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Guide: 10 of the best places to get ice cream in Seattle

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Summer is here and what’s a better way to celebrate than having a cone of the good stuff? We’re talking about ice cream. And luckily this city has a ton of amazing ice cream shops and brands to choose from. So here are 10 of the best places to get ice cream in Seattle.

Full Tilt Ice Cream

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For some of the city’s best and most original flavors, you have to stop by Full Tilt. And if you happen to be grocery shopping keep your eyes peeled because select grocers around Seattle carry their flavors in store. And trust us, they don’t disappoint.

Where: Multiple Locations
When: Varies

Frankie & Jo’s

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This ice cream shop has a lot of wins, it’s plant-based, gluten-free and owned by women. So by those factors alone you gotta check them out. However, their ice cream happens to be some of the best in the city. So don’t worry about the lack of milk. You won’t be able to tell the difference.

When: Varies
Where: Multiple locations

Whidbey Island Ice Cream Co.

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If you’re all about quality then you need to try a pint of Whidbey Island Ice Cream Co. They source their milk from local farms and you can absolutely taste the difference in their delicious, rich ice creams. Not to mention they’re available in many local grocery stores or you can head to the scoop shop on Whidbey Island.

When: Unspecified
Where: 1594 E Main St, Freeland, WA

D’Ambrosio Gelato

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And if you’re a fan of high-quality gelato, D’Ambrosio is the place for you. And while all of their flavors are amazing and worth trying. We also have to hype up their gelato cakes for special occasions. Seriously 10/10 recommend.

When: Monday-Thursday 2-9 pm, Friday & Saturday 2-10 pm, Sunday 2-9 pm
Where: 5339 Ballard Ave NW

Fainting Goat

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Funny name but amazing Gelato. Plus its all organic and you absolutely can’t go wrong with that. So be sure to stop by this North Seattle gem to try one of their many delicious flavors. And if you really love it, grab a pint! Plus you can even have it delivered.

When: Varies
Where: Multiple locations

Seattle Cookie Counter

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Plant-based ice cream is back for yet another win. The Seattle Cookie Counter is an amazing vegan owned and operated bakery and ice creamery that serves up some delicious treats. And of course, you can combine them for a delicious ice cream sandwich. But be sure to order online as they are only open for pick up.

When: Available for pickup Friday & Saturday, 2pm-4pm
Where: 7415 Greenwood Ave N

Sweet Alchemy Ice Creamery

ice cream seattleHere’s another ice cream shop that’s all about all things organic. Sweet Alchemy definitely lives up to its name and serves up delicious flavors. Not to mention they work hard to reduce their food waste and pasteurize their milk daily. So no waste here folks. And make sure to pre-order your ice cream!

When: Varies
Where: Multiple locations

Husky Deli

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For those of you trapped in West Seattle, you can’t forget Husky Deli. This Seattle classic has been at it a long time and serves up some great classic ice cream flavors. So be sure to stop by to support this great small business and get your ice cream fix.

When: Sunday-Thursday 7 am-7 pm, Friday-Saturday 7 am-9 pm
Where: 4721 California Ave SW

Bluebird Ice Cream

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And if you happen to live in North Seattle and want to sit back and have the ice cream come to you, check out Bluebird Ice Cream. They are offering home delivery to select neighborhoods in North Seattle. And of course, you can also find them at their shop and at select farmer’s markets around the city.

When: Monday-Friday 2-8 pm, Saturday & Sunday 12-8 pm
Where: 7400 Greenwood Ave N

Nutty Squirrel Gelato

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And finally, we’re capping our list with another great gelato spot. Nutty Squirrel is only open for curbside pick up and delivery so be sure to hop online before going. But they are well known in the city for their quality and tasty frozen goodness. So be sure to give them a try.

When: Daily 11 am-9 pm
Where: 7212 Greenwood Ave N

Okay, folks, that’s the scoop on the best places to grab an ice cream in Seattle. And of course please follow all business rules when visiting these shops or ordering. We know you’ll love all of these spots so treat yourself this weekend!

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