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Stricklands Frozen Custard

3985 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333-2464
+1 330-670-0811
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“custard” (12 reviews)
“scones” (2 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
3985 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333-2464
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They provide 4 fresh flavors. Vanilla and chocolate are always two, then they mix in two others. You can see their menu online if you are looking for a particular flavor. They do have some frozen containers in the freezer, but not a broad selection....More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My husband and I were visiting the area after being away for several years. We stopped by Stricklands one afternoon for Ice cream - vanilla milk shake and root beer ice cream cone. We were glad to see that it was still great after all...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Stricklands has been an Akron staple for years and this location is owned by the 3rd generation of the Strickland's family. Check their website for the daily flavors. The custard is creamy and fresh and my favorite custard in town. Some of my family favorites...More

Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 23 June 2017

usually 3 choices of custard, many flavors for hand dipped cones. prices in league with other stores

Thank abdenour
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Love this ice cream. It's delicious and the texture is very smooth. Good anytime. Have vanilla and chocolate all the time and a special flavor of the month. Yummy!!!

Thank hawaii102015
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I'll take frozen custard over ice cream any day and Strickland's is one of the best. Whether it's a sundae or a cone, your taste buds will thank you. If you happen to be there when they have Butterfinger, try it, it's fantastic!

Thank ChezTom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

what can I say? The frozen custard there is GREAT...the cones are topped off high, and the flavors are good.

Thank pollymWadsworth_Ohio
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Terrific homemade ice cream, frozen custards and the best chocolate sodas anywhere! Location is in a small strip mall right off Route 18. Well worth a visit.

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Historically, Strickland's -- several locations -- has been THE place for homemade ice cream. Can go on line to see the weekly special flavors.

Thank NancySubsister
Reviewed 28 December 2016

love the way they change the flavors up! good portions. nice friendly servers. and remember you can sample flavors free!

Thank charpezt
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US$ 5
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3985 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333-2464
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-670-0811
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Stricklands(R) Frozen Custard was founded in 1936 by Bill and Florence Strickland. During his years as an Akron Pure Milk employee, Bill developed his own rich recipe of cream, eggs, sugar and other ingredients. With his formula perfected, Bill turned his attention to developing an ice cream machine (called a "batch freezer") that would quickly freeze the ice cream, while limiting the air whipped into the product. The result is Stricklands' award-winning ice cream. Bill and Florence built the first Stricklands Frozen Custard stand on Triplett Avenue in Akron, Ohio, and the Stricklands' legend was born. The original ice cream store is still in operation today (and so are the original batch freezers!), Run by the third generation of the Strickland family, and serving the same fantastic ice cream and frozen custard that made Stricklands a local landmark.
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