31 essential Orlando ice cream spots you need to try this summer

When it's too hot to function in Orlando, the best thing to do is indulge in some deliciously cold ice cream. From traditional soft serve and fruity popsicles to modern nitrogen-blasted cream and Thai-style rolls, Central Florida pretty much has it covered when it comes to this chilly dessert. Keep cool all summer long with frozen treats from these 31 essential Orlando ice cream spots.

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31 essential Orlando ice cream spots you need to try this summer
Morelia Gourmet Paletas
3251 Daniels Road, Winter Garden, 407-943-4529 
Morelia’s handcrafted gourmet popsicles bring the best of this Mexican-style frozen treat to Florida. Try traditional flavors like lime, mango and coconut or get wild with a maracuya paleta filled with condensed milk or Sicilian pistachio. Dip it in chocolate, cover it in marshmallow or dust it with some Miguelito chamoy candy powder. 
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Morelia Gourmet Paletas

3251 Daniels Road, Winter Garden, 407-943-4529
Morelia’s handcrafted gourmet popsicles bring the best of this Mexican-style frozen treat to Florida. Try traditional flavors like lime, mango and coconut or get wild with a maracuya paleta filled with condensed milk or Sicilian pistachio. Dip it in chocolate, cover it in marshmallow or dust it with some Miguelito chamoy candy powder.

Photo via Morelia Gourmet Paletas/Facebook
The Greenery Creamery
420 E. Church St., 407-286-1084 
Downtown Orlando’s favorite little ice cream boutique handcrafts creamy goodness with local and organic ingredients, including milk straight from Florida cows. The vegan black ash coconut ice cream scooped into a chia waffle cone darkened with activated charcoal is not only delectable but makes for an amazing Instagram post. Add on the hibiscus crystals or “sprankles” for a yummy effect. 
Photo by Rob Bartlett

The Greenery Creamery

420 E. Church St., 407-286-1084
Downtown Orlando’s favorite little ice cream boutique handcrafts creamy goodness with local and organic ingredients, including milk straight from Florida cows. The vegan black ash coconut ice cream scooped into a chia waffle cone darkened with activated charcoal is not only delectable but makes for an amazing Instagram post. Add on the hibiscus crystals or “sprankles” for a yummy effect.

Photo by Rob Bartlett
Rolled Ice Cream
Multiple locations 
Beautiful ice cream rolls in various flavors and crispy taiyaki waffles are the stars at Rolled. Get a bowl and some of their fish-shaped taiyaki filled with red bean paste or Bavarian cream. 
Photo via Rolled Ice Cream

Rolled Ice Cream

Multiple locations
Beautiful ice cream rolls in various flavors and crispy taiyaki waffles are the stars at Rolled. Get a bowl and some of their fish-shaped taiyaki filled with red bean paste or Bavarian cream.

Photo via Rolled Ice Cream
Before It Melts at Boxi Park
6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd. 
One of Lake Nona’s newest culinary adventures is Before It Melts at the shipping container wonderland Boxi Park. Try old-fashioned soft serve with modern toppings like toasted marshmallows, meringue shards and chocolate pearls. 
Photo via Before It Melts

Before It Melts at Boxi Park

6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd.
One of Lake Nona’s newest culinary adventures is Before It Melts at the shipping container wonderland Boxi Park. Try old-fashioned soft serve with modern toppings like toasted marshmallows, meringue shards and chocolate pearls.

Photo via Before It Melts
Quickly Boba & Snow
3214 E. Colonial Drive, 407-270-4570 
Get a colorful, custom macaron ice cream sandwich and sprinkle on your favorite toppings, or try their famous snow ice.  
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Quickly Boba & Snow

3214 E. Colonial Drive, 407-270-4570
Get a colorful, custom macaron ice cream sandwich and sprinkle on your favorite toppings, or try their famous snow ice.

Photo via Quickly Boba/Facebook
La Palette
12720 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-251-0735 
This artisan pop-bar makes delicious dairy and non-dairy popsicles like pineapple, kiwi, avocado vanilla and strawberry with condensed milk. 
Photo via La Palette/Facebook

La Palette

12720 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-251-0735
This artisan pop-bar makes delicious dairy and non-dairy popsicles like pineapple, kiwi, avocado vanilla and strawberry with condensed milk.

Photo via La Palette/Facebook
Jeremiah’s Italian Ice
Multiple locations 
Nothing is so refreshingly cool on a hot summer day than a Jeremiah’s gelati. Their famous Italian ice is layered with delicious soft serve for a combination that’ll keep you coming back. Jeremiah’s has over 40 flavors to choose from, but you can never go wrong with the mint-chocolate Scoop Froggy Frog.
Photo via Jeremiah’s Italian Ice/Facebook

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice

Multiple locations
Nothing is so refreshingly cool on a hot summer day than a Jeremiah’s gelati. Their famous Italian ice is layered with delicious soft serve for a combination that’ll keep you coming back. Jeremiah’s has over 40 flavors to choose from, but you can never go wrong with the mint-chocolate Scoop Froggy Frog.

Photo via Jeremiah’s Italian Ice/Facebook
Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream
3114 Corrine Drive; also 1817 S. Ferncreek Ave., 407-790-7257 
If you’re craving local, handcrafted ice cream, Kelly’s is the spot. Look for classic flavors and experimental tastes like Maple Bourbon Bacon or Rose Almond Pistachio at Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream. They have two locations and a food truck, so find the spot most convenient for you. 
Photo via Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream/Facebook

Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream

3114 Corrine Drive; also 1817 S. Ferncreek Ave., 407-790-7257
If you’re craving local, handcrafted ice cream, Kelly’s is the spot. Look for classic flavors and experimental tastes like Maple Bourbon Bacon or Rose Almond Pistachio at Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream. They have two locations and a food truck, so find the spot most convenient for you.

Photo via Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream/Facebook
Coqui Snacks
3018 Lions Court, Kissimmee, 407-846-4126 
Aside from mini donuts, alcapurrias and empanadillas, Coqui Snacks is also one of the few places in Central Florida with limbers, a frozen Puerto Rican treat that’s essentially a popsicle in a cup. Limbers, though, come in unique flavors at Coqui Snacks like mantecado, Christmas coquito and parcha. (And on Sundays, sometimes they have Bacalaitos, crispy cod fritters!)
Photo via Coqui Snacks/Facebook

Coqui Snacks

3018 Lions Court, Kissimmee, 407-846-4126
Aside from mini donuts, alcapurrias and empanadillas, Coqui Snacks is also one of the few places in Central Florida with limbers, a frozen Puerto Rican treat that’s essentially a popsicle in a cup. Limbers, though, come in unique flavors at Coqui Snacks like mantecado, Christmas coquito and parcha. (And on Sundays, sometimes they have Bacalaitos, crispy cod fritters!)

Photo via Coqui Snacks/Facebook