Special Report

Best Ice Cream Parlor in Every State, According to Yelp

Source: Courtesy of Rose Rock Microcreamery via Facebook

Oklahoma: Rose Rock Microcreamery
> Yelp rating: 5 / 5 stars
> Location: Tulsa

As the name implies, Rose Rock Microcreamery makes their ice cream in very small batches, and it’s all-natural, hand-crafted, and super dense and creamy. As many local ingredients as possible go into their nine traditional and nine limited-run flavors, which run the gamut from blackberry-sage to banana pudding to their signature Rose Rock, made with strawberry, pecan, and chocolate.

Source: Courtesy of Bontà Natural Artisan Gelato via Facebook

Oregon: Bontà Natural Artisan Gelato
> Yelp rating: 5 / 5 stars
> Location: Bend

Many of the small-batch ice creams dished up at Bontà are made with ingredients sourced from the Oregon countryside. Signature flavors include Tumalo lavender and honey and peanut butter-chocolate fudge, and rotating seasonal flavors include lemon curd, sweet potato pie, and rhubarb swirl.

Source: Courtesy of Sarah J. via Yelp

Pennsylvania: Treat – Ice Cream and Liège Waffles
> Yelp rating: 5 / 5 stars
> Location: Pittsburgh

This charming ice cream parlor serves up to 30 ice cream flavors at any given time, all made with local dairy. Be sure to also order a fresh Liège-style Belgian waffle, which is made with a thick batter that resembles bread dough and is studded with pearl sugar.

Source: Photo by Genevieve R. via Yelp

Rhode Island: Tricycle Ice Cream
> Yelp rating: 5 / 5 stars
> Location: Providence

Founded as a roving three-wheeled cart in Providence in 2014, Tricycle Ice Cream is today a beloved ice cream shop that’s famous for its dipped ice cream cones, sandwiches, and tacos. Don’t miss the popular banana pudding ice cream sandwich or peanut butter & chocolate chip ice cream taco.

Source: Courtesy of Melt via Facebook

South Carolina: Melt
> Yelp rating: 5 / 5 stars
> Location: Myrtle Beach

A Myrtle beach must-visit, Melt is located just steps from the water. They’re using only the best available ingredients to create unique and exciting ice cream flavors, like white chocolate ice cream with a ruby chocolate ganache swirl, brownie batter ice cream with caramel and Girl Scout cookie swirl, and red velvet cream cheese with an Oreo swirl.

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