Our Story: Family-owned and operated for over 70 years!
In 1950 our Grandpa Johnson opened our first location in Bexley, Ohio and he has since been an inspiration to three generations of ice-cream makers. He started Johnson’s Real Ice Cream with a commitment to quality, community, and the simple joy of a cold ice cream cone (or pint, or sundae—there’s no wrong way to eat ice cream).
Each flavor we make is a testament to the things he loved and a reflection of his personal quirks. He was a good man with a contagious laugh who worked hard and always had fun. Thanks for keeping his legacy alive by enjoying his famous flavors!
• Matt’s Grandpa called him the “Big Dipper” and his younger brother, Jeff, the “Little Dipper”.
• Johnson’s services over 300 restaurants.
• We have a mascot named “Scoops”.