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Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

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225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
+1 304-343-6488
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Definitely worth a lick. Very flavorful homemade ice cream. A wide variety of flavors. Sampling is encouraged. As a lover of chocolate I had the Dirty Chocolate. I found it to be very smooth and rich in flavor. I would recommend it for any chocoholic. Wait staff was very friendly.

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Thank GT53
Charleston, West Virginia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter lived in NYC for two years and insists that she never found an ice cream shop that compares to Ellen's. No one makes ice cream as fresh, unique, and tasty as Ellen's. They have several delicious flavors that you can't get anywhere else, like Espresso Oreo and Mocha Almond as well as weekly unique flavors. My advice to... More 

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Thank johnnyfrazier
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent hand dipped ice cream with seasonal flavors. Love the espresso Oreo! Locally owned and operated. Portion sizes are generous, and the staff is friendly.

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Thank JAlley040616
Charleston, West Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Ellen's has a wonderful lunch menu. Daily sandwich specials and wonderful soups. Ice cream is homemade

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Thank Jill M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great local sweet spot. They have creative monthly flavors. Friendly staff. Cute shop. Street parking. Recommend.

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Thank bkgj8181
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after dinner at The Block restaurant, also very good. I had a cone with strawberry cheesecake and my wife had a Carmel maple. Awesome!

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Thank Chuck H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very good ice cream for Charleston, not very many fruity flavors in Icecream but their fruity sherbets are light and refreshing! They also have lunch options and coffee drinks, though I've never sampled them. On a nice summer day, it's wonderful to grab a cone of ellen's, window shop on capital street and hope over to Taylor's books to find... More 

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Thank Kate H
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Always the freshest, creamiest ice creams. Seasonal offerings worth trying and the regulars are perfect for those who can't make a decision.

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

Ellen's ice cream is made with superior ingredients, creative flavor combinations, local favorites and holiday treats. She has a small lunch menu and those foods are good too, but if you have to pick choose the ice Cream!

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Thank Sharon W
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Ellen's is more than just ice cream, never be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try a new treat or one of their unique flavors. My wife and I always plan to finish our date nights by sharing anything Ellen's.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?