Best ice cream in Madison

Check out the top ice cream in Madison, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Memorial Union Terrace
1. Memorial Union Terrace
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58 local reviews
800 Langdon St, Madison
+1 608-265-3000
Movie theaterRestaurantPoint of interest
Marcia
Sitting on the Memorial Union Terrace overlooking the lake in the shadow of the Memorial Union is the place of…
Shawn
In the Summer, the Terrace is one of my favorite places in the U.S. Set on the Lake Mendota lake-shore, they…
Colin
The memorial terrace is a favorite Madison hangout spot. You can rent a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard…
1. Memorial Union Terrace
1. Memorial Union Terrace
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58 local reviews
800 Langdon St, Madison
+1 608-265-3000
Marcia
Marcia
Sitting on the Memorial Union Terrace overlooking the lake in the shadow of the Memorial Union is the place of choice for many students and…
Shawn
Shawn
In the Summer, the Terrace is one of my favorite places in the U.S. Set on the Lake Mendota lake-shore, they serve traditional grilled…
Colin
Colin
The memorial terrace is a favorite Madison hangout spot. You can rent a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard here. They also regularly have…
2. Babcock Hall Dairy Store
2. Babcock Hall Dairy Store
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7 local reviews
1605 Linden Drive, Madison
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 608-262-3045
FoodStorePoint of interest
Marcia
Great ice cream made right here at the University. Favorite flavors of ours are the Mocha Macchiato, Chocolate…
Donna
Great place to go for ice cream that is made right on campus. If it's lunch time, get a toasted cheese…
Sue
Associated with University of Wisconsin. Best ice cream in town...maybe in the world! Also serving…
2. Babcock Hall Dairy Store
2. Babcock Hall Dairy Store
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7 local reviews
1605 Linden Drive, Madison
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 608-262-3045
Marcia
Marcia
Great ice cream made right here at the University. Favorite flavors of ours are the Mocha Macchiato, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Blue Moon, and…
Donna
Donna
Great place to go for ice cream that is made right on campus. If it's lunch time, get a toasted cheese sandwich to go with, or just buy some…
Sue
Sue
Associated with University of Wisconsin. Best ice cream in town...maybe in the world! Also serving breakfasts, lunches and Ancora Coffee. …
3. State St
3. State St
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60 local reviews
State St, Madison
Route
Colin
This is the most famous street in downtown Madison, where you can find excellent restaurants, coffee shops,…
Donna
Enjoyable street to walk down and check out all the small shops along the way. End up at Memorial Union in the…
3. State St
3. State St
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60 local reviews
State St, Madison
Colin
Colin
This is the most famous street in downtown Madison, where you can find excellent restaurants, coffee shops, and ice cream, popular bars and…
Donna
Donna
Enjoyable street to walk down and check out all the small shops along the way. End up at Memorial Union in the summer and enjoy an ice cream…
4. Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.
4. Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.
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3 local reviews
2302 Atwood Ave, Madison
+1 608-204-2702
StorePoint of interestFood
Randy & Aaron
In the summer this is a must!!!! The line to the order window will be long and every neighbor will be hanging…
Courtney
This adorable walk-up ice cream shop becomes the neighborhood gathering spot during the summer months. There…
4. Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.
4. Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co.
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3 local reviews
2302 Atwood Ave, Madison
+1 608-204-2702
Randy & Aaron
Randy & Aaron
In the summer this is a must!!!! The line to the order window will be long and every neighbor will be hanging out eventually. Great ice…
Courtney
Courtney
This adorable walk-up ice cream shop becomes the neighborhood gathering spot during the summer months. There are a few tables and chairs and…
5. Merrimac Ferry
5. Merrimac Ferry
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2 local reviews
Merrimac Ferry
Route
Jeff
Take the Historic Merrimac Ferry across the lake either with your car, bike, motorcycle or walk and go by…
Shirlee
Free car ferry, short ride across Lake Wisconsin, ice cream on the Merrimac side!
5. Merrimac Ferry
5. Merrimac Ferry
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2 local reviews
Merrimac Ferry
Jeff
Jeff
Take the Historic Merrimac Ferry across the lake either with your car, bike, motorcycle or walk and go by foot! Get a scoop of ice cream at…
Shirlee
Shirlee
Free car ferry, short ride across Lake Wisconsin, ice cream on the Merrimac side!
6. Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
6. Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
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2 local reviews
2981 Triverton Pike Dr, Fitchburg
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(608) 283-9056
BakeryStoreFood
Mary
They have the BEST creamy, decadent ice cream around! My favorite is "This S&@! Just Got Serious," salted…
6. Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
6. Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
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2 local reviews
2981 Triverton Pike Dr, Fitchburg
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(608) 283-9056
Mary
Mary
They have the BEST creamy, decadent ice cream around! My favorite is "This S&@! Just Got Serious," salted caramel ice cream with sea salt,…
7. La Michoacana - Madison West
7. La Michoacana - Madison West
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2 local reviews
6712 Odana Rd, Madison
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 608-841-1123
StorePoint of interestFood
Alyssa & Esther
Unique homemade Mexican ice cream. The owner makes the ice cream right at the store. Try all sorts of…
Mia
Yummy mexican ice cream shop. Love the strawberries and cream "fresas y crema"
7. La Michoacana - Madison West
7. La Michoacana - Madison West
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2 local reviews
6712 Odana Rd, Madison
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 608-841-1123
Alyssa & Esther
Alyssa & Esther
Unique homemade Mexican ice cream. The owner makes the ice cream right at the store. Try all sorts of unusual flavors like tequila, mamey,…
Mia
Mia
Yummy mexican ice cream shop. Love the strawberries and cream "fresas y crema"
8. Stoughton Cinema Cafe
8. Stoughton Cinema Cafe
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3 local reviews
124 W Main St, Stoughton
Closed · Opens 11:45 AM
(608) 873-7484
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Emily And Paul
You can order a pizza ahead of time and have it show up when the movie starts! Huge scoops of ice cream and…
Jessica
Great place to eat and see a movie. You can get pizza, ice cream and snacks served to you during the movie.
8. Stoughton Cinema Cafe
8. Stoughton Cinema Cafe
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3 local reviews
124 W Main St, Stoughton
Closed · Opens 11:45 AM
(608) 873-7484
Emily And Paul
Emily And Paul
You can order a pizza ahead of time and have it show up when the movie starts! Huge scoops of ice cream and other good food along with…
Jessica
Jessica
Great place to eat and see a movie. You can get pizza, ice cream and snacks served to you during the movie.
9. Madison Chocolate Company
9. Madison Chocolate Company
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3 local reviews
729 Glenway St, Madison
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 608-286-1154
CafeStoreRestaurant
John
Located right next door is an independent, woman-owned chocolate shop and small cafe. They serve decadent…
9. Madison Chocolate Company
9. Madison Chocolate Company
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3 local reviews
729 Glenway St, Madison
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 608-286-1154
John
John
Located right next door is an independent, woman-owned chocolate shop and small cafe. They serve decadent sweets, gluten free house bakery,…