Best ice cream in Minneapolis

Check out the top ice cream in Minneapolis, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Cafe
1. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Cafe
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43 local reviews
1007 W Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 612-870-0065
StorePoint of interestFood
Luke & Katie
Homemade Minneapolis Ice Cream store. Really fun place with a lot of unique flavors. Very popular with locals…
Kirsten & Bruce
Coffee & Ice Cream, locally & artfully made. Their patio seating is a popular local hang-out on any decent…
Patrick
Rated one of the best ice cream shops in all of the Twin Cities by CityPages, Sebastian Joe's is only a few…
1. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Cafe
1. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Cafe
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43 local reviews
1007 W Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 612-870-0065
Luke & Katie
Luke & Katie
Homemade Minneapolis Ice Cream store. Really fun place with a lot of unique flavors. Very popular with locals and can be busy even until…
Kirsten & Bruce
Kirsten & Bruce
Coffee & Ice Cream, locally & artfully made. Their patio seating is a popular local hang-out on any decent weather day. If you like…
Patrick
Patrick
Rated one of the best ice cream shops in all of the Twin Cities by CityPages, Sebastian Joe's is only a few blocks from your doorstep.
2. Izzy's Ice Cream Cafe
2. Izzy's Ice Cream Cafe
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15 local reviews
2034 Marshall Ave, Union Park
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
+1 651-603-1458
StorePoint of interestFood
Heath
It's good it's not next door, because it their ice cream is dangerously good. It's a short drive to happy…
Julie
Our favorite Ice Cream shop. Premium ice cream handmade from Midwest cream. Handmade cones and even gluten…
Erin
Ice cream! Sustainably powered. Dairy and non-dairy options (including sorbet and soy-based). Every scoop gets…
2. Izzy's Ice Cream Cafe
2. Izzy's Ice Cream Cafe
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15 local reviews
2034 Marshall Ave, Union Park
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
+1 651-603-1458
Heath
Heath
It's good it's not next door, because it their ice cream is dangerously good. It's a short drive to happy times. Flavors range from classic…
Julie
Julie
Our favorite Ice Cream shop. Premium ice cream handmade from Midwest cream. Handmade cones and even gluten free cone options. Vegan/dairy…
Erin
Erin
Ice cream! Sustainably powered. Dairy and non-dairy options (including sorbet and soy-based). Every scoop gets a tiny 'izzy' scoop of…
3. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Shop
3. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Shop
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18 local reviews
4321 S Upton Ave, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens in 8 minutes
+1 612-926-7916
StorePoint of interestFood
Sheila
Nothing but the real deal. The way ice cream is supposed to be. My favorite is the Nicollet Pothole or…
Claudia
Wonderful ice cream. Coffee shop atmosphere with ice-cream, a fireplace and lovely indoor and outdoor…
Robert
10-minute drive. Local favorite for ice cream. Try the Nicollet Pothole. Discounts when the weather gets below…
3. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Shop
3. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Shop
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18 local reviews
4321 S Upton Ave, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens in 8 minutes
+1 612-926-7916
Sheila
Sheila
Nothing but the real deal. The way ice cream is supposed to be. My favorite is the Nicollet Pothole or Pavarotti. Their award winner is the…
Claudia
Claudia
Wonderful ice cream. Coffee shop atmosphere with ice-cream, a fireplace and lovely indoor and outdoor seating. Minnesotans eat ice cream…
Robert
Robert
10-minute drive. Local favorite for ice cream. Try the Nicollet Pothole. Discounts when the weather gets below freezing!
4. Grand Ole Creamery & Grand Pizza
4. Grand Ole Creamery & Grand Pizza
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14 local reviews
750 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 651-293-1655
BakeryRestaurantFood
Bonnie
Home made ice creams, and lots to choose from. Get it in a cup or a fresh made daily waffle cone. You can…
Paula
Best Homemade Ice Cream in Saint Paul. You can also have pizza there. Grand Avenue is a great place to…
Tess
Sure, they have pizza, but you're here for the ice cream. Too many flavors to mention and on freshly baked…
4. Grand Ole Creamery & Grand Pizza
4. Grand Ole Creamery & Grand Pizza
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14 local reviews
750 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 651-293-1655
Bonnie
Bonnie
Home made ice creams, and lots to choose from. Get it in a cup or a fresh made daily waffle cone. You can gain weight just smelling the…
Paula
Paula
Best Homemade Ice Cream in Saint Paul. You can also have pizza there. Grand Avenue is a great place to visit. Lots of restaurants and…
Tess
Tess
Sure, they have pizza, but you're here for the ice cream. Too many flavors to mention and on freshly baked waffle cones whose aroma wafts…
5. Milkjam Creamery
5. Milkjam Creamery
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16 local reviews
2743 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
(612) 424-4668
FoodStorePoint of interest
Lance
Known for creative ice cream flavors with offbeat names, Milkjam also serves sundaes and adult floats made…
Randy
Airy, modern ice cream shop serving inventive flavors with funky names, plus sundaes & boozy floats. …
Nicole
You'll spot this place by the constant line out the door once temps rise. The line is justified--worth the…
5. Milkjam Creamery
5. Milkjam Creamery
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16 local reviews
2743 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
(612) 424-4668
Lance
Lance
Known for creative ice cream flavors with offbeat names, Milkjam also serves sundaes and adult floats made with champagne or beer. Even ice…
Randy
Randy
Airy, modern ice cream shop serving inventive flavors with funky names, plus sundaes & boozy floats. Expensive but extremely popular! …
Nicole
Nicole
You'll spot this place by the constant line out the door once temps rise. The line is justified--worth the wait and drive if ice cream is…
6. Minnehaha Falls
6. Minnehaha Falls
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260 local reviews
Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis
Natural featureEstablishment
Melissa
Beautiful park with natural falls only two miles away. Can get food, ice cream and rent bikes. Dog park not…
Heath
Large waterfall very close to home. Most photographed spot in MN! Sea Salt is right there (only open in…
Jerry
Minnehaha Falls is a place most people visit when coming to Minneapolis. While there, you can look at the…
6. Minnehaha Falls
6. Minnehaha Falls
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260 local reviews
Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis
Melissa
Melissa
Beautiful park with natural falls only two miles away. Can get food, ice cream and rent bikes. Dog park not far from here. Minnehaha Park…
Heath
Heath
Large waterfall very close to home. Most photographed spot in MN! Sea Salt is right there (only open in Summer)and serves great seafood, po'…
Jerry
Jerry
Minnehaha Falls is a place most people visit when coming to Minneapolis. While there, you can look at the falls, walk along Minnehaha Creek…
7. Izzy's Ice Cream
7. Izzy's Ice Cream
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10 local reviews
1100 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 612-206-3356
FoodStorePoint of interest
Ian & Grace
Izzy's is a local ice cream shop that has truly phenomenal ice cream. They also do gluten-free and vegan…
Lance
Right along the Mississippi River - grab some ice cream and go walk around Gold Medal Park, down near the…
Kimberly
Best Ice Cream in the city! Walk across the stone arch bridge, check out Mill City Museum, and be sure to grab…
7. Izzy's Ice Cream
7. Izzy's Ice Cream
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10 local reviews
1100 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 612-206-3356
Ian & Grace
Ian & Grace
Izzy's is a local ice cream shop that has truly phenomenal ice cream. They also do gluten-free and vegan flavors that will rock your socks…
Lance
Lance
Right along the Mississippi River - grab some ice cream and go walk around Gold Medal Park, down near the river, catch a show at the…
Kimberly
Kimberly
Best Ice Cream in the city! Walk across the stone arch bridge, check out Mill City Museum, and be sure to grab a scoop
8. Sea Salt Eatery
8. Sea Salt Eatery
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62 local reviews
4825 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 612-721-8990
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Karen
Located at Minnehaha Falls this popular fish/seafood spot is excellent for a summers day/evening. They…
Amy
Fresh, delicious sea food, local brews, wine, ice cream, and live music in a casual outdoor setting. Only…
Gary
A fantastic outdoor eatery that is next to Minnehaha Falls, voted "Best Seafood" by City Pages magazine…
8. Sea Salt Eatery
8. Sea Salt Eatery
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62 local reviews
4825 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 612-721-8990
Karen
Karen
Located at Minnehaha Falls this popular fish/seafood spot is excellent for a summers day/evening. They speicialize in seafood, po boys, fish…
Amy
Amy
Fresh, delicious sea food, local brews, wine, ice cream, and live music in a casual outdoor setting. Only open during spring and summer. If…
Gary
Gary
A fantastic outdoor eatery that is next to Minnehaha Falls, voted "Best Seafood" by City Pages magazine several times. Highly recommend the…
9. Nokomis Beach Coffee
9. Nokomis Beach Coffee
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15 local reviews
4956 South 28th Avenue, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens in 8 minutes
+1 612-729-2190
CafeFoodStore
Sheryl
Quaint coffe shop with wifi that serves sandwiches, ice cream, and desserts. Outdoor seating in good weather…
Mike
Small coffee show. Ice cream, sandwiches and pastries. Great hangout, and very close to Lake Nokomis small…
Krisann
Great coffee, ice cream and sandwiches. Grab something to go and head down the hill to enjoy Lake Nokomis.
9. Nokomis Beach Coffee
9. Nokomis Beach Coffee
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15 local reviews
4956 South 28th Avenue, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens in 8 minutes
+1 612-729-2190
Sheryl
Sheryl
Quaint coffe shop with wifi that serves sandwiches, ice cream, and desserts. Outdoor seating in good weather. Close proximity to Lake…
Mike
Mike
Small coffee show. Ice cream, sandwiches and pastries. Great hangout, and very close to Lake Nokomis small beach.
Krisann
Krisann
Great coffee, ice cream and sandwiches. Grab something to go and head down the hill to enjoy Lake Nokomis.
10. Sonny's Ice Cream Cafe
10. Sonny's Ice Cream Cafe
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6 local reviews
3403 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 612-824-3868
CafeRestaurantFood
Tom
This cafe is known for Sonny's ice cream which they make right there! But I love the Italian style outdoor…
Michael
Right down the street! This place is an excellent neighborhood cafe. The ice cream is amazing with an odd but…
Steve
Cafe specializing in imaginative small-batch ice cream, plus pizza & wine (limited winter hours).
10. Sonny's Ice Cream Cafe
10. Sonny's Ice Cream Cafe
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6 local reviews
3403 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 612-824-3868
Tom
Tom
This cafe is known for Sonny's ice cream which they make right there! But I love the Italian style outdoor seating with all the pots and…
Michael
Michael
Right down the street! This place is an excellent neighborhood cafe. The ice cream is amazing with an odd but good selection.
Steve
Steve
Cafe specializing in imaginative small-batch ice cream, plus pizza & wine (limited winter hours).
11. World Street Kitchen
11. World Street Kitchen
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21 local reviews
2743 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 612-424-8855
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Lance
Delicious street food featuring flavors from across the globe – from Asia to the Caribbean to the Mediterranea…
Noah
Great food! Try the Brussel sprouts, they are UH MAY ZING! Then go over to Milk Jam (Right Next Door) for some…
Mara
Counter-style global-inspired food. Next door is Milkjam, an inventive ice cream place with justifiably long…
11. World Street Kitchen
11. World Street Kitchen
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21 local reviews
2743 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 612-424-8855
Lance
Lance
Delicious street food featuring flavors from across the globe – from Asia to the Caribbean to the Mediterranean and everything in between —…
Noah
Noah
Great food! Try the Brussel sprouts, they are UH MAY ZING! Then go over to Milk Jam (Right Next Door) for some delicious ice cream.
Mara
Mara
Counter-style global-inspired food. Next door is Milkjam, an inventive ice cream place with justifiably long lines.
12. Gold Medal Park
12. Gold Medal Park
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14 local reviews
Second Street and 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis
+1 612-904-5607
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Greg & Emily
Beautiful Park inside Downtown. It is on the Mississippi River. Izzy's Ice Cream is across the street! Drive,…
Zach And Betsy
Nice, grassy downtown park with Izzy's ice cream nearby.
12. Gold Medal Park
12. Gold Medal Park
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14 local reviews
Second Street and 11th Avenue South, Minneapolis
+1 612-904-5607
Greg & Emily
Greg & Emily
Beautiful Park inside Downtown. It is on the Mississippi River. Izzy's Ice Cream is across the street! Drive, Bike, or walk across the…
Zach And Betsy
Zach And Betsy
Nice, grassy downtown park with Izzy's ice cream nearby.