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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When you visit Cincinnati everyone talks about Graeter's Ice Cream. Their ice cream is amazing. My personal favorite is the salted caramel chocolate chip. If you visit Cincinnati, you must try this place!

Thank Nicole C
Loveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There are three places in Cincinnati to get great ice cream and this is one of them. They have many different flavors and the quality is very high.

Thank Futiefu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped to get ice cream. Love the location in Fountain Square - big screen video of March Madness basketball for an open air adventure!

Thank Julie S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You pick the restaurant, anywhere, anytime. Then make the drive to Graeter's to get dessert. The best ice cream ever !!! Love to come here, whether it's with friends or the grandkids - it doesn't matter. Seasonal flavors on accession, the standby, Strawberry, my favorite, sundaes and banana splits. Plus they have a variety of other candies and pastries that... More 

Thank showstang
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best ice cream in Cincinnati - actually the best in the country! The flavors are all great and the chocolate in the chip flavors are really as big as small candy bars. My favorite flavors are raspberry chip and double chocolate chip. The only mistake they made was to drop some of their gelato flavors - they... More 

Thank jonbartos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ice cream was good, but the price is a little high. We go for a special treat, but not on a regular basis. Employees offer great service!

Thank Layn N
London, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went there after dinner for a banana split and Sundae for the wife...Staff were all smiling and happy to serve you... small but nice

Thank Hickoryofoz
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Graeter's Ice Cream is an amazing part of Cincinnati Culture and no visit to Cincinnati is complete without stopping in for the black raspberry chocolate chip ice cream. The ice cream is so thick with cream it literally coats the spoon bite after bite. You can never get enough!

Thank V3723SPcindys
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coconut chocolate chip ice cream, nectar phosphates, cinnamon squares - these are just a few of my Graeter's favorite things! These plenty more for you to deem your favorite!

Thank lcarrCincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Cincinnati your visit will not be complete without at least one visit to Graeter's Ice Cream. This stuff will have you swooning for more. This is our favorite stop after a movie. Standing in line on a hot night simply provides an opportunity to start your review of the movie. Whether in a bowl or in... More 

Thank Stephen K

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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
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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