The weather is FINALLY starting to warm up which has got us craving one thing—ice cream! Luckily Pittsburgh has some great places to grab an ice cold sweet treat. Make your way through the city and its suburbs with this ice cream list we put together. It’s just a start, so stay tuned later this summer for more delicious mentions. If you’d like more information, links to the shops are in their titles.
Since 1951, Page Dairy Mart has been serving up seriously decadent ice cream. People can’t stop talking about their chocolate chip cookie sundae and their shakes are one of the best in the city. If you’re craving a classic dipped cone, this is the place to go.
There’s nothing better than strolling around Oakland and catching a whiff of Dave & Andy’s warm homemade waffle cones. Spend the summer trying the shop’s over 200 flavors of ice cream. Their birthday cake ice cream is to die for, as is their chocolate chip cookie dough. Watch out for fun and unique flavors added to the mix like chocolate bacon ice cream.
The Ohio staple has crossed the border into our lovely area with an outpost in Wexford. Enjoy summer-specific flavors like orange and cream and a light and airy banana chocolate chip flavor. New flavors just added include strawberry cheesecake and a strawberry chocolate chip as well as excellent sorbets and low glycemic flavors for those with diet restrictions.
Featuring the new rolled ice cream craze, NatuRoll in Lawrenceville is a must-try. Enjoy all your favorite toppings inside ice cream rolled up and kept ice cold. NatuRoll likes to have fun with its flavors and concoctions, so stop in for ice cream you can’t find anywhere else in the city.
This ice cream stand off of Camp Horne Rd. is a hidden gem. With new flavors to keep guests entertained like Hershey’s Midnight Caramel ice cream, Custards is one to try this summer. This dessert stand is perfect for the whole family as it offers shakes, sundaes, dipped cones and glaciers (their version of Dairy Queen blizzards).
We can’t wait to stop by these yummy ice cream shops this summer! Where are some of your favorite places to stop for ice cream in Pittsburgh? Here’s our follow up list… 5 More Places with Seriously Delicious Ice Cream in Pittsburgh!