The Best Ice Cream and Gelato in Los Angeles

Blueberry and Lime Sorbet Triple Milk ice cream at Mother Moo Creamery | Photo by Joshua Lurie

Los Angeles is well versed in the ways of heat waves. Even though the city resides in what should be the desert, Angelenos have shown ingenuity in keeping cool, whether that’s with air conditioning, swimming pools, or the most flavorful route, ice cream. L.A. offers a wide range of frozen salvation, with creative flavors, market-driven ice cream and gelato, and companies that cater to specific cultures. Here are 11 frozen favorites.

Experience Builder

7290 Beverly Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90036
Moderate
8686 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Moderate
712 N Heliotrope Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Cheap
2495 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104
3886 Cross Creek Rd.
Malibu, CA 90265
9461 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
1525 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028