The Sweetest Treats: Explore Our Top 5 Ice Cream Shops in Palm Beach County
I scream, you scream, we all scream for … National Ice Cream Month! July is the perfect time to indulge in everyone's favorite frozen treat – ice cream! As we celebrate National Ice Cream Month, there's no better way to beat the south Florida summer heat than by indulging in a frozen treat. To honor this “national holiday,” we’ve come up with our five favorite ice cream shops in Palm Beach County.
Whit's Frozen Custard (ok, it’s not technically ice cream, but … so good!)
Located in the heart of Wellington, Whit's Frozen Custard has been serving mouthwatering frozen custard creations for years and has several locations in the Palm Beach area. Whit's offers a variety of flavors that rotate daily and monthly. They also have traditional favorites like vanilla and chocolate and seasonal flavors like strawberry, pumpkin, and mint. No matter when you go, there's always something to satisfy your sweet tooth. Don't forget to try their famous specialty creations, such as the Buckeye Madness, Caramel Apple, Brownie Blitz, and more!
This family-owned, “mom and pop” understands the meaning of the words customer service and quality! We’ve been going here for years, and they just opened another location in Juno Beach. With over 60 flavors to choose from, Loxahatchee Ice Cream is sure to satisfy all cravings. From Vanilla and Ghirardelli Chocolate to Lemon Crunch and Irish Cream, there's something for everyone. They also serve fresh brewed coffee, Acai bowls, malts, floats, smoothies, and custom ice cream cakes and pies.
Located off Clematis Street in West Palm Beach & in The Square, Sloan's Ice Cream stands out as an iconic destination for ice cream aficionados. This whimsical ice cream parlor features vibrant pink decor, playful murals, and a candy-filled wonderland that will transport you to a childlike dream. Beyond the atmosphere, Sloan's offers an impressive selection of handcrafted flavors, such as butter pecan, birthday cake, and coconut fudge. Indulge in their famous cookies 'n' cream sandwiches or try their inventive sundaes for a truly delightful experience. Sloan’s is a great place to take your out-of-town family and friends, as it’s located near downtown shopping and restaurants. Sloan’s has several south Florida locations which you can find on their website.
With over 75 years of expertise in creating frozen and chocolate treats, Kilwins has become a beloved destination for ice cream enthusiasts, and the only shop that sells authentic Superman ice cream! Their handcrafted ice cream is made from the finest ingredients and range from classic favorites like chocolate and vanilla to unique creations such as caramel sea salt and toasted coconut. Just walking into a Kilwins will delight your senses. Think homemade fudge, waffle cones, and caramel-covered popcorn. There are two locations in Palm Beach County: Jupiter and Lake Worth, and multiple stores across the country.
Another “not technically ice cream” but honorable, must-mention is Matty’s Gelato Factory in Juno Beach. This is a hidden gem but known and loved by locals and returning out-of-towners. Their hand-crafted gelato flavors are unique but made following traditional Italian techniques. This is probably because owner, Matthew Cairo, studied under a gelato master from Italy. After gaining experience making, tasting, and perfecting his gelato, he wanted to share his creations with the community.
Any of their wide range of yummy flavors will instantly transport you to Italy – ok maybe that’s a little farfetched. But you can’t go wrong with their classic favorites like creamy vanilla and chocolate or local favorites like salted caramel crunch and pistachio raspberry swirl. If you’re not a gelato lover now, you will be after visiting Matty’s.
Now we know there are tons of ice cream and other frozen treat shops in south Florida, so if you have a favorite that you’d like to mention, let us know and we’ll highlight it on our social media pages. And if you have any questions about the local real estate market, are looking to buy or sell, or just want to meet us for ice cream (our treat!), give me a call!
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