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The 11 Best Ice Cream Shops In Phoenix

Updated: September 7, 2022

Are you screaming for chocolate chip or vanilla ice cream? These Phoenix Ice cream stores have you covered! We incorporated both user and critic reviews from top review sites to create a definitive list of the ice cream places. Get to these stores for the freshest fruit ice cream or fizziest vanilla floats in Phoenix.

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Churn

Desserts, $, AlhambraDesserts, $Phoenix, Alhambra
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    4 top spots for ice cream in Phoenix

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Female Foodie

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    Female Foodie

Scooptacular

Desserts, $, LaveenDesserts, $Phoenix, Laveen
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Plan your National Ice Cream Day around one of Phoenix's top frozen dairy destinations

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 5 most popular spots in Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Scooptopia

Desserts, $, AlhambraDesserts, $Phoenix, Alhambra
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    4 top spots for ice cream in Phoenix

    Hoodline, 2020

AZ Pops

Desserts, $, AlhambraDesserts, $Phoenix, Alhambra
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Plan your National Ice Cream Day around one of Phoenix's top frozen dairy destinations

    Hoodline, 2019

Frost Gelato at the Biltmore

Desserts, $$, Camelback EastDesserts, $$Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

    Best Ice Cream in Phoenix: 8 Local Favorites

    Female Foodie

Sweet Republic

Desserts, $$, Camelback EastDesserts, $$Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Plan your National Ice Cream Day around one of Phoenix's top frozen dairy destinations

    Hoodline, 2019
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    Hoodline, 2019

Desert Donuts

Desserts, $, North GatewayDesserts, $Phoenix, North Gateway
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 3 top spots in Phoenix's North Gateway neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Peace Cream

Desserts, $, Deer ValleyDesserts, $Phoenix, Deer Valley
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Chill Out in Phoenix With Dreamy, Creamy Frozen Treats

    Eater, 2021

Cucara Macara Ice Cream Shop

Desserts, $, Camelback EastDesserts, $Phoenix, Camelback East
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Valley Ice Cream Shop

Desserts, $, EncantoDesserts, $Phoenix, Encanto
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Scoopwell's Dough Bar

Desserts, $, AlhambraDesserts, $Phoenix, Alhambra
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best Ice cream in Phoenix. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 11589 restaurants in Phoenix, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 692 lists and articles from experts at Eater and Female Foodie and more. All with some boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Where to Chill Out in Phoenix With Dreamy, Creamy Frozen Treats and Female Foodie - Best Ice Cream in Phoenix: 8 Local Favorites. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Phoenix Ice cream.

FAQ

In Perfetto, Beaut Burger, and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers are the highest-rated ice cream spots that are good for groups in Phoenix.

In Perfetto, Beaut Burger, and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers are the highest-rated late-night spots for ice cream in Phoenix.

In Perfetto, Beaut Burger, and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers have outdoor seating and Ice Cream in Phoenix.

There are 13 ice cream spots in Phoenix.

Beaut Burger is the highest-rated vegan ice cream place in Phoenix.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • A next-level match for chocolate ice cream

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


  • A great 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.

  • Champagne with your vanilla bean ice cream

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Interesting facts about Ice cream

  • A big feat in 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.


  • October = Ice cream festival

    Oh, you never heard of the ice cream eating contest that happens in The United States? It takes place at the Utica Ice Cream Festival which is held in Ohio.

  • All about ice cream

    July in The United States, people celebrate ice cream and chow down for National Ice Cream Day!

Parking info

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