Ice Cream Shop - Best of 2016

Published Feb 25, 2016

Banana splits, waffle cones are fun, but it's all about the ice cream. Who's got the best?

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Little Giant Ice Cream

Voters Love

"Using clean, fresh ingredients, Little Giant is a welcome addition to Oakland's food landscape! Friendly neighborhood..." via Alison M.

Find It
1951 Telegraph Avenue Oakland CA 94612
  • Little Giant Ice Cream Shop, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 1951 Telegraph Avenue Uptown Oakland Oakland CA 94612
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    1951 Telegraph Avenue, World Map Oakland, CA
  • Mitchell's Ice Cream, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Ice Cream Shop, 688 San Jose Ave Bernal Heights San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    688 San Jose Ave, Noe Valley San Francisco, CA
  • Tara's Organic Ice Cream, Food, Ice Cream Shop, 3173 College Ave North Oakland Berkeley CA 94705
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    3173 College Ave, Claremont Berkeley, CA
  • Lappert's, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 223 Ohio Ave Richmond CA 94804
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    223 Ohio Ave, Richmond, CA
  • Fenton's Creamery, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 4226 Piedmont Ave North Oakland Oakland CA 94611
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    Multiple locations
  • Bi-Rite Market, Food, Gourmet Grocery, Place for a Sandwich, Ice Cream Shop, 3639 18th Street Mission San Francisco CA 94110
    3639 18th Street, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    855 El Camino Real, Suite 121, World Map Palo Alto, CA
  • Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 2790 Harrison St San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    2790 Harrison St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Cookiebar Creamery, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 1606 Webster Street Alameda CA 94501
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    1606 Webster Street, Alameda, CA
  • Smitten Ice Cream, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 432 Octavia St Hayes Valley San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    432 Octavia St, World Map San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    254 Fillmore Street, Lower Haight San Francisco, CA
  • Tuckers Ice Cream, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 1349 Park St Alameda CA 94501
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    1349 Park St, Alameda, CA
  • Frozen Kuhsterd, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Cheap Eats, Food Truck, Ice Cream Shop, Potrero Hill San Francisco CA 94107
    Potrero Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Knudsen's Ice Creamery, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 3323 Castro Valley Blvd Castro Valley CA 94546
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    3323 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, CA
  • Polly Ann, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 3138 Noriega St San Francisco CA 94122
    14. Polly Ann
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    3138 Noriega St, Outer Sunset San Francisco, CA
  • Joe's Ice Cream, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 5351 Geary Blvd San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    5351 Geary Blvd, Outer Richmond San Francisco, CA
  • Gelateria Naia, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 451 Castro St San Francisco CA 94114
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    451 Castro St, Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Cako Bakery, Food, Cupcakes, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, Bakery, 211 O'Farrell St. Union Square Union Square San Francisco CA 94102
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    815 Cole Street, Cole Valley San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    6061 Cahalan Avenue, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Swenson's, Food, Ice Cream Shop, 1999 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    1999 Hyde St, Russian Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    4 Embarcadero Center, Embarcadero San Francisco, CA
  • Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    6902 Sebastopol Ave, World Map Sebastopol, CA
  • Fairfax Scoop, Food, Ice Cream Shop, 63 Broadway Blvd Marin County Fairfax CA 94930
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    63 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax, CA
  • Almare Gelato Italiano, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 2170 Shattuck Ave Berkeley CA 94704
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    2170 Shattuck Ave, Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA
Contest Overview
  • 19,077
    Total Votes
  • 12,857
    Voters
  • 121
    Winners

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