Local ice cream to enjoy in Indianapolis, IN

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After seeing this, we’re dying to try that honey lavender scoop. | Photo by @keepindyfun

What’s summertime without a cold treat? We’ve rounded up a list of local ice cream that you’re sure to melt over.


As an avid s’mores fan, City Editor Nicole is eyeing the flavor on the left. | Photo by @see_do_eat

Circles | Sold at Wildwood Market, 1015 Virginia Ave. | Circles is known for its city-wide summer pop-ups + seasonal concoctions. Pro tip: Try the Coffee Cake Crumble — Circles partnered with Tinker Coffee Company to bring you coffee ice cream featuring single-origin coffee with a buttery streusel topping.

New Age | 1325 Shelby St. | You + your furry friend can enjoy a paw-fect treat together at this pet-friendly and vegan-friendly shop. We recommend a peanut butter pet pop for them and a scoop of decadent chocolate oreo for you.

BRICS | 901 E. 64 St. | Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station has 36 flavors of dairy ice cream + eight vegan options. Pro tip: Enjoy the “Whistlestop Wakeup” outside on the deck while you take in the sights and sounds of the Monon.


One of City Editor Nicole’s favorite flavors from Lick is the coffee chip. | Photo by @homeiscitysend

Lick | 906 Carrollton Ave., Ste. 360 | Ever wanted to try gorgonzola candied pecan ice cream? What about rosewater pistachio brittle? This one is for the adventurous eaters that won’t shy away from an ice cream experience that will have your taste buds doing the tango.

Square Scoop | 1028 Virginia Ave | Located in the heart of Fountain Square, Square Scoop prides itself on its locally-made, hand-dipped ice cream, shakes, and sundaes. Want to sprinkle in some extra nostalgia? Check out its wide selection of old fashioned candies + sodas.
Nicey Treat | Various locations | Ranked the No. 1 ice cream shop in Indiana by Travel and Leisure, Nicey Treat’s popsicles look as good as they taste — just take a peek at the shop’s Instagram.

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