Sno balls may be traditional Louisiana sweet tooth fare but the state certainly doesn’t fall short in ice cream either. Whether you’re in need of rich custard or light sorbet, you’re sure to satisfy any sweet craving during these hot summer months.
1. Marble Slab Creamery.
This Leesville shop boasts the freshest ice cream in all of Louisiana. Fresh is best!
2. La Divina Gelateria
The French Quarter hidden gem serves elegant ice creams and sorbets and also provides coffee for the sleepy ice cream eaters.
3. Borden's Ice Cream.
Built in 1940 in the town of Lafayette, the employees pride themselves on greeting every customer by name and one server, Ella Meaux, has been greeting customers for the past 49 years!
4. Old Town Soda Shop
The 1960s style soda shop closed down after Hurricane Katrina but has since reopened, serving families traditional ice cream concoctions you cannot find elsewhere.
5. Latte e Miele
The Baton Rouge shop is a hub of creativity, pairing unique gelato flavors in their unique setting. Very classy indeed!
6. Carpe Diem
Sweet french treats and gelato are the delicious offerings at this Lafayette gem.
7. The Creole Creamery
The New Orleans ice cream parlor makes their ice cream from scratch with decadent ingredients like lavender and fresh basil. Dare to enter the Tchoupitoulas challenge of polishing off five scoops of ice cream with ten different toppings!
8. Eddie's frozen Custard
Travel to Hammond to experience Eddie's delicious custard. Their ice cream recipe was created from many trial and errors of the perfect flavor combinations and they've certainly gotten it down!
9. Candyland Cottage and Ice cream shoppe
Formed in Rayne, this ice cream hot spot is famous for their gigantic gummy bears and other yummy candy add ons. Come on in and pick and choose for your perfect dessert concoction.
Originally created in a midwestern town, Davenport is now home to one of the Whitey's ice cream parlors that sells malts, shakes, and traditional ice cream cones. Simple is often better!
When you feel your sweet tooth aching, adventure out to one of these sweet spots in Louisiana. If you have a regular ice cream parlor please share because goodness knows we will never stop screaming for ice cream!