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The 9 Best Ice Cream Shops Near Highland, Denver

Updated: May 2, 2022

Wishing you for the summer holidays and sundaes? These Highland ice cream spots will make you feel like you're on vacation! We incorporated both user and critic reviews from top review sites to create a definitive list of the ice cream places. Don’t wait to visit these stores for the best ice cream floats and banana splits in Highland!

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

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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

High Point Creamery

Desserts, $, Five PointsDesserts, $Denver, Five Points
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Ice Cream Shops in Denver

    Female Foodie

Whirlybird Ice Cream & Waffles

Desserts, Jefferson ParkDessertsDenver, Jefferson Park
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Gelato Boy

Desserts, Central Business DistrictDessertsDenver, Central Business District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

The Inventing Room Dessert Shop

Desserts, $, West HighlandDesserts, $Denver, West Highland
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Sweets And Dessert Spots In Denver, Colorado

    Trip 101, 2020

Milkbox Ice Creamery

Desserts, $$, Union StationDesserts, $$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Sweets And Dessert Spots In Denver, Colorado

    Trip 101, 2020

Milky Way Ice Cream

Desserts, West HighlandDessertsDenver, West Highland
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 4.5

Melted

Desserts, Five PointsDessertsDenver, Five Points
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Ice cream craving shouldn't be so tough. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 7480 spots across Denver, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 681 lists and articles from the likes of Trip 101, Hoodline and Female Foodie – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in Trip 101 - 10 Best Sweets And Dessert Spots In Denver, Colorado, Hoodline - Craving ice cream or frozen yogurt? Here are Denver's top 4 options and Female Foodie - 10 Best Ice Cream Shops in Denver. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Spuntino and Poke House have outdoor seating and ice cream in Highland.

Spuntino and Poke House are the highest-rated spots for ice cream delivery in Highland.

There are 2 ice cream spots in Highland.

Spuntino and Poke House are the highest-rated ice cream spots for take-out in Highland.

Spuntino is the highest-rated ice cream spot for a pick-up order in Highland.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • The perfect complement to vanilla bean ice cream


    Experts suggest pairing a vanilla bean ice cream with a glass of Champagne, a popular sparkling wine.


  • Pair Brachetto d'Acqui with chocolate ice cream

    If your food palns include Ice cream, then you should consider helping it along with some red wine. We find that a Brachetto d'Acqui, with its hits of berry blend, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The ideal 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.

Factoids about Ice cream

  • 15 pounds of victory

    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?

  • Celebrating Ice cream

    Not sure what to do in October? We have an event you should head to! Go hang out at the Utica Ice Cream Festival in Utica. They even have a ice cream eating contest!

  • The biggest strawberry ice-cream from 2014

    In Cedarburg, The United States, Ice cream-lovers celebrated a special day on June 28, 2014. Some still remember this as the day when the strawberry ice-cream was made, weighing no less than 3,010 pounds.


Parking tips

Finding parking in Highland can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Ice cream spot.

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