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The 10 Best Ice Cream Shops In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Wishing you for the summer holidays and sundaes? These Seattle ice cream spots will make you feel like you're on vacation! 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 Seattle!

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

Gelatiamo

Desserts, $$, DowntownDesserts, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Ice Cream Places in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Seattle Times, 2019

    Ice cream, everywhere! With so many good options in Seattle, we help you pick.

    Seattle Times, 2019

Full Tilt Ice Cream

Desserts, $, SeattleDesserts, $Seattle
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, 2014

    The Best Ice Cream Places in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014

D'Ambrosio Gelato

Desserts, $$, BallardDesserts, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    16 Great Places to Get Ice Cream In Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • The Stranger, 2017

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

    The Stranger, 2017

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

Husky Deli

Desserts, $, JunctionDesserts, $Seattle, Junction
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    16 Great Places to Get Ice Cream In Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • The Stranger, 2017

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

    The Stranger, 2017

Nutty Squirrel Gelato - Phinney Ridge

Desserts, $$, Phinney RidgeDesserts, $$Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    16 Great Places to Get Ice Cream In Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • The Stranger, 2017

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

    The Stranger, 2017

Fainting Goat Gelato

Desserts, $$, WallingfordDesserts, $$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.6
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, 2014

    The Best Ice Cream Places in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014

Cupcake Royale

Desserts, $$, DowntownDesserts, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    16 Great Places to Get Ice Cream In Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • The Stranger, 2017

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

    The Stranger, 2017

Bottega Italiana

Desserts, $, DowntownDesserts, $Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
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, 2014

    The Best Ice Cream Places in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best Ice cream spots in Seattle can take way too long. We analyzed 10951 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 1286 lists and articles – looking closely at what Seattle Magazine, The Stranger and Eater had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered Seattle Magazine - The Best Ice Cream Places in Seattle, The Stranger - Where to Go for National Ice Cream Day: The 25 Best Places in Seattle and Eater - 16 Great Places to Get Ice Cream In Seattle 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. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • A next-level match for chocolate ice cream

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

  • A great 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.

Interesting facts about Ice cream

  • 3,010 pounds of strawberry ice-cream

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

  • Amazing Ice cream in Utica

    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.


  • National Ice Cream Day

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

Parking information

Finding parking in Seattle can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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