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Beat the heat with a big bowl of your favorite frozen dessert. Consult our best ice cream list to find out where to go in Los Angeles for handmade gelato, rich frozen custard, and unique ice cream flavors.

View the Top 10 Ice Cream Shops and Top 10 Frozen Yogurt Shops in Los Angeles.

Al Gelato Italian
806 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Gelato heaven with a list of 70 flavors, plus good simple Italian cuisine. More...

Bennett's Ice Cream Ice Cream
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Farmers Market
6333 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Found in the famous Farmers Market, Bennett's serves homemade ice cream, sorbets and yogurt. More...

Bulgarini Gelato Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Bulgarini Gelato, Altadena, CA 749 E. Altadena Dr.
Altadena, CA 91001

This family-run gelateria features market-driven selections and traditional Italian classics. More...

Caffe Primo Italian
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Dining Room at Caffe Primo, West Hollywood, CA Sunset Millennium Plaza
8590 W. Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Caffè Primo serves breakfast all day, in addition to hot pressed sandwiches, individual pizzas, and a couple dozen flavors of gelato. More...

Cold Stone Creamery Ice Cream
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14622 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
What mix-ins will you add to your favorite ice cream or sherbet? Be prepared to make some choices! More...

Coolhaus Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Coolhaus, Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Food Trucks
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Los Angeles, CA 90001

Eclectic ice cream sandwiches go light years beyond the Good Humor truck. More...

Fair Oaks Pharmacy & Soda Fountain Ice Cream
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1526 Mission St.
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Nostalgic ice cream parlor where you will be transported to the '50s over classic sundaes, shakes and sodas --- while you wait for your prescription. More...

Fosselman's Ice Cream Ice Cream
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1824 W. Main St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
Your taste buds are in for a treat with flavors like green tea and the seasonal pumpkin at this family-owned ice cream parlor. More...

Gelato Bar Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Gelato Bar, Studio City, CA 4342 ½ Tujunga Ave.
Studio City, CA 91604
Twenty-four daily selections of gelato and sorbetto plus a coffee bar at this gelateria with a "piazza" feel. More...

Grom Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Grom, Malibu, CA Malibu Country Mart
3886 Cross Creek Rd.
Malibu, CA 90265

Folks line up out the door for authentic gelato from this shop in the Malibu Country Mart. More...

Manhattan Beach Creamery Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Manhattan Beach Creamery, Manhattan Beach, CA 1120 Manhattan Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

This Manhattan Beach ice cream shop produces many of its sweet treats on-site. More...

Mashti Malone’s Ice Cream Ice Cream
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1525 N. La Brea Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Refreshingly different Middle Eastern-style ice creams combine with excellent renditions of standards like vanilla and strawberry. More...

Milk Café
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Dining Room at Milk, Los Angeles, CA 7290 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
You’ll find sandwiches, salads and baked goods at this upscale ice cream parlor-café, as well as ice creams and sorbets. More...

Pazzo Gelato Ice Cream
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3827 Sunset Blvd., Ste. D
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Casual neighborhood gathering spot for house-made gelato and sorbet. More...

Quenelle Ice Cream
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2214 W Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91506

Bakery and ice cream parlor with unique offerings like caramelized pineapple and mocha almond fudge. More...

Scoops Ice Cream
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712 N. Heliotrope Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Innovative gelato parlor with a dedicated following and continually changing flavors. More...

Sprinkles Ice Cream Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Sprinkles Ice Cream, Beverly Hills, CA 9631 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Dense, flavor-packed ice cream --- savor it in-shop or strolling around Beverly Hills. More...

Sweet Rose Creamery Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Sweet Rose Creamery, Santa Monica, CA 826 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Premium ice creams, pastries and Caffe Luxxe coffee can be found at this second location of Sweet Rose Creamery. More...

Sweet Rose Creamery Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Sweet Rose Creamery, Santa Monica, CA Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th St., Ste. 51
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Premium ice creams and other chilly treats at the Brentwood Country Mart. More...

Ugo Café
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Dining Room at Ugo, Santa Monica, CA Santa Monica Place
315 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

A casual spot offering coffee, pastries, sandwiches and gelato in Santa Monica place. More...

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