This Tiny Shop In Ohio Serves Homemade Ice Cream To Die For

You won’t have a hard time finding delicious ice cream in Ohio. But you might have a hard time finding homemade ice cream with a nostalgic 1950s vibe—which no one does quite like Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl in Zanesville.

Before summer is over, be sure to make a trip to this local ice cream shop. We know you won’t be disappointed. Here’s why:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

To hear more about the history of Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl and get an inside look of the shop, check out the video below:


Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl is located at 532 McIntire Ave., Zanesville, OH 43701. Have you ever been to this beloved ice cream joint? If so, let us know what your experience was like!

For more legendary ice cream in Ohio, be sure to check out our previous articles; These 15 Ice Cream Shops In Ohio Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth This Summer and A Trip To This Epic Ice Cream Factory In Ohio Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again.