Top Ice Cream Shops in Niagara

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Beat the heat with delicious, melt in your mouth ice cream. Here are 13 of the Best Ice Cream Shops in Niagara:



Avondale Dairy Bar

461 Stewart Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, 905-687-7403
Open 7 days a week 11am – 11pm
Avondale Dairy Bar is one of those unique, must see places of any visit to Niagara. Sit outside and relax in rural Niagara farm country and enjoy the regions finest ice cream made right here on premise while the kids play on the swings. Avondale ice cream is made the old fashioned way – by hand and is fresh daily.


Hometown Ice Cream

142 St. Paul St., St. Catharines, 905-988-6174

All-natural ice creams, sorbets, and sherbets are made right in the heart of this downtown St. Catharines shop. With no preservatives or artificial ingredients in sight, each scoop is the product of hard work, happiness, local partnerships, and the finest ingredients!



44 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, 905-468-2100

Enjoy a nice walk downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake or check out the Simcoe park playground and then head on over to COWS for some delicious ice cream. COWS ice cream is made with fresh ingredients – fresh cream, real eggs, and sugar. There are over 32 flavors to choose from. Check out all the flavours here!


Cool Licks

642 King St., Welland, 905-734-7665

Over 100 soft and hard ice cream flavours, banana splits, milkshakes, sundaes, hurricanes, smoothies & ice cream cakes.


Beechwood Donuts

165 St. Paul St., St. Catharines, 905-682-6887

A vegan donut shop in downtown St. Catharines that offers vegan soft-serve ice cream.


Italian Ice Cream

5458 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, 905-356-3866
A popular family-run gelato shop in the heart of Niagara Falls. They offer over 20 different flavours of gelato as well as fruit ices, panini, and desserts.


Candie’s Ice Creamery

17 Lock St, St. Catharines, 905-934-1660

Best ice creamery in Port Dalhousie, specializing in flavor burst soft serve, as well as, old fashioned hard scooped.

Monks Chocolates

134 Main St. E, Grimsby, 905-309-6161
A great selection of fresh ice cream, gelato and local hand-made chocolates. There is a small patio out front to enjoy your coffee or ice cream.


You Deserve It

1243 Garrison Rd, Fort Erie, 289-320-9959

You Deserve It is a family based business in the heart of Fort Erie. They offer homemade ice cream, sandwiches, baked goods and candy.


Sweet Dreams Ice Cream

367 Ridge Rd N, Ridgeway, 905-894-9573

Award winning Sweet Dreams Ice Cream Parlour is a full service ice cream shop that offers 28 flavours of hard ice cream plus soft serve. They offer frozen yogurts and old fashioned milkshakes in endless combinations in addition to sugar free ice cream and lactose free sorbets for those with special dietary needs.


Rolly Polly Cow

Pen Centre, 221 Glendale Ave, St. Catharines

They make ice cream into rolls right on the spot from fresh ingredients with a variety of options to select from – such as Mango Madness or the Chocolate Daredevil. If you want to be creative, you could customize your own way of creating this creamy rolled up ice cream with “Any Way You Want” option.


Jazzy Scoops Ice Cream

3717 West Main St., Stevensville

A local, family run ice cream shop in the heart of Stevensville. They make homemade sauces and waffle cones and have 40 flavours of ice cream!


Gelato Village

1417-19 Pelham St, Fonthill

Homemade gelato in a lot of interesting flavours. They also have a nice patio.



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