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The 6 Best Ice Cream Shops In Charlotte

Updated: May 2, 2022

Pining for a pint of Charlotte’s best Ice cream? Head to these parlors for the best gelato in town! We analyzed all the top review sites and user and expert opinions to compile this ultimate list of ice cream places! Don’t wait to visit these stores for the best ice cream floats and banana splits in Charlotte!

Find the perfect Ice cream spot

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Desserts, $$, WilmoreDesserts, $$Charlotte, Wilmore
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5


Desserts, $$, Mineral Springs-Rumble RoadDesserts, $$Charlotte, Mineral Springs-Rumble Road
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


Desserts, $, North CharlotteDesserts, $Charlotte, North Charlotte
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Ninety's Ice Cream & Sandwiches

Desserts, $, University City NorthDesserts, $Charlotte, University City North
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Golden Cow Creamery

Desserts, $$, Downtown CharlotteDesserts, $$Charlotte, Downtown Charlotte
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Marble Slab Creamery

Desserts, $$, Piper Glen EstatesDesserts, $$Charlotte, Piper Glen Estates
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best Ice cream in Charlotte. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5351 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 142 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These top contenders have appeared in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Ice cream connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Charlotte Ice cream.


Inizio Pizza Napoletana is the highest-rated ice cream spot that is good for groups in Charlotte.

Inizio Pizza Napoletana is the highest-rated spot for ice cream delivery in Charlotte.

Inizio Pizza Napoletana and Bella Fresco Cafe have outdoor seating and ice cream in Charlotte.

Inizio Pizza Napoletana is the highest-rated ice cream spot for take-out in Charlotte.

There are 3 ice cream spots in Charlotte.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • The perfect match for vanilla bean ice cream

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

  • Pair Rosé with strawberry ice cream

    Rosé goes great with the fruit flavors of strawberry ice cream because the pairing_drink_ingredients in the Rosé make it off-dry.

Interesting facts about Ice cream

  • neopolitan ice cream milestone

    Do you like neopolitan ice cream? It was invented during 1900s in beautiful The United States.

  • 3,010 pounds of strawberry ice-cream

    On June 28, 2014, The United States’s Ice cream fans celebrated a new world record by the strawberry ice-cream, weighing 3,010 pounds.

  • National Ice Cream Day in The United States

    Ever heard of National Ice Cream Day? If you’re in The United States then you better be ready to enjoy it on July July!

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