Here’s The Scoop: 11 Must-Try Ice Cream Shops In Atlanta

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Here’s The Scoop: 11 Must-Try Ice Cream Shops In Atlanta

It’s getting hot in Atlanta, and there’s no better way to cool down than with delicious ice cream…

There’s certainly no shortage of ice cream shops throughout Atlanta, but there are quite a few that stand out from the crowd as summer must-try’s. Although, there is no correct season for the true ice-cream fan.

We’ve decided to round-up some of the best ice-cream shops in the city, creating the ultimate ice cream bucket list for the ATL.

10 Must-Try Ice Cream Shops In Atlanta

1. Sweet-Stack Creamery

Where: Downtown Atlanta

Home of the totally OTT ‘Ice Cream Donut Sandwich’, Sweet-Stack Creamery know their sweet stuff. With an extensive collection of flavors and possibility, you’ll never forget your personalized creation at this ATL hotspot. Head to Sweet-Stack from 5-6pm Monday through Friday for their insane happy hour, with 50% off all donut stacks or cookie sandwiches.

2. High Road Craft

Where: Several locations

This Marietta ice cream empire is slowly becoming a national treasure, with locations scattered across the country. You can also buy High Road Craft in stores across town, or get it delivered to your door, with free shipping exclusively in Atlanta. Check out their website for more information.

3. Queen of Cream

Where: Inman Park

The perfect place to stop-off if you’re taking a stroll down the BeltLine, the Queen of Cream awaits. Unfortunately, one of their locations closed due to the pandemic, but their Inman Park window is still in operation, offering scoops and tubs of their delicious ice cream creations!

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4. IScream Ice Cream Rolls

Where: Downtown Atlanta

Not only does this place create these unique ice cream rolls in front of you, but you can get them served up in unique ways too! Try their ice cream taco for a real sweet treat. Although their rolls on their own are the star of the show, and can be personalized to your liking, with awesome toppings and flavors.

5. The Yard

Where: Centennial Park

Known for their milkshakes, but don’t overlook the ice-cream. It is a main ingredient after all. This hotspot is usually busy, but absolutely worth the wait. They have incredible menu, with seasonal specials that are OTT in the best possible way. We also recommend splitting a sundae to take full advantage of the menu!

6. Cereal and Cream


Where: Moving truck

Combining the the ultimate duo of sweet snacks, this food truck is where it’s at if you want ice cream, milkshakes, and more! We’re obsessed with the waffles at Cereal and Cream! Get your waffle, top it with a scoop or two of their ice cream, and of course, your favorite cereal! Check their Instagram to stay up to date on their location.

7. Jake’s Ice Cream

Where: Inman Park

The ice cream at Jake’s is beloved across Atlanta, and it’s an essential ingredient in their addictive milkshakes! Jake’s Ice Cream is perfect for grabbing a couple of scoops to go, before heading to Inman Park to devour those fabulous flavors in the Georgian sunshine.

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8. Honeysuckle Geleto

Where: Ponce City Market

Head to Ponce City Market for a taste of Honesuckle Geleto, one of ATL’s favorite spots for ice cream. Originally an ice cream truck, Honeysuckle has come a long way. They recently opened up a new location in Fayetteville.

9. Morelli’s Gormet Ice Cream


For the ultimate gourmet treat, heat to Morelli’s. The flavors are traditional, but the taste is uniquely Morelli, and uniquely delicious. We recommend going classic and getting their fan favorite, the banana split! We love it served with their Salted Caramel, Butter Pecan, and Vanilla ice creams.

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10. Butter & Cream

Where: Decatur

We’re obsessed with the sorbets at Butter & Cream, making it great for vegans (ironically). Try the Grapefruit for a sweet and sour treat. Although if you’re looking for ice cream, don’t worry! There’s always an excellent selection of flavors available at Butter & Cream.

11. Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

Where: Downtown Atlanta

Created using liquid nitrogen, head to Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream for a beyond cool experience. Their freshly made ice cream and modern methods make this place the perfect date spot for ice cream fanatics.

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