“Winter” might be setting in around Florida, but our mild climate and gorgeous weather make it possible to enjoy the city’s ice cream shops year around. Whether you’re visiting or you’re a local, these spots give you a sweet taste of what Orlando’s all about.
Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream – 3114 Corrine Drive
Looking for local, handcrafted flavors at a reasonable price? Kelly’s is the place to be. They pride themselves on stepping outside of the box with their flavors, with creations like the blue velvet-based “Cookie Monster,” pumpkin, and candy cane appearing alongside classic favorites. Kelly’s also has a truck that can be found around Central Florida.
Check out their Facebook page here.
407 Café – 6784 Lake Ellenor Drive
If gelato is more your taste, 407 Café is where you need to be. Their gelatos are made by hand, along with their small sweet treats like pastries and macaroons. You can even stop in for a meal – they offer a full service menu to go along with your dessert.
More information can be found on their Facebook page here.
Goff’s Drive In – 25 W. Crystal Lake Street #160
Goff’s is more than just an ice cream shop, it’s a symbol of Orlando history. The walk-up ice cream stand has been around since 1948, and is still serving up some of the best frozen treats in the city to this day. Stop by for one of their signature sundaes on a Sunday.
The Greenery Creamery – 420 E. Church Street
Well known for their black-colored ice cream and cones, Greenery Creamery specializes in both their vegan flavors and sparkly crystal toppings. If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary in your Orlando ice cream experience, this is the place for you.
Snow City Ice Cream – 8935 Conroy Windermere Road
Looking for a more Asian-themed fare? Snow City is home to stir-fried ice cream that can be mixed with your choice of toppings and rolled to perfection right in front of you. They also offer Poke Bowls and Bubble tea to pair with your made-to-order sweets. Top it all off with fresh fruit for an even more refreshing treat.
The Soda Fountain – 2525 Edgewater Drive
More than just an ice cream shop, The Soda Fountain offers some of the best sundaes anywhere, made from decadent ingredients like Nutella, peanut butter, warm brownies, and chocolate turtles. Or try your favorite flavors mixed into a milkshake or sorbet spritzer with soda.
Check out their Facebook page: The Soda Fountain
Whether you’re in Orlando to visit friends and family or here on vacation to check out of all the famous attractions, book your stay at the Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando. We’re conveniently located, so be sure to try out some of the great low-cost, fast food dining options around the city. Book your stay today!