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The Cone
Ranked #1 of 6 Dessert in West Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $6
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Good for: Families with children
Description: We Are Seasonal! We will re-open March 18th, 2017! The Cone is a family owned and operated Soft Serve Ice Cream Store with 100s of menu options! Voted Cincinnati's Best Soft Serve! Opened in 1995! We make or enhance all of our Soft Serve and products directly in the store using only the best natural ingredients! All of our Soft Serves are Egg Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, and Kosher! We have a Sugar Free Menu and Dairy Free Menu! Ice Cream Flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Peanut Butter. Sherbets: Orange. (Orange Vanilla Swirl is very popular). Italian Ices: Key Lime and Blue Raspberry. Yogurts (Switch out weekly): Sugar Free/Fat Free Vanilla (Every day), Black Raspberry, Blueberry, Peach, Caramel Macadamia Cappuccino, Banana, and Banana Caramel Foster. Our Whipped Cream is homemade in the store every day! Customer Favorites: Buckeye Parfait, Salted Caramel Truffle Parfait, Hot Fudge Brownie Treat, Nutty Buddy, Strawberry Shortcake, Banana Boats, and Hot Fudge Macaroon! Come out and try us! We, the Wren family, have been producing premium ice cream since 1973. Kenneth Wren owned and operated the K&W Creamy Whip in Reading, OH with the help of his wife and 3 kids. While vacationing in Florida in 1993, Ken spotted a 30-foot high ice cream shaped building. Ken bought the building and had it shipped to West Chester, OH in nine 1000 lb pieces. Construction delays caused the pieces to sit for an entire year. Finally, construction began. Much hard labor was put into rebuilding the unusual shape! On July 15th, 1995 The Cone had its grand opening! We had one cash register but found out the first week that we needed to order another one! From the beginning the eye-catching building brought families form the greater Cincinnati area. The Cone, which was intended to be a retirement hobby for Mom and Dad, now has a Drive Thru, Game Room, Kiddie Rides, and 3 Mobile Units! Although making quality product is a lot of work, we feel the finished product is well worth it! You be the judge!
Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

The Cone is a gem! Fun, family atmosphere and they even have a drive thru! They serve the most flavors of soft serve I have ever seen and they are all good! It is fun to see what they will have on their rotating menu from day to day!

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Reviewed July 15, 2012

Remember those "orange dreamsicles" you had as a kid. Orange popsicle coating, vanilla creamy ice-cream center? Remember orange push-ups? Ever had HOMEMADE strawberry icecream, made with fresh strawberries? If you want to experience ALL THAT and MORE, stop by The Cone. A giant fiberglass cone is the front of the store...and expect a line, but NOT that long of a wait. The soft-serve is dense, yet, creamy and smooth. My favorite is the fresh strawberry twist...with 1/2 strawberry soft serve and half vanilla. Large outdoor seating area...two smaller indoor seating areas (air conditioned) wiht a game room, AND a coin-operated kiddy rides area. Take the family to beat the summer heat! They have a limited sandwich menu and chips, and drinks...but the soft-serve is AMAZING. Try the triple hot-fudge banana split...just like a regular one, but with three LARGE pools of hot fudge, and spanish peanuts tossed all over, on top of vanilla icecream and a banana! The Cone is a West Chester favorite for nearly 20 years now.

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Reviewed July 14, 2012

This is a landmark in the northern Cincinnati area for soft serve ice cream and shaved ice treats. Terrible location always creates a parking and traffic headache so be patient and don't get in a big rush for your ice cream. Try their orange and vanilla twist cone.

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Reviewed July 8, 2012

The best ice cream stand in Cincinnati, you must stop here on your way through West Chester. The Cone has a number of unique ice cream desserts. Don't expect to walk right up to the window, most of the time there is a line at the window and in drive-thru this place has been getting bigger and bigger every year. The Cone even has mobile cones that travel in the summer time all around the city for events and festivals.

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Reviewed May 29, 2011

It's a summer tradition in West Chester. The soft serve is good but not great. Prices have risen to the point that it's no longer a couple of times a month treat. I say spend your summer money elsewhere.

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