The Most-Loved Female-Fueled Ice Cream Shops in the U.S.

One of your faves. Loblolly Creamery in Little Rock, Arkansas.

One of your faves. Loblolly Creamery in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Ice cream fans rejoice! We’ve been compiling the ultimate list of female-owned and/or -fueled ice cream shops across the country and here it is! There are more than 80 businesses, representing over 100 scoop shops, on the list. How did we decide who to include? We asked the Bombesquad to tell us their favorites. We’ll keep updating this list, so if any of your fave scoop shops are missing, DM us on Instagram at @cherrybombemag. Tell us the name of the shop; the name of the owner, co-owner, chef, or pastry chef behind it; and the city where it’s located.

Thanks to everybody in the Bombesquad who tipped us off to these places. And to those of you making beautiful ice cream out there… you’re the bombe! We appreciate all the deliciousness you put into the world.



Cammie’s Old Dutch Ice Cream Shoppe in Mobile



Sweet Republic Artisan Ice Cream in Phoenix and Scottsdale



Loblolly Creamery in Little Rock



Kippy’s in Los Angeles

Little Spoon Creamery in San Francisco

McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara

Mother Moo Creamery in Los Angeles

Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous in San Francisco

Revival Ice Cream in Monterey

Smitten Ice Cream in Lafayette, Oakland, and San Francisco

Sweet Rose Creamery in Los Angeles

Tin Pot Creamery in Campbell, Los Altos, Palo Alto, and San Mateo

Wanderlust Creamery in Los Angeles



Frozen Matter in Denver



Grassroots Creamery in Granby



Vanderwende Farm Creamery in Bridgeville



Azucar Ice Cream Company in Miami



Butter & Cream in BeltLine, Decatur, and Roswell

Queen of Cream Ice Cream + Coffee Parlor in Atlanta



Abi's Artisan Ice Cream in Couer d’Alene



Black Dog Gelato in Chicago

Pretty Cool Ice Cream in Chicago



Lick Ice Cream in Indianapolis

Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium in Indianapolis



Heyn’s Ice Cream in Iowa City and North Liberty



Churn & Burn Ice Cream & Coffee in Wichita

Little Lion Ice Cream in Wichita



Crank & Boom Ice Cream Lounge in Lexington



Parlor Ice Cream Co. in Portland

Rococo Handcrafted Ice Cream in Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, and Wells



FoMu Ice Cream in Boston

Honeycomb Creamery in Cambridge



Apple Knockers Ice Cream Parlor in Vicksburg

Blank Slate Creamery in Ann Arbor



Love Creamery in Duluth

Mrs. Delicious in Duluth

Pumphouse Creamery in Minneapolis



Area 51 Ice Cream in Hernando



Poppy’s Ice Cream & Coffee House in Lees Summit



Sweet Peaks Ice Cream, in multiple locations



Coneflower Creamery in Omaha

Ivanna Cone in Lincoln



Susie Scoops Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt in Incline Village


New Jersey

Gracie and the Dudes in Atlantic Highlands and Sea Bright


New Mexico

The Taos Cow Ice Cream Company in Arroyo Seco


New York

Ample Hills Creamery in Brooklyn

La Newyorkina in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Malai Ice Cream in Brooklyn

MilkMade Ice Cream in Brooklyn

Penny Lick Ice Cream Company in Hastings on Hudson


North Carolina

The Hop Ice Cream Cafe in Asheville

The Ice Queen Ice Cream Truck in Greensboro, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem



Roxy's Ice Cream Social in Edmond and Oklahoma City



Cool Moon Ice Cream in Portland

Sugarpine Drive-in in Troutdale

What's The Scoop? in Portland



Judy's Homemade Ice Cream in Ridley Park

Vegan Treats Bakery in Bethlehem

Weckerly’s Ice Cream in Philadelphia


Rhode Island

Fountain & Co. in Providence

Gray’s Ice Cream in Tiverton


South Carolina

Life Raft Treats Cart in Charleston, various locations


South Dakota

Leones' Creamery in Spearfish



Cruze Farm Dairy in Knoxville

Hattie Jane’s Creamery in Columbia and Mufreesboro

The Pied Piper Creamery in Nashville



Amy’s Ice Cream in Austin, Houston, and San Antonio

Dolce Neve Gelato in Austin and Houston

Fat Cat Creamery in Houston

Melt Ice Creams in Fort Worth

Prohibition Creamery in Austin

Sweet Ritual Vegan Ice Cream in Austin



Lulu Ice Cream in Vergennes



Bevs Ice Cream in Richmond

Charm School Social Club in Richmond

Scoop Ice Cream in Richmond



Central District Ice Cream in Seattle

Frankie & Jo’s in Seattle


West Virginia

Ellen’s Homemade Ice Cream in Charleston



Kopp’s Frozen Custard in Brookfield, Glendale, and Greenfield


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