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The 14 Best Ice Cream Shops In Portland

Updated: September 21, 2022

Do you think it needs to be hot to enjoy a fudge Sundae or a strawberry ice cream pop? Not with these Portland stores. For this ultimate list of ice cream spots, we analyzed top review sites and incorporated user and critic reviews. Get to these stores for the freshest fruit ice cream or fizziest vanilla floats in Portland.

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Cloud City Ice Cream

Desserts, $, WoodstockDesserts, $Portland, Woodstock
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
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    Eater, 2021

Fifty Licks

Desserts, $, Hosford-AbernethyDesserts, $Portland, Hosford-Abernethy
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021

Pinolo Gelato

Desserts, $, RichmondDesserts, $Portland, Richmond
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
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Cool Moon Ice Cream

Desserts, $, Pearl DistrictDesserts, $Portland, Pearl District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020

Salt & Straw

Desserts, $$, NorthwestDesserts, $$Portland, Northwest
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
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    Hoodline, 2019

Eb & Bean

Desserts, $$, IrvingtonDesserts, $$Portland, Irvington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Staccato Gelato

Desserts, $, KernsDesserts, $Portland, Kerns
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021

What's The Scoop?

Desserts, $$, BoiseDesserts, $$Portland, Boise
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Dairy Hill Ice Cream

Desserts, $, HillsdaleDesserts, $Portland, Hillsdale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020

The Village Ice Cream Factory

Desserts, $, MultnomahDesserts, $Portland, Multnomah
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

McBee's Shakes, Crepes & Cones

Desserts, $$, PortlandDesserts, $$Portland
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Cup and Cone

Desserts, $$, PortlandDesserts, $$Portland
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Doe Donuts

Desserts, $$, HollywoodDesserts, $$Portland, Hollywood
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
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Mojo Crepes

Desserts, $, MontavillaDesserts, $Portland, Montavilla
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2018

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How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best Ice cream in Portland. We pored over ratings for 9087 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Portland and 717 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Hoodline and Eater had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at one of Portland's top frozen dairy destinations and Eater - Where to Find Supremely Tasty Ice Cream in Portland. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Virtuous Pie is the highest-rated vegan ice cream place in Portland.

There are 6 ice cream spots in Portland.

Via Delizia, Pizzeria Stellina, and Virtuous Pie have outdoor seating and Ice Cream in Portland.

Via Delizia, Virtuous Pie, and Dairy Queen are the highest-rated ice cream spots for a pick-up order in Portland.

Virtuous Pie, Lovely's Fifty Fifty, and Dairy Queen are the highest-rated ice cream spots that are good for groups in Portland.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • Pair Champagne with vanilla bean ice cream

    The semi-sweet flavors in Champagne makes it a great sparkling wine to pair with vanilla bean ice cream.

  • A next-level pairing for Brachetto d'Acqui

    When ordering chocolate ice cream, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Brachetto d'Acqui, a popular red wine.

  • A great 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

  • The best day for ice cream

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

  • A long time ago

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

  • Most ice cream ever?

    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?

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