When it comes to homemade, old-fashioned ice cream, Nebraska has no shortage of options. Many of the best ice cream parlors in the state are successful at their craft because they utilize local ingredients. With dozens of innovative flavors and lots of charm, here are the 10 best spots to grab a cone in Nebraska.
Ivanna Cone in Lincoln has crazy flavors to satisfy every sweet tooth. This local ice cream shop serves ice cream favorites in homemade waffle cones and has been around for more than a decade.
The owners of Coneflower Creamery in Omaha have a true passion for artisan ice cream and it shows through the delicious flavors they’ve comes up with. Everything is made from scratch with love and high quality ingredients.
Visiting C and L Dairy Sweet on Tuesdays or Wednesdays when they’re serving lemon ice cream is a local tradition. Grab a cone and enjoy it under the trees at Pioneer Park in Lincoln.
Located in the Dundee area of Omaha, you might remember seeing eCreamery on the hit show “Shark Tank.” eCreamery is a classic ice cream parlor with incredible flavors that can enjoyed at the shop or ordered for delivery straight to your doorstep.
Cheri O’s is an old-fashioned ice cream parlor and coffee house located in Ashland. Take a break from your busy day and enjoy a hand dipped cone or any other special dessert at this friendly local favorite.
At times, the line at Ted & Wally’s stretches out the door, so you know they’re serving something good! The delicious homemade ice cream comes in a variety of rotating flavors so there’s always something new to try.
Only at Dairy Twist in Bellevue can you find delicious caramel malts, classic cones dipped in strawberry, and all the ice cream toppings you can ask for. Treat yourself to your favorite ice cream flavor at this charming spot!
Helados Santa Fe is an excellent hole-in-the-wall ice cream shop located in South Omaha. With dozens of flavors of “paletas,” which are similar to popsicles, you can pick up a delicious frozen treat without breaking the bank.
The Springfield Drug is one of the only true soda fountains left in Nebraska. Here you can sit back and enjoy a delicious ice cream treat with a side of nostalgia!
Dairy Chef is a lovely little ice cream shop in Omaha that serves up old-fashioned favorites such as milkshakes, banana splits, and classic vanilla cones. It’s a true slice of Americana!