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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream

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576 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1664
+1 610-640-1606
11:00 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chocolate they use is amazing and its the perfect size for dessert. Great local ice cream on the mainline.

Thank tracicaplan
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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330 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Fabulous ice cream no doubt about that! Yes, a bit pricey and always a long line in warm weather so enjoy the easy parking and serenity of the winter months. They have gift certificates which are nice when you need a little something to take to a local friend. They will definitely not regift this one!

Thank Judy M
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I find it difficult to choose only one flavor. Their butter pecan is my favorite. But I always like to try the monthly flavor. The wait is always worth it and gives you a time to meet new people in line.

Thank Reg W
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best homemade ice cream in the Philadelphia metropolitan area hands down. There's nothing more to say other than if you haven't had this ice cream you haven't had ice cream. The only ice cream I've ever had better then this is from Berky in state college on the Penn State campus.

Thank John S
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Everyone on main line knows Handels. There is usually a line and there is a reason why. Terrific family owned business with incredibly fresh ice cream. Unique flavors and great service from local high schoolers. Not to be missed!

Thank CharltonDon
Washington, DC
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148 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We really wanted ice cream during a stay at a hotel near the King of Prussia mall, and a Google search led us to Handel's. What a delight! The ice cream was so good. It was a fun little local joint - really happy we found it. (I had the strawberry ice cream, by the way, and it was delicious.)

Thank 1060WestAddison
Radnor, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Nice place. Very nice product. Good selection. Popular with children of all ages. A Summer must. Limited parking.

Thank beano206
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

All the locals go to Handel's. Dad's day with the kids kind of place. Try the flavors of the day, double dip w/your choice of cone, Sundays and splits for a real calorie busting treat. Homemade Ice Cream worth the wait.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Northborough, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I am an ice cream snob, and this was the best ice cream I have ever had. They have some very exotic flavors, and of course, the traditional flavors, too. Their salted caramel truffle ice cream was amazing. You must try this place!

1 Thank Bridget O
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217 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on Saturday night and pulled in just before they were closing. There was still a long line of people waiting for their ice cream. Just proves to me that it was worth the wait! They have many delicious flavors. This place makes their own ice cream and it shows! We all enjoyed the visit! We will be... More 

Thank Lovetotravelforfun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 576 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1664
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Berwyn
  • Phone Number: +1 610-640-1606

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