D.C. June 26, 2017
These 11 Ice Cream Shops In Washington DC Will Make Your Sweet Tooth Go CRAZY
Summer is here and you might be craving some delicious ice cream in an attempt to stop from melting in the heat. Visit one of the 11 best ice cream shops in Washington DC to get that sugar fix and stay cool!
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1. Thomas Sweet Ice Cream
Even though Thomas Sweet isn’t originally from DC, it’s been adopted as a Georgetown classic. The ice cream is made in-house and you can opt to get blend ins or waffle cones.
3214 P St NW
2. Larry’s Homemade Ice Cream
Larry’s is a cute mom and pop shop that sells incredible homemade ice cream. One of the best things about Larry’s is trying the different flavors like cardamom almond and green tea ice cream. They also make fantastic cupcakes.
1633 Connecticut Ave NW
3. Momofuku Milk Bar
Milk Bar serves incredible cereal milk soft serve. It’s made with milk, cornflakes, brown sugar and it tastes just like milk at the bottom of a bowl! They also serve fantasy birthday layer cake ice cream.
1090 I St NW
4. Dolci Gelati Cafe
Dolci is technically a gelato place but it’s still earned a spot on the list. They have the most unique flavors in the district and are always switching up theirs. For instance, you can try saffron pistachio or cherry blossom.
1420 8th St NW
5. Dolcezza Artisanal Gelato
There are multiple Dolcezza locations around DC. They serve both gelato and ice cream made with high quality ingredients and a wide variety of flavors.
1704 Connecticut Ave NW
6. Ice Cream Jubilee
Ice Cream Jubilee have two locations, the original on Water Street and one on 14th and T Streets NW. They serve ice cream made with the best ingredients and they make the freshest flavors and have everything from Basil Goat cheese to Snickers Snickerdoodle to Coconut Lychee.
301 Water St SE
7. Trickling Springs Creamery
Trickling Springs Creamery has a spot in Union Market. Their ice cream is organic and non-GMO and is made with the cleanest ingredients. It also tastes delicious!
8. Love 'n Faith Community Cafe
Love ’n Faith is a charming neighborhood cafe that serves homemade liquid nitrogen ice cream. They also serve coffees and baked goods and it’s a favorite place for locals to hang out, connect and lounge.
2424 14th St NW
9. Pitango Gelato
Pitango has multiple locations in the city and they specialize in unprocessed ingredients in both their gelato and ice cream. They have the classic flavors but also serve some unique flavors as well.
10. Westray’s Finest Ice Cream
Westray’s is a food truck but it’s worth chasing down! Try their classics like chocolate or vanilla or if you feel adventurous, they serve Southern Maple Cornbread and Honey Buttermilk & Strawberry.
11. Captain Cookie and the Milkman
This delicious ice cream sandwich place started out as a food truck but they branched into their stand alone store. Their ice cream sandwiches are some of the best in town and they also serve vegan ice cream for vegans!
2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW
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