Yelp’s top 5 summer sweet spots in Indy

Holy heat wave Batman. How did we get through the past summer month without this list? Well the lovely gals at Yelp Indy are stepping in to save us from summer sun and dish {or cone?} on their top 5 summer sweet spots. 

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! With the heat of summertime in full swing, what better way to cool off than enjoying a scoop (or two!) of a sweet, cold treat!

Read on to find some of the best summer sweet spots in Indy that you and your family will love.

1. Lick

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Photo by Yelper Krysha M.

It’s love at first lick. With their exotic and fun flavors, this ice cream shop offers its customers a variety of off-the-grid ice cream flavors, including Cedar and Whiskey, Gingersnap Lemon Curd, and Spiced Chocolate Marshmallow. Yelper Kylie S. shares that you can’t go wrong with any flavor at Lick! You can also find LICK ice cream at Wildwood Market and Best Chocolate in Town. Bookmark this business!


2. Nicey Treat

Yelp Indy's Summer Sweet Spots _ Indy's Child
Photo by Yelper Brooke K.

Have an ICE day by stopping in at Nicey Treat this summer! With all-natural ingredients, gluten-free options, and naturally sweetened popsicles, customers can’t get enough of this Fletcher Place and Broad Ripple sweet spot. Yelper Christopher B. shares, “Nicey Treat is pure joy! I’ve never had anything here that wasn’t delightful.” Tip: Save your popsicle sticks! Collect 10 sticks and you will receive a free Nicey Treat! Bookmark this business!


3. Cafe Nonna

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Photo by Yelper Min Chieh Y.

You don’t need to a passport to try real Italian gelato. Cafe Nonna offers customers traditional Italian gelato by using original recipes from Italy and 28 flavors of soft serve ice cream. Danielle R. tells fellow Yelpers that “the gelato is delicious. After years of living abroad, I was so excited to find real gelato here in Indianapolis!” Bookmark this business!

RELATED: From the June issue of Indy’s Child, Top spots for ice cream in Indianapolis


4. Trader’s Point Creamery

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Photo by Yelper Lindsey O.

Yelper Measley F. enthusiastically gives the ice cream at the Dairy Bar 5 stars on Yelp! Because the cream is organic and grassfed, customers can enjoy their sweet treat without guilt! Try their classic flavors of Vanilla or Dutch Chocolate or mix it up by trying seasonal flavors like Blackberry, Caramel, Coffee, or Strawberry. Add more fun to your visit by taking your family on a private guided tour of the farm. What better way to end your tour by enjoying their delicious ice cream! Bookmark this business!


5. Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium

Yelp Indy's Summer Sweet Spots _ Indy's Child
Photo by Yelper Keith H.

Did you know that Kitty Kitty Bang Bang and Snap-O-Lantern are ice cream flavors? At Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium, you can try these and many more wacky flavors! Yelper Jalee L. suggests that “if you are looking for rich, creamy handmade ice cream with crazy names and a flavor for every mood, then Wyliepalooza is your stop!” Need an alternative from ice cream? Wyliepalooza also offers non-dairy Italian ice, soy, and sherbert! Bookmark this business!

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