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Ice cream, custard — whatever you want in the creamy dairy-product world you can find in Las Vegas. Here, 10 killer spots to fulfill your ice cream needs, all presented from north to south.

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1. Lappert’s Ice Cream

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12 E Ogden Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 385-1222
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Run, don’t walk, to the best excuse to head to Downtown Las Vegas for ice cream. This Hawaiian import inside the California serves tropical flavors such as Manila mango, Costa Rican plantain cajeta, Mexican chocolate cinnamon swirl, and Philippine macapuno-peach sorbet. Do try something with macadamia nuts.

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Lappert’s Ice Cream
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2. Luv-It Frozen Custard

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505 E Oakey Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 384-6452
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You’ll find only vanilla, chocolate, and two special flavors daily at this local favorite. The specials are worth seeking out. Or go for the Western sundae with hot fudge, hot caramel, and buttered, roasted, salted pecans made in shop daily. Luv-It sold 12,000 of them in 2019.

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3. Sticks & Shakes

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3200 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 541-8855
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Sticks & Shakes has more than 500 milkshakes to choose from, as well as desserts on sticks including gelato, sorbet, fruit, and cheesecake all made in the store. Find it at 3655 Durango Drive, Fashion Show mall, and the Galleria at Sunset.

Sticks &amp; Shakes
Sticks & Shakes
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4. Secret Creamery

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3449 S Sammy Davis Jr Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 858-2253
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Secret Creamery creates batches of ice cream in clever flavor combinations right behind Fashion Show. It’s one of the few licensed ice cream manufacturers in Nevada, churning out flavors such as ube, brownie, toasted marshmallow, strawberry rose, fig and honey, and more exotic flavors such as dragon fruit, mango, blueberry goat cheese, and 24-month aged Parmesan.

Ube ice cream in a cup with a cone on top
Ube ice cream at Secret Creamery
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5. Sloan’s Ice Cream

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Grand Canal Shoppes
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 776-6200
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The ice cream has become Sloan‘s famous draw, especially the themed sundaes, filling a beach sand pail complete with shovel, a flower pot, and Tracy’s Kitchen Sink, built with 12 scoops, every topping, gobs of whipped cream, and cherries — all served in a real sink. Find this Willy Wonka world at the Grand Canal Shoppes.

The Sandcastle Sundae at Sloan’s Ice Cream
The Sandcastle Sundae at Sloan’s Ice Cream
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6. Gus Dean's Ice Cream

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3355 S Las Vegas Blvd SPC 2180
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Gus Dean’s ice cream shop features classic chocolate and vanilla as well as Rebel Red with strawberry ice cream, almonds, and chocolate cookie pieces. Other flavors include fudge brownie, very cherry chocolate, mint chocolate chip, cookies and cream, butter pecan, butter almond, and salted caramel, plus coffee, mocha, and espresso. Customers can order waffle cones, cups, shakes, or a three-scoop flight. Find it at Pawn Plaza, the Meadows Mall, Grand Canal Shoppes, and UNLV.

Scoops of ice cream
Gus Dean’s Ice Cream
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7. Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt

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10170 West Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89147
(702) 749-9299
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Ohio-based Handel’s took Las Vegas by storm with flavors such as banana cream pie, blueberry cobbler, New York-style cheesecake, and coconut cream pie. Definitely order a Handel Pop, ice cream on a stick covered with dark chocolate.

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Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
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8. Sweet Addiction Cookies & Ice Cream

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5615 S Ft. Apache Road, Suite #160
Las Vegas, NV 89148
(702) 900-7350
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Take the chance to create a customized ice cream sandwich for less than $4. Diners can choose from 13 cookie options such as snickerdoodle or Tuxedo (white and regular chocolate chip) and from 17 ice cream flavors such as black cherry, chocolate malted crunch, strawberry cheesecake, or birthday cake.

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Sweet Addiction
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9. Scoop LV

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7377 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89139

Find flavors such as blue sea salt, Hokkaido milk tea, Nutella banana, and cereal-filled Fruity Pebbles or Reese’s Puffs as well as vegan options in ube or cookie monster.

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Blue sea salt ice cream at Scoop LV
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10. Nielsen’s Frozen Custard

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9480 S Eastern Ave #100
Las Vegas, NV 89123
(702) 451-4711
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This ice cream shop is a nod to nostalgia with pieces restored on American Restoration. Try one of the concretes, a very thick shake you eat with a spoon.

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Concretes at Nielsen’s Frozen Custard
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1. Lappert’s Ice Cream

12 E Ogden Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
<span data-author="-1">Lappert’s Ice&nbsp;Cream</span>
Lappert’s Ice Cream
Boyd Gaming [Official Site]

Run, don’t walk, to the best excuse to head to Downtown Las Vegas for ice cream. This Hawaiian import inside the California serves tropical flavors such as Manila mango, Costa Rican plantain cajeta, Mexican chocolate cinnamon swirl, and Philippine macapuno-peach sorbet. Do try something with macadamia nuts.

12 E Ogden Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101

2. Luv-It Frozen Custard

505 E Oakey Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104
<span data-author="-1">Luv-It Frozen&nbsp;Custard</span>
Luv-It Frozen Custard
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You’ll find only vanilla, chocolate, and two special flavors daily at this local favorite. The specials are worth seeking out. Or go for the Western sundae with hot fudge, hot caramel, and buttered, roasted, salted pecans made in shop daily. Luv-It sold 12,000 of them in 2019.

505 E Oakey Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89104

3. Sticks & Shakes

3200 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Sticks &amp; Shakes
Sticks & Shakes
Sticks & Shakes [Official Site]

Sticks & Shakes has more than 500 milkshakes to choose from, as well as desserts on sticks including gelato, sorbet, fruit, and cheesecake all made in the store. Find it at 3655 Durango Drive, Fashion Show mall, and the Galleria at Sunset.

3200 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

4. Secret Creamery

3449 S Sammy Davis Jr Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Ube ice cream in a cup with a cone on top
Ube ice cream at Secret Creamery
Secret Creamery [Official Site]

Secret Creamery creates batches of ice cream in clever flavor combinations right behind Fashion Show. It’s one of the few licensed ice cream manufacturers in Nevada, churning out flavors such as ube, brownie, toasted marshmallow, strawberry rose, fig and honey, and more exotic flavors such as dragon fruit, mango, blueberry goat cheese, and 24-month aged Parmesan.

3449 S Sammy Davis Jr Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89109

5. Sloan’s Ice Cream

Grand Canal Shoppes, Las Vegas, NV 89117
The Sandcastle Sundae at Sloan’s Ice Cream
The Sandcastle Sundae at Sloan’s Ice Cream
Amelinda B Lee

The ice cream has become Sloan‘s famous draw, especially the themed sundaes, filling a beach sand pail complete with shovel, a flower pot, and Tracy’s Kitchen Sink, built with 12 scoops, every topping, gobs of whipped cream, and cherries — all served in a real sink. Find this Willy Wonka world at the Grand Canal Shoppes.

Grand Canal Shoppes
Las Vegas, NV 89117

6. Gus Dean's Ice Cream

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd SPC 2180, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Scoops of ice cream
Gus Dean’s Ice Cream
Gus Dean’s Ice Cream/Facebook

Gus Dean’s ice cream shop features classic chocolate and vanilla as well as Rebel Red with strawberry ice cream, almonds, and chocolate cookie pieces. Other flavors include fudge brownie, very cherry chocolate, mint chocolate chip, cookies and cream, butter pecan, butter almond, and salted caramel, plus coffee, mocha, and espresso. Customers can order waffle cones, cups, shakes, or a three-scoop flight. Find it at Pawn Plaza, the Meadows Mall, Grand Canal Shoppes, and UNLV.

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd SPC 2180
Las Vegas, NV 89109

7. Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt

10170 West Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89147
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Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream/Facebook

Ohio-based Handel’s took Las Vegas by storm with flavors such as banana cream pie, blueberry cobbler, New York-style cheesecake, and coconut cream pie. Definitely order a Handel Pop, ice cream on a stick covered with dark chocolate.

10170 West Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89147

8. Sweet Addiction Cookies & Ice Cream

5615 S Ft. Apache Road, Suite #160, Las Vegas, NV 89148
Sweet Addiction
Sweet Addiction
Sweet Addiction [Official Site]

Take the chance to create a customized ice cream sandwich for less than $4. Diners can choose from 13 cookie options such as snickerdoodle or Tuxedo (white and regular chocolate chip) and from 17 ice cream flavors such as black cherry, chocolate malted crunch, strawberry cheesecake, or birthday cake.

5615 S Ft. Apache Road, Suite #160
Las Vegas, NV 89148

9. Scoop LV

7377 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89139
Blue ice cream
Blue sea salt ice cream at Scoop LV
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Find flavors such as blue sea salt, Hokkaido milk tea, Nutella banana, and cereal-filled Fruity Pebbles or Reese’s Puffs as well as vegan options in ube or cookie monster.

7377 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89139

10. Nielsen’s Frozen Custard

9480 S Eastern Ave #100, Las Vegas, NV 89123
Concretes at <span data-author="-1">Nielsen’s Frozen&nbsp;Custard</span>
Concretes at Nielsen’s Frozen Custard
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This ice cream shop is a nod to nostalgia with pieces restored on American Restoration. Try one of the concretes, a very thick shake you eat with a spoon.

9480 S Eastern Ave #100
Las Vegas, NV 89123

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