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Cool off this summer with some local ice cream

We asked you what your favorite frozen sweet treats were in Greenville to beat the summer heat, and rounded up your favorite ice cream spots.

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We’ll take a scoop of every flavor, please. | Photo by GVLtoday

Greenville, it’s hot out there. We asked you where you beat the heat and grabbed your favorite delicious frozen sweet treats. As always, we agree with everything you said.

Clare’s Creamery | Multiple locations | Recommended by Cynthia L. | “Clare’s Creamery by the spoonfuls!” We’re particularly partial to the Teddy Graham ice cream.

Pink Mama’s | Multiple locations | If you can’t go to the ice cream, Pink Mama’s will bring the ice cream to you in their mobile truck.


We’ll take a a pint of everything. | Photo by GVLtoday

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream | 12 E. Broad St., Ste. 6B | Recommended by Kelly R. | “They have such unique flavors and their waffle cones are the best around.”

Kilwin’s | 220 N. Main St., Ste. 202 | Grab a scoop (or two) or take home a quart (or two) of ice cream. Pro tip: Get a scoop of the mint chocolate chip + a scoop of the mint cookies and cream and thank us later.

Spill the Beans | 531 S. Main St. | Recommended by Jenny L. | “It’s just so good when the ice cream with toppings is run through their mixing machine and you get pieces in every bite!”

The Pickwick Pharmacy & Soda Fountain | 3219 Augusta St. | The question isn’t if you’ll get a shake or a malt, but is which one.

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Taste the rainbow. | Photo by Houni’s

Houni’s | Multiple locations | Recommended by Wendy S. | “A cookie butter Gelati from Houni’s!”

Crazy Mason | 942 S. Main St. | Recommended by Ashley M. | “Delicious, just a tad crazy, sustainable + eco-friendly, and awesome flavors.”

Vampire Penguin | Multiple locations | Recommended by Becky W. | “There’s nothing else like it!” — Becky W. We get it, Becky. The shaved snow here is a delightful treat.

Dillard’s Ice Cream Parlor | 500 S. Buncombe Rd., Greer | Recommended by City Editor Stephanie | “Some of the happiest memories of my childhood are centered around the homemade peach ice cream from Dillard’s.”

Ice Cream Station | 125 S. Main St., Simpsonville | Recommended by City Editor Danielle | “I love soft-serve in the summer.”

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