To celebrate summer, we have compiled (an almost) comprehensive list of Black owned ice cream shops in every state!
Three Scoops Ice Cream (Huntsville)
Alaska Sno Biz (Anchorage)
Doc’s Gelato (Mesa)
Cocoa Belle Chocolates (Bryant)
Notable mention: if you are looking for a cool, sweet treat, these chocolates will hit the spot!
Miyako Ice Cream (San Francisco)
My Kings Ice Cream (Denver)
Lulu’s Ice Cream Café (Hartford)
Double Dipper Ice Cream (Claymont)
Ice Cream Heaven (Miami Gardens)
Cool World Ice Cream Shop (Athens)
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.
Aloha Ice Tropical Sno (Boise)
Gordon’s Milkshake Bar (Indianapolis)
Jay’s Water Ice (Cedar Rapids)
KaleidoScoops (Kansas City)
Philly’s Best Frozen Desserts (Louisville)
Ice Cream 504 (New Orleans)
Quiet Side Café and Ice Cream Shop (Southwest Harbor)
Cajou Creamery (Baltimore)
Tipping Cow (Boston)
Harold’s Ice Cream (Pontiac)
2 Scoops Eatery (St. Paul)
Shady’s Sno Shack
Ari’s Ice Cream Parlor and Café (St. Louis)
The Sassy Biscuit (Billings)
Notable Mention: To satiate your tummy and sweet-tooth check out The Sassy Biscuit!
Philly Freeze Me (Las Vegas)
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!”
Kreme & Krumbs (Montclair)
Whipped Urban Dessert Lab (New York City)
Flavors Ice Cream (Raleigh)
Cathy’s Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches (Cleveland)
Addi’s Sugar Shack (Norman)
Ice Cream Feens PDX (Portland)
Drop the Scoop (Philadelphia)
Humming Bird (Newport)
Notable mention: Sweet and spicy come together at Humming Bird where you can enjoy a Caribbean inspired dinner topped off with house made pudding and smoothies.
Park Cycle Creamery (Charleston)
Swamp Daddy’s Cajun Kitchen (Sioux Falls)
Notable Mention: Swamp Daddy’s will fulfill your seafood dreams. Complete your meal with alligator bites and blueberry flapjack cakes!
Theo & Roe’s (Covington)
Earthy Goodness (Houston)
Zeppe’s Italian Ice (various locations)
Strafford Organic Creamery (Strafford)
Sweet Spot Ice Cream (Richmond)
Scoop Du Jour (Seattle)
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!
Paparazzi Ice Cream Shop (Milwaukee)