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Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

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225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
304-343-6488
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lovely, charming bistro on a quiet street in charleston...AMAZING ice cream!...we shared 3- pumpkin, cinnabean and butter pecan...all 3 were delish!...hat's off to ellen's!...

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Thank mjpk25
Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream is a comfortable little shop offering Ice Cream but so much more. Sundaes, unique creations, coffees etc and a range of special limited time creations. Unfortunately they did not carry a sugar free variety but my wife assured me that if they had it would have been as good as the one she was enjoying.

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Thank Aegiss1
South Charleston, West Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places to visit. Their ice cream is wonderful! I always bring my friends and family from out of town to visit here and they love it! They have a nice variety of flavors and you can sample any flavor you want!

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Thank tiffanyannln
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a lick. Very flavorful homemade ice cream. A wide variety of flavors. Sampling is encouraged. As a lover of chocolate I had the Dirty Chocolate. I found it to be very smooth and rich in flavor. I would recommend it for any chocoholic. Wait staff was very friendly.

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Thank GT53
Charleston, West Virginia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter lived in NYC for two years and insists that she never found an ice cream shop that compares to Ellen's. No one makes ice cream as fresh, unique, and tasty as Ellen's. They have several delicious flavors that you can't get anywhere else, like Espresso Oreo and Mocha Almond as well as weekly unique flavors. My advice to... More 

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Thank johnnyfrazier
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hand dipped ice cream with seasonal flavors. Love the espresso Oreo! Locally owned and operated. Portion sizes are generous, and the staff is friendly.

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Thank JAlley040616
Charleston, West Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ellen's has a wonderful lunch menu. Daily sandwich specials and wonderful soups. Ice cream is homemade

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Thank Jill M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great local sweet spot. They have creative monthly flavors. Friendly staff. Cute shop. Street parking. Recommend.

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Thank bkgj8181
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after dinner at The Block restaurant, also very good. I had a cone with strawberry cheesecake and my wife had a Carmel maple. Awesome!

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Thank Chuck H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good ice cream for Charleston, not very many fruity flavors in Icecream but their fruity sherbets are light and refreshing! They also have lunch options and coffee drinks, though I've never sampled them. On a nice summer day, it's wonderful to grab a cone of ellen's, window shop on capital street and hope over to Taylor's books to find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 304-343-6488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?