Here are 10 of the best ice cream shops on the front range:
799 S. University Blvd.
Since 1986 Bonnie Brae Ice Cream has been churning up handcrafted and unique flavors. Everything they make is produced in their store on University Blvd. The old red vinyl seats and a hand-written menu give this shop a cozy and retro feel. The Ice-Cream Mastermind says Grand Marnier Chocolate Chip is the way to go. Learn more >
Liks Ice Cream
2039 E. 13th Ave.
This family owned creamer has won local and national awards. Each batch is produced on a micro-level ensuring attention to detail and quality. Over the years Liks has created over 400 ice cream, sorbet and sherbet flavors. You don’t want to miss the Cheesman ice cream, named after the Cheesman Park neighborhood Liks calls home. Learn more >
High Point Creamery
215 S. Holly St.
High Point Creamery is a newer addition to Denver’s ice cream scene. Just two years old this creamery is hitting the scene hard with simple and elegant flavors such as Earl Grey Shortbread and Whiskey Pistachio Brittle. Find ice cream on the go from the High Point Creamery food truck aka Big Pinky. Learn more >
Butterfield’s Ice Cream
13039 S. Parker Rd.
Taking ice cream to a new level by also offering handmade cookies, pies and brownies, Butterfield’s Ice Cream will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. This family owned store started in 2015 and makes all their treats on site. Stop in to see what flavors they have on the menu! Learn more >
4360 E. Evans Ave.
SNOWLAB uses high quality and vegan, yes, vegan, ingredients in all their treats. While they don’t serve actual ice cream, their snow cups won’t leave you wanting. Asian inspired flavors such as lychee and black sesame will wake your mouth up. Learn more >
Sweet Action is known for it’s unique and constantly rotating flavor list. From Almond Currant Saffron to Biscuits and Jam there is something for everyone. Sweet Action is also committed to using Colorado ingredients, including all Colorado produced dairy. This funky shop is a must visit. Learn more >
Sweet Cow is a Colorado chain with locations across the front range. All of the ice cream is produced in small batches allowing the staff to keep a close eye on flavor and quality. They serve their ice cream fresh each day to ensure you have an unforgettable ice cream experience. For a simple and delicious bite, try a scoop of the Dutch chocolate. Learn more >
Magill’s World of Ice Cream
8016 W. Jewell Ave.
On any given day you can stop in to Magill’s World of Ice Cream to choose from 32 rotating flavors. You’ll have to keep coming back to try them all. If you’re watching your waistline, they even have sugar free options so good you won’t miss the sugar. Learn more >
Inside Scoop Creamery
5654 S. Prince St.
Inside Scoop has become a Littleton staple since it’s opening just 3 years ago. Using the freshest ingredients is the key to producing ice cream everyone raves about. Honey Lavender, Strawberry Basil and Minnesota Salted Toffee are a few of the 24 flavors you may find in the ice chest. Learn more >
Little Man Ice Cream
2620 16th St.
Have you seen the giant milk can in Lower Highland? This Denver icon is the home to Little Man Ice Cream. Since 2008 Little Man Ice Cream has offered quality ice cream with a side of experience. Their goal is nostalgia and what’s better than eating ice cream next to a 28 ft tall cream can? Stop by and enjoy the experience (and yes the line is worth it). Learn more >
We hope you enjoy the end of summer with some sweet treats to cool you down.