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Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
+1 304-343-6488
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (130 reviews)
“waffle cone” (9 reviews)
“lemon sorbet” (3 reviews)
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225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ellen's had some excellent ice cream, with some good, and a couple of unique, flavors. Ellen's also had a "coffee-shop" vibe, with room to sit down and have the ice cream on comfortable seats. The ice cream here was a little bit pricey, but it...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cute ice cream shop. There is a play kitchen in the back corner for kids. The ice cream is smooth and they had the standard flavors with a couple of unique ones. Prices are what you would expect.

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ice cream shop downtown, friendly service, lots of flavor choices without being obnoxious. Very comparable to our local hometown creamery here in Ann Arbor. Nice atmosphere and perfect way to cap off a family night in Charleston. Highly recommend.

Thank JohannesSilentio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wrap and it was delicious. I also had some coffee and ice cream. I really enjoyed the ice cream, it's slightly expensive for 5.00 a scoop, but I also understand it's homemade.

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on Capitol Street. Wonderful views. We sat on a sofa by a window (!) and saw the lamp posts and painted ads for candy and chocolates on the building across the way. Kids enjoyed their choices (and the choices are simply endless). Ellen's is...More

Thank addysonrochelle
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Their staff was very friendly, place was clean, they had a kids corner, and a variety of flavors to choose from! Don’t forget to pay for parking or else you get a ticket!

Thank AndreiaLeroux
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Right downtown on Capitol Street is this great ice cream shop. The service was quick and friendly, and the ice cream was delicious. There was also a lunch menu, but it was only the ice cream that drew us in. We were happy to have...More

Thank Paulandjean
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Ellen’s has great ice cream, unique flavors. A local Charleston treasure. They also are a popular lunch site with good soups.

Thank Janet Z
Reviewed 6 August 2018

go there the ice cream is off the charts, cold and creamy, kid friendly, great service so easy to visit downtown on capitol st

Thank Skip R
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Got a scoop on waffle cone at a little stand at Capitol Market in Charleston. Good ice cream, just wish there was more flavor choices. A bit pricey

Thank lindatbird
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-343-6488
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