Where to Find the Best Ice Cream at Disney World

While ice cream is served at nearly every restaurant and quick-service eatery in Disney World, these ice cream shops are our favorite places to grab a cone, scoop, sundae, float, shake, or sandwich.

  • 01 of 07
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    ••• Walt Disney Parks

    Where: Epcot
    This artisan ice cream and sorbet shop in the France pavilion at Epcot serves up 16 yummy flavors a la francaise, all made in-house with fresh ingredients. Offerings include flavors such as profiterole and caramel fleur de sel, as well as delectable ice cream sandwiches made with meringue-based macarons. 

  • 02 of 07
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    ••• Ghirardelli

    Where: Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney)
    When at the Marketplace, just follow the wafting aroma of chocolate to this wonderful ice cream parlor. A huge menu of big, extravagant, over-the-top sundaes is the main draw for this amazing chocolatier. The milkshakes and floats are also something to write home about.

  • 03 of 07
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    ••• Walt Disney Parks

    Where: Magic Kingdom
    The nostalgic nod goes to this vintage shop on Main Street U.S.A. Options include sumptuous floats and signature waffle-bowl sundaes smothered in hot fudge and Mickey cones with chocolate ears, not to mention the famous shareable Kitchen Sink Sundae served in a souvenir bowl shaped like Mickey's red pants.

  • 04 of 07
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    ••• Walt Disney Parks

    Where: Disney's Beach Club Resort 
    This colorul, old-style soda fountain has table seating as well as a counter for ice cream to go. Besides the usual cups and cones, you can indulge in the Fudge Mud Slide or the famous Kitchen Sink, whose bowl is fashioned like a stainless steel sink, and which come piled high with chocolate chunks, Oreos, whipped cream, and a multitude of other toppings.

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  • 05 of 07
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    ••• Walt Disney Parks

    Where: Hollywood Studios
    This counter-service spot on Sunset Boulevard has a nice array of cool treats, from brownie sundaes and apple crisp a la mode to cones, cups, and ice cream sandwiches served on freshly baked cookies.

  • 06 of 07
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    ••• Walt Disney Parks

    Where: Animal Kingdom
    When the theme park gets too hot to handle, take a breather in the Asia section at this ice cream truck that serves waffle cones and ice cream floats.

  • 07 of 07

    Ice Cream Carts

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    ••• Walt Disney Parks

    Where: Everywhere
    Scattered throughout the theme parks, you'll find snack carts selling frozen treats such as the iconic Mickey Mouse ice cream bars and Mickey-shaped coockies-and-cream ice cream sandwiches. You can also find them at many quick-service restaurants and even some gift shops.