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The 8 Best Ice Cream Shops In Denver

Updated: May 2, 2022

Do you think it needs to be hot to enjoy a fudge Sundae or a strawberry ice cream pop? Not with these Denver stores. We incorporated both user and critic reviews from top review sites to create a definitive list of the ice cream places. Visit these Denver venues for the creamiest chocolate ice cream and best cones and toppings in town!

Find the perfect Ice cream spot

Little Man Ice Cream

Desserts, $, HighlandDesserts, $Denver, Highland
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Craving ice cream or frozen yogurt? Here are Denver's top 4 options

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    Top 7 Ice Cream Shops in Denver

    Trip Savvy, 2019

Sweet Action

Desserts, $, SpeerDesserts, $Denver, Speer
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Craving ice cream or frozen yogurt? Here are Denver's top 4 options

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    Top 7 Ice Cream Shops in Denver

    Trip Savvy, 2019

Sweet Cooie's

Desserts, $, Congress ParkDesserts, $Denver, Congress Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    Top 7 Ice Cream Shops in Denver

    Trip Savvy, 2019
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Ice Cream Shops in Denver

    Female Foodie

Frozen Matter

Desserts, $$, North Capitol HillDesserts, $$Denver, North Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Denver Ice Cream Shops for Savoring the End of Summer

    Eater, 2019
  • Eater, 2017

    Dining Guide to Denver's Uptown Neighborhood

    Eater, 2017

Nuggs Ice Cream

Desserts, $, South Park HillDesserts, $Denver, South Park Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Ice Cream Shops in Denver

    Female Foodie
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Denver Ice Cream Shops for Savoring the End of Summer

    Eater, 2019

Bonnie Brae Ice Cream

Desserts, $, Washington ParkDesserts, $Denver, Washington Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    Top 7 Ice Cream Shops in Denver

    Trip Savvy, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Denver Ice Cream Shops for Savoring the End of Summer

    Eater, 2019

Milkroll Rolled Ice Cream

Desserts, $, Congress ParkDesserts, $Denver, Congress Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Denver Ice Cream Shops for Savoring the End of Summer

    Eater, 2019

Sweet Cow

Desserts, $, West HighlandDesserts, $Denver, West Highland
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Ice Cream Shops in Denver

    Female Foodie

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Ice cream craving shouldn't be a full-time job. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 7480 Denver restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 681 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Hoodline and Female Foodie. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - Dining Guide to Denver's Uptown Neighborhood, Hoodline - Craving ice cream or frozen yogurt? Here are Denver's top 4 options and Female Foodie - 10 Best Ice Cream Shops in Denver. 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten restaurants offer the best Ice cream in Denver.

FAQ

Sweet Cow, Em's Ice Cream, and Maui Shave Ice are the highest-rated food trucks that serve ice cream in Denver.

There are 17 ice cream spots in Denver.

The Pasty Republic, Spuntino, and Poke House are the highest-rated spots for ice cream delivery in Denver.

Alaskan Salmon Company, La Michoacana Premium, and The Pasty Republic are the highest-rated late-night spots for ice cream in Denver.

Spuntino, Mici Handcrafted Italian, and D Bar Denver are the highest-rated ice cream spots for a pick-up order in Denver.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • The perfect match for your chocolate ice cream

    Experts recommend pairing a chocolate ice cream with a glass of Brachetto d'Acqui, a popular red wine.

  • Pair Champagne with vanilla bean ice cream

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  • The ultimate drink pairing for strawberry ice cream


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for 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.

Fun facts about Ice cream

  • National Ice Cream Day

    Do you like ice cream enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that July National Ice Cream Day is National Ice Cream Day.

  • A new ice cream record

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

  • The first ever

    1900s was an interesting time, and it gave us the much cherished neopolitan ice cream. We can thank The United States for that!

Parking information

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