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Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
+1 304-343-6488
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (102 reviews)
“waffle cone” (6 reviews)
“sorbet” (4 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I'm kind of a snob when it comes to ice cream, especially hand dipped. They have a good combination of classic and unique ice cream flavors. I enjoyed cinnamon ice cream on a cinnamon waffle cone and my husband had the best cookies and cream...More

Thank acain92089
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The ice cream at Ellen's is wonderful! Always something different to choose from & a treat for everyone. Ellen's is a little pricy considering it costs you $3-4 to park if you aren't lucky enough to find a meter (which is likely you won't). Then...More

Thank marker218
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great place for the family and good ice cream in historical down town Charleston, WV. In the summer they are located at the Farmer's Market too. Yum Good.

Thank slwhite74
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was here with a large group and we stopped by for dessert after dinner. It was a cute little ice cream store and it certainly didn't disappoint. I had the chocolate chip ice cream in a cup and it was awesome! The prices weren't...More

Thank travelgirl179
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We usually forgo desert at the restaurant and stop here instead. Great flavors. It's always hard to choose, so we end up getting multiple scoops. And I'm ashamed to say we sometimes get a second round. Soooo good.

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I had the Ginger/Pear Sorbet and my companions had a variety of the other offerings. Good enough that one of our party went back and ordered a second serving. Everyone here feels like this is just another part of home. Friendly patrons and then of...More

Thank Terri G
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Three flavors of waffle cones. All the great homemade flavors you love. Excellent healthy options for lunch soup salad and sandwiches.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great little place! A must visit to support local businesses. Friendly staff. Great, healthy, organic choices.

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I highly recommend this place if you love Ice Cream! I had the Mocha Almond it was fantastic. They have a wide variety ice cream and smoothies.

Thank cpat1318
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We came to visit Charleston during an extended weekend and heard that Ellen's has the best ice cream around. Seriously, that is an understatement - it is probably the best ice cream we have ever had! The homemade cinnamon waffle cones are simply to die...More

Thank Erica W
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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