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Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
+1 304-343-6488
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 30 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
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Very good homemade ice cream with large portions. They add 5% on credit card transactions, which was annoying. Pleasant and friendly staff.

Thank H L
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I'm writing this review as a regular customer who buys Ellen's ice cream by tbe quart to take home. The ice cream is great but the TOPS of the containers are flimsy. They're unfit for the job. Ellen knows this but she's too cheap to...More

Thank jeffreyrh2016
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious ice cream made on the premises. Tastes of flavours offered prior to purchase. Reasonably priced. Coffee ice cream excellent. Pleasant service. Perfect.

Thank Xxxxxxxxoi
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Ellen's Ice Cream is a business that every town needs. Everyone knows it, everyone loves it. Ellen Beal, the owner, is a member of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and also owns this fantastic ice cream shop which also serves up delicious lunch specials which...More

Thank grover3d
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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