As the temperature continues to rise we're turning to Charlotte's best frozen treats to keep us cool. From gourmet popsicles to massive macaroon ice cream sandwiches to classic homemade flavors, we've rounded up the 16 top places to score a frozen sweet treat in Charlotte.
Recognized around Charlotte for their pop-up coolers and rainbow umbrellas, King of Pops finally has a brick-and-mortar store! Stop by their new South End shop for some sweet summertime goodness.
Need a quick bite or to cool off with a swirled soft serve? Don't settle for something boring, opt for flavor and fun at Mr. K's.
Head to Golden Cow Creamery for ice cream made the right way—by hand with the purest ingredients. They aren't skimping on flavor profiles either, come for simple pleasures or to taste something new.
The Paglias, graduates of Carpagiani Gelato University (why didn't we go here?), have an unassuming gelato shop right smack in the middle of Park Road Shopping Center. We dare you not to fall in love.
Pike's Old Fashioned Soda Shop takes you back to a simpler time, with a all-American diner-inspired menu that's executed with authenticity. Come for unpretentious eats and floats!
Bar Cocoa is dessert bliss—glass cases stocked with decadent macarons, gelato and morsels of chocolate. What makes it even better? It's located in The Ritz, but you wouldn't know from the prices.
No, not that kind of 'iced'—we're talking shaved ice snow cones with real fruit. Try delicious combos like strawberry shortcake, cinnamon roll and banana pudding. This is not your typical shaved ice.
As a South American Gelatoria, Artisen Gelato creates creamy sorbet-like gelato from scratch using 100% natural fruit. All of their gelato is dairy free and gluten free with bold fresh flavors.
Step 1: Choose from 21 signature flavors. Step 2: Jolly Rolls hand rolls your ice cream right before your eyes! Step 3: Enjoy! Bonus, the unique treat takes less than two minutes to craft.
Elizabeth Creamery is a family owned ice cream shop right smack in the middle of a fine dining mecca. Scoot on over for homemade waffle cones, classic flavors and out-of-the-box creations.
Two Scoops offers 32+ fresh churned, homemade year round flavors as well as scores of seasonal flavors! All of the recipes are family secrets—made with all natural ingredients and love.
Choose your pop base (gelato, sorbet or yogurt), pick your dip (white, dark or milk chocolate), choose your 'poppings' (from sprinkles to cereal), then watch the Popologist create your pop and enjoy!
Enjoy Ninety's sweet treats and good eats! Best known for their Macaroon Ice Cream Sandwiches and cereal milkshakes, they also serve a full menu of burgers, salads and wraps.
Though they pride themselves on the old time feel, Carolina Cones has kept up with the times offering soft serve ice cream, hand dipped cones and Dippin' Dots in addition to their homemade ice cream.
Whit's frozen custard is made fresh daily. Choose from Vanilla, Chocolate or the flavor of the week and then customize with toppings or get your cone dipped in chocolate!
Located near Victoria's Secret and Fabletics, Nom Nom will be Charlotte's first rolled ice cream shop. This store is expected to open 5/30/2017.