Ohio July 12, 2018
8 Quirky Ice Cream Shops Around Ohio That Are Sure To Put A Smile On Your Face
Here in Ohio, there is no shortage of delicious ice cream. Chances are, you already have your own local favorite ice cream joint you like to frequent. From colorful parlors to nostalgic soda fountains, the following are eight quirky ice cream shops in Ohio that are sure to put a smile on your face. Take a look:
1. Aglamesis Brothers (Cincinnati)
A beloved Cincinnati gem, this colorful and nostalgic ice cream parlor features some of the most amazing treats you'll ever have the pleasure of eating. Come for the ice cream and leave with a box of candies. Aglamesis Brothers is located at 3046 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45209 and 9899 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242.
2. Young’s Jersey Dairy (Yellow Springs)
While the freshly made ice cream and mouthwatering milkshakes will certainly entice you to check out this beloved working dairy farm, it’s all the other fun things you can do at Young’s Jersey Dairy that will make you stay awhile. Young’s Jersey Dairy is located at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs, OH 45387.
3. Velvet Ice Cream Factory (Utica)
There’s no place quite like the Ye Olde Mill in Utica—where you can see how Velvet Ice Cream is made, take a free tour of the mill and try delicious flavors of ice cream you won’t find anywhere else. It is located at 11324 Mt Vernon Rd., Utica, OH 43080.
4. Tom's Ice Cream Bowl (Zanesville)
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Since 1950, Tom's Ice Cream Bowl has served up the area's best homemade ice cream. Its homey, 1950s style makes it a nostalgic stop for many. (You can't go wrong with any flavor here but if you like nuts on your sundae, definitely get them. Their nuts are roasted fresh daily and all of their toppings are processed in-house.) Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl is located at 532 McIntire Ave., Zanesville, OH 43701.
5. The Cone (West Chester)
With the creamiest soft serve, colorful sundaes and shakes and malts made with homemade whipped cream, you can't go wrong with a visit to The Cone. Just look for the happy giant ice cream at 6855 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, OH 45069.
6. Big Ed’s Main Street Soda Grill (Vermilion)
If you feel like traveling back in time, this vintage 1930s style restaurant and soda fountain in Vermilion is the place for you. The soda fountain ice cream treats here are what your taste buds have been waiting for. You'll find it at 5502 Liberty Ave., Vermilion, OH 44089.
7. Village Ice Cream Parlor (Lebanon)
If the unbelievably delicious ice cream here isn't enough to make you keep coming back for more, the charming atmosphere certainly will. Take a stroll in downtown Lebanon after you've had your sugar fix. Village Ice Cream Parlor is located at 22 S Broadway St., Lebanon, OH 45036.
8. Handel's Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt (Columbus and other locations)
You can't go wrong with a trip to this Youngstown-area favorite known for its exceptionally smooth ice cream. Handel's has also expanded with locations throughout northeast and central Ohio. (Because it's just too good to keep in one place.)
Have you been to any of these ice cream shops before? What others would you add to this list? Let us know!