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The 7 Best Ice Cream Shops Near Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Do you think it needs to be hot to enjoy a fudge Sundae or a strawberry ice cream pop? Not with these Oakland 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 Oakland.

Find the perfect spot

Fentons Creamery

Desserts, $$, OaklandDesserts, $$Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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  • Red Tricycle

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    Red Tricycle

Miharu Ice Cream

Desserts, OaklandDessertsOakland, Hawthorne
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Little Giant Ice Cream

Desserts, $, OaklandDesserts, $Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Curbside Creamery

Desserts, $$, OaklandDesserts, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Smitten Ice Cream

Desserts, $$, OaklandDesserts, $$Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Mr Dewie's Cashew Creamery

Desserts, $$, AlbanyDesserts, $$Albany, Lower Solano
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Red Tricycle

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  • 510 Families

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Caravaggio Gelato Lab

Desserts, $$, BerkeleyDesserts, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 28808 Oakland restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Oakland restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what 510 Families, Red Tricycle and Eater had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered 510 Families - Ten Best Ice Cream Places In Oakland, Berkeley, And Beyond, Red Tricycle - The Ultimate Ice Cream List Is Here! and Eater - The 14 Best Ice Cream Flavors in San Francisco as we sourced this ultimate list. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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