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The 6 Best Ice Cream Shops Near Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Pining for a pint of Capitol Hill’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! Get to these stores for the freshest fruit ice cream or fizziest vanilla floats in Capitol Hill.

Find the perfect Ice cream spot

Salt & Straw

Desserts, $$, Capitol HillDesserts, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2017

    Where to Go for National Ice Cream Day: The 25 Best Places in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2017
  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

    The Best Ice Cream in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2018

Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream

Desserts, $$, Capitol HillDesserts, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2016

    We Tried All of Seattle's Best Ice Cream, and You Should Too

    Thrillist, 2016
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Ice Cream Places in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014

Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery

Desserts, $, Capitol HillDesserts, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2017

    Where to Go for National Ice Cream Day: The 25 Best Places in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2017
  • Eater, 2013

    Where to Find 18 of Seattle's Best Desserts

    Eater, 2013

Hello Robin

Desserts, $, Capitol HillDesserts, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

    The Best Dessert In Seattle: 16 Local Favorites

    Female Foodie
  • Eater, 2019

    21 Seattle Bakeries That Will Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

    Eater, 2019

If you travel further

R&M Dessert Bar

Desserts, $$, First HillDesserts, $$Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2018

    The Best Places to Eat Sweets in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2018
  • Infatuation, 2018

    Where To Get Dessert After 11pm

    Infatuation, 2018

Nana’s Green Tea

Desserts, $$, Denny TriangleDesserts, $$Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Tea Rooms in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • dished, 2020

    7 tea-rrific tea shops that you need to try in Seattle

    dished, 2020

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the best Ice cream spots in Capitol Hill can take way too long. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10951 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from dished, Foursquare and Infatuation and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at dished - 7 tea-rrific tea shops that you need to try in Seattle, Foursquare - The 15 Best Tea Rooms in Seattle and Infatuation - Where To Get Dessert After 11pm to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • The ultimate 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.

  • The perfect match for your chocolate ice cream

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


Interesting facts about Ice cream

  • For the love of ice cream

    The love for ice cream is unlimited in United States - that’s why they celebrate National Ice Cream Day every year.

  • October = Ice cream festival

    Did you know that every year in October foodies in Utica, United States celebrate their passion for Ice cream? The Utica Ice Cream Festivalis held annually.


  • The world record from United States

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

Parking in the area

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Capitol Hill. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Ice cream spot.

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