The 10 Best Ice Cream Parlors in Tennessee!

The Volunteer State is known to get pretty hot! So there has never been a better excuse to go get yourself a freezing ice cream cone or sundae. From unique out-of-the-box flavors to traditional tastes, our favorite ice cream parlors have plenty to choose from!

1. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Nashville, TN

This trendy scoop shop is almost always busy, even during the winter months. Try their Churro ice cream with toffee and biscuit flakes or their rich Darkest Chocolate scoop.

2. Sheridan’s Frozen Custard, Cordova and Bartlett, TN

Owner Jim Sheridan had loved custard from a young age and later decided to start a shop of his own! After eight years of exploring different methods of creating this treat and planning the shops opening, Sheridan’s finally opened its doors. Get a concrete mixer or simple scoop and add your favorite premium toppings!

3. Mike’s Ice Cream, Nashville, TN

Mike’s has been a favorite among Nashville tourists and locals alike. Their homemade ice creams paired with select ingredients create some of the creamiest and thickest shakes in the state. Try the red velvet shake to see what all of the hype is about!

4. Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store, Jackson, TN

This historic ice cream parlor has an actual rare 1880s soda fountain, so you’ll truly feel like you’ve taken a step back in time. From simple scoops to giant banana splits, you’ll surely satisfy any sweet craving you may have here.

5. Adina's Sweet Shop, Sevierville, TN

This locally-owned and operated bakery offerse baked goods made with love and care. Find cupcakes, cheesecakes, brownies, cookies, and much more at this cute little shop. Is your stomach rumbling yet? Because ours is! 

6. The Ice Cream Show, Chattanooga, TN

Featuring exclusive custom blended scoops, this ice cream parlor lets you design your own special flavor by selecting you favorites of the 40 fresh ingredients they have up for grabs. Get your creative juices flowing and create a flavor you won’t find anywhere else!

7. Clumpies Ice Cream Co., Chattanooga, TN

Since 1999 Clumpies has been making some of our favorite handmade ice creams around! The Firecracker scoop is a favorite—tutti frutti ice cream topped with pop rocks for an extra pop of flavor. 

8. The Comfy Cow, Brentwood, TN

Made-from-scratch, fresh ice cream scoops can be found at one of our favorite spots, The Comfy Cow in Brentwood. Dedicated to delicious treats and great experiences, this shop will wow you with their friendly services and delicious ice creams! 

9. Legato Gelato, Nashville, TN

All right, so maybe gelato isn’t technically the same thing as ice cream, but we just had to put Legato Gelato on our list! Each day these treats are made daily without any artificial ingredients. Try a scoop of the Stracciatella for an Italian-style chocolate chip gelato.

10. Tic Toc Ice Cream Parlor, Loudon, TN

With 29 flavors of first-rate homemade ice cream, everyone will find their perfect flavor at Tic Toc Ice Cream Parlor in Loudon. Want to take it up a notch? Give their floats, sundaes or banana splits a try for something super sweet!

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