Best Places for FroYo, Cold Treats, and Ice Cream in Huntsville
During the dog days of summer, there is nothing like a decadent ice cream cone, milkshake, fro-yo, or frozen treat to take the edge off a hot day. Summertime is the perfect opportunity to treat yo’self – lucky for you we wanted to list all that deliciousness in one place so you can make an educated ice cream decision. Here’s all our favorite place to find frozen treats and ice cream in Huntsville!
Mom & Pop Ice Cream & Popsicle Shops
These are our favorite places to find ice cream in Huntsville that are locally owned & operated, and unique to our area. We always love to support small, family-owned businesses, and these shops are serious about their ice cream & pops.
The Cozy Cow Ice Cream & Coffee
Location: Big Spring Park, 100 Church St SW, Huntsville
Hours: Sun 11AM-5PM, Mon-Thurs 9AM-3PM, Fri-Sat 9AM-7PM
Phone: 256-970-7108 | View Website
Golden Years Ice Cream Parlor
Location: 12835 Highway 231 431 N, Hazel Green
Hours: Sun-Wed 2PM-8PM, Thurs CLOSED, Fri 2PM-9PM, Sat 12PM-9PM
Phone: 256-693-7192 | View Website
The Kreme Delight
Location: 401 W Washington Street, Athens
Hours: Sun-Sat 11AM-9PM
Phone: 256-232-9130 | View Facebook Page
Naked Taco & Homemade Ice Cream
Location: 2030 Cecil Ashburn Drive #102, Huntsville
Hours: Sun – Sat 11AM 10 AM – 9 PM
Phone: 256-678-7048 | View Website
Oscar Moon’s Milkshake Shop
Location: Huntsville’s Historic Stovehouse
Hours: Sun 11AM-7PM, Mon-Tues Closed, Wed-Thur 11AM-8PM, Fri & Sat 11AM-9PM
Phone: 256-678-7048 | View Website
Location: Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Huntsville
Hours: Wed & Thurs 11 AM – 5 PM, Fri & Sat 11 AM-6 PM
Phone: 256-513-9745 | View Website
Sam & Greg’s Pizza & Gelato
Location: 116 South Side Square, Huntsville | 364 Hughes Rd, Madison
Hours: Mon-Thur 11AM-9PM, Fri & Sat 11AM-10PM, Sun 11AM-8 PM
Phone: 256-469-6932 (Hsv), 256-772-9888 (Madison) | View Website
Location: Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, also at Greene Street Market in the summer
Hours: Wed-Sat 11AM-7 PM
Phone: 256-652-9910 | View Website
Tried & True Favorites
There’s a reason these establishments are in almost every city & town. When the heat gets to be too much, you can always find something delicious, usually in a dizzying selection of flavors.
Location: 5000 Whitesburg Drive S, Huntsville
Hours: Sun-Thurs 11AM-9:30PM, Fri-Sat 11AM-10PM
Phone: 256-881-7920 | View Website
Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
Location: 2100 Cecil Ashburn Drive SE, Huntsville | 12143 County Line Rd, Madison
Hours: Sun-Thurs Noon – 9PM, Fri-Sat Noon-10PM (Hsv) | Sun-Sat 1PM-8PM (Madison)
Phone: 256-882-7458 (Hsv), 256-325-6690 (Madison) | View Website
Cold Stone Creamery
Location: 2750 Carl T Jones Drive SE #1200, Huntsville
Hours: Sun-Thurs 12PM-9PM, Fri&Sat 12PM-10PM
Phone: 256-883-6868 | View Website
Frios Gourmet Pops
Location: Cullman & Gasden Locations
Hours: Hours vary greatly by location
Phone: 256-339-4946 | 256-390-9212 | View Facebook Page
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
Location: 7086 HWY 72 W, Huntsville
Hours: Sun-Mon 11AM-10PM
Phone: 256-513-0080 | View Website
Jeremiah’s Italian Ice
Location: 181 Hughes Road #9, Madison
Hours: Sun-Thurs Noon-8PM, Fri & Sat Noon-9PM
Phone: 256-542-3085 | View Website
Marble Slab Creamery
Location: 350 The Bridge Street #112, Huntsville
Hours: Sun Noon-7PM, Mon-Thurs Noon-8PM, Fri-Sat Noon-9PM
Phone: 256-705-6667 | View Website
Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard
Location: 8046 Hwy 72 W, Madison
Hours: Sun-Thurs Noon-8PM, Fri & Sat Noon-8PM
Phone: 256-970-4848 | View Website
Location: 7626 US 72 #102, Madison
Hours: Mon-Thurs 1PM – 8:30PM, Fri 1PM-9PM, Sat & Sun 12PM-9PM
Phone: 256-325-0616 | View Website
Location: 6125 University Drive #C10, Huntsville
Hours: Sun-Thur 11AM-9PM, Fri & Sat 11AM-10PM
Phone: 256-808-3961 | View Website
The Yard Milkshake Bar
Location: 503 Town Madison Blvd #A, Madison
Hours: Mon-Thurs 12PM – 9PM, Fri & Sat 12PM – 10PM
Location: 2710 Carl T Jones Drive SE #G, Huntsville
Hours: Sun – Sat 11:30AM-9PM
Phone: 256-881-1677 | View Website
Location: Parkway Place Mall on the 2nd floor: 2801 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville
Hours: Sun Noon – 6 PM, Mon-Sat from 10AM-9PM
Phone: 256-533-0700 | View Website
We wanted to focus on places that ONLY served frozen treats, but of course, there’s always the local Dairy Queen and Sonic Drive-In!
Where’s your favorite spot for ice cream in Huntsville and North Alabama? Let us know in the comments!
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Unfortunately Ben and Jerry’s is no longer at Parkway Place Mall. I think Yolo Rollo replaced B&J. But has anybody tried La Michoacana?
Thanks Jackie – I updated that so it should be correct now. I haven’t tried La Michoacana yet but I’ve heard a lot about it!
Kreme Delight in Athens is such a wonderful ice cream place, glad to see them participating in such an event.
Updated with new shops and hours on February 15, 2021.
Tropical Sno Meridianville has Amazing Shave Ice! Over 40 flavors, Endless combinations and Sugar-Free Options! They are Seasonal.
Hi, Tameka! Thanks for sharing! We’ll get them added.