32 Essential Ice Cream Shops In Cleveland

We will put Cleveland's ice cream scene up against anywhere in the country. Seriously. From artisanal, modern concepts to old-school ice cream shoppes, we have it all. So when you're looking for a sweet treat on those warm summer nights, you'll know where to look.
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Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream
Various Locations
With handcrafted options of ice cream, yogurt and sorbet, you have to check out all the flavors Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream has to offer. And from the second floor of this Ohio City location, you can observe the ice cream making process.
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Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream

Various Locations
With handcrafted options of ice cream, yogurt and sorbet, you have to check out all the flavors Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream has to offer. And from the second floor of this Ohio City location, you can observe the ice cream making process.
Apple Cart
4313 Superior Ave, Cleveland
Known for its soft serve, dipped cones and reasonable prices, Apple Cart is a great place to check out. Make sure you bring some bills with you, because Apple Cart only accepts cash.
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Apple Cart

4313 Superior Ave, Cleveland
Known for its soft serve, dipped cones and reasonable prices, Apple Cart is a great place to check out. Make sure you bring some bills with you, because Apple Cart only accepts cash.
Brayson’s Ice Cream Parlor
5840 Ridge Rd., Parma
“This place is a hidden gem! I haven't tasted a flavor yet that I didn't absolutely love. They have all kinds of great flavors with their own twist on them. If you are looking for a cold treat (even if it is out of your way) this is a no brainer,” Chase B. on Yelp
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Brayson’s Ice Cream Parlor

5840 Ridge Rd., Parma
“This place is a hidden gem! I haven't tasted a flavor yet that I didn't absolutely love. They have all kinds of great flavors with their own twist on them. If you are looking for a cold treat (even if it is out of your way) this is a no brainer,” Chase B. on Yelp
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
67 North Main St., Chagrin Falls
What started off as a one off location in Columbus in 2002 has turned into a nationwide craze sweeping the nation. Chagrin Falls got a location in 2010, the first one outside of the Columbus area. Now, there are 66 locations in 14 states and Washington D.C., plus distribution of the gourmet ice cream in over 3,000 high-end grocery stores.
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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

67 North Main St., Chagrin Falls
What started off as a one off location in Columbus in 2002 has turned into a nationwide craze sweeping the nation. Chagrin Falls got a location in 2010, the first one outside of the Columbus area. Now, there are 66 locations in 14 states and Washington D.C., plus distribution of the gourmet ice cream in over 3,000 high-end grocery stores.
Kamm’s Corners Ice Cream Company
3764 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland
Kamm’s Corners Ice Cream Company is dedicated to giving you a great family experience. Stop in, order some ice cream and play a game while you’re there.
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Kamm’s Corners Ice Cream Company

3764 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland
Kamm’s Corners Ice Cream Company is dedicated to giving you a great family experience. Stop in, order some ice cream and play a game while you’re there.
Graeter’s
10 Park Ave. Suite 116, Beachwood and 261 Main St., Westlake
Yeah, it may be a Cincinnati thing, but Graeter’s is so delicious that we have to include it here. Known for their giant chocolate chunks in their ice cream, we’re glad they came to town.
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Graeter’s

10 Park Ave. Suite 116, Beachwood and 261 Main St., Westlake

Yeah, it may be a Cincinnati thing, but Graeter’s is so delicious that we have to include it here. Known for their giant chocolate chunks in their ice cream, we’re glad they came to town.
Bulldog Ice Cream
7467 Memphis Ave., Brooklyn
In Brooklyn, Bulldog Ice Cream has some of the most extravagant ice cream treats in town. Their specialty shakes, like their cookies and cream shake and their strawberry cheesecake are out of this world.
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Bulldog Ice Cream

7467 Memphis Ave., Brooklyn
In Brooklyn, Bulldog Ice Cream has some of the most extravagant ice cream treats in town. Their specialty shakes, like their cookies and cream shake and their strawberry cheesecake are out of this world.
Cathy’s Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches
401 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
If you’re craving an ice cream sandwich, Cathy’s is the place to go. Fresh-baked cookies are made throughout the day, or they can be made at home if you purchase its cookie dough.
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Cathy’s Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches

401 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
If you’re craving an ice cream sandwich, Cathy’s is the place to go. Fresh-baked cookies are made throughout the day, or they can be made at home if you purchase its cookie dough.
Zero Zest
6096 State Rd., Parma
Serving up tall cones of soft serve, this Parma hotspot is a local favorite. It’s one of those places populated by smiling kids after baseball games, and their exhausted parents. For over 60 years, the small shop has been serving up some of the creamiest soft serve around.
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Zero Zest

6096 State Rd., Parma
Serving up tall cones of soft serve, this Parma hotspot is a local favorite. It’s one of those places populated by smiling kids after baseball games, and their exhausted parents. For over 60 years, the small shop has been serving up some of the creamiest soft serve around.
La Delice Ice Cream
8043 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
Located in the Shops at Church Square on Euclid is La Delice. Known for their extravagant milkshakes, this is the place for ice cream in the Hough neighborhood.
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La Delice Ice Cream

8043 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
Located in the Shops at Church Square on Euclid is La Delice. Known for their extravagant milkshakes, this is the place for ice cream in the Hough neighborhood.