CLEVELAND — Nothing is better than enjoying a yummy ice cream cone on a hot day.
With the unofficial start to summer bringing warm weather to Northeast Ohio, 3News has created a list of 15 of the best spots to get ice cream.
Whether you are looking for a classic cone or a unique twist on the summer treat, many shops in Northeast Ohio have you covered.
Bulldog Ice Cream
- 7467 Memphis Avenue, Brooklyn
Bulldog is serving up soft serve ice cream as well as specialty shakes served in mason jars loaded with delicious candy.
Chill Artisan Ice Cream
- Locations: Akron and Medina
Founded by three Northeast Ohio brothers, they are working to offer the finest ice cream in Northeast Ohio. The ice cream shop offers 32 flavors, including many vegan options.
East Coast Custard
- Locations: Parma Heights, Painesville, Mentor, Lyndhurst and Fairview
East Coast Custard has a long history in Northeast Ohio, first opening in Parma Heights in 1985. The shop has over 100 custard flavors, that all vary based on location and constantly change. Their locations also offer vegan custard made with oat milk.
Handel's Ice Cream
- 19935 Center Ridge Road, Rocky River
Just in time for summer, Handel's Homemade Ice Cream opened up a new storefront in Rocky River. While Handel's flavors consistently rotate, customers at the Rocky River location can expect at least 48 options to choose from each time they visit.
- Locations: Brecksville, Brunswick, Old Brooklyn, Parma and Solon
Since 1974, Honey Hut has been offering special flavors of ice cream. With 13 regular flavors and special flavors rotating each week, there is always something new to try at Honey Hut!
Kamm's Corners Ice Cream Co.
- 3764 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland
Kamm's Corners Ice Cream is known for creating premium homemade ice cream flavors at family-affordable prices. They also create custom ice cream cakes that can be ordered ahead of time.
- Locations: Chardon and Perry
King Kone has a flavor for everyone with over 30 Hershey hard-serve flavors as well as rich, creamy soft-serve flavors.
- 4401 Bridge Avenue, Cleveland
- 216 762-1095
Mason's Creamery is known for its ice cream in the summer and ramen in the winter, both made using the best ingredients they can source. The shop offers classic flavors, as well as unique flavors signature to Mason's Creamery. The creamery also offers egg waffle bowls or even a macaron ice cream sandwich!
Last spring, the creamery was in the national spotlight after being featured on Food Network's Diners Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri.
Mickey's Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop
- 14 East Spaulding Street, Willoughby
At a new location this summer, Mickey's Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop is set to welcome new customers. The shop offers everything from monster-sized milkshakes to classic cones and banana splits.
Mitchell's Ice Cream
- Locations: Rocky River, Ohio City, Beachwood, Strongsville, Solon, Van Aken, Westlake, Avon and Uptown
Mitchell's Ice Cream is a Cleveland staple, that creates each batch of ice cream in their kitchen in Ohio City. Mitchell's offers many delicious flavors ranging from fruity combinations to a chocolate lover's dream.
Mount Granita Italian Ice
- 2204 Murray Hill Road, Cleveland
Maybe you aren't in the mood for ice cream, but are still looking for a refreshing treat. Mount Granita Italian Ice just recently opened in Little Italy and features handmade Italian ice with fresh fruit, cane sugar and no artificial flavoring.
3News' Payton Domschke visited Mount Granita ahead of its opening for a behind-the-scenes look at the new shop.
Remixx Ice Cream + Cereal Bar
- 11512 Clifton Boulevard, Cleveland
If you are looking for an "Instagrammable" spot and a delicious treat, Remixx is the place you want to go. Remixx offers a unique twist on classic ice cream, letting the customer be the "DJ" and choose from 50+ toppings, including many popular cereals in order to make the perfect summer treat.
Strickland's Frozen Custard
- Locations: Akron, Streetsboro and Cuyahoga Falls
Founded in 1936, Strickland's Frozen Custard is known for serving up two special flavors each day.
Taggarts Ice Cream
- 1401 Fulton Road NW, Canton
The ice cream parlor in Canton has been around since 1926 and features ice cream parfaits, sundaes, twisters and ice cream cookie sandwiches.
808 Shave Ice
- Locations: Avon, Fairview Park, Strongsville and Cleveland Zoo
808 Shave Ice offers Hawaiian ice in Northeast Ohio with over 38 flavors to choose from. They also offer ice cream sundaes, milkshakes, slush and refreshers.