5 Best Spots for Ice Cream in Cincinnati

I scream. You scream…well, you know the rest. Whether you are looking to stick close to home or are willing to drive to find that perfect sweet treat, we’ve rounded up the best of the best in ice cream shops in Cincinnati!

Aglamesis Ice Cream

Oakley location: 3046 Madison Rd; Montgomery location: 9899 Montgomery Rd.

This old-fashioned ice cream parlor is oozing with warm-and-fuzzy nostalgia. Sundaes are served in polished silver bowls, complete with house-made syrups (the strawberry sauce is particularly divine), nuts and fresh whipped cream.

photo courtesy of Aglamesis

Pendleton Parlor

1218 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

We have 1 goal – to make your experience memorable.  Our family has been in the desert industry since 1957. We offer a full, traditional Creamy Whip Menu with the addition of edible cookie dough made from scratch.  We also offer a full espresso menu (Locally Roasted). Each of our 3 locations is very unique to its area.  We love to pay respect to our past by displaying local memorabilia, unique artifacts , and just simply neat stuff.

The Cone Ice Cream

6855 Tylersville Rd., West Chester

You can’t miss this giant cone-shaped ice cream stop. The Cone is a family-favorite summer treat location. Famous for their orange sherbet/vanilla twist cone, they have amazing wizards, sundaes and other frozen desserts. Plus, there are lots of toppings and sprinkles to complete any ice cream order. Note: The toffee/caramel sundae is a must-try dessert!

photo courtesy of The Cone

Putz’s Creamy Whip

2673 Putz Pl

Known for its frozen yogurt, don’t miss out on this classic, old-time-feel joint. Putz’s offers traditional ice cream, frozen yogurt, a variety of toppings, hot dogs, and other desserts. Open daily from 10am to 9pm and is cash only.

Whetsel Whip

4825 Whetsel Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45227

Located as a walk-up window inside The Cheesecakery Bakery in the heart of Madisonville. Whetsel Whip has delicious one-of-a-kind options like bubble waffle cones and perfectly curated sundaes. Try the cake batter dip or stick with a traditional blue ice cream cone (yes, like the ones at KI!).

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