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The 6 Best Ice Cream Shops in Downtown, Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

Finding the finest Ice cream spots has never been easier. We did the heavy lifting for you by assessing all the best review sites to find the 10 best Ice cream spots. Find everything you need to know about the best Ice cream restaurants below.

Find the perfect Ice cream spot


Western · $30 avg. main dish
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Shug’s Soda Fountain + Ice Cream

Western · $9 avg. main dish
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Bottega Italiana

Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Cupcake Royale

Western · $6 avg. main dish
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

R & M Dessert Bar

Western · American · $10 avg. main dish
Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Nana’s Green Tea

Western · Japanese · $10 avg. main dish
Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best Ice cream in Downtown. We analyzed 4854 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 1116 lists and articles – looking closely at what Infatuation, Thrillist and Seattle Magazine had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Infatuation - The Seattle Ice Cream Power Rankings, Thrillist - We Tried All of Seattle's Best Ice Cream, and You Should Too and Seattle Magazine - The Best Ice Cream Places in Seattle. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Ice cream

  • The ideal pairing for chocolate ice cream

    When having chocolate ice cream, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Brachetto d'Acqui, a popular red wine.

  • A great drink pairing for strawberry ice cream

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for strawberry ice cream can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, off-dry, pink wine balances the fruit strawberry ice cream.

Interesting facts about Ice cream

  • A big feat in 2014

    In Cedarburg, United States, Ice cream-lovers celebrated a special day on June 28, 2014. Some still remember this as the day when the strawberry ice-cream was made, weighing no less than 3,010 pounds.

  • The best day for ice cream

    The love for ice cream is unlimited in United States - that’s why they celebrate National Ice Cream Day every year.

  • Celebrating Ice cream

    Did you know that every year in October foodies in Utica, United States celebrate their passion for Ice cream? The Utica Ice Cream Festivalis held annually.

Parking tips

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Ice cream spot.

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