Fill your cone in Dublin, Ohio at some of the most unique, locally owned ice cream shops you could ever hope to enjoy. For locals and visitors alike, grabbing a scoop at any one of these locations is sure to give you a taste of some of the best frozen delights Dublin has to offer.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
Situated in the heart of Historic Dublin, Jeni’s is the perfect spot to stop for a treat after you enjoy dinner at one of Downtown Dublin’s many restaurants. Jeni’s is well known for offering unique flavors such as goat cheese with red cherries, churro, and middle west whiskey and pecans. If you’re not an ice cream risk taker, don’t worry. Jeni’s does the classics just as well as they do Riesling poached pear sorbet. The more conservative ice cream eater will love their milkiest chocolate, salty caramel, and mint chip. Visit Jeni's at 1 W Bridge St, Dublin, OH 43017.
Graeter's Ice Cream
While Graeter’s now has storefronts in more than 50 neighborhood locations, each one will make you feel as though you are in a small-town ice cream parlor. Graeter’s is famous for flavors like black raspberry chocolate chip and butter pecan pie, which Oprah Winfrey herself has professed is her favorite ice cream! You really can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but some additional local favorites are the buckeye chocolate chip (a tribute to the famous Ohio buckeye candy) and salted caramel chocolate chip. Visit Graeter's at 6255 Metro Pl S, Dublin, OH 43017.
Johnson’s Real Ice Cream
Johnson’s is a 4th generation, family-owned ice cream shop that puts the cherry on top of the Historic Dublin charm. Their Dublin shop carries on their commitment to the area and offers some traditional flavors while branching out into specialty flavors like Lemon Cha-Cha and Coffee and Cool Beans. Don't forget about the Irish pride! Embrace Dublin's Irish attitude with the iconic Irish Sundae. These classic flavors along with local favorites are a must-try for those visiting Dublin, Ohio! Visit Johnson's at 55 W Bridge St, Dublin, OH 43017.
Kilwins offers everything sweet you could possibly want and let's be honest, we love it all. Travel towards the back of their Dublin location to find some of their original recipe ice cream that they have been making since 1985. With flavors like peanut butter pie and turtle cheesecake, you really can't go wrong.
Insider tip: the Dublin location offers Muirfield Mud, a flavor unique to just this location, which pays homage to Muirfield Village Golf Club, home to the Memorial Tournament.
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Diamonds Ice Cream
Diamonds has a wider variety of options than possibly any other shop on this list. Their ice cream is one of the best, only to be rivaled by their wide variety of homemade paletas and milkshakes. Paletas are Mexican ice pops – usually full of fresh fruit, but Diamonds also offers a cookie dough option. Locals describe the mango paleta as “refreshing”, saying that they enjoy the authenticity of Diamond’s. If you can’t decide, given the vast number of menu options, do a little taste test to find your favorite! You are sure to love their unique offerings and friendly service. Visit Diamonds at 5461 Bethel Sawmill Center, Columbus, OH 43235.
Dell’s Homemade Ice Cream & Coffee
Dell’s does the classic flavors with a little twist. Flavors like caramel chocolate-covered pretzel and E.T. (vanilla ice cream swirled with peanut butter and packed with peanut butter candies) are sure to satisfy the savory lover. For those that prefer something sweet their giant ice cream sandwich cookies are a must-try. Make sure to ask about their flavor of the month as well! Dell’s is unique in that they offer great coffee and teas in addition to ice cream. Visit Dell's at 9345 Dublin Rd, Powell, OH 43065.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
While Menchie’s is a frozen yogurt shop, it most definitely belongs on this list of our favorites! This location is unique in this list, as it is a self-serve setup. They offer a variety of fro-yo flavors with what seems like an endless selection of toppings to add. Whether you want classic vanilla, peachy keen, or cookie dough monster, you will certainly find something to satisfy your craving. Menchie’s also offers a wide variety of low carb and no sugar added options; something for everyone! Don’t forget to ask about their custom cakes with all your favorite flavors and toppings for your special events. Visit Menchie's at 7545 Sawmill Rd, Dublin, OH 43016.
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