Let’s be honest! Ice cream is important. Few things compare to a few scoops of your favorite flavor after a long summer day. It’s just as crucial to know where to go for great ice cream in the state so you can really savor your summer of fun and ice cream treats. Here are a dozen of the most delicious ice cream shops in Rhode Island.
1. Newport Creamery
Newport Creamery locations are found all over the state and each one offers something amazing! If you haven't had a sundae or banana split at this classic Little Rhody hang out, you simply haven't lived yet!
2. Three Sisters, Providence
Three Sisters on Hope Street has an amazing menu with delicious ice cream flavors, smoothies, and more!
3. Frosty Freez, Middletown
Aside from offering ice cream options for adorable puppies, Frosty Freez in Middletown is truly a place for the locals. There are so many great flavors to choose from.
4. The Inside Scoop, North Kingstown
Inside Scoop offers dozens of great flavors on any given day. If you want to find some of the very best made fresh and local ice cream in the entire state, look no further!
5. Gray's Ice Cream, Tiverton
If you're looking for an amazing local ice cream option in Tiverton, look no further! Gray's Ice Cream has been around for years and continues to serve ice cream deliciousness.
6. Brickley's Ice Cream, Narragansett
Brickley's Ice Cream is a Narragansett tradition and makes for the perfect pit stop after a long hot day at the beach.
7. Kilwin's, Newport
While Newport offers many great choices for ice cream, Kilwin's has some of the highest reviews around! They also offer many other tasty treats.
8. Ice Cream Machine, Cumberland
This delicious ice cream shop features tons of amazing flavors, picnic tables, and other great things! Find them on Diamond Hill Road in Cumberland.
9. Vanilla Bean, Wakefield
Everything about Vanilla Bean says classic New England ice cream shack! From its adorable little store front, sundaes, and great flavors, there are so many reasons to check this place out on your way to, or from Matunuck Beach.
10. Papa's Ice Cream, Warwick
Papa's Ice Cream is the perfect choice to satisfy all of your ice cream cravings! Find them in Warwick.
11. Hill-Top Creamery, East Greenwich
Opening day at Hill-Top is an unforgettable Rhode Island experience. You might wait in line for a while, but it's all worth it once you have your ice cream in hand!
12. Sunshine Creamery, Rumford
The combination of the gigantic scoop sizes and amazing waitstaff at this fun and friendly ice cream shop makes it a great choice! Find them in Rumford close to Providence's East Side.