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“Lovely for visitors or locals. ”

Zaharako's Ice Cream Parlor
Ranked #1 of 7 Dessert in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Lovely for visitors or locals. ”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

I live near Columbus Indiana and Zaharakos has been a constant in our lives throughout the years. Take time to sit at the counter. Their sundaes are the best and the charm of the place is amazing.
If you have younger children go across the street to the commons and let them climb it's fun and free ;)

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English first
Stamford, CT
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139 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Really good malt”
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Can someone please explain to me why this place isn't open after dinner? Walking around columbus, looking for ice cream. They close at 8!

Visited July 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Cool Place! ”
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

The burger and fries were very good considering it's an ice cream place. Didn't care for the cherry coke soda. Tasted completely fake. But I guess that's how it was back in the old days?

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New York City, New York
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah for Zaharako's!”
Reviewed 4 July 2014

This 1900 historic landmark is a beautiful piece of American nostalgia! I ordered a single-scoop hot fudge sundae which was served with fudge in the bottom and a separate gravy boat of topping! It was excellent, but the real gasp-moment is this relic of a museum, retaining a piece of old America. The surroundings are dripping in rich oak wood and marble. There are double soda fountains, syrup dispensers, leaded-stained glass windows, old cash registers and mechanical music machines. Drop a quarter in and become mesmerized!

  • Visited July 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Come for the ice cream”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is a fabulous place for ice cream, however, the food is mediocre at best. The chili is bland, as if they forgot chili pepper. Hamburger nothing to write home about. However, the place is literally a museum of ice cream parlors, and a must see.

  • Visited April 2014
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