Hot summer days are upon us and we here at California Limited are all screaming for ice cream! In search of the perfect, icy-cold treat, we've compiled a list of 15 popular California ice cream parlors that you just have to visit.
15 Popular California Cream Parlors
This classic Los Angeles establishment has it all - including great reviews. If you're in Southern California, a trip to Milk must be on your list!
With a few Southern California store options to choose from, find a N'ice Cream near you and get ready to enjoy organic, frozen goodness! Ok, so it's gelato...it's almost
ice cream ;)
Flickr by Tiny Insomniac
Get the scoop on Scoops Westside in East Hollywood from their simple website and awesome
commercial (really, you've got to check it out
). They claim handmade dairy and non-dairy options and take suggestions for flavors from patrons.
Flickr by Liliana Fuchs
Screamin Mim's makes the popular California ice cream parlors list due to its ice cream made fresh daily from all-natural and local Sonoma products.
Flickr by St0rmz
Founded in 1940, Gunther's is still around for a reason. If you're in Sacramento, make sure you grab a picture of "Jugglin' Joe", the stores neon sign that shows "Joe" tossing a ball of ice cream onto a cone.
Flickr by Thomas Hawk
This popular San Francisco ice cream parlor and bakeshop boasts hand made (down to the fun, mixed in ingredients like brownies or peanut brittle) ice cream that will blow you away with its surprising flavors and unique combinations.
Flickr by Keith McDuffee
Gaining rave reviews on yelp
and Facebook, another well-known San Francisco ice cream parlor is Mr. & Mrs. Miscellaneous. They are reported to have unusual but delightfully tasty flavors.
Flickr by joel kabahit
If you've seen Disney's Up
, you may remember Fenton's Creamery from it. Located in San Francisco, this ice cream parlor is worth a visit for its long-standing history alone, not to mention it's delicious frozen treats!
Founded in 1950, Loard's Ice Cream in San Leandro is a standing testament to old fashioned ice cream. It had to be included in our list!
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Organic and offering flavors you've never dreamed of, Tara's Organic Ice Cream (TOIC) can be found in Oakland, Berkeley, Pleasanton, a mobile trike (we're not even kidding), and many other locations
that serve their fun flavors. There is no way around trying their amazing flavors!
Flickr by Jessica Merz
This San Francisco, family-owned ice cream parlor makes their flavors daily and in small batches to guarantee freshness.
Flickr by madlyinlovewithlife
Historic and timeless, Farrell's has a location in Sacramento and many locations
in Southern California.
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Known for their cupcakes, Sprinkles ice cream is just as popular. Stop by their Beverly Hills location and you just may see a Hollywood celebrity
Locally sourced and handmade, this Santa Ana ice cream shop will give you the perfect ice cream cone to put a smile on your face!
Flickr by ulterior epicure
Ici Ice makes everything from only the best organic products right down to their vanilla beans. Stop by this Berkeley shop and enjoy a cool and sweet treat.
Flickr by Kelly Bone We've shared our favorites, but did we miss yours? Let us know some of the popular California ice cream parlors you like to visit in the comments below!
Cover Photo: Flickr by madlyinlovewithlife
Source: Red Tricycle
, CBS Los Angeles