored to chose from. Great date place for the teenagers. Graters tastes different from other Icecream. They also offer smoothies which are out of this world. You can buy them in a carton to take home and eat later. Kind of pricey.

Thank Pgc5837
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in for a quick treat for my daughter and foind a little gem in Louisville! Decently priced and tasty ice cream. Daughter had strawberry and husband had cookie dough. The guy behind the counter even suggested to make my daughter's ice cream look like a princess since she needed her pink fix. So sweet and great experience. Clean and... More 

Thank Rbf2m
Knoxville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Graeter's we went to used to be the same ice cream shop I first went to, as a little girl in the late 80's. It's a great place. Really perfect ice cream + clean atmosphere.

Thank Kelli D
Columbus, Ohio
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

While in town for work, I introduced New Yorkers and Californians to Graeter's and they LOVED it! Keep up the great work and fantastic service!

Thank BiltmoreGirl
Louisville, Kentucky
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115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Came here with a friend and really enjoyed the experience. The shop looks and feels like a fifties ice cream parlor and the staff is so friendly! The ice cream quality is excellent and they are generous in their portions. Stop by, you won't regret it!

Thank SuzustarTravels
Louisville, Kentucky
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Fast service, friendly staff, everything is clean and organized. Every time when I go to this side of Louisville I have to go to Graeter's. I have insulin resistance or pre diabetes and the best ice cream for diabetes people is that they sell here. Low fat and low sugar. It's homemade. The staff can help... More 

Thank Lavita è
Nashville, Tennessee
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Not kidding, the very best ice cream in the world. Try the blackberry chocolate chip. Oh..... They also sell coolers and dry ice so you can take some home, but now Krogers stocks it.

Thank Wotsmith
Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

My favorite ice cream in Louisville is Graeter's! I love anything they have that has their chocolate chip pieces in it. I would highly recommend Graeter's. There's no need to get sundaes or shakes there, their ice cream is delicious without adding anything else to it! My favorite is mint chip.

Thank Wendy_Louisville

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $10
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2204 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1974
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-451-0044
Graeter's has been making irresistible ice cream since 1870. We handcraft all the delicious flavors right here in Louisville with all natural and non-GMO ingredients.

We offer ice cream and sorbets by the scoop, delicious sundaes, malts, milkshakes, old fashioned sodas, chillers and delicious candies. We also carry hand packed ice cream to take with you as well as options that will keep them frozen for up to 24 hours.

Stop in for a scoop or sundae, and treat yourself to the best ice cream you'll ever taste.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?