LOCATIONS: LINDEN HILLS & LOWRY HILL
Whether you stop by the storefront or have the ice cream delivered to your door, you can’t go wrong with a scoop of Raspberry Chocolate Chip.
Nelson's Ice Cream
LOCATIONS: STILLWATER & ST. PAUL
When visiting Nelson’s, an old-school ice cream shop in Stillwater & St. Paul, try a “child size” cone of the Butter Pecan! Don’t worry about a skimpy serving - it’s literally the size of a small child.
Cup & Cone
LOCATION: WHITE BEAR LAKE
Located in White Bear Lake, this ice cream spot is known for their soft serve. A simple vanilla cone with crunch is what you need on a warm, sunny day!
La La Homemade Ice Cream
La La serves both kid-approved cones and more sophisticated flavors. If you find yourself in Uptown, stop by to try Charlotte’s Web, the shop’s longest standing flavor.
Sweet Science Ice Cream
This ultra-creamy ice cream located in Uptown is always a hit. Try one of the inventive flavors or stick with a popular classic like the Dark Chocolate Sorbet.
Bebe Zito Ice Cream
Bebe Zito’s chef-driven ice cream is unique and packed with flavor. The Crowening (named after Moira Rose’s “Hollywood hit”) is a peanut butter chocolate ice cream filled with cookie crumbles. You can’t go wrong.
Milkjam is a staple ice cream shop in Minneapolis. Cereal Killers is a unique flavor featuring orange coriander milk with candied fruity pebbles. Add your favorite toppings to take the cone to the next level.
After an afternoon of swimming and boating on Lake Minnetonka, Licks Unlimited in Excelsior is the perfect cap to the day. The flavor Heaps of Love includes fudge, caramel, brownies, Oreos, pecans, and cookie dough. It’s a dessert lover’s dream!
Sonny's Ice Cream
A great spot for a first date or a warm night, Sonny’s serves beer and wine in addition to ice cream. The Cardamom Black Pepper flavor receives rave reviews. Bonus: they have a gorgeous “secret patio” that feels like you’re stepping right into an Italian piazza.
Love Creamery sources local and organic ingredients to make their homemade ice cream. Their flavors rotate with the season, but if you can get your hands on the Salted Chocolate Pretzel, you won’t be disappointed.
Selma's Ice Cream Parlor
Minnesota’s oldest ice cream parlor is located in Afton. Their award-winning strawberry ice cream is loaded to the brim with fresh strawberries.
Grand Ole Creamery & Grand Pizzeria
LOCATION: SAINT PAUL
This Saint Paul institution makes their ice cream in-house. Try their classic Sweet Cream flavor in a fresh waffle cone.