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The 15 Best Ice Cream Shops Near Coronado

Updated: May 2, 2022

Pining for a pint of Coronado’s best Ice cream? Head to these parlors for the best gelato in town! We analyzed the top review site incorporating user and critic reviews for this ultimate list of Ice cream spots! Head to these Coronado destinations for tasty tubs to go or delicious sugar cones and toppings to eat immediately!

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Gelato Paradiso

Desserts, $$, CoronadoDesserts, $$Coronado
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

MooTime Creamery

Desserts, $$, CoronadoDesserts, $$Coronado
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat on Coronado

    Eater, 2019

If you travel further

Mutual Friend Ice Cream

Desserts, San DiegoDessertsSan Diego, Golden Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat in Golden Hill

    Eater, 2020

An's Dry Cleaning

Desserts, $, San DiegoDesserts, $San Diego, North Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top gelato spots in San Diego

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020

Bobboi Natural Gelato

Desserts, $$, San DiegoDesserts, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top gelato spots in San Diego

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2016

    Frozen Treats To Enjoy In San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2016

Iceskimo

Desserts, $, San DiegoDesserts, $San Diego, Kearny Mesa
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2016

    Frozen Treats To Enjoy In San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2016
  • USA Today

    Best Dessert in San Diego

    USA Today

Gelati & Peccati

Desserts, San DiegoDessertsSan Diego, North Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020

Mariposa Ice Cream

Desserts, $, San DiegoDesserts, $San Diego, Adams North
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020

Stella Jean's Ice Cream

Desserts, San DiegoDessertsSan Diego, University Heights
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    17 Dessert Spots With Takeout and Delivery Options

    Eater, 2020

SomiSomi

Desserts, $, San DiegoDesserts, $San Diego, Kearny Mesa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020

Hammond's Gourmet Ice Cream

Desserts, $, San DiegoDesserts, $San Diego, Midway District
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020

Niederfrank's Ice Cream

Desserts, $, National CityDesserts, $National City, Northside
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020

The Baked Bear

Desserts, $, San DiegoDesserts, $San Diego, Pacific Beach
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2015

    The 11 Hottest Ice Cream Shops in San Diego

    Zagat, 2015
  • USA Today

    Best Dessert in San Diego

    USA Today

Lighthouse Ice Cream

Desserts, $, San DiegoDesserts, $San Diego, Ocean Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Ice Cream in San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Get Takeout Right Now in Ocean Beach

    Eater, 2020

iDessert By Jean-Philippe

Desserts, $, San DiegoDesserts, $San Diego, Little Italy
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2016

    Frozen Treats To Enjoy In San Diego Right Now

    Eater, 2016
  • Zagat, 2016

    10 Totally Unique Restaurants in San Diego

    Zagat, 2016

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best Ice cream spots in Coronado can take way too long. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10162 Coronado restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 624 top lists and articles from the likes of Zagat and Eater. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Zagat - 10 Totally Unique Restaurants in San Diego, Eater - Where to Get Takeout Right Now in Ocean Beach and Eater - Where to Eat in Golden Hill. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Ice cream aficionado in you will rejoice.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • The best drink pairing for strawberry ice cream

    Knowing what to pair with strawberry ice cream can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, off-dry, pink wine balances the fruit strawberry ice cream.

  • The perfect match for your cookie dough ice cream

    Experts suggest pairing a cookie dough ice cream with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.


  • Champagne with your vanilla bean ice cream

    A vanilla bean ice cream can be tricky to find a sparkling wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Champagne. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its semi-sweet.

Interesting facts about Ice cream

  • A tasty first

    The cherished neopolitan ice cream came from The United States in 1900s.

  • A big appetite

    Are you a fan of ice cream? The current record for eating the most ice cream is 15 pounds in only 8! Do you love ice cream enough to beat this record?

  • The United States's National Ice Cream Day

    All good things should be celebrated! In The United States they understand this and have chosen to dedicate July, July to celebrating National Ice Cream Day.

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