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“Best Custard in Ohio!”
Review of Strickland's

Strickland's
Ranked #2 of 12 Dessert in Akron
Price range: USD 0 - USD 5
Description: Stricklands(R) Frozen Custard was founded in 1936 by Bill and Florence Strickland. During his years as an Akron Pure Milk employee, Bill developed his own rich recipe of cream, eggs, sugar and other ingredients. With his formula perfected, Bill turned his attention to developing an ice cream machine (called a "batch freezer") that would quickly freeze the ice cream, while limiting the air whipped into the product. The result is Stricklands' award-winning ice cream and frozen custard. Bill and Florence built the first Stricklands Frozen Custard stand on Triplett Avenue in Akron, Ohio, and the Stricklands' legend was born. The original ice cream store is still in operation today (and so are the original batch freezers!), Run by the third generation of the Strickland family, and serving the same fantastic ice cream and frozen custard that made Stricklands a local landmark.
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Description: Stricklands(R) Frozen Custard was founded in 1936 by Bill and Florence Strickland. During his years as an Akron Pure Milk employee, Bill developed his own rich recipe of cream, eggs, sugar and other ingredients. With his formula perfected, Bill turned his attention to developing an ice cream machine (called a "batch freezer") that would quickly freeze the ice cream, while limiting the air whipped into the product. The result is Stricklands' award-winning ice cream and frozen custard. Bill and Florence built the first Stricklands Frozen Custard stand on Triplett Avenue in Akron, Ohio, and the Stricklands' legend was born. The original ice cream store is still in operation today (and so are the original batch freezers!), Run by the third generation of the Strickland family, and serving the same fantastic ice cream and frozen custard that made Stricklands a local landmark.
Reviewed 12 September 2015

My husband was born in Ohio and this is a place we have to visit every time when we visit from Virginia. Strickland's does have awesome custard! My husband says the VERY BEST ever anywhere! There are always lots of people here, service is quick and friendly! I usually opt for plain vanilla and sometimes the hot fudge sundae. My husband always does the sundae! A great place to go even when it is cold outside, which is often in Ohio. This location doesn't have indoor seating but does have a couple of outside benches.

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Thank Marsha J
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

when ever we go back home always visit Strickland's they have best homemade
soft ice cream always have the flavor of the day you cant beat the value

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Thank gregosher
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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

I have been coming to Strickland's since I was a kid and I never get tired of it! Best custard in town! Best flavors are: Black Raspberry, Banana, Chocolate Almond... Try it! You won't be sorry!

Thank Michelle D
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great place for custard. try one of the flavors of the day - Dulche de Leche, Mocha Chunk, Rocky Road, & Black Raspberry Chunk are some of my favorites, if not the vanilla is also great.

Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

20 years later and a wonderful welcome home!! We came for the All American Soap Box Derby, and this is the ONLY place to get great homemade custard. Todays flavor was grape and my all time favorite! Make sure to also get photos of the airdock, Derby downs, and the defunct rubber bowl.

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Thank sasysutler
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