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Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
+1 304-343-6488
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (124 reviews)
“waffle cone” (8 reviews)
“soups” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful, smooth ice cream. Prices are what I expect for upscale ice cream. We paid $9.20 for 2 “small” scoops which were the perfect size. They have an excellent variety of ice creams as well as lunch-type items. I do have to agree with other...More

Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ladies at the front desk of our hotel insisted that my spouse and I simply had to put this on our bucket list of places to visit in Charleston. They were spot on! It is shops like this that add small-town ambience to walks...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ice cream is so smooth and creamy! Tastes like heaven! remarkable! You should totally try it! Your taste buds will be very satisfied with it!

Thank lucysmith112805
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favourite place to go while in town. We would vist for dessert. Coconut ice cream and Black Raspberry in a waffle cone were my favourite. The ice creame is home made,

Thank HappyKampers13
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This is a cute little place with a bunch of different flavors and options. I'm a huge fan of hot fudge brownie sundaes, so I opted for that... Honestly, that was probably a bit of a mistake as that doesn't appear to be their forte....More

Thank Justin F
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Yup, no artificial colorings here. Even the Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream is white because "other places" add green coloring to make you think mint. Who needs that, especially when the Mint Chocolate Chip is so yummy? And, yes, Ellen's has sandwiches and much more....More

Thank WVUTom
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Great vegetarian options for lunch; soup, salad, wraps, etc. Also plenty of choices for meat eaters. I didn't try the ice cream but Co-workers told me it's great. Great location downtown.

Thank mimimsp
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Probably best homemade ice cream in all of West Virginia! My wife and I usually ask for their chocolate milk shakes, where we request vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, and malt— delicious!! There is always a line, usually 3-4 persons deep. Most popular place to...More

Thank Swlogan29
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Ellen’s ice cream is a must!! They have several flavors to choose from and you won’t be disappointed with any of them! They have special flavors that are creative and delicious. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Ellen herself even pitches in to help...More

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Cute little ice cream shoppe in the heart of Charleston, West Virginia. All the ice cream is homemade and you can definitely tell

Thank searchbroward
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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