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Discover the 16 Coolest Ice Cream Shops in Las Vegas for Triple-Digit Temperatures

Where to find the best ice cream in the Valley

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Although Mother Nature has been kind so far this season, it won’t be long before Southern Nevada will hit daily highs into the 100s. Now is the time to think about cooling down with your choice of ice cream, custard, frozen yogurt, and popsicles, all of which can be found in abundance in the Las Vegas Valley.

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Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt

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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.

<span data-author="-1">A scoop of Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream</span>
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
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Sorry Not Sorry Creamery

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All of the ice cream here is made in small batches with exciting flavors. Go for cinnatoast swirl, campfire s’mores, brown sugar milk tea with boba, ube honeycomb, and whiskey bananas foste.

Sweet Addiction Cookies & Ice Cream

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Create a customized ice cream sandwich with fresh-baked cookies and Thrifty ice cream. 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.

Sweet Addiction
Sweet Addiction
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Smitten Ice Cream

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The San Francisco-based Smitten Ice Cream started when founder, Robyn Sue Fisher, invented and patented her own ice cream machine that could churn ultra-smooth scoops in less than 90 seconds. Choose from four rotating flavors daily at The Sundry, and watch them make it in front of you. 

Three cups of ice cream with multiple scoops in each. The middle cup has a waffle bowl in it, and all three have white plastic spoons.
Smitten Ice Cream at The Sundry
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Salt & Straw Ice Cream

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Salt & Straw fans can indulge in an exciting menu featuring 12 classic flavors like Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons and Honey Lavender, as well as a rotating monthly menu that reflects reflects culinary trends, seasonality of ingredients, and relevant cultural moments.

Two ice cream cones with single scoops being help up to the storefront sign that says Salt &amp; Straw.
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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.

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Blue sea salt ice cream at Scoop LV
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Sticks & Shakes

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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. Additional locations include those at 3655 Durango Drive and the Galleria at Sunset.

Hand-scooping ice cream at Sticks &amp; Shakes
Sticks & Shakes
Sticks & Shakes

Sloan’s Ice Cream

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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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Secret Creamery

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Secret Creamery creates batches of ice cream in clever flavor combinations right behind Fashion Show Las Vegas. 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
Secret Creamery.
Secret Creamery

Craig's Vegan

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For a luxe ice cream option that everyone in your group will be able to enjoy, stop into this ice creamery at Resorts World Las Vegas. The LA-based shop has frozen treats in creamy flavors like like Perfectly Chocolate, Kursten’s PB Krunch, and Melrose Mint Chip. And it’s all vegan.

Afters Ice Cream

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This Southern California-based ice cream spot is best known for its over-the-top flavors, bright blue Cookie Monster ice cream, and the Milky Bun. The bun sandwiches a hot glazed doughnut with the ice cream flavor of your choice for a hot and cold treat, available until late night at the Virgin Las Vegas.

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.

<span data-author="-1">A scoop of frozen&nbsp;custard</span>
Luv-It Frozen Custard
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Lappert’s Ice Cream

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This Hawaiian import inside the California Hotel & Casino serves tropical flavors such as Manila mango, Costa Rican plantain cajeta, Mexican chocolate cinnamon swirl, and Philippine macapuno-peach sorbet.

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Lappert’s Ice Cream
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We All Scream

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Equal parts ice cream shop and nightclub, this Fremont Street bar doesn’t open until 10 p.m. on Thursdays through Saturdays. Sure, you can order a drink at the bar and vibe out with pop music in the main room or hip hop up on the ice cream truck roof, but you can also indulge with ice cream in flavors like fluffy Nutella, frozen s’mores, and sour cherry apple pie.

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.

Thick milkshakes called concretes at <span data-author="-1">Nielsen’s Frozen&nbsp;Custard</span>
Concretes at Nielsen’s Frozen Custard
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La Flor de Michoacan Ice Cream Shop

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La Flor de Michoacan specializes in frozen Mexican treats, including paletas, fruit popsicles with chunks of hand-cut fruit. The ice cream shop, with a new location at Boulder Station Hotel and Casino, also serves shaved ice, mango sorbet chamangos, and ice creams in flavors like rose petal, guava, chamoy.

The front of La Flor de Michoacan Ice Cream Shop
La Flor de Michoacan Ice Cream Shop at Boulder Station Hotel and Casino
Boulder Station Hotel and Casino

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt

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.

<span data-author="-1">A scoop of Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream</span>
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream/Facebook

Sorry Not Sorry Creamery

All of the ice cream here is made in small batches with exciting flavors. Go for cinnatoast swirl, campfire s’mores, brown sugar milk tea with boba, ube honeycomb, and whiskey bananas foste.

Sweet Addiction Cookies & Ice Cream

Create a customized ice cream sandwich with fresh-baked cookies and Thrifty ice cream. 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.

Sweet Addiction
Sweet Addiction
Sweet Addiction [Official Site]

Smitten Ice Cream

The San Francisco-based Smitten Ice Cream started when founder, Robyn Sue Fisher, invented and patented her own ice cream machine that could churn ultra-smooth scoops in less than 90 seconds. Choose from four rotating flavors daily at The Sundry, and watch them make it in front of you. 

Three cups of ice cream with multiple scoops in each. The middle cup has a waffle bowl in it, and all three have white plastic spoons.
Smitten Ice Cream at The Sundry
Angelo Clinton

Salt & Straw Ice Cream

Salt & Straw fans can indulge in an exciting menu featuring 12 classic flavors like Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons and Honey Lavender, as well as a rotating monthly menu that reflects reflects culinary trends, seasonality of ingredients, and relevant cultural moments.

Two ice cream cones with single scoops being help up to the storefront sign that says Salt &amp; Straw.
Salt & Straw Ice Cream at Uncommons.
Courtesy of Salt & Straw Ice Cream

Scoop LV

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.

Blue ice cream
Blue sea salt ice cream at Scoop LV
Scoop LV/Facebook

Sticks & Shakes

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. Additional locations include those at 3655 Durango Drive and the Galleria at Sunset.

Hand-scooping ice cream at Sticks &amp; Shakes
Sticks & Shakes
Sticks & Shakes

Sloan’s Ice Cream

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
Amelinda B Lee

Secret Creamery

Secret Creamery creates batches of ice cream in clever flavor combinations right behind Fashion Show Las Vegas. 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
Secret Creamery.
Secret Creamery

Craig's Vegan

For a luxe ice cream option that everyone in your group will be able to enjoy, stop into this ice creamery at Resorts World Las Vegas. The LA-based shop has frozen treats in creamy flavors like like Perfectly Chocolate, Kursten’s PB Krunch, and Melrose Mint Chip. And it’s all vegan.

Afters Ice Cream

This Southern California-based ice cream spot is best known for its over-the-top flavors, bright blue Cookie Monster ice cream, and the Milky Bun. The bun sandwiches a hot glazed doughnut with the ice cream flavor of your choice for a hot and cold treat, available until late night at the Virgin Las Vegas.

Luv-It Frozen Custard

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.

<span data-author="-1">A scoop of frozen&nbsp;custard</span>
Luv-It Frozen Custard
Luv-It Frozen Custard/Facebook

Lappert’s Ice Cream

This Hawaiian import inside the California Hotel & Casino serves tropical flavors such as Manila mango, Costa Rican plantain cajeta, Mexican chocolate cinnamon swirl, and Philippine macapuno-peach sorbet.

<span data-author="-1">Lappert’s Ice&nbsp;Cream storefront</span>
Lappert’s Ice Cream
Boyd Gaming

We All Scream

Equal parts ice cream shop and nightclub, this Fremont Street bar doesn’t open until 10 p.m. on Thursdays through Saturdays. Sure, you can order a drink at the bar and vibe out with pop music in the main room or hip hop up on the ice cream truck roof, but you can also indulge with ice cream in flavors like fluffy Nutella, frozen s’mores, and sour cherry apple pie.

Nielsen’s Frozen Custard

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.

Thick milkshakes called concretes at <span data-author="-1">Nielsen’s Frozen&nbsp;Custard</span>
Concretes at Nielsen’s Frozen Custard
Nielsen’s Frozen Custard/Facebook

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La Flor de Michoacan Ice Cream Shop

La Flor de Michoacan specializes in frozen Mexican treats, including paletas, fruit popsicles with chunks of hand-cut fruit. The ice cream shop, with a new location at Boulder Station Hotel and Casino, also serves shaved ice, mango sorbet chamangos, and ice creams in flavors like rose petal, guava, chamoy.

The front of La Flor de Michoacan Ice Cream Shop
La Flor de Michoacan Ice Cream Shop at Boulder Station Hotel and Casino
Boulder Station Hotel and Casino

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