Black Owned Ice Cream Parlors in (Almost) Every State

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To celebrate summer, we have compiled (an almost) comprehensive list of Black owned ice cream shops in every state! 

Alabama

Three Scoops Ice Cream (Huntsville)

Alaska

Alaska Sno Biz (Anchorage)

Arizona

Doc’s Gelato (Mesa)

Arkansas

Cocoa Belle Chocolates (Bryant)

Notable mention: if you are looking for a cool, sweet treat, these chocolates will hit the spot!

California

Miyako Ice Cream (San Francisco)

Colorado

My Kings Ice Cream (Denver)

Connecticut

Lulu’s Ice Cream Café (Hartford)

Delaware

Double Dipper Ice Cream (Claymont)

Florida

Ice Cream Heaven (Miami Gardens)

Georgia

Cool World Ice Cream Shop (Athens)

Hawaii

Sage Creamery (Oahu)

Notable mention: since there is no Black owned ice cream parlor in the Aloha State, we would like to spotlight a Native Hawaiian owned shop.

Idaho

Aloha Ice Tropical Sno (Boise)

Illinois

Kilwins (Chicago)

Indiana

Gordon’s Milkshake Bar (Indianapolis)

Iowa

Jay’s Water Ice (Cedar Rapids)

Kansas

KaleidoScoops (Kansas City)

Kentucky

Philly’s Best Frozen Desserts (Louisville)

Louisiana

Ice Cream 504 (New Orleans)

Maine

Quiet Side Café and Ice Cream Shop (Southwest Harbor)

Maryland

Cajou Creamery (Baltimore)

Massachusetts

Tipping Cow (Boston)

Michigan

Harold’s Ice Cream (Pontiac)

Minnesota

2 Scoops Eatery (St. Paul)

Mississippi

Shady’s Sno Shack

Missouri

Ari’s Ice Cream Parlor and Café (St. Louis)

Montana

The Sassy Biscuit (Billings)

Notable Mention: To satiate your tummy and sweet-tooth check out The Sassy Biscuit!

Nebraska

Mixins (Omaha)

Nevada

Philly Freeze Me (Las Vegas)

New Hampshire

Grounds Cafe (New London)

Notable mention: “Need a jumbo muffin bursting with fresh blueberries and a sprinkle of sugar on top?” asks Grounds Cafe. It might not be ice cream, but it won’t disappoint!”

New Jersey

Kreme & Krumbs (Montclair)

New York

Whipped Urban Dessert Lab (New York City)

North Carolina

Flavors Ice Cream (Raleigh)

Ohio

Cathy’s Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches (Cleveland)

West Virginia

Sumthin’ Good Soul Food (South Charleston)

Notable Mention: Is that your stomach growling? If a browse over this menu doesn’t have you hooked, check out that dessert section: sweet potato pie and peach cobbler!

Wisconsin

Paparazzi Ice Cream Shop (Milwaukee)

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