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The 8 Best Ice Cream Shops Near Berkeley

Updated: October 6, 2021

Pining for a pint of Berkeley’s best Ice cream? Head to these parlors for the best gelato in town! For this ultimate list of ice cream spots, we analyzed top review sites and incorporated user and critic reviews. Head to these Berkeley destinations for tasty tubs to go or delicious sugar cones and toppings to eat immediately!

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Caravaggio Gelato Lab

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

Tara's Organic Ice Cream

Desserts, $$, BerkeleyDesserts, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Little Gem Belgian Waffles

Desserts, $, BerkeleyDesserts, $Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Lush Gelato

Desserts, $, BerkeleyDesserts, $Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Amausaan Uji Matcha

Desserts, $$, BerkeleyDesserts, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Humphry Slocombe - Berkeley

Desserts, BerkeleyDessertsBerkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

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Fentons Creamery

Desserts, $$, OaklandDesserts, $$Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Mr Dewie's Cashew Creamery

Desserts, $$, AlbanyDesserts, $$Albany, Lower Solano
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Berkeley. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip, 510 Families and Red Tricycle. Yes, we even looked at CultureTrip - The Top Dessert Spots In Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto, 510 Families - Ten Best Ice Cream Places In Oakland, Berkeley, And Beyond and Red Tricycle - The Ultimate Ice Cream List Is Here! to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

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