17 Unique Ice Creams You Can Only Enjoy in Cleveland This Summer

While most local ice cream shops are open all-year round, these cool treats are best enjoyed during the heat of the summer months. So check out all these local flavors only available to Clevelanders during the summer season. Scoop them up while you can.

While most local ice cream shops are open all-year round, these cool treats are best enjoyed during the heat of the summer months. So check out all these local flavors only available to Clevelanders during the summer season. Scoop them up while you can.

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 Wildberry Crumble at Mitchell's Ice Cream
Various locations
Since Mitchell's prides itself on using mostly local ingredients and fresh, in-season fruit whenever possible, wildberry crumble is only here through the summer. You might want to swap out your standard pie dessert for this berry-filled delight; it almost tastes the same, and there's zero prep time. 
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Wildberry Crumble at Mitchell's Ice Cream

Various locations
Since Mitchell's prides itself on using mostly local ingredients and fresh, in-season fruit whenever possible, wildberry crumble is only here through the summer. You might want to swap out your standard pie dessert for this berry-filled delight; it almost tastes the same, and there's zero prep time.

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 Concord Grape Sorbet at Mason’s Creamery
4401 Bridge Ave., 216-245-8942
Pictured here swirled with peanut butter soft-serve on a waffle, this flavor is only available when fresh grapes are in season, which happens to be the next couple months. Mason's also offers sweet corn-flavored ice cream over the next few months, in case you're looking for a new variation on the summertime cookout staple.
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Concord Grape Sorbet at Mason’s Creamery

4401 Bridge Ave., 216-245-8942
Pictured here swirled with peanut butter soft-serve on a waffle, this flavor is only available when fresh grapes are in season, which happens to be the next couple months. Mason's also offers sweet corn-flavored ice cream over the next few months, in case you're looking for a new variation on the summertime cookout staple.

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 Peppermint Stick at Tremont Scoops
2362 Professor Ave., 216-781-0352 
Scoops isn't open during the winter, but they're making up for it by celebrating Christmas in July with this festive flavor. Plus, while you enjoy your holiday-themed treat, you can bring your dog along to feast on some of Scoops' pup-friendly ice cream.
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Peppermint Stick at Tremont Scoops

2362 Professor Ave., 216-781-0352
Scoops isn't open during the winter, but they're making up for it by celebrating Christmas in July with this festive flavor. Plus, while you enjoy your holiday-themed treat, you can bring your dog along to feast on some of Scoops' pup-friendly ice cream.

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 Peach and Blue Moon at Foster's Homemade Ice Cream
30551 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills, 440-944-9210
This beloved, blue-painted fixture in Willoughby Hills is serving up peach and Blue Moon-flavored ice cream this summer to help you beat those sweltering days (hopefully) in the near future.
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Peach and Blue Moon at Foster's Homemade Ice Cream

30551 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills, 440-944-9210
This beloved, blue-painted fixture in Willoughby Hills is serving up peach and Blue Moon-flavored ice cream this summer to help you beat those sweltering days (hopefully) in the near future.

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 Weekly Special Flavors at Cibik's Dairy Island
8295 E. Washington St., Chagrin Falls, 440-543-7392
This Chagrin Falls mainstay doesn't just create their own flavors — they allow customers to design them, too, and feature different ones on a weekly basis. This week, try the Cereal Killer: vanilla frozen custard loaded with cookie dough and a variety of sugary cereals.
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Weekly Special Flavors at Cibik's Dairy Island

8295 E. Washington St., Chagrin Falls, 440-543-7392
This Chagrin Falls mainstay doesn't just create their own flavors — they allow customers to design them, too, and feature different ones on a weekly basis. This week, try the Cereal Killer: vanilla frozen custard loaded with cookie dough and a variety of sugary cereals.

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 Campfire S'mores at Mitchell's Ice Cream
Various locations
You can finally enjoy s'mores without getting your hands sticky with marshmallow residue. Mitchell's does s'mores with roasted marshmallow ice cream, packed with graham cracker chunks and a marshmallow ribbon. 
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Campfire S'mores at Mitchell's Ice Cream

Various locations
You can finally enjoy s'mores without getting your hands sticky with marshmallow residue. Mitchell's does s'mores with roasted marshmallow ice cream, packed with graham cracker chunks and a marshmallow ribbon.

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 Strawberry Basil Lemon at The Sweet Spot
17806 Detroit Rd., Lakewood, 216-221-8870
This Lakewood joint only uses fresh fruit in their products, so they'll be serving this sorbet when they get fresh strawberries in a week. 
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Strawberry Basil Lemon at The Sweet Spot

17806 Detroit Rd., Lakewood, 216-221-8870
This Lakewood joint only uses fresh fruit in their products, so they'll be serving this sorbet when they get fresh strawberries in a week.

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 Daily Special Flavors at Rosati's Frozen Custard
95 E. Aurora Rd., Northfield, 330-908-0889 
While Rosati's always offers your standard vanilla and chocolate custard, they also serve up a new, delectable flavor every day. This month, we have sea salt caramel, mint cookie crunch and blackberry chip to look forward to (and 20-plus more). You know it's fresh, too, because this tiny custard stand crafts them one batch at a time.
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Daily Special Flavors at Rosati's Frozen Custard

95 E. Aurora Rd., Northfield, 330-908-0889
While Rosati's always offers your standard vanilla and chocolate custard, they also serve up a new, delectable flavor every day. This month, we have sea salt caramel, mint cookie crunch and blackberry chip to look forward to (and 20-plus more). You know it's fresh, too, because this tiny custard stand crafts them one batch at a time.

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 Coffee and Birthday Cake at Honey Hut
Various locations
True, most ice cream shops' menus feature variations of coffee and birthday cake. But you can only get Honey Hut's in the summer, and they're customer favorites. The chain now has five locations in the area, providing ample opportunity to cool off with these flavors.
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Coffee and Birthday Cake at Honey Hut

Various locations
True, most ice cream shops' menus feature variations of coffee and birthday cake. But you can only get Honey Hut's in the summer, and they're customer favorites. The chain now has five locations in the area, providing ample opportunity to cool off with these flavors.

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 Key Lime, Peanut Butter and more at Lemonberry Frozen Yogurt
2239 Chester Ave., 216-344-0099
Get your fro-yo fix at Lemonberry, where they rotate different flavors every 10 days. This summer, they're featuring key lime, peanut butter, sweet coconut and more that you can load with candy, fruit or whatever else your heart desires.
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Key Lime, Peanut Butter and more at Lemonberry Frozen Yogurt

2239 Chester Ave., 216-344-0099
Get your fro-yo fix at Lemonberry, where they rotate different flavors every 10 days. This summer, they're featuring key lime, peanut butter, sweet coconut and more that you can load with candy, fruit or whatever else your heart desires.

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