BLAC List: Detroit Urban Ice Cream Stores
Cool off with a cone – or cup – of the tastiest ice cream the D has to offer. From chains to independent spots, check out BLAC's roundup of ice cream shops all around Detroit
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Ice cream and summer are the perfect pair. What better way to cool down on a hot summer day than with something frozen and sweet? From walk-up ice cream bars to a popular sit-down restaurant—and everything in between. Check out this list of ice cream spots sprinkled all around the city of Detroit.
- Address: 541 Monroe St., Detroit
- Phone: 313-963-2530
- Hours: 8 a.m.-midnight Sunday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 a.m. Friday-Saturday
Known for selling a variety of pastries and desserts, this bakery also serves 20 flavors of Stroh's Ice Cream, such as Triple Chocolate Overload, Moose Tracks and the most popular—Butter Pecan.
- Address: 14900 E. Eight Mile Road, Detroit
- Phone: 313-521-8196
- Hours: Open 24 hours
No longer limited to the original 31 flavors, Baskin Robins offers almost 50 flavors, such as Lunar Cheesecake, Rock 'n Pop Swirl and Jamoca.
- Address: 1014 Woodward Ave., Detroit
- Phone: 313-964-2185
- Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
It's no wonder Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is known for being wild! The company features flavors like "What a Cluster," "Phish Food" and New York Super Fudge Chunk. They even have a flavor called "Late Night Snack," inspired by Late Night host, Jimmy Fallon, which includes vanilla ice cream, caramel swirl and potato chip clusters.
- Address: 300 Renaissance Center, Detroit
- Phone: 313-392-9090
- Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily
Enjoy Ashby's-brand ice cream flavors like Anniversary Cake or Bear Claws in a cup, cone, sundae, shake or float during your next visit to the this sweet shop, located in the Renaissance Center.
- Address: 540 Monroe St., Detroit
- Phone: 313-964-2715
- Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight daily
Try one of Cold Stone's creations or choose your favorite ice cream and fixings to create your own unique desert. With fun mix-ins like Butterfingers and Snickers, and ice cream flavors like cheesecake and Sinless Sans Fat, the possibilities are delectably endless.