Area creameries give Toledo families two scoops of happiness
We are determined to enjoy the final days of summer, and there’s no better way than sitting outside with a scoop or two of your favorite ice cream. Luckily, the Toledo area has a slew of options for lovers of the sweet stuff! We included some of our favorite offerings and reviews from local customers so you can enjoy them before many close for the season. Did we miss any? Don’t forget to fill us in on your favorite spots!
5137 Summit St.
Customer review: “It is an excellent place to go to in order for you to get ice cream. I would recommend going there 100%!”
Krave Food and Ice Cream
2603 Airport Hwy.
Customer review: “The food is always fresh and delicious, and the workers are always very nice. Great food!”
Mr. G’s Barn
6756 Hill Ave.
Customer review: “A good, traditional style ice cream and hot dog stand. It’s very busy on a summer Saturday evening, especially the drive-through. There were plenty of parking spaces available, so we parked and went inside where we were served in good time. Service is friendly and courteous.”
2701 Dorr St.
325 S. Fearing Blvd.
Customer review: “Their dogs are the best, and the ice cream is to die for!”
Shivers Ice Cream
2425 Key St.
Customer review: “The coconut ice cream is amazing!”
Deb’s Soft Kreme
1326 Navarre Ave.
Cold Stone Creamery
4038 Talmadge Rd.
Customer review: “We enjoyed dessert here a couple of times recently. Each time the two different creations that we got were delicious. The staff was friendly, and the atmosphere of the restaurant was inviting. We recommend this for ice cream desserts you do not get elsewhere.”
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
5655 Secor Rd.
Customer review: “So I had that moment where the craving for quality ice cream was uncontainable. I took to the internet to research quality ice cream shops near me. Found Handel’s for the first time and ended up going twice during the same week because they were so good! Customer service is excellent and they even have a drive thru at the location I went to in Toledo. You will enjoy your visit for sure!”
1244 W Alexis Rd.
Customer reviews: “Two chili dogs and sitting at a picnic table outside takes me back to when I helped coach little league baseball, and we would go for ice cream. Great memories and good hot dogs.”
2106 W Sylvania Ave.
11:30am-9pm, Monday-Thursday and Sunday
Customer review: “Awesome ice cream!! Would definitely go back again and again and again. Employees were very friendly.”
Sparky’s Donuts and Ice Cream
1357 W Sylvania Ave.
Customer review: “Also a great place for good donuts, they have good choices and prices are reasonable. They are open very early with easy in and out.”
2031 N McCord Rd.
Hours: 11am-9pm, Monday-Sunday
Customer review: “Best soft serve sundaes I’ve ever had! Great portions and toppings for the price. Especially like the fact that they not only have soft serve ice cream but also soft serve frozen yogurt & Newberry soft serve for those with diet restrictions or lactose intolerances.”
Charlie’s Homemade Ice Cream and Edibles
6600 W Sylvania Ave.
11:30 am-9pm, Monday-Friday
Customer review: “My sons and I stopped in the other day for a quick treat. It was our first visit. The guy behind the counter was very nice and helpful. I ordered a chocolate milkshake, while my sons enjoyed their drumstick and waffle cones. The killer chocolate ice cream is heavenly. Prices are reasonable as well.”
Mayberry Ice Cream LLC
5645 Mayberry Square
Customer review: “We had a great time! The ice cream and staff are amazing! My mother and grandson were so excited … and so was I!”
Timbo’s Cones and Coney’s
5437 W Alexis Rd.
Customer review: “I’ve been going here for 19 years and love it every time. The menu expands every season and the hits keep coming. The Buckeye sundae is where it’s at for me. Chili dogs are great and you can’t go wrong with chili fries. The family running it are good people, and they treat people right! Great spot for a quick bite!”
627 S. Boundary Rd.
Hours: Monday- Sunday, 11am-9pm.
Nedley’s Ice Cream and Coffee Cafe
Cold Stone Creamery
479 W. Dussel Rd.
2117 River Rd.
Customer review: “This shop was remodeled last year. Looks very nice. The ice cream is served in large portions and you get a very nice amount for an inexpensive price. It is a nice family stop.”
Chitter Chatter Ice Cream
8144 Airport Hwy.
904 Clark St.
General’s Ice Cream
6751 Providence St.
Customer Review: “General’s Ice Cream is a quaint little shop that is right on the south fork of the Cannonball Trail in Whitehouse. Really nice stopover during that bike hike. Hard scooped ice cream and a nice variety really help cool you down. My favorite are the sundaes, as they are the old-fashioned kind.”
1276 Michigan Ave.
Customer Review: “I love this little shop. I try to avoid eating ice cream, but during the summer, I can’t help myself. Their vanilla ice cream is so good, and so much like I remember as a child. The staff handles my order quickly and are always very polite. This is a nice place to stop on Sunday afternoons and relax on their outdoor patio furniture after a bicycle ride along the trails.”
Edie’s Ice Cream
2349 Woodville Rd.
Customer Reviews: “Lots of choices, huge servings, delicious. Serves 36 different flavors of soft serve. Also has hand-packed ice cream. Some food. But it is the cream and soft serve you want. Worth going.”
4160 Navarre Ave.
Customer Review: “Love the hard ice creams, hot fudge, and S’mores sundaes.”
Pearson’s Ice Cream
3219 Seaman Rd.