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Best Ice Cream Shops

Beat the heat with a scoop of ice cream, gelato or creamy frozen custard. Some ice cream shops offer unusual flavors such as honey lavender or vanilla rum while others stick with classics like vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.

Check out GAYOT's lists for the best ice cream parlors in your area.

Top Ice Cream Parlors




Dallas / Fort Worth


Las Vegas

Los Angeles

Miami / South Florida

New Orleans

New York

Orange County, CA


San Diego, CA

San Francisco / Bay Area


St. Louis

Virginia Suburbs (D.C.)

Best Frozen Yogurt Shops

Looking to indulge with a little less guilt? Stop by one of GAYOT's picks for the best frozen yogurt shops.

The Best of the Best

Ice cream from Arethusa Farm, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Ice Cream Shops in the U.S.

After browsing the picks in your city, find out which ice cream shops are the best in the nation!

GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Ice Cream Shops in the U.S. ranges from old-fashioned parlors to offbeat innovators.


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