Spoons and Scoops: Where to find the best ice cream treats in KC

Grab a spoon, KC! As the summer temps heat up, be sure to cool down with some of the metro’s yummiest ice cream flavors and other sweet treats to taste.  Take your family on a flavor adventure this summer, and sample the sweetness of the city!  From classic ice cream to shaved ice to artisan flavors to rolled ice cream, KC’s got it all!  Be sure to bring a buddy to share each location’s 2-for-1 or BOGO special!   Wondering where to begin? Let us help you find your new favorite flavor!

Frozen Classics and More: The go-to stops for your old-school favorites alongside new creations

Sylas and Maddy’s

This family-owned shop is a KC favorite! Homemade ice cream and waffle cones are made fresh daily.  The shop–a beloved neighborhood go-to in Olathe–loves creating new flavors to place alongside the classics.

Flavor to try: Mahomes Magic | Go Explore KC Special: 2-for-1 Single Scoop Cone or Cup

Kaleidoscoops Ice Cream

Scooping up supreme hand-dipped ice cream, Kaledioscoops houses 86 flavors in store, with 30 served daily. Stop by the KCK location and choose your scoop, or order a sundae, smoothie, shake, malt, and more!

Flavor to try: Deep Dish Apple Pie | Go Explore KC Special: Get two scoops for the price of one!

Sweet Caroline’s

This favorite Overland Park spot has every sweet treat you need: candy, chocolate, ice cream and fudge! An ice cream and candy lover’s dream come true! 

Flavor to try: Cookies N Cream | Go Explore KC Special:  Buy 1 ice cream cone or cup and receive 1 (of equal or lesser value) for free

The Scoop @ Martin City

Grab yourself a scoop or better yet, two scoops (!)  at this delicious new spot in South KC for homemade ice cream!  Come back again and again to try the 12 tasty flavors–new ones are added to the rotation all the time!

Flavor to try:  Lemon Poppyseed | Go Explore KC Special: Buy 1 Scoop Get 1 Free

Unique Treats: Where to find ice cream with a tasty twist

Bing Box

An ice cream experience unlike any other! Bing Box in Leawood makes innovative flavor mixtures in the style of modern Korean shaved ice (bingsu).  The flavors are infused into the ice cream, with a base of mango, matcha, chocolate, and other unique tastes. So many other menu offerings to choose from: soft serve, hot chocolate, milkshakes, bubble tea, and more!

Flavor to try: Build your own Bing box! Choose a snow cream flavor, pick two toppings and pick a drizzle! | Go Explore KC Special:  2 soft serve for the price of 1

Sweet Cups

This rolled ice cream shop in the Northland serves Thai inspired treats made to order.  The smooth creme is mixed with chosen flavors and ingredients like fresh fruit, candy, cookies and more, then spread, flattened, rolled, and placed vertically and artfully into your cup! Add toppings of your choice!

Flavor to try: Smore’s Night | Go Explore KC Special: Buy One Get One Free (Equal or Lesser Value) 

Foggi Ice Cream

Located in Mission, KS, Foggi Ice Cream serves handcrafted ice cream made fresh with Nitrogen.  Foggi promises strict standards and delicious flavors, running the range from classic goodness to uniquely yummy!

Flavor to try: Sweet Maple Bacon Ice Cream | Go Explore KC Special: 2-for-1 on any ice cream or boba tea

Freezing Moo

Try this can’t miss ice cream experience in Lee Summit! Grab a taste of Thai-inspired rolled ice cream with your choice of “moo-licious flavors” and toppings. Watch as your treat is made to order on an iced grill!

Flavor to try: Pink Lady | Go Explore KC Special:  Buy one get one free (equal or lesser value)

Gourmet Goodies: The metro’s best spots for one-of-a-kind, modern flavor creations

Popculture Gourmet Popcorn and Ice Cream

Parkville’s place-to-be for delicious and creative flavors of popcorn and hard-scoop ice cream. This chef-owned shop is known for its modern spin on pops and scoops! Build a popcorn tin, have a cone, cup or milkshake…so many sweet treats to try! 

Flavor to try: Dreamscicle ice cream and Cornfetti popcorn | Go Explore KC Special:  Buy 1 scoop, get a mini bag of popcorn

Poppy’s Ice Cream

Do your sweet-tooth a favor and stop by Poppy’s in Lee’s Summit.  Serving fresh, hand-crafted artisan ice cream, freshly brewed coffee, bakery pastries, cookies, and sorbets, your taste buds can have everything they desire! 

Flavor to try: Golden Milk (Hurry…this one goes fast!) | Go Explore KC Special: 2-for-1 single scoop

Icy Delights:  Snow cones and shaved ice for KC’s extra hot days

Hokulia Shaved Ice

Stop by this Olathe store and say aloha to Hawaiin shaved ice! These soft and fluffy icy treats come in 50 flavors imported from Hawaii, and can be customized for a fantastically frosty taste experience.  Hokulia also serves popcorn, ice cream, smoothies, and more!

Flavor to try:  Banana Colada with a scoop of coconut ice cream in the middle | Go Explore KC Special: Buy one short board shaved ice, get one free

Tropical Sno Kansas City

Waldo’s favorite place to beat the heat! Tropical Sno’s juicy shaved ice, classic dipped cones, and sweet sorbets and ice cream will bring you a piece of paradise in a cup (or cone!). 

Flavor to try: Fruity Pebbles–get it Hawaiin style with ice cream inside | Go Explore KC Special: Buy any size Tropical Sno and receive a second cone of the same size free