Beat The Heat at 11 Ice Cream Spots

Beat The Heat at 11 Ice Cream Spots

Monday, Jul 10 2017

Sweltering temperatures are a staple of Southern summers, so what better excuse to dive into a delicious scoop of ice cream? We've rounded up a list of the best spots to grab a cone, cup or concoction like sundaes, ice cream sandwiches or even Udder Explosion Nachos. Beware of brain freeze!

Scream for Ice Cream at Bobby's Dairy Dip  at Bobbie's Dairy Dip
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Scream for Ice Cream at Bobby's Dairy Dip

This road-side stand has been a Nashville staple for over 50 years and serves up the best dip cone in town!

Scream for Ice Cream at Bobby's Dairy Dip
$   .  Bobbie's Dairy Dip   .  Nashville
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Bite Into Classic Flavors at Bradley's Creamery at Nashville
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Bite Into Classic Flavors at Bradley's Creamery

Timeless, hand-churned ice cream in old-fashioned Southern flavors is Bradley's Creamery's signature.

Bite Into Classic Flavors at Bradley's Creamery
$   .  Nashville   .  Nashville
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Dig Diner Classics at Elliston Place Soda Shop at Elliston Place Soda Shop
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Dig Diner Classics at Elliston Place Soda Shop

Step inside this old-school soda shop and you'll immediately find yourself craving banana splits, sundaes and milkshakes.

Dig Diner Classics at Elliston Place Soda Shop
$   .  Elliston Place Soda Shop   .  Nashville
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A Nashville Tradition: Go Ga-Ga for Goo Goo at Goo Goo Shop
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Go Ga-Ga for Goo Goo's Sweet Treats

The downtown Goo Goo Shop includes a Dessert Bar that features an assortment of ice cream-centric treats, such as ice cream cookie sandwiches, sundaes and shakes.

A Nashville Tradition: Go Ga-Ga for Goo Goo
$   .  Goo Goo Shop   .  Nashville
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Gobble Up Cheesy Goodness at the Grilled Cheeserie Melt Shop at Melt Shop
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Gobble Up Ice Cream Goodness at the Grilled Cheeserie Melt Shop

With a dessert menu that includes milkshakes, ice cream sandwiches and old-fashioned floats, grilled cheese and tater tots aren't the only reasons to stop by the Melt Shop.

Gobble Up Cheesy Goodness at the Grilled Cheeserie Melt Shop
$   .  Melt Shop   .  Nashville
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Taste Off The Wall Flavors at Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream at Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
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Taste Off The Wall Flavors at Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream

Jeni's has a cult-like following in Nashville & the 12 South location is always packed with tourists and locals alike, regardless of time of day or season!

Taste Off The Wall Flavors at Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream
$   .  Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams   .  Nashville
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Grab a Scoop or Two at Mike's Ice Cream at Mike's Ice Cream
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Grab a Scoop or Two at Mike's Ice Cream

Mike's homemade ice cream is a creamy, chilly heaven in the middle of downtown.

Grab a Scoop or Two at Mike's Ice Cream
$   .  Mike's Ice Cream   .  Nashville
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Up Your Ice Cream Game at Mojo Cookie Dough & Creamery at Nashville
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Up Your Ice Cream Game at Mojo Cookie Dough & Creamery

With cookie dough sandwiches, ice cream sandwiches and ice cream floats, this roaming food truck is anything but your typical ice cream shop!

Up Your Ice Cream Game at Mojo Cookie Dough & Creamery
$   .  Nashville   .  Nashville
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Get a Spoonful of Sweetness at Pied Piper at Pied Piper Creamery
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Get a Spoonful of Sweetness at Pied Piper

The sweet smells will lure you in, but the crazy delicious flavors will have you coming back for more. This mom-and-pop ice cream shop doles out artisan ice cream and wacky flavors that work.

Get a Spoonful of Sweetness at Pied Piper
$   .  Pied Piper Creamery   .  Nashville
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Pop into the Soda Parlor for a Caffeine and Clothing Fix  at The Soda Parlor
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Pop into the Soda Parlor for Waffle Mondaes

Forget sundaes—The Soda Parlor serves up Waffle Mondaes, which are made up of waffles, a variety of ice cream flavors, cookie dough butter and an assortment of toppings, such as whipped cream, hot fudge, graham crackers and more.

Pop into the Soda Parlor for a Caffeine and Clothing Fix
$   .  The Soda Parlor   .  Nashville
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Fatten Up at Two Fat Men Ice Cream at Nashville
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Fatten Up at Two Fat Men Ice Cream

From a Mississippi Mud Slide to ice cream sandwiches and Udder Explosion Nachos (won't find that on an ice cream menu just anywhere!), Two Fat Men set themselves apart with elaborate options.

Fatten Up at Two Fat Men Ice Cream
$   .  Nashville   .  Nashville
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Beat The Heat at 11 Ice Cream Spots
Beat The Heat at 11 Ice Cream Spots