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Graeter's Ice Cream

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332 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220-2019
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Coffee ice cream use to be Superb but since the coffee bean was changed it has little to no coffee flavor. Coming from New England where coffee ice cream is a stable , I felt lucky to be close to Greater's... Now I am wicked bummed about the name change from Coffee ic to Vienna coffee as well as changing... More 

Thank Michelle P
Bellevue, Kentucky
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Their bittersweet sundae with vanilla ice cream and chocolate bittersweet topping (no sprinkles and other distractions) is the best ice cream experience on the planet. The second best is any of their chip flavors since their chips are 3 times larger than any competitors and the richness of their ice cream beats all comers. I am 70 and since junior... More 

Thank _dschwarty
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There's a reason Oprah orders this in - it's phenomenal. Very rich, but nice treat for myself after long days. :) We also bribe our kids for good grades with Graeters. If you love chocolate - get any of the "chip" flavors. I'm partial to the season salted caramel chip.

Thank stefanieadams09
Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best Black Raspberry chip ice cream on the planet, hands down! Who cares if you're lactose intolerant..its well worth the stomach pain.

Thank MzNell
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't come to Cincy and not get Graeter's ice cream! Their signature flavor is raspberry chocolate chip - they pour melted chocolate into the ice cream as it is being made, so it freezes and breaks into huge chunks. I have never gotten a scoop without a piece bigger than my thumb!! They have seasonal ice creams, and have... More 

Thank M. C
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Soooooo good! An absolute must for anyone coming to Cincinnati. I had the Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip, which they said was their best seller. I can definitely see why!

Thank DylanA406
McKinney, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had several locals rave about this place.. we finally went and I had the mint chocolate chip and the coconut chocolate chip banana split. Ice cream was good but was not amazing. Maybe the locals were over selling and I went in expecting too much but I just didn't see what the big deal was.

Thank jodi B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who doesn't love it? Close to the hotel and the blackberry chocolate chip is fantastic! Have it whenever I am near a Graeter's

Thank Marla P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go wrong with any of Graeter's flavors. The ice cream is fabulous. I am partial to the coconut. They make great shakes and sodas too.

Thank WanderlustByNature
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The locals rave about Graeter's and I found it to be very nice, but not remarkable. If ice cream is your thing, though, it may be worth a visit. Generous servings and very friendly staff make up for the long lines. They use a French pot process which makes the ice cream very thick.

Thank Millard G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220-2019
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Clifton
  • Neighborhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: 15132814749
Handcrafted for Five Generations Since 1870. Louis and Regina Graeter started handcrafting Graeter's Ice Cream in 1870. Today, generations later, we proudly remain a family owned and operated company. This is made possible thanks to you, our legion of loyal fans. For a century and a half, Graeter's has remained steadfast in our commitment to making ice cream not the easy way, but rather, the only way it should be: by hand, with real cream, sugar and eggs, in 2 gallon French Pots one batch at a time.

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