The Cool Ones: Chester County’s Best Ice Cream Shops

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By Christine Tarlecki, Culinary Feature Contributor

Here’s the scoop: July is National Ice Cream Month! We are ready to get our fill of ice cream in Chester County! Mask up and cool off at these great ice cream spots.*

Petrucci’s Phoenixville at 472 Nutt Road in Phoenixville has been around since 1997 and offers a wide selection of made-in-store water ice, ice cream, ice cream sundaes and banana splits, gelatis, and milkshakes. There’s also a location in King of Prussia open for drive-thru service only.

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Milky Way Farm at 521 Uwchlan Avenue in Chester Springs, is an idyllic farm where memories are made. The creamery offers ice cream made with distinction, and they offer a large variety of homemade flavors. Plus, they have “moolicious” ice cream flavors, which are named after their cows, the source of wholesomeness, like Carly’s Bordeaux Cherry, Melody’s Mocha Chip, Trixie’s Toffee Crunch, or Paradise’s Pina Colada Sorbet.

La Michoacana Homemade Ice Cream at 231 E State Street in Kennett Square, offers fun, unique tropical and traditional ice cream and sorbet flavors like Guava & Cheese, Passion Fruit, and Banana Chocolate Crunch, plus milkshakes and sundaes. Add some fun to your dessert!

Cookie Dope Cookie Dough and Ice Cream Bar at 28 S High Street in West Chester, offers goodies everyone should try! Featuring 8 flavors of edible cookie dough (that change regularly) like Captain Crunch, Waffles & Syrup, and Gnarly Confetti Party; 12 flavors of Bassets premium ice cream like Peaches & Cream, Cotton Candy, Strawberry, and Chocolate; 20 flavors of snow cones like Pineapple, Lemon, Fruit Punch, Cola, and Watermelon (plus sugar-free flavors), and fun treats like warm gooey brownies, waffle & ice cream sandwiches, sundaes, cookie dough milkshakes, hot brownies & more!

The Creamery at the Farmhouse at 119 W Lancaster Ave in Downingtown, offers scoops of ice cream, ice cream shakes (like Mint Cookies & Cream, or a Cold Brew Coffee with Vanilla), plus waffles. It’s everything you could want in a dessert! Relax and enjoy a treat, along with coffee and more.
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Chester County’s top ice cream shops!

* Please check with each ice cream cafe regarding hours, indoor dining, mask requirements, social distancing, and other COVID-19 protocols. Please respect the establishments that you visit.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Christine Tarlecki is a food writer who resides in Phoenixville, always seeking out the best and the freshest food from local farmers markets and restaurants.

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