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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

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$$ - $$$
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2312 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204-2429
+1 615-292-7794
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I wasn't prepared to be as impressed as I was when I walked into Jeni's. But I was! The servers were very friendly and helpful, encouraging us to try before we buy. This is NOT your typical ice cream shop. They had flavor combination that you would not think belonged in ice cream... Oh but they did! Everything we tried,... More 

Thank jana m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

The ice cream is great, you need more chocolate varieties. A little less sugar and a little more fruit and your fruit ice cream

Thank Barbara H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Gives you a brain freeze just trying to decide between all of the flavors. Lots of unique ones that I haven't seen anywhere else. Don't come here looking for one of the Neapolitan flavors! I had a scoop of peach cobbler and was not disappointed. Waffle cones smelled great too, though managed to resist the urge.

Thank Dave S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I am from Ohio so this isnt the first time I have had Jeni's. While Graeters still holds the key to my heart, Jenis has the coolest flavors. I recommend the Lavender and Chocolate. I don't recommend the Peach and Biscuit.

Thank Foodie171632
Barrowford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Great ice-creams with lots of flavours, so if eating nearby don't hare a dessert just go here afterwards.

Thank ItheJD
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

This was a great experience. The line was long but it moved quickly, The selections varied enough for most pallets, the quality was second to none and the service was helpful and super friendly. If someone tells you this is a must go and you second guess your choice to go because of the line, dont let that scare you.... More 

Thank EricandLori2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

And this ice cream is easy to love! We went on a Sunday Night after dinner and the line wasn't very long. I like that you can sample the flavors (and it's encouraged). A small includes up to 2 flavors, a medium 3 and a large 4. I got the small. My recommendation is roger flavors that go together. I... More 

Thank Cindy S
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We had a great BBQ dinner at Edley's in 12 South and made the short walk (about 7 blocks) up to Jeni's after dinner for ice cream. Normally I get a scoop of their Darkest Chocolate ice cream, and a scoop of their Ndali Estate Vanilla Bean ice cream. Unfortunately they were out of the vanilla so I had to... More 

Thank florabama24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The line was long and I know why. The ice cream was worth the wait. All nine of us got different flavors and there were no bad choices.

Thank J681
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

This is not your normal ice cream! The flavors and consistency are the best! The darkest chocolate is the best I have ever had.

Thank Rb8ol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2312 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204-2429
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?