Eater asked, you answered. Readers have been sharing their favorite sources for local ice cream over the past week or so. Suburban spots, new D.C. joints and even some gelato places all made the cut. Have another favorite? Feel free to share in the comments.Read More
Here Are Readers' Favorite Ice Cream Shops
1. York Castle
This Maryland institution specializes in tropical ice cream flavors.
2. Nicecream Factory
This new Arlington ice cream purveyor uses liquid nitrogen to make its ice cream.
3. The Creamery
Alexandria, VA 22314
It's not just a clever name - this Alexandria spot is known for super creamy ice cream.
4. Toby's Homemade Ice Cream & Coffee
This ice cream purveyor in Arlington's Westover neighborhood has its fans.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Multiple readers like the homemade product from Moorenko's.
6. Dolcezza Gelato and Coffee
Readers love this ever-growing empire of artisan gelato shops.
7. Dolci Gelati
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Dolcezza isn't the only gelato game in town. Readers are also fond of this wholesale gelato purveyor turned cafe.
8. Thomas Sweet Ice Cream Co.
This Georgetown shop is a D.C. institution.
9. The Dairy Godmother
Even President Barack Obama has stopped by to see what all the fuss is about at this Del Ray custard place.
10. Ice Cream Jubilee
It's only been open a couple weeks and some readers are already hooked on this Navy Yard place.
11. Pops Old Fashioned Ice Cream Company
Pop's is known for its historic Old Town location and its variety of flavors.
12. Annapolis Ice Cream Company
This purveyor in touristy Annapolis makes its own ice cream.
13. Moo Thru
It's a trek, but readers claim it's worth the hike into further-flung Virginia to check out this ice cream place.
14. Mike's Deli @ Lazy Sundae
This Falls Church favorite is also known for its sandwiches and vegetarian lunch options.