It’s hot out there! The good news is there are plenty of great local places to enjoy the cold treat here in Richmond. Check out local shops and national vendors for you to fully enjoy a scoop in a cone, cup or smooshed between a cookie.
FAVORITE ICE CREAM SHOPS AROUND RICHMOND
Richmond on the Cheap’s favorite local ice cream shops:
•Bev’s Homemade – 2911 W Cary St.
•Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, 9101 Staples Mill Rd., Laurel Park, Virginia
•Celesti Gelati – Locations around Richmond
•Charm School – 311 W Broad St.
•Coco + Hazel, 411 North Ridge Rd., Richmond, Virginia
•The Dairy Bar – 1602 Roseneath Rd.
•Davvero Gelato mobile food cart
•DeLuca Gelato, 1362 Gaskins Rd.
•Frost Gelato, Short Pump
•Kilwins, Cary Street, Richmond
•King of Pops, 3001 W Clay St., Richmond, Virginia
•La Michoacana, (authentic Mexican-style ice cream) 7808 Midlophian Tnpk, Richmond, Virginia 23235 & 9110 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Chesterfield, Virginia 23237
•Moonrocks Gelato, 2400 W Main St., Richmond, Virginia 23220
•NarWhals Rolled Ice Cream – 3313 W Cary St.
•Nutty Buttery, 701 W. Clay Street, Richmond, Virginia 23220
•Ray’s Italian Water Ice and Frozen Custard, 3039 Lauderdale Dr., Henrico, Virginia
•Richland’s Dairy Farm, 116 Cox Rd., Blackstone, Virginia 23894.
•Ruby Scoops Ice Cream & Sweets, 120 W. Brookland Park Blvd, Richmond, VA
•SCOOP RVA – 403 Strawberry Street Richmond, VA 23220
•Stoplight Gelato – 405 Brook Road (According to social media appears to be temporarily closed)
•Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt numerous locations
•Sweet Spot Ice Cream Cafe, 6 N 18TH ST Richmond, VA 23223 – Established in Richmond, Virginia’s Shockoe Bottom neighborhood, Sweet Spot Ice Cream Café creates incredible dessert experiences celebrating life’s sweet spots with gourmet ice cream, coffee, and treats.
•Wally’s Sweet Spot, 4220 Celebration Ave., Chester, VA
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DO IT YOURSELF
IF YOU WANT TO CREATE YOUR OWN ICE CREAM, DOWNLOAD THIS PDF FROM THE SCIENCE MUSEUM OF VIRGINIA THAT DETAILS THE STEPS FOR A MAKE ICE CREAM AT HOME OF YOUR OWN RECIPE.
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