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Graeter's Ice Cream

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332 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220-2019
+1 513-281-4749
07:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Saint Marys, Ohio
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Probably the best ice cream around. I always get the strawberry - really creamy and a great flavor. Can be a little on the expensive side but it's worth a treat from time to time.

Thank FrBarry
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Graeter's ice cream is ALWAYS delicious, but so are their baked goods. This year we ordered a Yule Log for our Christmas festivities, and we were thrilled with it!

Thank sallymg6
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic ice cream and dessert place. I was there when it was cold outside but it was nice and warm in the shop with tasty ice cream. The staff was nice and quick. Cute place.

Thank Lindsay J
Las Vegas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our evening treat, sitting out in the square by the fountain listening to the locals playing a trivia game! It was a very hot night and humid, which we aren't used to not living in the Midwest. The ice cream from Graeter's hit the spot!

Thank BigSarge03
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you get a chip variety there are big chunks of chocolate with a perfect consistency. Not hard but not soft either. I was sad when my cone was devoured.

Thank Msjessegrrl
Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best ice cream in the world. Don't forget the wonderful pastries. Old world recipes make this a must visit.

Thank barbara h
Hamilton, Ohio
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The prices are too much. While friends paid outrageous prices for ice cream I have problems with sweets, I paid outrageous prices for a black, plain coffee.

Thank teetermom
Coralville, Iowa
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've heard about Graeter's Ice Cream for many years, and finally, got a chance to taste all the deliciousness!!!!! It was summer, so peaches were fresh, and they only use fresh ingredients....so I ordered the peach ice cream. It took me right back to my childhood with the hand churning of "just picked peaches and real cream". SO GOOD! If... More 

Thank ntune
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The locals told me this was the best place to get ice cream, so I tried it and it was good. I had the Peanut Butter with chocolate chips and the Buckeye ice cream. The Buckeye was definitely the better of the two.

Thank Nadine F
Tazewell, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best ice cream I've ever had. Good service and very clean establishment. Will enjoy this place again.

Thank tlbroberts

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220-2019
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Clifton
  • Neighbourhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 513-281-4749
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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