Ice Cream Shop - Best of 2011

Published Mar 29, 2011

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

Winner
2011 Winner

1. Bi-Rite Market

Voters Love

"I am an admitted ice cream snob and I've been to many of the great ice cream spots in the country. Bi-Rite is as good..." via ratboyslim

Find It
3639 18th Street San Francisco CA 94110
  • 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
  • Fenton's Creamery, Food, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 4226 Piedmont Ave North Oakland Oakland CA 94611
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop, Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ici, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Ice Cream Shop, 2948 College Ave Elmwood Berkeley CA 94705
    6. Ici
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    2948 College Ave, Claremont Berkeley, 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    254 Fillmore Street, Lower Haight San Francisco, 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    699 22nd St, Dogpatch San Francisco, CA
  • Polly Ann, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 3138 Noriega St San Francisco CA 94122
    11. Polly Ann
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    3138 Noriega St, Outer Sunset San Francisco, CA
  • Ciao Bella Café, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Ice Cream Shop, 1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Building #8 Embarcadero San Francisco CA
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Building #8, Embarcadero San Francisco,
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bombay Ice Cream, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 552 Valencia St San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    552 Valencia St, Mission San Francisco, 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
  • Swenson's, Food, Ice Cream Shop, 1999 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109
    16. Swenson's
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    1999 Hyde St, Russian Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    951 Valencia St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Maggie Mudd, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 903 Cortland Ave San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    903 Cortland Ave, Bernal Heights San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    1447 Taraval St, Parkside 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    1511 Shattuck Avenue, Gourmet Ghetto Berkeley, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    601 Baker St, Western Addition/NoPa San Francisco, CA
  • Gelateria Cici, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 17 E Blithedale Ave Marin County Mill Valley CA 94941
    Nominee for: Ice Cream Shop
    17 E Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, CA
  • Fraiche Yogurt, Food, Ice Cream Shop, 644 Emerson St Santa Clara County Palo Alto CA 94301
    Nominee for: FroYo, Ice Cream Shop
    Multiple locations
Contest Overview
  • 89,975
    Total Votes
  • 41,330
    Voters
  • 179
    Winners

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