Best Local Ice Cream Spots
Summer is here and ice cream season is in full swing! Beat the heat and let this be your family’s guide to all things sweet this summer!
Ashley’s Ice Cream—Hamden
All natural, fresh ingredients lead to naturally the best ice cream! Of course we don’t stop there, whipped cream is whipped fresh in the store everyday, along with fresh baked waffle cones and our famous Bittersweet hot fudge made with all the highest quality chocolates.
Carvel is best known for their soft serve ice cream and ice cream cakes, which feature a layer of distinctive ‘crunchies’
Cream and Sugar Cafe—Bethel
Charming creamery featuring large milkshakes, frozen hot chocolates & sundaes with sugary toppings. Beyond the milkshakes, the shop also offers a full coffee bar, ice cream flights (small samplings of various ice creams) and specializes in house-made sweet and savory crepes
An oldie but a goodie! Enjoy a decadent blizzard, sundae, banana split, or even some fro-yo as a lighter treat.
Quaint, seasonal farm stand serving house made ice creams, shakes & sundaes in creative flavors.
Ice cream rolls are hand made ice cream desserts made with milk and poured over an iced grill. You can mix different fruit and other toppings to make your treat that much better.
Gelatissimo Artisan Gelato—New Canaan
Gelatissimo Artisan Gelato has been offering customers in New Canaan a rotating list of about 60 flavors (up to 22 flavors are available at a given time) which are all made on the premises by owner Ms. Mazzoneggo in batches no larger than a gallon and a half.
Along with homemade ice cream, Il Bacio also makes their own waffle cones, hot fudge, caramel, ice cream cakes, and ice cream sandwiches.
Trendy creamery serving artisanal ice cream frozen with liquid nitrogen in Hong Kong bubble cones.
Mister Frosty’s believes in rich flavors, real ingredients, and a big assortment of toppings. Locals line up at this seasonal window-serve spot for soft-serve cones & ice cream sundaes.
Plasko’s serves Ultra Premium Homemade Ice Cream & Italian Ices which are made fresh daily on premises using only the highest quality ingredients.
An old fashioned ice cream shop that also offers hard and soft serve ice cream, bulk candy, and baked goods.
Scoops of Wilton—Wilton
Find the flavor that satisfies your sweet tooth at Scoops, both an Ice cream and candy shop in Wilton.
Sunny Daes offers Connecticut’s Own Homemade Ice Cream, Gelato & Yogurt.
Sweet Ashley’s has been family owned and operated for over 20 years. Offers homemade ice cream, cakes, sorbet, fro-yo, milkshakes, and sundaes.
Timothy’s Ice Cream—Norwalk
Each week Timothy’s offers between 12-20 total flavors of ice cream, yogurts, and sorbets. All of their flavors are homemade at their store location with care and creativity.
Walnut Beach Creamery—Milford
All our ice cream, sorbets and many of our toppings are made in our kitchen. Our flavors change all the time and we make small batches of ice cream. We hope it’s an opportunity to try something different and find a new favorite.
Wells Hallow Creamery—Shelton
Wells Hollow offers over 40 flavors of ice cream! Come by to enjoy your favorite cup, cone, milk shake, or sundae, and enjoy our farm animals!