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The 5 Best Ice Cream Shops in Palo Alto

Updated: March 22, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Palo Alto’s finest restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the best restaurants, we analyzed 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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Gelataio

Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tin Pot Creamery

Palo Alto
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Rick's Ice Cream

Palo Alto, Greenmeadow
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Carem Gelato Classico

Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Scoop Microcreamery

Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Palo Alto. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in Palo Alto, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some Feastfox magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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