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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

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2312 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204
+1 615-292-7794
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Glastonbury, CT
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great choice of unusual flavors, we all had different ice creams, salted caramel a big hit and the Green Goddess sundae was very good. Sat at the "bar" looking outside to the street, people watching.

Thank Susan06033
Nashville, Tennessee
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274 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Jeni's with my nephew recently after dinner in 12 South area. It was over 4th of July weekend and very busy. The ice cream is excellent. The prices are very high. It is place that requires special occasion. We had the lavender berry and sea salt peanut butter - both were excellent. They let you taste to... More 

Thank u2fan56
Saint Simons Island, Georgia, United States
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shop is located on a nice street with lots to see walking around, or plenty of seating in the shop. Flavors and hospitality were great. Keep clean and organized.

Thank John B
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got the "study" which is 4 flavors because they all sounded and tasted so good I couldn't narrow it down any further. They use quality ingredients and will separate your flavors with waffle cone wedges :) They also serve cucumber water and many other treats. Nice, clean, cool location, and a nice staff. Perfect for just swinging by, dates,... More 

Thank Shealin E
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard about Jeni's for several years. There were 3 of us and I paid over $19 for 2 scoops in waffles cones. The scoops were about the size of small Christmas balls. One scoop tasted pretty good, the other was not good at all. I'll never go back. I'll stick with other ice cream shops that give bigger... More 

Thank kdmarsh
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Splendid does not describe Jeni's. There is ALWAYS a line out the door because, yes, it's just that good. I highly recommend the Brambleberry Crunch. You WILL NOT be disappointing. It's worth the wait in line.

Thank Carol J
Nashville, Tennessee
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Every time we eat in 12 South we skip the dessert at the restaurant (this time it was Urban Grub) and walk over to Jeni's for a treat. I got a double - darkest chocolate and vanilla bean - and loved it. My coworker got the new Peach version and something else I can't remember. This location is smaller than... More 

Thank florabama24
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The ice-cream is high quality and creamy, and the selection is fantastic. I had the pistachio honey and it was incredible. I paid $5 for one scoop (and not a large scoop), which I think is a bit pricey, but it was fun treat.

Thank 423erinw
Suffolk County, NY
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The long line did not deter us - it moved fast and we were soon tasting some of the most delicious combinations I've ever tasted. With flavors like Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks, Brambleberry, Roasted Strawberry, Lemon Blueberry Buttermilk and Pink Grapefruit uUttermilk Yogurt - how can you go wrong? I need some Jeni's NOW!

Thank Rita11705
Falls Church, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We loved all the unexpected flavors and the wide variety. My daughter was crazy about the ginger ice cream, and the Brambleberry crisp tasted just like blueberry pie. Tasted great. Service was quick and the atmosphere clean and inviting. Was a little expensive but clearly good quality. Will make a point of going to Jeni's on our next trip to... More 

Thank MrsNovakknowsfood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2312 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-292-7794
Our latest Nashville scoop shop opened in September, 2013 in the 12 South neighborhood and is next to Josephine, a new cafe by Miranda Whitcomb Pontes, who serves Jeni's ice creams in her nearby Burger Up pub. Other Music City favorites in the area include 12 South Taproom & Grill, Katy K Designs, and denim purveyor Imogene + Willie. 12 South epitomizes what we love in a neighborhood: action. 12 South, a lively, super-cool area, includes some of the best options for enjoying yourself in Nashville.

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