Fair warning: Massive ice cream craving ahead. You can’t escape it – especially living in the Burgh and being surrounded by charming ice cream parlors. Today, however, we pay homage to that deliciously creamy treat known as soft serve. Soft serve ice cream – whether in classic chocolate or vanilla or out-of-this-world grape or raspberry – just can’t be beat. Here are seven ice cream parlors that serve some of the best ice cream in Pittsburgh.
1. Page Dairy Mart
Join generations of Pittsburghers who visit Page Dairy Mart for a delicious ice cream treat (and a meal). Page Dairy Mart, a popular ice cream shop since 1951, boasts a scrumptious menu of soft serve flavors, including amaretto, banana, cheesecake, and peanut butter. Have your soft serve dipped in sprinkles, crushed peanuts, or another fun topping. Paige Dairy Mart is located at 4600 E Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15210.
2. Remember When Ice Cream
So, what type of soft serve are you in the mood for? Traditional chocolate, vanilla, or twist? Or, perhaps you’d prefer Dole Whip Soft Serve, a scrumptious treat without dairy and cholesterol? Whatever you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it at Remember When Ice Cream. Top your cup or cone of soft serve with such favorites as sprinkles, dip, or nuts. Visit Remember When Ice Cream at 3860 Chartiers Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15204.
3. Twisters Ice Cream
Mmm…mmm…sometimes soft serve is the only thing that hits the spot. Twisters Ice Cream offers the classic flavors – chocolate, vanilla, and twist – in a variety of sizes from baby to waffle cones. Or, take a pint or a quart home with you. Don’t forget to top your creamy treat with sprinkles, nuts, or crunchies. Indulge in soft serve at Twisters Ice Cream, located at 4210 Main St, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.
4. Antney’s Ice Cream
Indulge in a delicious soft serve cone, cup, or sundae. Antney’s Ice Cream features chocolate, vanilla, and twist. Add such terrific toppings as sprinkles or cone dip. Cone dips come in such fun flavors as cherry, cotton candy, and chocolate. Visit Antney’s Ice Cream at 1316 Poplar St., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
5. DiFiore’s Ice Cream Delite
Enjoy a spectacular view of Mount Washington as you enjoy your soft serve ice cream from DiFiore’s Ice Cream Delite. Grab your ice cream to go then head to the observation deck near the Monongahela Incline for sweeping views of the city skyline. DiFiore’s Ice Cream Delite is located at 120 Shiloh St., Pittsburgh, PA 15211.
6. Dairy Delite
Relive those balmy summer evenings when going for ice cream was the highlight of the day. Order your soft serve in chocolate, vanilla, or twist with crunchies or toasted coconut topping. Other popular desserts include milkshakes and cyclones. Stop by Dairy Delite at 413 Bower Hill Rd., Bridgeville, PA 15017.
7. Emmerling Ice Cream
Every trip to Emmerling Ice Cream’s a treat, especially with the soft serve flavor of the week. Popular flavors include black raspberry, coconut, peanut butter chocolate, and peach. Or, how about a scrumptious sundae, such as the banana waffle sundae starring banana soft serve ice cream? Emmerling Ice Cream is located at 932 PA-910, Cheswick, PA 15024.
Craving some delightfully delicious ice cream right now? Visit one of these shops that feature self serve ice cream in Pittsburgh. Or, embark on this scrumptious
ice cream trail that crisscrosses the Burgh.