Best Ice Cream Parlor & Best Milkshake: Graeter's
Recognize that mountain of ice cream on the cover of Columbus Parent? That would be ice cream of the Graeter's variety, winner of both our Best Ice-Cream Parlor and our Best Milkshake awards.
To be sure, it was a battle to the end between Graeter's and Jeni's, both much-loved Ohio brands, for the Ice Cream title. Graeter's of course was born 141 years ago in Cincinnati, but we won't hold that against them. They've become one of the Central Ohio family.
And Graeter's also cleaned up in the Milkshake division. When you start with great ice cream, it's hard to go wrong and it's easy to please Columbus Parent voters.
Runners-up for Ice Cream Parlor: Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, Whit's Frozen Custard
Runners-up for Milkshake: Johnny Rockets, Chick-fil-A