Portland March 16, 2017
There’s Nothing Better Than This Mouthwatering Ice Cream Trail In Portland
Artisan foods are nothing new in Portland. In fact, there are so many great handcrafted ice cream producers that it just doesn’t make sense to go anywhere but one of these great local businesses to get the best ice cream possible. If you are looking to indulge, try these great small batch ice cream shops peppered all around town.
1. What's The Scoop?
Using locally sourced ingredients, hormone-free cream, and sustainable business practices, What's The Scoop? crafts some seriously memorable ice cream. Their regular flavor Brown Butter Almond Brittle is worth the trip alone. What's The Scoop is located at 3540 N Williams Avenue as well as a new South Waterfront location at 0664 SW Gaines Street.
2. Fifty Licks
Starting as a food truck and growing into a storefront, this small shop delivers some seriously creamy goodness. Making its custard base from scratch using cream, sugar, and egg yolks, Fifty Licks serves up French-style ice cream with a Portland twist. Their Blood Orange Creamsicle is every bit as good as it sounds. Fifty Licks is located at 2021 SE Clinton Street.
3. Salt and Straw
The leader in small batch ice cream production in Portland, Salt and Straw has grown into an institution with locations in Los Angeles and San Francisco. You are most likely going to have to wait in a long line, but that Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons is worth it. Salt and Straw is located at 838 NW 23rd Avenue, 3345 SE Division Street, 2035 NE Alberta Street and in the Pine Street Market at 126 SW 2nd Avenue.
4. Cool Moon Ice Cream Company
With a treasure trove over over 200 flavors, Cool Moon features 28 at any given time. From the rosewater-infused Kulfi to their fresh and seasonal Oregon berry blends, Cool Moon is not to be missed. Cool Moon Ice Cream is located at 1105 NW Johnson Street.
5. Ruby Jewel
Family owned and operated, Ruby Jewel has been serving scoops in Portland since 2004. Caramel with Salted Dark Chocolate and Oregon Strawberry are just two of their notable regular offerings. Their myriad of ice cream sandwiches allows you to take their goodness home with you. Ruby Jewel is located at 428 SW 12th Avenue, 3713 N. Mississippi Avenue and 4703 SE Hawthorne.
What is your favorite ice cream shop? Let us know in the comments below.