Favorite Local Ice Cream Shops in Grand Rapids

If you prefer a waffle cone heaping with hand-dipped — or a cup of creamy frozen yogurt piled high with toppings — these local Grand Rapids scoop shops have your summer cravings covered!

Ice Cream Shops

Love’s Ice Cream — Organic, grass-fed dairy ice cream & non-dairy vegan gelato, scratch-made from intentionally sourced ingredients. Try: Almond Toffee Crunch made with browned butter and dark chocolate-covered toffee bits, or Blood Orange Mango vegan gelato.

Furniture City Creamery — Cozy microcreamery churning small-batch, scratch-made specialties. Natural, locally sourced ingredients, dairy and vegan options. Try: Samoa Cookie, Vegan No-Bake Cookie, or Orangesicle Push Pop.

Jersey Junction ­— Old-timey, nostalgic ice cream parlor, scooping dairy and dairy-free treats from Hudsonville’s “Midwest Crafted Creamery”. Try: Bananas Foster, Seaside Caramel, or Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Truffle.  

Pinkie’s Ice Cream & Desserts — 44 rotating flavors from Sherman’s of South Haven, including vegan & gluten-free delights. Try: Peanut Butter Cookie Dough or dairy-free Mango Sorbet.

Frosty Boy Grand Rapids — Twisting & scooping Michigan-made frozen treats from Country Dairy and Ashby’s. Try: Signature Lemon Soft Serve or a gluten-free & vegan flurry!

Frosty Boy of Cascade — 20 hand-dipped Hudsonville flavors, soft serve, flurries, shakes, and sundaes. Try: Hudsonville Trio specialty sundae with three scoops & one topping, served in a waffle bowl.

Sweet Rewards Ice Cream Shop — Family-owned and -operated shop offering walk-up or drive-thru. Try: Michigan Pothole, Southern Butter Pecan, or Vegan Vanilla & Pineapple Dole Whip twist in a vegan waffle cone.

Double Dip Depot Ice Cream — Walker scoop shop with a patio lined with string lights and colorful, painted picnic tables. Try: Tilt-a-Swirl (Michigan raspberry ripples, rich Mackinac Island fudge, creamy white chocolate ice cream).

Woody’s Cone Stop — Serving Hudsonville hand-dipped, soft serve, and sundaes. Try: Salty Jack (salted caramel ice cream with butter-roasted peanuts) or a Strawberry Cheesecake Sundae.

Underground Cookie Club — “Frozen Dessert Sanctuary” crafting artisan ice cream sandwiches in-shop. Try: Violet Tart (blueberry ice cream with blueberry Pop Tarts and sprinkles), Cherry Limeade (dairy-free, vegan sorbet), or C-Money (cookies & cream ice cream sandwich).

Frozen Yogurt Shops

The Pump House Frozen Yogurt Bar — Modern-day soda shop serving artisanal yogurt, gelato, sorbet and custard, with locations in Grand Rapids, Rockford, and Grand Haven. 18 on-tap flavors daily, endless topping options. Try: Dairy treats from Cake Batter to Salted Caramel, non-dairy flavors from Coconut Milk to Chocolate Fudge.

Sweet Yo’s — Premium self-serve fro-yo shops in Downtown Grand Rapids, East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills, and Grandville. Eight to 12 in-store flavors daily, 65+ add-ons at the topping bar. Try: Bases from Yellow Cake Batter to Vegan Chocolate, toppings from cheesecake bites to boba pearls.