Best Ice Cream of Charleston

Laughing teenage girls enjoying ice cream cones

There's a day to celebrate everything- but one of our favorites is National Ice Cream Day 🍦

There is no better way to stay cool in the Charleston heat than with a scoop (or maybe three) of local ice cream. In honor of this special holiday on July 21st, we've put together a list of our favorite ice cream shops in Charleston.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream

Located on Upper King, Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream is the perfect place to stop for dessert after dinner. Jeni's is known for its crazy flavors and homemade waffle cones, so no wonder the line is always out of the door!

📍 501 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403


Ye Old Fashioned Ice Cream and Sandwich Cafe

With FIVE locations across the Charleston area, there is no excuse to not go try Ye Old Fashioned Ice Cream and Sandwich Cafe. Between the 36 flavors and best banana split in Charleston, there is a sweet treat for everyone to enjoy!

📍 474 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407

📍 6554-A Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29406

📍 1205 North Main Street, Summerville SC 29483

📍 602 Old Trolley Road, Summerville SC 29485

📍1502 North Highway 17, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464



This old-fashioned chain is famous for their fudge and pecan pralines, but did you know they also have amazing ice cream? Kilwin's in Charleston is located right across from The City Market and it is a must visit when exploring the city!

📍 59 South Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401


Peace Pie

Ice cream in sandwich form counts as a meal, right? Check out one of the two Peace Pie locations in downtown Charleston for this fun, summer treat!

📍 223 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401

📍 509 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403


Ice and Pan

Rolled ice cream is the new thing and for some reason we think it tastes better. Come try Thai rolled ice cream at Ice and Pan on King Street, and don't forget to add your sprinkles!

📍 567 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403


Milkster Nitrogen Creamery

If you thought it couldn't get any crazier than rolled ice cream, think again. Milkster is here to bring you nitrogen ice cream. It's made to order ice cream right before your eyes!

📍514 Saint James Avenue, Goose Creek, SC 29445



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