Best Ice Cream Shops In Metro Detroit

July 26, 2016 8:00 AM

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Kids are playing in the park; parents are sitting on benches, watching kids and talking to friends. Everyone is hot, and suddenly, there comes the music from the distance. It’s the ice cream man! Everyone wants ice cream – it’s so cold, refreshing, and delicious. Get up, run, and get your ice cream today! Listed below are several wonderful ice cream parlors to check out this summer.
Erma’s Original Frozen Custard
6451 Auburn Road
Shelby Township, MI 48317
(586) 254-7280
www.ermascustard.comErma’s Original Frozen Custard is the first business to receive Historical Landmark status from its township as the oldest operating business. It began as a small roadside stand outside the downtown area where the owners used to serve custard in bowls to the local townspeople. Now Emma’s Original Frozen Custard offers up a variety of tasty frozen custards, malts and shakes, cones and sundaes, parfaits, slushes and creamee freezes, and coolers, floats, and pops. Stop in for a cool treat and try the weekly special flavor.

Chocolate Bar Cafe
20737 Mack Ave.
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
(313) 881-2888
www.chocolatebar-cafe.comIf you have a sweet tooth, the Chocolate Bar Cafe has any dessert you may desire. Ice cream, cup cakes, and cakes are all made in the kitchen. From specialty flavor ice creams to standard single scoop or waffle cone ice cream to banana splits or even a cake dessert, the ice cream from the Chocolate Bar Cafe is a special treat.

Calder Dairy & Farm
1020 Southfield Road
Lincoln Park, MI 48146
(313) 381-8858
www.calderdairy.comCalder Dairy and Farm has been in business since 1946. The shop provides the best possible dairy products, and everything is organic—they even make their own ice cream here! If looking for a naturally healthy store and wanting to pick up ice cream too, this is the perfect quick stop shop.Related: Best Ice Cream Around Detroit

Farmhouse Coffee And Ice Cream
32644 Franklin Road
Franklin, MI 48025
(248) 562-7708
www.farmhousecoffeeandicecream.comA little coffee and a little ice cream go perfectly together! Farmhouse Coffee & Ice Cream have both. It offers unique coffee flavors that will not be found anywhere else, and also provides ice cream and baked goods for everyone’s enjoyment. Everything at this shop has been hand-selected to make sure it is healthy, has natural ingredients, and no preservatives are added to any of the food and beverages. Stop by to enjoy the rich history, as well as good food and drink this business offers in the community.

Mootown Ice Cream & Dessert Shoppe
2461 Russell St.
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 393-6016
www.facebook.comMootown Ice Cream & Dessert Shoppe is a fun shop for all ages. Design a parfait, sundae, or ice cream treat just the way you like. With lots of extra toppings, a bright colored parlor to sit and enjoy eating ice cream in, friendly staff members, and a good community, this is a fun stop for a summer treat.Related: Best Ice Cream Sundaes in Metro Detroit

Blank Slate Creamery
300 W. Liberty St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 922-5383
www.blankslatecreamery.comBlank Slate Creamery’s motto: ” Deliciously Creamy, Homemade, All-Natural ICE CREAM in a Relaxed, Friendly & Creative Space.” The motto says everything in one sentence about this shop. What more could anyone ask for? Stop by and enjoy one of the delicious flavors in a homemade waffle cone, like Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla, Fresh Basil or Blackberry Reisling Sorbet. Or order up a shake, malt float, bloc cow or sundae. This really is a unique and fun place to experience.

Jim’s Frostie Treats
1528 E. 11 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 399-7919
www.facebook.comJim’s Frostie Treats is a fun ice cream parlor. Choose the flavor of the day or mix and match your ice cream preferences with some of many ice cream toppings. On a hot summer day, this is a fun place to enjoy. It will be an in-and-an-out experience. Grab a picnic table and sit outside in the sun to enjoy the summer heat while cooling off with your ice cold treat.Related: Best Ice Cream Parlors Around Detroit

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