It’s hot in Atlanta and one of the best way’s to cool off is to grab some Ice Cream. Whether you it’s an afternoon snack or after dinner dessert there are some phenomenal spots in Atlanta you should check out. Check out ITP ATL’s recommendation on where to go to get some of the best ice cream in Atlanta!
A beautiful bright place where homemade ice cream and wonderfully prepared coffee can be enjoyed among friends as it has been enjoyed in parlor for years. Sourcing their dairy locally, and using fresh, real ingredients for flavors, they are able to create some of the best ice cream around. Queen of Cream takes the time and effort to pasteurize their own base and are the only shop to do so in Atlanta. You must check out the 100% from scratch Ice Cream this team is serving up!
King of Pops was started by three brothers after a trip to Latin America where they tried Paleta (Popsicle) and their minds were blown. While both are usually sweet and frozen on a stick, the similarities between the traditional Paleta and the Popsicles end there. The Paleta starts with fresh fruit and interesting flavor combinations. Their classics are flavors like, Pineapple Habanero, Arroz con Leche and Tamarind but the Banana Puddin’, Peach, Blackberry Ginger Lemonade and Chocolate Sea Salt are what they are known for.
Honeysuckle Gelato combine the rich and smooth texture of gelato with the decadent flavors and desserts of the South. Each ounce of gelato and sorbet is made from scratch in their Atlanta facility using the finest and freshest ingredients. They do their best to use local products but are committed to scanning the globe for the highest quality product available. Check out their space at <a href=”https://www.itpatl.org/restaurants/the-best-dishes-at-ponce-city-market/”>Ponce City Market</a> and try there gelato milkshakes!
If you’re in Inman Park and need a little dessert after a big meal at Beetlecat or Hampton & Hudson you have to stop by Voga. Voga Italian Gelato sources all of their ingredients from Italy for the only truly authentic Italian gelato in Atlanta. Gelato pops, Mikshakes, Espresso, Crepes, and Belgian Waffles can all be enjoyed at this quaint European eatery.
Jeni’s has been taking the States by storm with their uniquely smooth texture and buttercream bodied ice cream, with bright flavors and a clean finish (they don’t use synthetic flavorings, dyes, or off-the-shelf mixes). Their flavors stand alone straight from the pint or melt perfectly into a fruit pie, birthday cake, crumble, crisp, or cookie—the perfect accessory for your dessert. Their ahead-of-the-trend vision—using whole ingredients and dairy from grass-pastured cows, rather than synthetic flavorings and commodity ice cream mix—coupled with inspired flavors sparked the artisan ice cream movement more than a decade before it would become a top food trend. Step off the Beltline in Inman Park and grab a pint, or grab dessert after a meal at JCT Kitchen at their West Midtown location.
Inspired by the street vendors of Thailand, 8 were among the first establishments in the US to pioneer the rolled ice cream concept. Each ice cream is made-to-order on a surface chilled to below -8°F with ingredients of the highest quality and freshness. Check out the Almond Butter Pecan, Thai Tea Peach, and Green Tea Oreo for some truly unique delicious Ice Cream.
The highly acclaimed and award winning Morelli’s has quickly become an Atlanta staple. They create unique and exotic flavors, blending gourmet ingredients, with a fun and unlimited imagination. Check out their “Flavor Library”! It includes flavors like, Krispy Kreamier, Coconut Jalepeno, PBJ Sandwich, Brooklyn Cheesecake, and Ginger Lavender. (All these can be injoyed in an Ice Cream Cake as well….)
While famous for their Chocolate Slap Yo Mama and Brown Shugah Vanilla, Jake’s has more than two hundred ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, sherbets, frozen yogurt and Joyscreams™ to tempt your taste buds. Most of Jake’s ice cream flavors are all natural and all of them are made with hormone free dairy and pure cane sugar. None of them have shelf stabilizers or artificial flavors. They are right off the Beltline so pop in after a long hot walk in Inman Park.