Black-owned Ice Cream Shops

We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Black-owned Ice Cream Businesses you need to know about. Whether it’s “Friday”, Saturday or any other day of the week…Ice Cream is always a cool treat!

30Ruby Scoops Ice Cream & Sweets (Washington, D.C.)

Premium small batch ice creams, sorbets, & baked goods. Based in Washington,DC. All sweets created with local & seasonal ingredients.

29Cajou Cream (Baltimore, Maryland)

our passion is real food We produce amazing dairy-free ice cream in small batches from scratch, using our own cashew, almond and hazelnut milks. We aim to make better ice cream…

28Islands Tropical Ice Cream (Silver Spring, Maryland)




27Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats (Washington, D.C)

“Goodies” is Washington D.C.’s first and only “Vintage Mobile Eatery” paying homage to the Rock & Roll era. We pride ourselves on creating and serving old-fashioned Frozen Custard and treats made with 100% love

26York Castle Ice Cream Company (Rockville, Maryland)

25Hawaiian Sno (Newport News, Virginia)

Surf’s Up is Hampton Roads premier mobile truck serving Hawaiian Shaved Ice. Every cup we serve is piled high with fluffy, white, finely shaved ice and topped with mouth watering syrups.

24Scratch Bakery (Hampton, Virginia)

We’re located at 4181 William Styron Square in the Port Warwick area of Newport News and 36 Mellen St. in Hampton! We specialize in Wedding Cakes, Birthday Cakes, Graduation Cakes, Baby Shower Cakes, cookies and other bars.

23Brooklyn Bell (Brooklyn)

We make really good sinfully tasty ice cream ya dig? Brooklyn Bell Foods & Co. is our forty acres and a mule; it’s a small Ma and Pa company with big ideas.

ICE CREAM, MILKSHAKES, FLOATS, WAFFLE SANDWICHES

21Brooklyn Swirl (Brooklyn)




Brooklyn Swirl is the first independently-owned frozen yogurt shop to serve the Brooklyn Community. Located in the heart of Brooklyn, we are open daily and offer a variety of frozen yogurt flavors, healthy toppings as well as smoothies, and crepes.

20Fudge Farm (Pittsburgh)

Fudge Farm by: GoodyHouse is Pittsburgh’s premium gourmet Fudge, Chocolate & Milk Shake destination.

19Jay’s Italian Ice (Raleigh, North Carolina)

One Man with One Cart, with One Dream, Accomplishing that dream by serving Authentic, Hand-Scooped Italian Ice. Proudly serving a fat free, dairy free and cholesterol free frozen treat.

18Very Berry Frozen Yogurt (Dorchester, Massachusetts)

17Whipped Creamery (Augusta, Georgia)

Your Go-To Frozen Desserts Shop Tempt your taste buds with devilishly good frozen treats from Whipped Creamery in Augusta, Georgia. We offer a selection of desserts for everyone! Come and eat to your heart’s content.

16Lil’ Ice Cream Dude (Atlanta, Georgia)

My name is Beau Shell and I own my own ice cream push cart business. I operate my carts and trailers all over town. My ice cream cart business is available for fundraising, corporate, business, and church events.

15Legato Gelato (Nashville, Tennessee)

14Zberry (Chicago, Illinois)

Self-service frozen yogurt bar with a large selection of flavors & toppings, sold by weight.

13Ohana Ice & Treats (Chicago, Illinois)

It’s more than just “Ice Cream.” It’s an experience! Our mission is to bring back the feeling of tradition and togetherness. We are bridging the gap of old fashioned homemade goodness and creating new memories of homemade desserts.

11Soul Veg Juice Bar & Cafe (Tallahassee, Florida)

Serving Vegan Smoothies, Juices, Desserts, Sandwiches & More!

10Localicious Jax (Lauderhill, Florida)

Founders of Localicious Old Fashioned Ice Cream has spent a combined 40 years perfecting making the world’s best ice cream. Developing and perfecting new flavors of ice cream to bring to the public is our passion

Our carts carry amazing gourmet popsicles.

8Lakay Tropical Ice Cream (Miami, Florida)

Tropical ice cream made only with tropical fruits. Our 12 flavors of ice creams consists of cachiman, citron, korosol, anana, papaya, grenadia, peanut, etc.

7Stix and Ice (Florissant, Missouri)

6Scoops Parlor (Memphis, Tennessee)

Sweet Magnolia Ice Cream Co. (Clarksdale, Mississippi)

Sweet Magnolia Ice Cream Co. Is a small batch artisan gelato company located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta.What started out as making ice cream for family and friends, in our home kitchen, quickly flourished into a labor of love and…

5Ice Cream 504 (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Ice Cream 504 gives the city a great, fresh, and light taste of ice cream with great natural flavors. The ice cream is churned old-fashioned style and is very…

4Hank’s Ice Cream (Houston, Texas)

Well before the deluge of commercial manufacturers, ice cream was an extravagance, made in small batches through an achingly slow, labor-intensive process. Today, ice cream is king. Little kids long for it, summer virtually belongs to it…

3Miyako Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shop (San Francisco, California)

Miyako’s is a sweet tooth’s dream, with some sandwiches thrown in on the side. The small shop serves locally made old fashion ice cream in a large selection of flavors alongside candy found in rows of jars displayed on the wall.

“Appropriate for any occasion, Whimsicles are available for special occasions ranging from baby showers and birthday parties to weddings and corporate events. Believing that one day Whimsicle will be available all over the world…

1Icy Treatz (Pittsburgh)

Hi my name is Demont Coleman. I can remember as a kid growing up in the 70’s the sounds of ice cream trucks rolling through our neighborhood. Seeing others run from their house or from playgrounds and ball fields nearby usually meant it was time for

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