As we brace ourselves for triple digit temperatures here in Texas, cooling off at a frozen dessert spot in Dallas will be a must. Add these ice cream destinations to your list and keep in your back pocket for a hot summer afternoon, you won’t regret it.
Most Instagrammable Ice Cream Shops in Dallas
Baldo’s | Highland Village
Sample your flavors of choice with the mini cone flight at Baldo’s. This hybrid coffee & ice cream shop is a must-visit and right across the street from the SMU campus. Try the Frosted Flake flavor, it’s a hit!
Melt Ice Cream | Fort Worth & Bishop Arts
This vibrant and quirky Fort-Worth shop just expanded into the Bishop Arts District, has the best seasonal flavors, and is an easy stop-and-go while strolling through the neighborhood.
Milky Treats | Plano
Known for their cereal ice-cream bar, Milky Treats has so many flavors that are handcrafted and original. Be sure to snap a photo of your dessert in front of the “Treat Your #Selfie” neon sign.
Cauldron Ice Cream | Uptown
Cauldron pairs gourmet ice cream and waffle puffle cones with amazing unconventional flavors, and it’s almost too pretty to eat!
Best Ice Cream Sandwiches in Dallas
Hiccups & Churroholic | Frisco
Churros make everything better and this spot has an array of churro-based desserts, but you should start with the churro ice-cream sandwich, a classic.
Milk n Cream | Lower Greenville
The latest dessert craze is ice-cream stuffed in a warm donut bun, if you don’t mind the calorie intake, Milk n Cream is your go-to and it’s open until midnight on weekends to satisfy your late night craving.
Best Gelato in Dallas
Amorino | Plano
Enjoy your gelato carefully crafted into the shape of a flower, some of the best (and prettiest) gelato in town! You can even top it off with a delicate French macaron.
Botolino | Lower Greenville
Get a taste of the best Italian gelato in Dallas at Botolino, it’s a cute & cozy late night option on Lower Greenville.
Commissary | Downtown
A true jack of all trades with a bakery, coffee shop and gelateria all in one! This casual spot in downtown Dallas has an amazing gelato selection and you should give it a try.
Best Popsicles in Dallas
Picolé Pops | Deep Ellum (& Bishop Arts)
Picolé offers gourmet pops filled & garnished with tasty delights, some of them being spiked with alcohol! Get the best boozy popsicles in Dallas at this spot nestled in the heart of Deep Ellum.
Steel City Pops | Lower Greenville
Made from all natural ingredients, these popsicles come in a variety of textures from fresh & fruity to smooth & creamy. There are also vegan & paleo options. Cool off with yummy pop from Steel City!
Berry Naked | Plano, Richardson & Park Cities
With three locations in the Dallas area, this spot makes your frozen dessert cravings even more convenient, pick a flavor and “dip” in your sweet delicacy of choice.