10 Cool Ice Cream Shops in Southwest Ohio

No matter where you are in southwest Ohio, you’re never too far away from great ice cream. Whether you like your ice cream in a cup or cone, sandwiched between cookies, or plopped on a piece of pie, you’ll find the perfect local place to cool off with a cold treat. Here are 10 great ice cream spots to visit this summer!

Mason Whippy Dip
127 E Main St, Mason
The Mason stand is famous for their Glaciers: a slush float with ice cream and tons of flavor options. With a hot dog in one hand and a cone in the other, Mason Whippy Dip will keep your belly full and happy.

Sprinkles Soft Serve and Tasty Treats
1861 Main St, Goshen
Sprinkles in Goshen is a neighborhood soft serve ice cream shop with a large patio area and drive thru. You’ll find lots of tasty treats here, including all things soft serve.

Aglamesis Bro’s
3046 Madison Rd, Cincinnati
Aglamesis is a family-owned ice cream parlor that has been serving the Cincinnati area since 1908. They are known for their handcrafted ice cream, candies and chocolates, made with only the finest ingredients.

Graeter’s Ice Cream
Multiple locations
Famous for their French Pot ice cream, Graeter’s is a Cincy-based ice cream company that has been serving up delicious frozen treats since 1870. Their ice cream is handcrafted in small batches and known for its creamy texture and intense flavors.

Don’s Creamy Whip
1522 Market St, Reading
The Reading shop serves premium ice cream with all the traditional toppings for a deliciously creamy cone. Some of the flavors you might find here include low-fat cake batter yogurt, Vanilla, chocolate, blueberry, Zebra Twist and low-fat peanut butter yogurt.

Young’s Dairy
6880 Springfield Xenia Rd, Yellow Springs
Young’s Jersey Dairy is a working dairy farm and family-friendly destination, offering a wide range of activities such as petting zoos, miniature golf … and most importantly, homemade ice cream made with milk from their own cows.

The Sweet Retreat Ice Cream
2613 Smithville Rd, Dayton
Ice cream nachos? Sign us up! Parents will especially love creative ice cream concoctions like Iced Caramel Latte Nachos with coffee ice cream, caramel drizzle, crunchy caramel topping and waffle “chips” for scooping.

Jubie’s Creamery
471 W Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd, Fairborn
Created one small batch at a time, Jubie’s Creamery in Fairborn boasts premium ice cream and soft custard. They serve a variety of crowd favorites, specialty flavors, soft serve custard creations and tasty treats.

Vegan Meltz Ice Cream
4636 Salem Ave, Trotwood
Trotwood is making vegan dreams come true with their entirely plant based frozen dessert shop. Bases are made from almonds, coconut milk and oat milk, and flavors include brownie blast, cookies n’ cream, strawberry cheesecake, peach cobbler and more.

Pendleton Parlor
1218 Broadway, Cincinnati
Order from an eclectic menu of creamy whip flavors ranging from Nutella Swirl to Rainbow Sherbert in a cup or cone. They also serve edible cookie dough by the scoop, plus sundaes and shakes.

Ritter’s Frozen Custard
2531 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek
2226 Wilmington Pike, Kettering
Ritter’s serves up an ultra-premium ice cream called “frozen custard,” developed by the French over 100 years ago. Enjoy a scoop or two in one of their waffle cones or waffle bowls, which are made fresh daily.

For scientific reasons, we recommend taste testing each and every one of these ice cream spots to see if you agree. Make it the sweetest summer ever, Southwest Ohio Parents!

Feature image credit: Facebook/Graeter’s

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