Pittsburgh April 23, 2017
This Mouthwatering Ice Cream Trail In Pittsburgh Is All You’ve Ever Dreamed Of And More
Spring’s here and there’s no better way to stay cool as the days grow warmer and longer than with a scrumptious ice cream treat. Fortunately, Pittsburgh’s bursting with enchanting ice cream shops. Indulge in some of the best ice cream in the Burgh when you journey along this ice cream trail through Pittsburgh.
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Spend a delightful spring afternoon journeying from one enchanting ice cream parlor to the next on this 33 mile ice cream trail through Pittsburgh that takes just over an hour and 15 minutes, not including time for sampling ice cream at each stop.
1. Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor – 2801 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Grab a stool at the counter at Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor for an old-fashioned experience. The traditional ice cream parlor debuted in 1923 and again in 1999 after a 20 year absence. Peruse the menu that boasts such delectable treats as ice cream floats, ice cream sodas, and sundaes. Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor welcomes guests Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.
2. Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream –232 South Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Tantalize your taste buds with a variety of unique flavors - coconut lime sorbet, lavender, and spiced prune - at Mille's Homemade Ice Cream. Flavors change regularly so Millie's advises calling ahead (412-404-8853) to find out if a certain flavor you want is available. Stop by Millie's Homemade Ice Cream Sunday through Thursday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
3. Page Dairy Mart – 4600 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210
Next stop: Page Dairy Mart on the South Side. The traditional ice cream stand - open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. - boasts an impressive menu of snacks and ice cream treats, including the hot cinnamon bun sundae, the raspberry almond torte sundae, and the electric banana sundae. Page Dairy Mart also offers more than a dozen flavors of soft serve ice cream.
4. Dave & Andy’s – 207 Atwood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Get ready for a delicious challenge at your next stop. Dave & Andy's Homemade Ice Cream boasts more than 200 different ice cream flavors, such as chocolate and peanut butter, s'mores, and birthday cake. Visit Dave & Andy's Homemade Ice Cream Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m.
5. The Flying Squirrel – 241 East Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106
On a sugar high yet? It's just going to get even sweeter at your next stop: The Flying Squirrel, a vintage toy and candy shop that features handmade ice cream. Work up an appetite browsing the toys from your childhood and picking out your favorite penny candies before ordering a scrumptious ice cream cone. The Flying Squirrel is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
6. Sarris Candies – 511 Adams Avenue, Canonsburg, PA 15317
The final destination on this ice cream trail through Pittsburgh brings us to perhaps one of the most popular candy stores in the area. Sarris Candies features rows and rows of fresh chocolate candy and, after you're done filling up your shopping basket, head to the ice cream parlor at the opposite end of the shop. The old-fashioned ice cream parlor features countless ice cream treats, including ice cream floats, ice cream sundaes, milkshakes, and ice cream cones. Sarris Candies is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Still craving even
more ice cream after embarking on the ultimate ice cream trail through Pittsburgh? No worries. Here are several more ice cream shops in the Burgh you’ll definitely want to try.