Sweet in the Bay Area: Most Popular Ice Cream Maps

Sweet in the Bay Area: Most Popular Ice Cream Maps

No matter the temperature is hot or frozen, ice cream always wants to have a bite ~ (~ ▽ ╰) Hehehe please call me a poet!

For you who love ice cream, the team is here to offer. There are more than one ice cream shop in the Bay Area! This list comes from people from all walks of life in the Bay Area. Let's take a look at the one you frequent or want to go to!

Let's start with the big San Francisco with a large base and many excellent seed players!

The Ice Cream Bar

(Picture from Yelp)

Do you remember the childhood memories when you heard the sound of old soda machines? The Ice Cream Bar is a full service restaurant (the one with a waiter take order). It has a retro soda machine from the 30s. Both ice cream and soda are homemade, and there are alcoholic ice cream ~

recommend:There are special menus for customers 21 and above, depending on age, you can choose New Orleans Hangover (non-alcoholic) or Sassy Granny Sutton (with alcohol)

Address: 815 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117

phone:(415) 742-4932

Business hours: Monday to Thursday & Sunday: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Friday and Saturday: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Mr & Mrs Miscellaneous

(Picture fromYelp

Founded by a couple who previously had a lot of work experience at Wolfgang Puck's, Spago (their tattoos are also eye-catching, just like their rich experience). The ice cream in this small shop is super fresh and sold out in a little while. It is necessary to add a few more boxes of newly made ice cream of different flavors in a day. The taste of Menu is also random and not fixed.

recommend:Pink Guava, Chicory Coffee (Chicory Science: Chicory / Bitter Vegetable)

Address: 699 22nd St, San Francisco, CA 94107

phone:(415) 970-0750

Business hours: Wednesday to Saturday 11:30 am – 6:00 pm; Sunday 11:30 am – 5:00 pm; closed on Monday and Tuesday

The Original Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop

(Picture from Yelp)

Ghiradelli opened this store in Sanfan in 1852, and since then, Ghiradelli chocolates have become one of our favorites. Today, Ghirardelli is best known for ice cream sundaes. This luxurious and indulgent way of eating allows a lot of sugar and fat to directly stimulate your taste buds.

recommend:Ghirardelli Square (hot chocolate fudge sundae), Treasure Island (warm brownie sundae)

Address: 900 North Point Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, CA 94109

phone:(415) 742-4932

Business hours:


(Picture from Yelp)

Geeks are crazy about ice cream. The production scene is very cool: each ice cream is made after the order is placed, and liquid nitrogen is used to freeze the ingredients. Many people think that this is the most intense and mellow ice cream. The team interviewed the founder of Smitten ~ Poke here to see the story behind Smitten's deliciousness.

recommend:TCHO Chocolate, Mint Chocolate Chip

There are many branches, both in Nanwan and Beiwan. Please check the website for Store Locator:


Three Twins Ice Cream

(Picture from Yelp)

Triplets' ice cream is made with organic ingredients and is incredibly delicious. Think of eating a full bucket of lemon biscuit-flavored ice cream sitting on the sofa, which can't stop, it's called a contentment ~

recommend:Lemon Cookie, Mint Confetti

There are many stores, please check the website for Store Locator:


Over the Moon

(Picture from Yelp)

Inspired by grandma's generation, the ice cream of Over the Moon has a strong retro flavor. The mellow cream ice cream meets warm and soft freshly baked biscuits, and the perfect match will make you linger.

recommend:Honey Lavender, Coffee Caramel Crunch (with cookies)

Address:One shop 2144 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Second Store 50 Drumm St Embarcadero 4 San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: (415) 359-0055; (415) 445-9107

Business hours:One shop Monday to Thursday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Friday and Saturday: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm /

Second Store Monday to Thursday & Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; Friday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; Saturday: 12:00 am – 10:00 pm

 Bi-Rite Creamery

(Picture from Yelp)

Just like the other three good things, the Bi-Rite doorway is always lined up, and it's weather-proof. Almost all local and national media have reported this small ice cream shop, which is a legend.

recommend:Salted Caramel, Ricanelas

Address: 3692 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

550 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Phone: (415) 626-5600; (415) 551-7900

Opening hours: 11 am-10pm daily

9 am-9pm daily Second Store

 Humphry Slocombe

(Picture from Yelp)

If you want to try some amazing flavors, this restaurant is right: French foie gras, strawberry syrup with pepper flavor, various beer flavors, and ice cream called government cheese. Of course, you can come here if you like the usual taste, but if you and the staff say that you want ordinary taste (such as vanilla or chocolate), they will definitely look at you with disappointment until you can't bear to buy all kinds of dark dishes The flavor of ice cream.

recommend:Secret Breakfast, Blue Bottle Vietnamese Coffee

Address: 2790 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94110

One Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: (415) 550-6971

Business hours: Monday to Thursday 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Friday and Saturday 12:00 pm – 12:00 am; Sunday 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm One shop

Monday to Friday & Sunday 11:00 am – 9:30 pm; Saturday 8:00 am – 9:30 pm Second shop

 Mitchell's Ice Cream

(Picture from Yelp)

This shop was sandwiched between Mission and Noe Valley. It was founded in 1953, when Bi-Rite and Humphry Slocombe were not available. Mitchell's has been making ice cream in small batches, and there are many repeat customers. Just ask a resident who has lived in the area for more than 40 years and they will recommend Mitchell's.

recommend:Stracciatella, Grasshopper Pie

Address: 688 San Jose Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110

Phone: (415) 648-2300

Business hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm daily

Gelateria Naia

(Picture fromThe internet

At that time, the founder realized that Sanfan did not have a decent Italian ice cream, and decided to start his own. They personally ran to Italy to ask a traditional ice cream master for advice. After returning from their studies, they started to make Italian ice cream in small batches by hand. And some supermarkets and restaurants have this gelato bar ~

recommend:Ube, Zabaione, Nocciola

Address: 520 Columbus St, San Francisco, CA 94133

736 Alfred Nobel Dr, Hercules, CA 94547

Phone: (415) 677-9280; (510) 724-2479

Business hours: Monday to Thursday Noon to 10pm; Friday and Saturday Noon to 11pm

 Joe's Ice Cream

(Picture fromYelp

Established in 1959, countless local residents and tourists come to Richmond to taste this ice cream. Joe's ice cream tastes good, milk and sweetness are just right. It has withstood the test of time and picky diners.

recommend:Blueberry Cheesecake, Coffee Crunch, Joe's it

Address: 5420 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121

Phone: (415) 751-1950

Business hours: Monday to Thursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; Friday and Saturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm; Sunday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 Frozen Kuhsterd

(Picture from the official website)

Who knows the difference between Frozen Custard and ice cream? It is said to be the difference between an egg yolk. So I also recommend the first ice cream mousse food truck in California. The taste is very special. Many people start to chase this food truck after eating ~

recommend: Burnt Caramel, Thai Tea

Website: http://www.frozenkuhsterd.com/ Specific Location Please poke http://www.frozenkuhsterd.com/find-fk-2/


(Picture from Yelp)

From Sanfan, the fire spreads all over the world. There are 9 stores in Shanghai. Taiwan has just opened its popularity, and it is particularly favored in Chiang Mai! There are only three in California, and it opened in 1948. Over the years, Swensen's has been adjusting the menu to suit everyone's taste changes, but three things have not changed: quality, portion size, and value for money experience.

recommend:Sticky Chewy Chocolate, Swiss Orange Chip

Address: 1999 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone: (415) 775-6818

Business hours: Monday to Thursday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Friday and Saturday 12:00 pm – 11:00

Polly Ann Ice Cream

(Picture from Yelp)

It is also a veteran ice cream shop, which started in 1955 and was a household name before innovative factions entered the Bay Area market.The turntable on the wall is specially designed for selecting patients with difficult diseases. When you are confused, you can turn it around and choose a taste at random~ The most popular is the Asian flavor, which can't be found elsewhere.

recommend:Asian fruit flavors

Address: 3138 Noriega St, San Francisco, CA 94122

Phone: (415) 664-2472

Business hours: Monday to Thursday 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm; Friday and Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sunday 11:00 am – 9:30 pm

 Marco Polo Italian Ice Cream

(Picture fromYelp

Marco Polo is reminiscent of Italy, and this ice cream parlour features handmade gelato. The rich choices and layered taste have made this Gelato get more than 1200 praises of nearly five stars ~ But Cash Only, everyone remember to bring good cash.

recommend:exotic & tropical flavor ice cream with various novel and tropical flavors

Address: 1447 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116

999 Story Road Ste 9072, San Jose, CA 95122 Second Store

Phone: (415) 731-2833; (408) 477-2227

Business hours: Monday to Friday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm One store and two stores same time

 Holy Gelato!

(Picture fromYelp

It is also a very good gelato shop. The most famous is the goat's milk cheese taste. Those who love this mouthful will definitely fall in love immediately, but in some people's eyes, I am afraid to stay away. And there are 12 flavors for vegetarians.

recommend:Irish Morning (coffee, fudge, cookies, whiskey), Goat Cheese

Address: 1392 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

815 Washington St Oakland, CA 94607

Phone: (415) 681-3061

Business hours: Monday to Thursday & Sunday 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Friday 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Saturday 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm One shop

11:30 am – 9:00 pm daily Second shop

Next, we searched and introduced other ice cream shops in the Bay Area:

Rick's Rather Rich Ice Cream

(Picture from Yelp)

Speaking of ice cream, although Sanfan is too delicious and the rest of the Bay Area is a bit sighing, PaloAlto does not intend to give in! Rick's Ice Cream has more than 40 years of history, offering more than 48 different flavors, such asRose, white chocolate gingerand many more. All milk from Local farm, quality and freshness have always been reassuring ~

recommend:Black Raspberry Crunch, Caramel Praline

Address: 3946 Middlefield Road Palo Alto, CA 94303

Phone: (650) 493-6553

Business hours: Monday to Thursday & Sunday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm; Friday and Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Palo Alto Creamery Fountain & Grill

(Picture from Yelp)

Although this restaurant serves dinner, lunch, and brunch, ice cream / sundae / shake is also the reason why many people come here! The retro decoration emphasizes a feeling. If you like the milkshake like five-dollar-milkshake in Mia's "Vulgar Fiction", the layers of cream are stacked lightly on the upper layer of the glass like a hill, you will definitely find it here!

recommend:peppermint ice cream, cherry coke float

Address: 566 Emerson Street Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: 650 323-3131

Business hours: Monday to Wednesday 7:00am – 10:00pm; Thursday 7:00am – 11:00pm; Friday 7:00am – 12:00am; Saturday 8:00am – 12:00am; Sunday 8:00am – 10:00pm

Tin Pot Creamery

(Picture from Yelp)

In fact, there are already several bay branch stores, but Palo Alto is the first one. From the beginning, the ice cream shop that only served delivery has gradually developed to the rapid rise of branches. Yelp's nearly 800 reviews still maintain five-star praise, of course, it is not a "fuel-saving lamp"! Stick to the best local milk sources, a variety of vegan options and special flavors, including the use of three famous coffeesfour barrelsProduced. Most people report that "it really tastes better than other homes." The store is small and may be crowded during peak hours, but don't worry, the quality can be guaranteed.

recommend:earl gray on top with any other flavors at bottom, four barrel coffee with toffee nips

Address: 855 El Camino Real Ste 121 Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 327-1715

Business hours: Monday to Thursday & Sunday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm; Friday and Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Ice box

(Picture from Yelp)

One of the favorite ice cream shops for employees of major companies in Silicon Valley to visit after get off work. The hot ice cream sandwich in recent years, the biscuits are crispy and the ice cream tastes very positive.There is also smoothie shaved snow with taro balls, large pieces of fresh fruit and so on... As a digression, coffee is also delicious!I believe that the bright and clean storefront is also the reason why many people come in.

recommend:earl gray ice cream sandwich, strawberry lovers

Address: 19929 Stevens Creek Blvd Cupertino, CA 95014

Phone: (408) 257-7564

Business hours: Monday to Thursday & Sunday 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Friday and Saturday 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Mission City Creamery

(Picture from Yelp)

The boss's name is Chris. He once took a three-year ice cream making course at the University of Pennsylvania (although he is an uncle but he also loves desserts) in order to satisfy all customers' expectations for delicious ice cream. Of course, I am also a fanatical ice cream lover! Almost every day in the store, I can chat a few times when I meet. And this shop also makes ice cream birthday cakes, so do n’t worry about choosing cakes for good friends next time ~

recommend:honey lavender, caramelized banana ice cream

Address: 2905 Park Ave Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: ((408) 615-1080

Business hours: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm daily


(Picture from Yelp)

Treatbot is very interesting. At the beginning, it was a very conspicuous red ice cream truck like a fire truck. On the official website, they named themselves "treatbot Karaoke & ice cream", it turns out that when the car is on the street, it will put a sense of rhythm Music, when customers buy ice cream, they can take a microphone and sing along with them... The taste of ice cream is also unique.With the increase in love, they finally opened a store in San Pedro Square in San Jose, which made the followers very excited~

recommend:east side horatcha, unicorn mint, mango chili
Address: 100 N Almaden Ave Ste 168 San Jose, CA 95110

Phone: (408) 548-7328

Business hours: Monday to Wednesday & Sunday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm; Thursday to Saturday 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

Ice cream truck information please go to the official website: https://treatbot.com/

Sweet Rendezvous

(Picture from Yelp)

This shop is also an old shop, sundae and ice cream ball are the most famous. The most favorite is their "teaser scoop". After ordering regular size ice cream, you can add a more mini flavor to the top, which is delicious and beautiful ~ The taste will remind you of childhood. They also undertake various activities Party, the atmosphere is great ~

recommend:Banana Almond Fudge, saffron pistachio

Address: 668 Blossom Hill Rd San Jose, CA 95123

Phone: (408) 225-5004

Opening hours: 12:00 – 9:00 pm daily

Little Giant Ice Cream

(Picture from Yelp)

After OAKLAND, we have another branch in SF! The milk source is from the famous local farm Clover. Right, the Clover that appears on the milk shelves of major supermarkets ~ The little robots in the store are very cute. It may be the original idea. It is printed on the logo, which looks childlike and childlike. Their favorite. The taste recommendations are as follows, find your own highlights haha!

recommend:smarty punch sorbet, thai green curry

Address: 1951 Telegraph Avenue Oakland CA,

214 Sutter St San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: (510) 922-1426; (510) 922-1426

Business hours: Monday to Thursday 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm Friday and Saturday 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Sunday 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm OAKLAND

Monday to Saturday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm, closed on Sunday SF


(Picture from Yelp)

Icicle ’s expansion during this time is completely a living history of the development of net red ice cream ~ But thinking about it is like going back to China, watching the uncles and aunts fry the ice in front of the school gate or night market ~ With all kinds of unlimited topping, delicate and soft, the entrance is melted, eating ice cream seems to become more fun! It also provides the daily-free option. For those who haven't tried it, now you can go to SanJose, Cupertino, Newark, Pleasanton or San Mateo. 5 storesGet a card near you!

recommend:Roasted marshmallow, Berry Squad, Mai Thai

Address: 1275 Lincoln Ave Ste 1 San Jose, CA 95125 (SJ branch)

-No call

Business hours: Sunday to Thursday 12 pm-10:30 pm; Friday and Saturday 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

* There are many branches, store locator Look here:http://www.iciclescreamroll.com/locations

STEEP Creamery & Tea  

(Picture from Yelp)

The fried ice cream rolls that work the same as ICICLE seem to have a higher value! It's just that he didn't plan to expand. The store seemed a little arrogant, and he just wanted to stay in SF City. They also sell milk tea and other beverages. Generally speaking, the taste is very good and the style is similar. The students living in Sanfan do not have to go south to eat ICICLE.

recommend:homemade grass jelly & coconut pudding, roasted oolong

Address: 270 Brannan St Ste 100 San Francisco, CA 94107

Phone: (415) 606-9336

Business hours: Monday to Friday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ice cream man

(Picture from Yelp)

A gelato specialty store that seems to be quite high, even the final display is a little more beautiful than other places... and the waffle inserted is very fragrant! Gelataio is perfect in terms of texture, taste, and appearance~ Some of the sweet flavors that I would have been afraid of are not very greasy.This is enough to capture the hearts of many diners!

recommend:basically anything with a chocolate dip

Address: 121 Lytton Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 461-4334

Business hours: Monday to Wednesday 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Thursday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday and Saturday 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Article partially compiled fromSan Francisco Travel, The picture comes from the network. Compiling and finishing by Leo, Wind-blowing White Pepper, Peninsula Peach

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