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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream

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8760 E 116th St, Fishers, IN 46038-2817
+1 317-585-8065
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Handel's is a favorite in Fishers so we stopped in for the first time in the summer. With people lined up outside we were hopeful the ice cream was worth the wait. For us, it was not. Too much butterfat, too much sweetener, not enough real flavor.

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Thank Richard S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Butter Pecan is to die for !!!!!! Sometimes there's a line but it is well worth the wait ! Homemade ice cream at its finest !

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Thank Rebecca C
Indianapolis, Indiana
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Most homemade ice cream is delicious, kind of goes without saying, I just have had better ice cream in other places in Indianapolis without a line.

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Thank Stuffylou
Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I've had some excellent and 'renowned' ice cream in my time, but Handels is actually the best. So many different options and flavors and I have yet to be disappointed!

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Thank Erica L
Fishers, Indiana, United States
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Cold, generous, tasty servings of Rick, creamy ice cream, coupled with friendly lines of fellow ice cream lovers. Sitting on the side street at the tables, or maybe on the low brick wall out front, or walking a block/over the RR tracks, to the Fishers municipal area, while enjoying your special favorite flavored treat. Handel's, sitting in that little strip... More 

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Thank El A
Indianapolis, Indiana
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605 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Yes, the ice cream was good. BUT......70 degree Saturday evening and there are only three employees, all teenagers who moved at one speed (which was not fast). No sign of an adult manager or owner. Given the prices charged, more employees would be reasonable. AND, if the wait were not so long, sales probably would have been higher......how many people... More 

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Thank gold-vintner
gregglaros, Owner at Handel's Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this review

Dear Unhappy Customer, Thank you for your feedback. We are VERY tuned into the weather and always want to make certain we have sufficient staffing, particularly on warm weekend nights. We actually had FOUR people working Saturday night, but one of our employees went home sick and we were unable to obtain additional help on such short notice. More 

indianapolis
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great quality ice cream. Huge portions. Mint chocolate chip is the best. Family arrive back home to Fishers always hits Handels first.

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Thank Ron E
Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The system is some what slow, typical ice cream shop with custom orders. Staff has always been friendly and the ice cream is very high quality. It was a nice warm fall day and the lines were not to long.

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Thank grobert52
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My family & I just stopped after dinner tonight. The line was long but that's a good sign .. I Lo ved there dark chocolate ice cream ....

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Thank Rogerkelly295
gregglaros, Owner at Handel's Homemade Ice Cream, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback. What could we have done to improve your experience? More 

Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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157 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Quite the throwback ice cream stop in our little town. Mom and one of our boys love it. They are skinny and can use the tasty calories. Nice side patio to watch them enjoy too.

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Thank CapitanBrad

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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
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 6
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8760 E 116th St, Fishers, IN 46038-2817
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Fishers
  • Phone Number: +1 317-585-8065
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?