The Best Ice Cream In Jax

  • by Kristen Wagoner
  • July 13, 2020

Ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream. Living in Florida, cold treats are essential to life. Knowing this, we've put together a list of all of our favorite places to get a bite of ice cream or another type of frozen goodie.


With a new flavor every single day, Whit's always has something new in store. Plus they offer quarts of your favorite flavor to take home, classic flavors everyday like vanilla and chocolate, and a special ice cream treat for your pup.

  • 11362 San Jose Blvd #3, Jacksonville, FL 32223
  • 12525 Philips Hwy Suite #113, Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • 1232 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Sweet Pete's Candy Shop

Sweet Pete’s features ice cream by Hershey. Check in regularly to try their newest featured specialty dessert. From Shark Attack Snack blue floats to Pumpkin Spice Latte Milkshakes and Cactus PEZ sundaes, you won't want to miss these fun and tasty limited edition treats! If Ice Cream is not your thing, you're inside a candy store- you'll find something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

  • 400 N Hogan St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Dreamette has been serving the Jacksonville community since 1948! They are most notably known for having the greatest banana split and huge piles of ice cream! Make sure to bring cash because they are cash only.

  • 3646 Post St, Jacksonville, FL 32205                                


Kilwins has tons of yummy ice cream flavors everyday! Plus, Kilwins has tons of fudge, chocolate, candy apples, caramels, chocolate pretzels and other sweet treats. 

  • 10281 Mid Town Pkwy #125, Jacksonville, FL 32246
  • 140 St George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

5fx Ice Cream

5fx is an experience, and delicious. First you pick your cream base and then they freeze, chop, and roll your ice cream right infront of you. It's fully customisable and there is something for everyone!

  • 9802 Baymeadows Rd #6, Jacksonville, FL 32256


Rita's has both Italian ice and custard. If you can't decide between the two- get both in one with a Gelati. Theres 50 flavors of ice and over 15 flavors of custard. The combinations are essentially endless, and delicious! 

  • 393 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
  • Hodges Station, 13529 Beach Blvd Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL 32224
  • 380 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080

photo by: @couplethateatsndrinks


  • 12224 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225
  • 11701-60 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223
  • 9590 Applecross Rd Suite 108, Jacksonville, FL 32222
  • 3501-G N Ponce De Leon Blvd Unit G, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Brusters has over 150 flavors of ice cream- including seasonal favorites like Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake, Peaches 'n Cream, Deep Dish Apple Pie, and Winter Wonder. There are also a ton of sugar free flavors! Each location offers at least 24 flavors fresh flavors daily, so keep checking in thru the year for more.

Cold Stone Creamery

Cakes, Sundaes, and of course your own custom creation. Cold Stone never disappoints. They utilize a cold slab so your toppings can be mixed in on the spot to create your own flavor. 

  • 9960 Southside Blvd Ste 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • 14035 Beach Blvd #107, Jacksonville, FL 32250
  • 840 Nautica Dr Ste 123, Jacksonville, FL 32218
  • 20 Homegrown Way ste d, Yulee, FL 32097
  • 808 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Sweet Frog

This ones for you froyo fans! Sweet Frog is the ultimate frozen yogurt experience. First pick your flavor, then load it up with any, and every topping imaginable. 

  • 1661 Riverside Ave #128, Jacksonville, FL 32204
  • 1518 W University Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32217
  • 4413 Town Center Pkwy Ste 218, Jacksonville, FL 32246
  • 1581 County Rd 220 Ste 100, Fleming Island, FL 32003

Hyppo Pops

Looking for a cool treat? Look no further than Hyppo for hand made, all natural, ice pops full of unique flavor combinations. If you cant make it out to the store- pick some up at your local Publix.

  • 48 Charlotte St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Jeremiah's Italian Ice

Ice cream and Italian ice is a combination that just hits right. With over 40 flavors of Italian ice there is something that you are bound to love. For the ultimate treat, grab a Gelati, that has both ice cream and Italian ice in layers.

  • 9891-6 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32257
  • 853 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park, FL 32065

Peterbrooke Chocolatier

Grab some chocolate strawberries and gelato all in the same visit! Peterbrooke offers between 18-24 flavors of Italian gelato every day. You can choose to have your gelato in a cup, waffle cone, milkshake, or in one of the brand new Bubble Waffles.

  • 3554 St Johns Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32205
  • 76 S Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32210
  • 249 Copeland St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
  • 2024 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207
  • 4414 Town Center Pkwy UNIT 219, Jacksonville, FL 32246
  • 363 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
  • 4765 Hodges Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32224
  • 333 Village Main St #650, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
  • 9047-5 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • 450 Durbin Pavilion Dr Suite E104, St Johns, FL 32259
  • 108 Bartram Oaks Walk #106, Jacksonville, FL 32259
  • 9640 Crosshill Blvd #108, Jacksonville, FL 32222
  • 1560 Business Center Dr #3, Fleming Island, FL 32003


With over 25 flavors and dairy free options, Mayday is one of the top ice cream parlors in town. Plus- their sprinkles, cones, and cookies are all home made! If you don't want your ice cream right then and there, grab a pint to go!

  • 1432 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207
  • 1835 US-1 #127, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • 100 St George St Suite J, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • 1198 Beach Blvd #7, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250


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