Discover 5 of the BEST Places for Ice Cream in Kansas City


I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! It’s summer time, and summer and ice cream go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like ham and cheese. Like Bert and Ernie. Like….. okay, you get the point! I’ve become a bit of an ice cream connoisseur this year, scoring the Kansas City metro area in an effort to bring you the BEST places to enjoy ice cream this summer!

Discover 5 of the BEST Places for Ice Cream in Kansas City

Here’s are my top 5 places for ice cream in Kansas City:

Murray’s Homemade Ice Cream

If you ever had the pleasure of making homemade ice cream, you know exactly what all the hype is about!  Located in Westport, Murray’s Homemade Ice Cream is a something that EVERY Kansas City native should try! With flavors like “One Drunk Monk” and “Gimme Some More S’Mores” there are sure to be plenty of laughs shared over your cone!

Glace Artisan Ice Cream

This ice cream spot, located on the Plaza, appeals to the more sophisticated palate. Their unique flavor choices included; salted pretzel, Christopher Elbow spicy chocolate, and goat cheese w/ pear! If you’re dairy free, you’ll find plenty of great ice cream options here!

Sheridan’s Lattes and Frozen Custard

You’ll find Sheridan’s sprinkled all over the city! With several locations, awesome flavors, and a fun outdoorsy atmosphere, there’s no way we could leave this one off the list! Sheridan’s is a great choice for children and adults alike!

Paleterias Tropicana

Looking for a more tropical vibe? This family owned restaurant specializes in unique flavors, Michoacan style! While they started off making only ice cream, they’ve expanded to making cocktails, fruit salads, smoothies, fresh fruit juices and more!

Poppy’s Ice Cream & Coffee House

This adorable little ice cream shop made its debut in Raytown in 1997, but moved to a bigger location in downtown Lee’s Summit later on down the road! There yummy selections and the warm and inviting atmosphere make this an adorable little hometown parlor!