Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
Calling all ICE CREAM LOVERS!!!
Prepare to enter a whole new zone of taste and satisfaction. Just watch and observe when you arrive on location…the local ice cream shops featured on realLancasterCounty.com bring people together for a life enriching experience. 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!
141 N. Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Located in the heart of historic Lancaster City, Lancaster Sweet Shoppe is a must-discover destination for an amazing selection of chocolates, ice cream, and fresh made Stroopies. Groff’s Candies provides the Sweet Shoppe with all of their handcrafted chocolates and homemade candies. Stroopie Co.operates out of the Shoppe and creates an authentic stroopwafel iron treat that is absolutely delicious. In addition to the amazing selection of chocolates and stroopies, the Sweet Shoppe serves the creamy rich, small batch ice cream varieties that are made by Pine View Dairy.
9 E. Kleine Lane
Lititz, PA 17543
With an invitation to visit soon, Greco’s Italian Ices & Homemade Ice Cream welcomes you to discover one of Lancaster County’s favorite gathering places for tasty sweets. To the happy delight of sweet tooth connoisseurs, Greco’s offers 125 flavors of homemade ice cream and 60 flavors of Italian ice. Using only the finest ingredients, this hidden gem features 48 freshly prepared flavors available everyday. ****CASH ONLY****
35 Friendly Dr.
Quarryville, PA 17566
A friendly welcome awaits your visit at the Freezy Barn, a favorite gathering place for great casual eats, delicious ice cream & deserts, and lots of coffee drinks. Located in Musser Plaza at the Buck in Lancaster County’s southern end, this hidden gem is a perfect destination for connecting with family and friends. Freezy Barn uses only the freshest and most quality ingredients available. From savory rich homemade soups to artisan panini sandwiches, everything on the menu is prepared to exceed each diner’s expectations.
226 Gap Road
Strasburg, PA 17579 (717) 288-2557
Central Market ~ Bird-in-Hand Market
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.
2224 Furnace Hills Pike
Newmanstown (Lititiz), PA 17073
The Pretzel Hut is an idyllic local destination that awaits your happy visit. Open year-round, the retro decor and relaxing ambiance are the perfect host for friends and family as they enjoy great tasting food and lively conversation. From their amazing bison burgers and delicious cheese steaks to chicken pot pie and taco salads, The Pretzel Hut specializes in a wide selection of homestyle casual eats, with something to satisfy the taste of everyone. Whether it is ordered as a main event or as dessert, The Pretzel Hut is one of Lancaster County’s most famous ice cream spots. And yes, in tribute to its name, you can always order fresh and hot soft pretzels.
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!
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!
189 Ridgeview South, Suite #2
Elizabethtown PA, 17022
For ice cream lovers of all ages, their very serious but always happy search for discovering the richest and creamiest varieties expanded when Udder Bliss Creamery opened its doors in May of 2016. This family owned and operated hidden gem is located near Elizabethtown and is worth the drive from wherever you are in Lancaster County and regions beyond. Udder Bliss Creamery specializes in handcrafted small batch ice cream that is always fresh…and doesn’t last long before the next batch needs to be made! With 21 rotating flavors of ice cream, you thrill at the delicious journey of discovering that awaits you…when you return, again and again.
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 connoisseur 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!
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.
1812 W Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
The Udder Choice is a real find for those who enjoy delicious casual food selections and have a hankering for amazing varieties of homemade ice cream. From their amazing country style breakfast menu to their homemade soups and signature sandwiches for lunch & dinner, all the food at The Udder Choice is made-to-order and features warm breast of turkey, roasted on-location. Whether you order it as a happy ending to a savory meal or as a “main event,” if you are an ice cream lover, you will be thrilled with The Udder Choice flavors and variations…from old-fashioned ice cream sodas to specialty sundaes and everything in between, this hidden gem is a welcome discovery.
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.
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.
500 West Lemon Street
Corner of W Lemon & N Mary
Lancaster, PA 17603
Splits & Giggles Café & Ice Cream Parlor is a welcoming destination for neighboring locals and visitors to historic Lancaster City. Join with those who appreciate their eclectic menu of savory eats and delicious sweets, served in the fusion and captivating ambiance of a quintessential corner café and old-fashioned ice cream parlor. For the ice cream lover, Splits & Giggles offers a symphony of flavors by Hershey’s®. For the coffee aficionado, your standards will be met and your expectations exceeded with the quality selections made from coffee that is roasted and fresh ground by Lancaster County Coffee Roasters.
799 Robert Fulton Hwy
Quarryville, PA 17566
Visit our Stand at Central MarketYou know you have discovered a hidden gem at Maplehofe Dairy when you learn that loyal customers travel up to a half hour or more, each week, to their Farm Store near Quarryville. Fortunately, for many in Lancaster County, they can still experience the best of Maplehofe with a shorter trip to their Central Market Stand in Lancaster City. Famous for hormone-free milk in their exchangeable glass bottles, Maplehofe also sells the World’s BESTchocolate milk, has a fantastic selection of hand-scooped ice cream, and stocks a full variety of farm fresh grocery products, ranging from bulk foods to seasonal produce, and 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.
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.