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Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream

225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
+1 304-343-6488
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (123 reviews)
“waffle cone” (7 reviews)
“lemon sorbet” (3 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This little shop is located on a beautiful street. A true hidden gem. Best ice cream we ever had. We live 80 miles away and just happened to be in the neighborhood and walked by but we will definitely return. Next time gonna try a...More

Thank billy m
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We come here often. Our favorite is the expresso Oreo ice cream. Cozy and charming setting. Beautiful pictures. We enjoy the daily specials and seasonal offerings as well.

Thank wvkcjames
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is the best ice cream in WV. It is homemade right on the premises . Lots of flavors to choose from . Seasonal flavors that are hand dipped and can be made into sundaes, milkshakes, banana splits, waffle cones or in a bowl ....More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

No other words - this place has great ice cream and a nice roomy and bright place to eat. Inside and outside seating availab.e

Thank TinkerbellWv
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Ellen's is one of the rare places where authentic home-made ice cream is served, made in-house from propriety recipes, in addition to light luncheons and a range of coffee choices similar to Starbucks. The ice cream is widely considered, including this writer, to be the...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Another unpopular opinion here, but I think this place is good at best. I really like the decor and the staff is great, but ordering and paying is always awkward. I've never had anything bad, but I've never had anything I wanted to go out...More

Thank maynards05
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I'm an ice cream aficionado and try to taste local ice creams whenever we travel. Ellen's certainly hit the mark. The espresso oreo was flavorful and not full of yucky white part of the oreo and the mocha almond was full of almonds - big...More

Thank Galina N
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Staff was very friendly, helpful and efficient. Food and ice cream great. Parking Permit employee and parking lot employee nearby were also very helpful and pleasant.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you want something quick for lunch they have a limited food menu. but we all came here for the ICE CREAM!!!. They are always fresh and flavorful, Try a milkshake/malt. The baked cookies are just the icing on the....wait!... you get the point it's...More

Thank Morgan W
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious ice cream. The cafe is located on a cozy street with s couple of restaurants across the road. It was a nice dessert plant to finish the dinner.

Thank sonostrov
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-343-6488
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