Summer is right around the corner, and with summer…comes ice cream! If you’re new to the area, plan on moving here this summer, or are just looking to try something new in your cities – we’ve got your back. We’ve put together a list of the 8 best ice cream spots in the Twin Cities.
Coming in at number 1, Bebe Zito is one of our top favorite ice cream spots in the Twin Cities. Bebe Zito is a small-batch ice cream company that handcrafts its products. Bases are made with high-quality ingredients, with mix-ins that bring you all of the flavor. They have monthly flavors, classic flavors, and even GF options!
Not only is the ice cream great, but so is their story. Check it out by clicking the link!
501 30th Ave SE Minneapolis, MN
704 W. 22nd Street Minneapolis, MN
Website: Bebe Zito
Milkjam Creamery has been a staple of Uptown Minneapolis since 2016. Born from local chef Sameh Wadi’s consuming love of ice cream, Milkjam boasts a rich collection of permanent flavors and a titillating rotation of seasonal and limited release flavors. They offer floats, sundaes, shakes/malts, scoops, Jam buns, cakes, and a bunch of toppings!
2743 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis, MN
Website: Milkjam Creamery
It all started when three Italian brothers wanted to bring an all-natural & premium ice cream shop to the Twin Cities. For over 30 years, Sebastian Joe’s has been handcrafting small batches of fresh ice cream every day in South Minneapolis. They use all-natural ingredients, sourced from only the best available, never use artificial flavors or colors, it’s handmade, and they rotate flavors daily. Besides scoops, they offer handmade waffle cones, shakes/malts, sundaes, ice cream sandwiches, Joe’s Brrr Bars, cakes, and affogato.
4321 Upton Ave SO Minneapolis, MN
1007 W Franklin Ave SO Minneapolis, MN
Website: Sebastian Joe’s
Grand Ole Creamery
This family-owned and operated Grand Ole Creamery & Grand Pizzeria has been in business for 35 years. They have over 300 recipes created for their customers and often from their customer’s suggestions. From Black Hills Gold to Sweet Cream, they serve flavors you won’t find anywhere else. You can grab a root beer float, ice cream sandwich, shakes/malts, scoops, and more!
750 Grand Ave Saint Paul, MN
4737 Cedar Ave South Minneapolis, MN
1595 Highway 36W Ste 1030, Roseville, MN
Website: Grand Ole Creamery
Treats just won “Best of the Twin Cities,” voted for “Best Ice Cream” in 2020! The most unique part about this ice cream shop is that they use cereal! Yes, so you can get Frooty Loops in your ice cream. You can get a cup, a cone, milkshakes, pints, and they even have matcha lattes, milk teas, and so much more.
770 Grand Ave St. Paul, MN
10340 Baltimore St NE #140 Blaine, MN
MN Nice Cream
MN Nice Cream was launched by Katie Romanski in March 2016. Inspired by her memories of cold soft serve on a hot Mid-Western summer day, Romanski sought to provide customers with a nostalgic dessert experience with a twist. Some of the flavors include vanilla, chocolate, cake batter, fruit cereal, and you can also grab a specialty cone! Another great thing to note is there are plenty of vegan options!
807 Broadway St NE Minneapolis, MN
308 Chestnut St E Minneapolis, MN
Website: MN Nice Cream
Sweet Science Ice Cream
At Sweet Science Ice Cream, they start with locally sourced and organic ingredients. They combine them perfectly in small batches, creating one-of-a-kind flavors. They make their ice cream base and every syrup, cookie, swirl, and crunch by hand in their St. Paul kitchen. To check out their periodic table of flavors, click here.
Website: Sweet Science Ice Cream
3191 Market Street, Edina MN
La La Homemade Ice Cream
La La Homemade Ice Cream is a small ice cream company that began in 1993. La La is committed to making the best ice cream possible using the highest quality ingredients, locally sourced when possible. Low overrun and flavor-forward ice cream make for delicious, smooth, creamy, dense, and satisfying products. They have a mixture of 16 different flavors to choose from including some vegan options in the form of sorbets and also milk alternative frozen desserts!
3146 Hennepin Ave South Uptown Minneapolis, MN
Website: La La Homemade Ice Cream
We’re sorry if you’re now hungry for ice cream… but now you know where to go! Whether you’re moving here soon, visiting soon, or are ready to try something new – here’s a great list to use to enjoy some delicious ice cream! If you are, in fact, moving here and are looking for moving help, Daymakers is the way to go. We don’t sell ice cream, but we have sweet fantastic services! Fill out a FREE QUOTE on our website!