7 locally-owned ice cream shops to visit in Cleveland

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Sweet Moses

6800 Detroit Ave Cleveland Ohio 44102

You’ll feel like you stepped back in time when you visit this historic Gordon Square soda fountain. At Sweet Moses they make homemade ice cream behind a classic soda fountain using classic recipes and methods,  even the hot fudge is fresh from in their kitchen.

We suggest Shoreway Sundae: coffee ice cream topped with hot fudge, toffee pieces, and almonds.


Sweet Moses is named for Moses Cleaveland

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Tremont Scoops

2362 Professor Ave Cleveland Ohio 44113

Kid friendly spot in one of Cleveland’s hottest neighborhoods! Tremont Scoops is also food allergy and vegan-friendly with multiple diary-free flavors of ice cream, ice cream sandwiches, milkshakes and of course sundaes!

We suggest Brownie Sundae: brownie,  vanilla bean ice cream, and hot fudge.  (Can also be made vegan)

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Piccadilly Creamery

West Side Market or University Circle
11607 Euclid Ave Suite B Cleveland Ohio 44106

Sweets meet science at Piccadilly where they use liquid nitrogen to create your ice cream to order right in front of your eyes!  They use organic local ingredients and are also allergy and vegan-friendly.

We suggest Carmelized Bananatop it with hot fudge, caramel, chocolate chips and nuts to make it a sundae!


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Ice Cream Joy

Ice Cream Joy

15210 Madison Ave Lakewood Ohio 44107

Flavor possibilities are endless at Ice Cream Joy that’s because they’re always innovating new combinations! They’re always rotating flavors for you to find a new favorite.

We suggest pick out your favorite flavor below & make it a sundae

Current Artisan Ice Cream Flavors  (July 24, 2018)

Cranberry Cream – XMAS IN JULY FLAVOR!
Key Lime Chevre Pie
Avocado Vanilla Limeade
Peaches & Cream
Mocha Chip
Pixie Dust
Brown Sugar Bourbon
Bailey’s Caramel Coffee

Current Vegan Flavors

Sugar & Spice Almond
Strawberry Beets Cinnamon & Coconut (soy & avocado-free!)
Thai Dream (soy free!)
Cinnamon Sugar Almond
Naughty Vegan (char)COAL Eggnog – XMAS IN JULY FLAVOR

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Mason's Creamery

4401 Bridge Ave Cleveland Ohio 44113

Mason’s is owned and operated by ex-Los Angelenos turned Clevelanders who are committed to creating small batches of handmade ice cream using the best ingredients they can find. They stick to the classics but are always rolling out seasonal specials.

We suggest getting your sundae over one of Mason’s egg waffles


Mason’s Creamery is one of the only spots in Northeast Ohio to find vegan soft serve.

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Cibik's Dairy Island

8295  E. Washington St Chagrin Falls Ohio 44023

Established in 1976 Dairy Island is best known for their Create Your Own Ice Cream Contest where you could win free ice cream for an entire season!

Dairy Island has been owned and operated by the Cibik family since they opened and are committed to their customers & community.


We suggest Old Fashioned Sundaes can’t go wrong with a classic unless you want to try and create your own.

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Z's Bean and Cream

2706 Boston Road Hinckley Ohio

Z’s creates all of their ice cream in small batches from old-time family recipes.  They offer both hand-dipped and soft serve ice cream along with shakes, sundaes, malts, chillers and “Buzzard treats” because it is Hinckley after all.

We suggest Blue Devil Delight hot fudge, caramel, and pecans

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