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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream

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576 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1664
+1 610-640-1606
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

All the locals go to Handel's. Dad's day with the kids kind of place. Try the flavors of the day, double dip w/your choice of cone, Sundays and splits for a real calorie busting treat. Homemade Ice Cream worth the wait.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Northborough, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I am an ice cream snob, and this was the best ice cream I have ever had. They have some very exotic flavors, and of course, the traditional flavors, too. Their salted caramel truffle ice cream was amazing. You must try this place!

1 Thank Bridget O
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157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on Saturday night and pulled in just before they were closing. There was still a long line of people waiting for their ice cream. Just proves to me that it was worth the wait! They have many delicious flavors. This place makes their own ice cream and it shows! We all enjoyed the visit! We will be... More 

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I often wonder what we did before Handel's opened. (Actually, I do--Baskin Robbins in Wayne which isn't as user friendly) I am a Arealtor and I actually sold a house to a family in walking distance of Handel's because that was on their "must have" list. Even when the lines are long, the wait isn't. I do not recall ever... More 

Thank ZorroMom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A Mainline classic. Superb ice cream in many flavor choices at reasonable prices. Wish they were able to staff up a bit more, as the line IS a bummer on a hot day, but then again, the line is part of the experience.

Thank Radnorite
New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We are staying at a hotel 5 minutes away and in this heat we were all craving some ice cream. We stumbled upon this place and it was so delicious. My aunt got the coffee flavor with chocolate chips and said it was the best she ever had. I got the praline pecan and it's a great classic. Also recommend... More 

Thank jsegelnick
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Graham Central Station... My version of crack! Be prepared for long lines of fellow flavor-addicts. Best ice cream in the universe.

Thank ptobar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Rich and creamy ice cream. But the wait sometimes makes it hard to stop. Often have to go to an other place for ice cream.

Thank bigsteven1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 621 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a great Ice Cream joint on Lancaster Pike on the Main Line. They serve a huge variety of ice cream fare from pops to floats to sandwiches to pints to cones to dishes to hurricanes (Hurricanes are soft Ice Cream in a cup with all manner of candy toppings). Even frozen yogurt for that yogurt crowd and ice... More 

Thank TommyBoy94
Devon, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious neighborhood take-away ice cream. My favorite thing to order is a banana split but not with the pineapple/cherry fruity syrup it's usually made with -- I prefer worth hot fudge and caramel, just mention your favorite toppings. If it's a hot evening don't be surprised how long the line will extend in the parking lot. Good thing about Handels... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 576 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1664
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Berwyn
  • Phone Number: +1 610-640-1606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?