Is there truly anything better on a hot summer’s day than a cold scoop of ice cream? Luckily, Greensboro and High Point have some of the most unique ice cream spots around, and we’ve curated a list of where you can find the best. Check out these ice cream spots in Greensboro and High Point to enjoy on the next hot summer day!
Updated June 2023
946 Summit Ave., Greensboro
Looking for a scoop of heaven on earth? Look no further than this legendary ice cream spot that has captured the hearts (and taste buds) of countless people over the last 50 years! Not only will you satisfy your sweet tooth, but you’ll also be transported back in time to the rockin’ 50s with their retro decor and friendly staff who make you feel like part of the family. They have over 30 flavors of ice cream that can be served simply in a cone/cup or made into a banana split, hot fudge sundae, or an old-fashioned milkshake.
Pro Tip: Opt for one of their fruit-based sherbet flavors instead of the usual milk fat-based ice cream treat for a dairy-free option!
3606 N Elm St., Greensboro
If you want flavor options, M&R has you covered. With over 70 different flavors of Hershey’s ice cream, the possibilities are endless. Enjoy a scoop or two in a cone/cup or make a combination of flavors into a sundae!
Pro Tip: Try one of their classic Hershey’s flavors turned into a stuffed shake with toppings galore!
3712 Old Battleground Rd., Greensboro
Ozzy’s is the perfect place to indulge in a sweet treat of Hershey’s or Blue Bell ice cream while admiring the beautiful murals that grace their building. Their patio out front is also a great spot for your little ones to hang and enjoy their cup, cone, or sundae!
Pro Tip: Visit on a Wednesday night and have your ice cream paired with a hot dog from their cart.
2505 N Main St., High Point
This adorable little ice cream shop in High Point serves an array of delicious treats including specialty sundaes, stuffed shakes/waffle bowls, and ice cream sandwiches. They have over 64 flavors of Hershey’s ice cream that can be served in a cup, waffle bowl, sugar cone, or waffle cone. They also offer sugar free, low fat, vegan, dairy free, and lactose free options, so there is a treat for everyone!
Pro Tip: Have your cone dipped in chocolate and sprinkles for a little extra pizzaz!
4925 W Market St., Greensboro
If you’re into the fixin’s just as much as the ice cream, Lucha Libre is the ice cream spot for you! Not only do they offer more than 50 predesigned ice cream concoctions, but you can also have them topped with churros, chocolate syringes, wafer cookies, and candy bars! From coffee ice cream treats to fruit-based combinations, there is something for everyone.
Pro Tip: They have eight different waffle cone flavors to choose from!
1219 Spring Garden St., Greensboro
Serving the Greensboro community for over 100 years, Yum Yum’s has become a true staple for ice cream in the Triad area. You would be hard pressed to find a member of the community who hasn’t indulged their sweet tooth at this nostalgic establishment. Their frozen treats are made in house with a variety of seasonal flavors to choose from!
Pro Tip: Make a healthier choice by getting a select sugar free ice cream for just $0.50 more!
3326 W Friendly Ave. Ste 128, Greensboro
As a staple of the Triad for more than 90 years, Dewey’s Bakery just recently arrived in Greensboro where you can find both their signature pastries and ice cream concoctions! Choose from 10 pre crafted ice cream treats or simply build your own with Dewey’s famous cookies, cake, sauces, and other specialty fillings.
Pro Tip: Magnify your order for 8 to 10 people by purchasing the Dewzy Paloozy!
5820A N Church St., Greensboro
You can get your froyo, coffee, and ice cream fix at Koolies! This spot serves up the best homeland creamery ice cream flavors of the season in addition to their homemade frozen yogurt. They also have plans to expand in 2023 to frozen treats such as ice cream sandwiches!
Pro Tip: Make any froyo/ice cream treat with toppings into a milkshake or smoothie!
3821 W Gate City Blvd., Greensboro
This lively sweet treat joint has lots of ice cream and lots of sass! With a brightly colored interior and energetic dance music, you can’t help but feel joyful when splurging on one of their 40+ flavors of ice cream. You can enjoy any flavor, including unique ones like queso and tequila, in a cup, cone, or banana split!
Pro Tip: If you’re looking for a refreshing treat, try one of their fruit popsicle palettes!