Discover Local Ice Cream Shops National Ice Cream Month Lancaster County PA
This month we celebrate the amazing local ice cream shops that are featured on our website of hidden gems, scattered throughout Lancaster County! Discover why Lancaster County and PA Dutch country is famous for its creamy rich ice cream…spend your summer pretending to be a judge at a local farm show, on the hunt to find your grand prize winner!
Fox Meadows Creamery & Country Market
2475 West Main Street
Ephrata PA 17522
Join the ranks of the many ice cream connoisseurs who have found their new favorite sweet treat destination at Fox Meadows. This farm-to-table creamery is quickly gaining a reputation for its amazing 24 flavors of hand-crafted ice cream. You will also want to select your favorite drink from their speciality menu of hot & cold coffee and tea creations. Guests enjoy spending time in the beautifully appointed dining room, on the spacious wrap-around porch & patio, or around the carefully planned outdoor children’s play area. Fox Meadows also has a specialty foods country market that features packaged ice cream as well as meats, yogurts, baked items, and other unique products.
Kountry Korner DRIVE-IN
610 W Route 897
Reinholds, PA 17569
Kountry Korner DRIVE-IN offers appreciative guests savory comfort foods and tasty soft-serve ice cream in a captivating setting, including an old fashioned dining room and outside picnic grove. From hot beef to crab cakes, choose from their famous platters that include fries and savory fresh sides. You will never be disappointed with their amazing variety of sandwiches, wraps, salads, and Idaho potatoes with a nice selection of toppings. Satisfy your hankering for soft-serve ice cream with a cone, dish, or take-home pints and quarts. From banana splits to tasty sundaes, Kountry Korner offers an amazing adventure in ice cream creations.
Uncle Leroy’s…two Locations
226 Gap Road
Strasburg, PA 17579 (717)288-2557
38 S Willowdale Rd, Suite 310
Lancaster, PA 17602 (717)617-2088
There’s always something cookin’ at Uncle Leroy’s, which is an amazing locally owned and family operated hidden gem. At any given time, you can watch as they whip up and handcraft small batches of sweet handcrafted goodness…fresh fudge, caramel corn, nut brittles, chocolate dipped candies, and other tasty treats. If you enjoy premium ice cream, you will love the varieties of Leiby’s at Uncle Leroy’s…served in cones, dishes, and creamy milkshakes. Browse through the wide selection of local foods made in Lancaster County, including preserves, jams & jellies, old-fashioned candies, and so much more.
2195B Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602
If you appreciate delicious natural yogurt and the finest in artisanal styled cheeses, you will love what you discover at King’s Kreamery. From plain cow to maple sheep, you will be pleased with the quality and taste of their natural yogurt varieties. From a selection of traditional cheddars to ewe’s milk cheese, from camembert style cow’s milk cheese to goat’s milk cheese…the cheeses made on the King family farm are grass-fed and carefully aged for consistent texture and extraordinary taste. King’s Kreamery offers 10 flavors of hand-dipped ice cream in cones and dishes and can be accompanied by homemade PA Dutch styled pies. They also sell maple syrup, pickles, relish, jam and coffee.
Amish Berry Frozen Yogurt
1380 Columbia Avenue
Lancaster, PA, 17603
Featuring a captivating ambiance and relaxed atmosphere, Amish Berry is all about you… your selection of frozen yogurt or homemade ice cream… your choice of toppings… your enjoyment of a tasty experience, every time you visit. Each customer has the opportunity to create their own portion sized frozen yogurt creation, with an amazing selection of toppings, including many fresh-from-the-farm ingredients. If you prefer high quality ice cream, you will be thrilled with the creamy rich homemade varieties that are made by Lapp Valley Farm of New Holland.
Lapp Valley Farm
244 Mentzer Road
New Holland, PA 17557
For those who discover their fresh goodness and delicious tastes, Lapp Valley Farm quickly becomes a favorite destination for hormone-free milk and homemade ice cream. The Dairy Store is a perfect location for a reasonably priced family outing with meticulously manicured grounds that play host to friendly peacocks, bull dogs, and friendly cats. Guests to the farm can view the Jersey cows being milked and pet the calves that are bottle-fed. Every Friday, visitors to Green Dragon Farm Market can stop by the Lapp Valley shop and stands. During the summer months, guests can visit Lapp Valley ice cream at Kitchen Kettle.
HayLoft Candles…Ice Cream & Petting Zoo
99 South Groffdale Road
Leola, PA 17540
HayLoft Candles is an enjoyable destination for the entire family. The showroom floor and loft contains 4,000 square feet of attractively arranged displays…featuring candles in every available type, style, size, and color. Stop by their Ice Cream Counter which features some of the creamiest homemade ice cream in Lancaster County. Step outside and enjoy HayLoft’s Petting Zoo, which hosts a variety of friendly farm animals and several exotic animals. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy spending time in the gazebo by the pond.
Scoop’s Ice Cream & Grille
312 Primrose Lane
Mountville, PA 17554
Your quest for epic ice cream and handcrafted casual eats finds its destination at Scoop’s Ice Cream and Grille. Stop by for a family meal or an after-game celebration, make plans for a business lunch or host a birthday party…the welcoming ambiance and relaxing atmosphere at Scoop’s is a great choice for any occasion, ensuring that everyone’s appetite is satisfied. Whether you have a hankering for a handcrafted burger or a specialty chicken sandwich, whether you prefer an entree salad or a signature wrap…you will appreciate you made-to-order food choice, always fresh and delicious. With 24 flavors always available at all times, no trip to Scoop’s is complete without ice cream!
Isabella’s Ice Cream Parlor
110 East Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
Locally owned and family operated, Isabella’s Ice Cream Parlor is a town favorite that offers the captivating ambiance of an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, delighting customers of all ages. They exceed the expectations of every sweet treat conosuier with 24 hand dipped flavors of Hershey’s Premium Ice Cream, using wholesome ingredients of the highest quality. In addition to the full range of traditional ice cream parlor options, customers can choose from the unique variety of handcrafted waffle cones and artisan style sundaes. Come visit the town of Lititz soon and share the smile-making pleasure of extraordinary ice cream varieties in the company of good friends!
209 East Main Street
New Holland, PA 17557
(717) 354-4YUM (4986)
Lickity Split Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop (located in the Old Kauffman’s Hardware building) has great tasting food that is served in a fun atmosphere with relaxing ambiance. We offer delicious soups made on the premises, a variety of sandwiches (we even roast our own turkey!), and a plethora of decadent desserts! Call for take out! Come and visit us soon!
Pine View Dairy
2225 New Danville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17603
For those who appreciate farm fresh and down home delicious, Pine View Dairy becomes a routine destination that is always worth the drive, just 3 miles south of Lancaster City on New Danville Pike. Since 1971, Pine View has been famous for their milk sold in bags and delectable selections of homemade ice cream and frozen yogurt, plus a wide variety of grocery supplies and local specialty foods. Discover why Pine View is a favorite of locals and a much enjoyed find for PA Dutch country visitors.
Ciro’s Italian Bistro
605 Richmond Square, Suite PV103
Lancaster, PA 17601
If you are a discerning connoisseur, your quest for the best artisan gelato won’t be complete until you stop by Ciro’s Italian Bistro. Prepared fresh and authentic, you will know the joy of experiencing the unique taste of artisan gelato that you would expect if you stopped by an authentic bistro in the “Old World.” And there’s more, right behind the gelato counter is an ever-busy espresso machine, dispensing rich and savory coffee drinks. The wide variety of available selections and tasting sensations keep people returning to Ciro’s for more…whether you stop by for a meal first or come just for their gelato, coffee, or other homemade desserts, you will never leave disappointed.
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