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Nelson's Ice Cream Store

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627 Main St, Royersford, PA 19468-2401
+1 610-948-3500
12:00 - 21:00
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No matter what flavor you choose, they make the best icecream!! I dont think there is a flavor that they dont provide as a choice.

Thank Cathy S
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Nelson's is a local tradition and a family favorite. The ice cream is so fresh (the factory is across the street) and the creamy texture makes it so close to homemade. There are featured flavors that change regularly and of course standard favorites. I love the salted carmel. The servings are very generous so bring your appetite. Seating is available... More 

Thank blanche495
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The flavors are non traditional and I can always find something I like there. The service is good, but sometimes I cannot justify buying this luxurious treat!

Thank Brian B
Limerick, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

drove by many times and wondered how they could sell ice in winter. Well it is good stuff. we have stopped in a number of times... and good quality.

Thank mondah54
Exton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Nelsons is rated a 5 out of 5 on the butterfat scale which makes it TOP QUALITY. No other ice cream around here even comes close. I used to be a fan of Maggie Moos until I bought a thing of Butterscotch Vanilla Nelsons from a store called Forestas Market. Now my 70 year old pops wants me to go... More 

Thank Buck W
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you are a fan of Hershey's icecream this place will be good for you. I think the icecream is low end and go to one of the many other places in the area. Good for kids that do not know good icecream.

Thank John L
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This place is what is right with America. Good product, good service, good price in a nostalgic setting. 🇺🇸

Thank steve b
Limerick, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Nelson's Ice Cream is some of the best ice cream I've ever tasted! If you're a chocolate-lover, I'd definitely recommend chocolate peanut butter, bullwinkle, and death by chocolate! Chocolate chip and cookies and cream are always fantastic, as well! This is one of my family's favorite places to come! The workers are always friendly and polite, too! I'd definitely go... More 

Thank Devon B
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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251 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Been living in the area for 14 years and have said constantly we needed to try this place. Finally did on Labor Day. Reminded me of good shore ice cream. Amazing flavors, hand dipped and in really fresh cones. I had salted Carmel. Amazing. The cookies and cream was really good too. The line was crazy long, only 2ppl working.... More 

Thank vickieDOTcom
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Was our first time there & it was very good Ice Cream would go back again & the prices are not bad for what you get so go & see for yourself & see what you experience .

Thank Teresa H

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 Main St, Royersford, PA 19468-2401
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Royersford
  • Phone Number: +1 610-948-3500
Nelson's Ice Cream Store is currently open under the management of the Nelson Family. Patrick and Amanda Nelson are doing the daily operations of the store. We have updated the interior of the building and have been busy since Memorial day! Currently you can choose your favorite cone and then pick from over 30 flavors of 16% butter fat ice cream made at our factory across the street. We also make Banana splits, a variety of sundae's with baked goods made on the property by Amanda Nelson. If you want to take home your favorite flavor you can purchase many of the flavors in half gallons, pints, and novelties. The Nelson's have also installed an old fashioned original soda fountain and will make your favorite soda with one or more of the many flavors they offer on the flavor board. We are so proud and thank our faithful customers who voted for us in the 2013 PHL17 Hot Lists contest winning us 2nd place out of over 40 other shops ! Credit cards accepted

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