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Zaharako's Ice Cream Parlor

329 Washington St, Columbus, IN 47201-6743
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
329 Washington St, Columbus, IN 47201-6743
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clara the server was great - food was awesome, always clean including the restrooms Fast service and friendly

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nvrenuf1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here since the 50’s. They have done great job in remodeling the restaurant. You will not see this in any other city. I knew the Zaharakos and they would very happy with the new surroundings. The only disappoint was the GOM...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pharmacist77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the Candy Cane Ice Cream and the Strawberry Coke Fountain Soda- absolutely worth the trip. The orchestrian played music while we ate- definitely added to the atmosphere and made for a lovely afternoon!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KTMoon99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful trip back in time. This fully restored parlor was enchanting and included operational music machines that played amazing tunes for just a quarter. The service was fast and friendly. Tables were clean and the menu was reasonable. We only ate ice cream. In...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pete6179
Reviewed 7 November 2018

First a disclaimer----we did eat or have any ice cream at Zaharako's. That being said, the staff was very welcoming once we entered to wander through a beautifully restored early 20th century ice cream parlor. This place not only whisks you back to the turn...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lance L
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I went here as a child. I have been taking my family every time they come to town. Some of my best memories as a child was going to Zaharako's!! It was always magical at Christmas time and still is!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tammyhanner
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This was recommended by the bartender at our hotel (plus I had read about it on the internet). Such a cool place! The woodwork, the organ, I am so glad we stopped and the peppermint ice cream! That was delicious! Service was great. There wasn't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jamiern
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The ice cream, on its own, is very good if not "top of the line." But the experience is unique, with a friendly staff, enormous portions (my ice cream sealed off my root beer mug -- too much to "float"), wonderful surroundings and a great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for ice cream on Sarurday night. We were seated and served our ice cream quickly. The whole experience was awesome. The ice cream was delicious, but the orchestrion and classic decor made it better. You need to visit if you can!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nickwS6720BD
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Old fashioned atmosphere. Good food. Incredible ice cream and soda fountain treats. A step back in time to a gentler age.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dawnie_Bird
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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 - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 Washington St, Columbus, IN 47201-6743
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 812-378-1900
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