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The 6 Best Ice Cream Shops in Oakland

Updated: March 5, 2021

Finding the best Oakland restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the top restaurants, we reviewed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Fentons Creamery

American
Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Vegan Donut Gelato

$3 avg. main dish
Oakland, Merritt
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Little Giant Ice Cream

Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Curbside Creamery

American
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Smitten Ice Cream

Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ben & Jerry’s

Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 31320 Oakland restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Oakland restaurant reviews, and 1904 lists and articles – looking closely at what Visit Oakland, Do The Bay and Zagat had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. For example, we considered Visit Oakland - Best Places To Get Ice Cream In Oakland, Do The Bay - The Bay's Best Ice Cream Spots and Zagat - 11 Must-Try Ice Cream Shops in San Francisco as we sourced this ultimate list. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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