LA Ice Cream Spots To Start Your Summer
Summer is starting… I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!
Bumsan Organic Milk Bar
534 S Western Ave, Los Angeles – 7 mins
Refresh yourself with a taste of Korea’s 100% organic soft serve ice cream. Here, you can customize your cones, flavors and toppings. Hours are Mon-Thur Noon-11pm, Fri-Sat Noon-midnight and Sunday Noon-11pm.
621 S Western Ave #208-A, Los Angeles – 6 mins
Enjoyed by kids and adults, this soft serve ice cream has a Korean twist. Customize your ice cream when you pick the flavor(s), a cone filling, toppings and flavor of the Taiyaki fish cone. Hours are Mon-Sat Noon-11pm and Sunday Noon-10pm.
7290 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles – 15 mins
Experience a classic ice cream parlor vibe when you visit Milk. They serve shakes, floats, sundaes, ice cream sandwiches and ice cream as well as bakery goods. Hours are Sun-Thur Noon-10pm and Fri-Sat Noon-11pm.
Salt & Straw
240 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles – 12 mins
Salt & Straw showcases a theme every month in which rotational flavors are created for. June’s theme is “Let’s Go Camping” and the flavors are Campfire S’mores, Buttermilk Pancakes Bacon & Eggs, Mushroom Muddy Buddies, Berries Beans & BBQ Sauce & Wild Fennel Amaro Milk-Sorbet. They also have classic ice cream flavors that you can enjoy. Hours are 11am-11pm daily.
Drips & Swirls
3076 W 8th St, Los Angeles – 5 mins
Here, it’s all about soft serve and everything is made from scratch. Signature flavors are “Charcoal Crispy Rice W/ Toasted Rice Puffs” and “Korean Melon Bar”. To find out the rotational flavors, stop by or give them a call. Hours are Tues-Thur Noon-9pm, Fri-Sat Noon-10pm and Sunday Noon-9pm.
3510 W 8th St, Los Angeles – 8 mins
Made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream is definitely something to try. Creamologists build as you customize the size, base, flavor, toppings and upgrades. They also have vegan, dairy free and organic options as well as cakes, signature creations and specialty items to go. Hours are Sun-Thur Noon-11pm and Sat-Fri Noon-Midnight.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
123 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles – 10 mins
This ice cream has a unique texture and buttercream body that’ll have to reaching for more. The flavors are great in ice cream but they also work in fruit pies, cake, cookies and other desserts. If you can’t get enough, Jeni has an ice cream cookbook so you can recreate the recipes you love. They are open daily 11am-11pm.
Holy Roly Ice Cream
3450 W 6th St Suite 109A, Los Angeles – 3 mins
Holy Roly brings a whole new excitement to eating ice cream. Everything here is organic and after you order, watch your ice cream get rolled up in front of you. Flavors are Tiramisu, Ferrero Rocher, Reese’s Peanut Butter, Strawberry Graham, Vanilla Oreo, Coffee Oreo, Banana Nutella and many others. Hours are Sun-Thur 12:30pm-Midnight and Fri-Sat 12:30pm-2:30am.