2021 Best Ice Cream Shops in the U.S.A
Top 10 Ice Cream Parlors in America
Looking for a tasty frozen treat? Whether you prefer traditional flavors such as chocolate and vanilla, or something more offbeat (blueberry mojito, perhaps?), you're sure to satisfy your sweet tooth with a scoop at one of the spots on GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Ice Cream Shops in the U.S. Also included are a few picks for superior gelato.
> Check out GAYOT's guide to find the Best Ice Cream Shops near you.
Manolo Blahnik bosses George Malkemus and Anthony Yurgaitis transformed 300 acres across the way from their Litchfield residence into Connecticut's most fashionable farm. Stop by the Arethusa Farm creamery and enjoy fresh ice cream in "Old Fashioned" flavors such as chocolate, sweet cream, vanilla, coffee, strawberry and mint chip. See More
Austin-based Lick Honest Ice Creams takes pride in making ice cream without using any preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, or artificial colors or flavors. Some of the interesting concoctions marry sweet and savory tastes, as in the goat cheese, thyme and honey ice cream. See More
Pop's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Company in Alexandria, Virginia, brings back memories of good old times and quality ice cream served in heaping scoops. The recipes were originally created by Ray "Pop" Giovanni, who catered events at the White House. (First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was a fan of his ice cream.) See More
Salt & Straw has grown from a single ice cream cart to a mini-chain of scoop shops with locations in Portland, Los Angeles and beyond. Classic flavors like Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons and Chocolate Gooey Brownie are crowd-pleasers, but be sure to sample some of the rotating inventive creations. See More