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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream

2466 E 146th St, Carmel, IN 46033-7712
+1 317-705-1855
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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2466 E 146th St, Carmel, IN 46033-7712
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though it was mid-day on a week day, this place was buzzing. Although I didn't order ice cream, but rather pineapple sherbet, it was very good and refreshing on a hot day, It must be good for the ice cream too because lots of...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We went on a rather chilly night and there were a good amount of people there. The ice cream was really good. The four scoop sampler is a really good deal and great to share.

Thank Hunter88J
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

For two years now, my granddaughter and I stopped at Handel's after school between 2-3 days every week. We have be pleased to know the great staff and they are always friendly and know who we are. Great ice cream and experience that I cherish...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

You can NEVER go wrong with any ice cream from Handel's. I grew up with this ice cream shop in Ohio, and LOVE IT !!! The best of the best is between their Chocolate Pecan and Praline Pecan, but again, you can't go wrong with...More

Thank dd65stang
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stop for something cool after a spicy dinner. The young man at the window was very nice and helpful. I got two cones,one waffle and one cake. I have to say I am think I'm an ice cream connoisseur. Handel's serves quality ice cream compared...More

Thank Bob4Bob
gregglaros, Owner at Handel's Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

We make quality ice cream & place it delicately on our cones. We do not jam our ice cream down into the cone itself. If we were a soft serve custard/ice cream store, it would naturally fall into the cone. However, that is not what...More

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is first-rate ice cream. There are a multitude of creative flavors as well as standards, special dietary options and cone options. It is reasonably priced for a high quality treat. Downside - it's a walk up window with limited outside seating, so don't go...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Never heard of Handel's until I moved to Carmel but it is a local favorite. So many flavors to choose from and you can get anything from a cone to a pint. Many awards and a community involved organization. We just went there last night...More

Thank alwaystripin
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for years. Excellent ice cream. It gets busy, but they have lots of Windows and the lines go fast.

Thank Todd W
Reviewed 25 April 2016

While visiting from out of town, my son and I stopped by here in between basketball games at a tournament. The service was painfully slow, but once we tasted the ice cream all the frustration from waiting flew out the window. My son and I...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Went here after a hard day of soccer games. So many different choices and reasonable prices. Kids loved it!

Thank DKPuck
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 3 - USD 6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2466 E 146th St, Carmel, IN 46033-7712
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-705-1855
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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt is made fresh daily, one batch at a time, at each location, using products, equipment, methods and recipes exclusive only to Handel's. WE NEVER SKIMP! Fistfuls of nuts, creamy caramel, deep dark chocolate, fresh fruits, and fluffy marshmallows are blended into each batch as it is drawn from specially designed machines. Six serving windows, with outdoor seating. No indoor seating
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