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Graeter's Ice Cream

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Central Business District
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650 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2517
(513) 977-4129
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Graeter's is well known for their amazing ice cream and pastries. It is a destination for out of town visitors as well as one of Oprah's favorites -- for a reason. When you eat any of the chip flavored ice creams, you will be treated to mammoth sized pieces of chocolate. The fruity flavored ice creams are full of chunks... More 

Thank Lori K
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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390 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small challenge- I am trying to review the shop in Mariemont and do not have the address- so I will just address that the ice cream is amazing. The store is spotless and friendly. However for ice cream this good I would enter a dark alley after dark. When in Cincinnati make sure to try a Graeter's.

Thank Richard D
Clearwater, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely LOVEEE ice cream but I don't necessarily like ice cream with chocolate chips, they had a creation - bourbon pecan - which has chocolate chips in it, he had me taste it, I was IN LOVE!!!!! There was a long line but they move very fast but still give great customer service so don't let a long line... More 

Thank angel_gre
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Love ice cream, don't miss this taste treat, be sure to get some flavor with a chip in it, you won't be sorry.

Thank King B
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Popular ice cream bar, good ice cream, good variety of flavors. On nice days there is a queue but it moves well as plenty of staff. Friendly and correct.

Thank Els Sleven
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

You will not taste better Ice Cream anywhere. The Mint Chocolate Chip has chocolate candy bars in it. The creamiest ice cream with the best flavors to be enjoyed.

Thank Leonard R
Franklin, Massachusetts
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Enjoyed my first ever trip to Cincinnati - and everyone told us to visit Graeter's. And so we did! Loved the ice cream and friendly staff. Raspberry chocolate chunk is the local favorite, but I went with the seasonal Key Lime Pie and enjoyed every bite!

Thank Heidi D
Willow Springs, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Great ice cream -- creamy Madagascar Vanilla Bean. great gelato, low-glycemic options as well. Line was long but moved fast. You could eat inside, but why would you at Fountain Square. Wonder if the nearby restaurants sell any desserts or everyone caps their evening with a visit to Graeter's. Hard to beat simple pleasures like great ice cream on a... More 

Thank Chicago630
Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

The bourbon pecan ice cream was delicious!!! Wish I could ship it home! I also had the butter pecan which was lower in sugar and also very very good!

Thank D W
Miamisburg, Ohio
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195 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

After an event at the Taft, decided on a scoop of ice cream. Graeter's was busy, but line moved quick. I actually got an Ice Cream soda. Yummy. We also brought some of their butter cookies. Who knew that did cookies well also?

Thank need2trvl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2517
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: (513) 977-4129

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