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The 5 Best Ice Cream Shops In Palo Alto

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 Palo Alto stores. For this ultimate list of ice cream spots, we analyzed top review sites and incorporated user and critic reviews. Don’t wait to visit these stores for the best ice cream floats and banana splits in Palo Alto!

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Gelataio

Desserts, $$, Downtown NorthDesserts, $$Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tin Pot Creamery

Desserts, $$, Palo AltoDesserts, $$Palo Alto
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Rick's Ice Cream

Desserts, $, GreenmeadowDesserts, $Palo Alto, Greenmeadow
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Carem Gelato Classico

Desserts, $, Downtown NorthDesserts, $Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Scoop Microcreamery

Desserts, $$, Downtown NorthDesserts, $$Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Palo Alto. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in Palo Alto, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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