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Tom's Ice Cream Bowl

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532 McIntire Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-3342
+1 740-452-5267
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to step back in time Tom's is the place. I used to go in the 60's with my family when I was a kid. The place still looks exactly the same. Chairs, counter everything. They still make their own ice cream and it is to die for. If you are in Zanesville don't miss Tom's Ice Cream... More 

Thank EMathes
Zanesville, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom's ice cream has regular food plus ice cream. The reason I wasn't impressed with Tom's is that the food and ice cream is good but just to expensive. I just don't feel you get your moneys worth. Then to top it off if you order a banana split you get it in a round bowl not a banana boat,... More 

Thank jrm122449
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite ice cream parlor even though it is s good 45 minutes from home. All glories are gray, but my favorite is the tin roof sundae!

Thank Quilter33
Springboro, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best homemade ice cream ever! Not just normal scoops of ice cream and toppings. Huge scoops and toppings all over the place. Staff is courteous and friendly. Love the black&white sundae. Moved away from Zanesville and miss Tom's. Any time we get back we always fit a trip in to Tom's. Keep up the good work Bill!!

Thank aaronhZ9154PR
Morgantown, West Virginia
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I pass through Zanesville I have wanted to stop at Tom's Ice Cream Bowl because of its reputation but I've always had a good reason not to stop. Today I had no good reason to stop so I went in. It looks like a dive on the road. Founded in 1948, it has that post-WWII era feeling. I... More 

Thank Anne-Lofaso
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Had a hamburger..Was very bad. Skimpy portions ...Not very tasty. Overpriced...Owner is very rude. Did not care. Ice cream is a winner

Thank Lynn L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I cannot order anything except the Tin Roof! Over & over, the Tin Roof! But why mess with Perfection? Just try the Tin Roof. You'll be happy!

Thank Rebecca C
Columbus, Ohio
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly atmosphere, with excellent service. The food was really good and reasonably priced. And the ice cream...the ICE CREAM was amazing!! Chocolate shake with my meal and a yummy cone for dessert! DELICIOUS!

Thank mjbaby
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Must have a barnyard burger! Has bologna, steak burger and egg!! Just pure awesomeness ! Great service too!

Thank Ronnie R
Zanesville, Ohio
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The ice cream is so good and the cheeseburgers are worth the calories. It would be a fun treat for kids. Go see the y-bridge and get some ice cream. A fun thing to do on a sunny day.

Thank JoD R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 532 McIntire Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-3342
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Zanesville
  • Phone Number: +1 740-452-5267

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?