With this Louisiana heat, a cold and sweet treat seems to be the only cure. Cool and creamy ice cream spots in New Orleans are waiting with open doors to soothe your sweet tooth. Whether you take yours in a cup or a cone, these ice cream spots have all the options you need.
If you're looking for unique flavors with a Southern spin, look no further. Creole Creamery offers an endless list of flavors, such as Thai Basil Coconut and Coffee Pecan Brittle, to give your taste buds a little party. Multiple Locations, creolecreamery.com
Gelato on a hot summer day can brighten anyone's mood, and Angelo Brocato is here to serve up some of the best gelato in New Orleans. With flavors such as stracciatella, St. Joe Chocolate Almond, and classic chocolate, everyone will find one they love. 214 N. Carrollton Ave. angelobrocatoicecream.com
For those wanting a different take on ice cream, Freezy Street is where you need to be. Hand-rolled ice cream is their specialty, and their elaborate concoctions like The Pink Lady and The Chantilly are the perfect sweet snack for hot days. Choose your flavor and choose your toppings, and let it roll. 2633 St. Claude Ave., freezystreet.com
Kilwins New Orleans
Kilwins, located in the French Quarter, offers original-recipe ice cream that is creamy and delicious. Flavors including chocolate caramel cashew and blue moon (a fruity blue flavor that some compare to Fruit Loops) are fun ice cream varieties waiting for you to try. 600 Decatur St., Suite 106, kilwins.com
Drip Affogato Bar
Drip Affogato is the perfect fancy ice cream spot that combines a cold treat with coffee. Thiscoffee shop-meets-ice cream parlorcan be a relaxed getaway where you can enjoy a sweet treat in style. 703 Carondelet St., facebook.com/dripaffogatobar