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“Cold” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Graeter's Ice Cream

Graeter's Ice Cream
Ranked #1 of 49 Dessert in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Clifton
Description: 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.
Long Beach, California
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3 reviews
“Cold”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Very nice shop's super clean, Ice cream is delicious Staff very helpfull and always the goodies at the cooler are to tempting but after seeing the cakes Next time i will get one

Visited November 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio USA
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“I scream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This is Cincinnati at it's best. If you like ice cream you will love Gaeter's fresh hand dipped home made ice cream. The bakery goods are great as well. Try the cup cakes or if you are having a party the cakes. It says it in the name Greater!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Best ice cream in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

It's just a 5-10 minute walk from Residence Inn Downtown Cincinnati but it's worth the effort. The local favorite is their raspberry ice cream.

Visited June 2012
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Thank NotYourAverageJuan
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Cincinnati, oh
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“I don't even normally like ice cream...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I don't even normally like ice cream, but Graeter's is another story! It's so rich and those chunks of chocolate are delicious! I wouldn't recommend the cookies as much, but ice cream and ice cream cakes are yummy! Black raspberry chip is their specialty flavor.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Kate M
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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“once an icon - now routine”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Graeter's made fame by the chocolate chip ice-cream they developed. However, they have let quality slide and now function on reputation more than innovation. The ice-cream remains competent but not special. It is just another parlor. The backed goods are poor and worse each year. Be careful you do not purchase day old stale rolls. The candy on the shelve is just mass produced junk repackaged in the house label. Overpriced and mediocre. It is heartbreaking to have this once proud shop go down the tubes.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars
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