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Velvet Ice Cream Co.

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Nice morning out

Visited with my mother and partner. We made it just in time toward the end of October for the first... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
rebeljenn
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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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Kokosing Biking then Velvet

Wonderful finish to biking 40 miles today. We had cones and sat on the patio, was very relaxing... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
lparzero
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Gahanna, Ohio
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100 year old co. making ice cream. Short tour gives info on co, and allows you to see into part of the factory (and tasty samples).
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11324 Mount Vernon Rd, Utica, OH 43080-7703
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All reviews nature trail old mill day trip ice cream factory gift shop water wheel one scoop hot rod small tour sundae plenty of picnic tables great place for the family picnic pavilions small playground cute place viewing area all ages
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Visited with my mother and partner. We made it just in time toward the end of October for the first tour. Lady was very nice and knowledgable. There’s a shop and restaurant and little museum here as well. You can taste and buy ice cream....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rebeljenn
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The web page indicated that they had a tour of their Ice Cream facility until October 31st. We stopped by on the 30th and despite what their website indicated they were not doing tours this week. We went to their viewing room where they explained...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Wonderful finish to biking 40 miles today. We had cones and sat on the patio, was very relaxing. Great, peaceful day!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lparzero
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

While out for a drive, we found this gem. Stopped thought we get some ice cream. What a surprise! Small tour and so much information. Take time to read and enjoy the park setting. So enjoyed not only the ice cream but the people.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ronniem310
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Always a good time at Velvet. The Fetching Mrs. Rat an I head up a couple times a year to hit the local orchards and farmers markets. When we do we stop at Velvet. After a picnic by the pond, we get down with a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Johnnyrat1
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

If your like use, want to know where local food are produced here is a nice free tour for you. Watch a video, go into 1 side of the plant and another short video. Then go back down sample ice cream and eat their if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JTB2012
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Arrived at 3:30 on a rainy Thursday, so there were not a lot of people. We went to the ice cream factory viewing room first. The two large tv screens that were maybe going to show a video of the process had a re-boot message...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank H4295WKnlb
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Came here with my family. We ate lunch here too. Decent burgers and fantastic dessert! I had the Buckeye Brownie Sundae and was very pleased. Our waiter Diane was a great waitress, thank you Diane! I do think the bathrooms should have been cleaner. Do...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sakurarin
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We were first here for the Ice Cream Festival, then came back to tour the grounds, and taste the ice cream. The festival was amazing, very well organized, and fun for all ages. My eldest LOVED the horse rides, both kids enjoyed all of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dd65stang
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Informative tour. Take the time to visit the ice cream museum as well. They will be giving free soft-serve samples in July. Of course, a visit to the ice cream parlor is a must. They offer all the current seasonal flavors. A new flavor is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kabulbuck
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Nellie R
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Response from Pepsi38 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure dogs would be allowed on the outside in the picnic area. They would be off limits for the tour or the restaurant/gift shop.
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