City Cast

The Best Ice Cream in Denver

Peyton Garcia
Peyton Garcia
Posted on June 12   |   Updated on June 13
Who serves the best scoops in Denver? (Courtney Cook / Unsplash)

Who serves the best scoops in Denver? (Courtney Cook / Unsplash)

We’re gearing up for another City Cast Denver food battle 🥊 and what’s better this time of year than ice cream?! As we try to narrow down the list of local contenders, we asked you all for your favorite spots to get a scoop:

🍦 Las Mariposas Neveria (Aurora)

  • Denise M. says, “I love the strawberries and cream dessert cup they have.”

🍨 Sweet Action (across Denver)

  • Try Andy J.’s favorite flavor: “Their salted butterscotch ice cream is the 2nd best ice cream I have ever had in my life, amazing as a cone, in a milkshake, or in a sundae with hot fudge”

🍦 Sofia’s (16th Street Mall)

  • Olivia R. suggests, “Get a $3 olive oil soft serve 🤤”

🍨 Nuggs Ice Cream (South Park Hill)

  • Kayla V. recommends: “Oreo (also available vegan) and cookie dough flavors!”

🍦 Scrumptious (Arvada)

  • Glenda L. says, “They make their ice cream in-house, and flavor concoctions vary depending on the season. My fave is to get a couple of different flavor scoops in a cup with a sugar cone on top.”

🍨 Sweet Cow (multiple locations)

  • Carol says, “It's the only place where I have a hard time deciding on what flavor I want.”

🍦 Other fan-favorites from our readers included:

❓ And lastly, Kristin H. wants to know your recs for dairy-free options:

  • “I’ve recently had to become dairy-free while breastfeeding my daughter, and we would love to get down with some cool, allergy-friendly treats this summer!”
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