Ritter's Frozen Custard

Nominated for: BEST Ice Cream Shop

Multiple locations (See Map)

In 1919, a Coney Island ice cream vendor adopted the French recipe, but marketed it as "Frozen Custard" (because of the egg content). The name stuck in this country, and Frozen Custard is now a specialty ice cream subcategory recognized by the US Food and Drug Administration.

After months spent developing their own frozen custard recipe, John and Bonny opened the first Ritter's Frozen Custard shoppe in Franklin, Indiana. That was in 1989. Today, Ritter's Frozen Custard Shoppes are found in more and more Midwestern cities, and are even located as far away as Texas and Florida.

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14 Tips from Voters

Shannon G. on August 16, 2013

Always delicious!

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MrsJTW on August 1, 2013

Nice place if memory serves. =)

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pgybnk on August 14, 2012

ritters is the best

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Mitch S. on August 11, 2012

geat custards

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CharityR on August 7, 2012

Great local Custard! Great shops all over the state and country! Congrats to this business on their success and being a great employer to local teens.

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chilimama on August 16, 2011

Glad to have this eat-in Ritter's on the East side of Indy. Love it!

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Barbara G. on August 12, 2011

the turtle sundae is scrumptious!!

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