Local Ice Cream Shops
Whether you want to escape the summer heat or just want to enjoy a nice treat, you can never go wrong with some ice cream. From classic chocolate and vanilla swirl to boozy milkshakes, these ice cream shops around Denver have it all! Head to one (or more!) of these local favorites on your next afternoon outing.
Bonnie Brae in Cherry Creek - Old school and family owned, Bonnie Brae offers over 30 flavors, including vegan options, made daily.
Milkbox Ice Creamery in Union Station - Located in Union Station, you can indulge in 16 different flavors of ice cream (or a boozy milkshake!) while enjoying the retro feel of a train station.
Frozen Matter in Denver - Cool down in this artisanal ice creamery and enjoy a sundae, soda, ice pop, or a hand-crafted drink from their attached cocktail bar.
Little Man Ice Cream in Denver - Snap a picture with the iconic 28-foot tall cream can while trying one of their most famous flavors, salted oreo.
The Ice Cream Farm in Lone Tree - The Ice Cream Farm makes all of their flavors in house daily. They are often adding new seasonal flavors to their menu, like key lime pie, blueberry cheesecake, and strawberry basil sorbet.
Inside Scoop Creamery in Littleton - This family-owned shop offers unique flavors of small-batch ice cream. Here’s the inside scoop: try the Minnesota Salted Toffee!
Rita’s Italian Ice in Parker - Although it’s not your typical ice cream shop, Rita’s offers delicious treats like Italian ice, gelati, frozen custard, and more!
Which one do you plan to visit first? We personally love Rita's because of their excellent dairy-free selection for my son who is allergic to dairy!