The Best Ice Cream in Louisville Area and other treats


The best ice cream in Louisville. Frozen yogurt and other cool treats too!

best ice cream in Louisville

When the forecast is HOT we go in search of the best ice cream, frozen yogurt and cool treats. We are lucky to have so many wonderful options in Louisville and Southern Indiana offering everything from the classics to liquid nitrogen treats and gourmet ice pops.

We all have our favorites. Be on the quest to find the best ice cream in Louisville or maybe the best shaved ice…or other treat. It’s fun to be adventurous and try new places! Links to our reviews are included for many of the venues below.

Ice cream

Barrel of Fun Ice Cream
Baskin Robbins (multiple locations)
Chillers (Southern IN)
Cold Stone Creamery
Dairy Kastle
Dairy Queen (multiple locations)
Graeter’s (multiple locations)

Highview Ice Cream and Coffee 
Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen (multiple locations)
Louisville Cream
Dairy Del 
Panchito’s Ice Cream
Philly’s Best Italian Ice (and ice cream)
Polly’s Freeze (Southern Indiana)
PRP’s Ice Cream Corner
The Comfy Cow
Widow’s Walk Ice Creamery (Southern IN)
Valley Dairy Freeze

Frozen yogurt 

Orange Leaf
Pearl Street Treats (Southern IN)
PRP’s Ice Cream Corner
Sweet Savannah’s Frozen Yogurt & Toppings

Shaved ice, sno-balls, Italian Ice *seasonal*

502 Water Ice
Big Mike’s Shaved Ice
Boudreaux’s New Orleans Style Sno-Balls
Shiver Shack
SnoWhat Snoballs

best ice cream in Louisville

Other sweet treats

Culver’s (frozen custard)

Freddy’s (frozen custard)
Gelato Gilberto (gelato)
No Baked Cookie Dough (cookie dough)
Philly’s Best Italian Ice (and ice cream)

117 Saint Matthews Avenue, St. Matthews, Kentucky

3912 Bardstown Rd; Louisville Road, Kentucky

805 Blankenbaker Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky

9434 Norton Commons Boulevard, Louisville, Kentucky

1270 South Preston Street, Louisville, Kentucky

Shelbyville Road, St. Matthews, Kentucky

3012 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Kentucky

6405 Greenwood Road, Louisville, Kentucky

Taylorsville Road, Louisville, Kentucky

301 Pearl Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana

1265 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204

301 Lewis and Clark Parkway, Clarksville, Indiana

Deering Road, Louisville, Kentucky

415 East Riverside Drive, Clarksville, Indiana

339 West Cardinal Boulevard, Louisville, Kentucky

Shelbyville Road, St. Matthews, Kentucky

2221 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky

1301 Herr Lane, Louisville, Kentucky

5115 Greenwood Manor Road, Louisville, Kentucky

Georgetown, Indiana

8112 Preston Highway, Louisville, Kentucky

632 East Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky

2212 Holiday Manor Center, Northfield, Kentucky

7525 Outer Loop, Louisville, Kentucky

201 East Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky

1001 Logan Street, Louisville, Kentucky

1516 South Shelby Street, Louisville, Kentucky

575 Eastern Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky

2015 South Hurstbourne Parkway, Hurstbourne, Kentucky

976 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville, Kentucky

2740 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana

2314 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville, Indiana

9421 Smyrna Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky

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