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Graeter's Ice Cream

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2204 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40205
+1 502-451-0044
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Walked in for a quick treat for my daughter and foind a little gem in Louisville! Decently priced and tasty ice cream. Daughter had strawberry and husband had cookie dough. The guy behind the counter even suggested to make my daughter's ice cream look like a princess since she needed her pink fix. So sweet and great experience. Clean and... More 

Thank Rbf2m
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The Graeter's we went to used to be the same ice cream shop I first went to, as a little girl in the late 80's. It's a great place. Really perfect ice cream + clean atmosphere.

Thank Kelli D
Columbus, Ohio
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

While in town for work, I introduced New Yorkers and Californians to Graeter's and they LOVED it! Keep up the great work and fantastic service!

Thank BiltmoreGirl
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Came here with a friend and really enjoyed the experience. The shop looks and feels like a fifties ice cream parlor and the staff is so friendly! The ice cream quality is excellent and they are generous in their portions. Stop by, you won't regret it!

Thank SuzustarTravels
Louisville, Kentucky
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Fast service, friendly staff, everything is clean and organized. Every time when I go to this side of Louisville I have to go to Graeter's. I have insulin resistance or pre diabetes and the best ice cream for diabetes people is that they sell here. Low fat and low sugar. It's homemade. The staff can help... More 

Thank Lavita è
Nashville, Tennessee
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Not kidding, the very best ice cream in the world. Try the blackberry chocolate chip. Oh..... They also sell coolers and dry ice so you can take some home, but now Krogers stocks it.

Thank Wotsmith
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

My favorite ice cream in Louisville is Graeter's! I love anything they have that has their chocolate chip pieces in it. I would highly recommend Graeter's. There's no need to get sundaes or shakes there, their ice cream is delicious without adding anything else to it! My favorite is mint chip.

Thank Wendy_Louisville
Rensselaer IN
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175 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

This was our first time here and we really liked it. The service could use some improvement but the ice cream made up for it. The chocolate chips are a lovely addition and we can wait to try it again.

Thank jgflys
Louisville, KY
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We sometimes visit Graeter's after eating at Havana Rumba. The ice cream is always good and served with a smile. One worker,Jackson, stands out. He prepares your treat with style and flair. It's clear that he takes pride in his work.

Thank underwater
Tampa, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Living in Florida, I can only get Graeter's from the freezer case of my Publix supermarket. While it's okay, it's not fresh-scooped Graeter's. While visiting Louisville, my husband and I stopped in to get some fresh. He's never had it fresh and while he has said that mine was "good" when he tasted it, he's a purist and likes plain... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2204 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40205
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-451-0044
Graeter's has been making irresistible ice cream since 1870. We handcraft all the delicious flavors right here in Louisville with all natural and non-GMO ingredients.

We offer ice cream and sorbets by the scoop, delicious sundaes, malts, milkshakes, old fashioned sodas, chillers and delicious candies. We also carry hand packed ice cream to take with you as well as options that will keep them frozen for up to 24 hours.

Stop in for a scoop or sundae, and treat yourself to the best ice cream you'll ever taste.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?