The Top Five Ice Cream Spots In Los Angeles, CA

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Over the years, Los Angeles CA has built up a reputation for being home to the stars. As a result, some people tend to forget that L.A. is just a regular place, and while it may have a little more glamour than your average city, there’s more to it than glitz and glamour. Sometimes, even in a place like Los Angeles, it’s the simple things that mean the most – and what better way to simply enjoy a day than with a nice bowl (or cone) of ice cream. As one of the most popular dessert items in the country, ice cream is known for making everything better. With plenty of different flavors to choose from, this taste treat is especially refreshing in a warm place like L.A. But with all of the different shops and parlors to choose from, finding the perfect scoop can seem like a trying to find a needle in a haystack. With that being said, your search just got a whole lot easier, here are the top five ice cream sports in Los Angeles CA.

Saffron and Rose Ice Cream

Saffron and Rose Los Angeles CA

If you’re looking for an international twist to a popular American favorite, then Saffron and Rose Ice Ceam should definitely be on your list. Specializing in Persian ice cream, this spot will definitely give your taste buds something to look forward to. On top of the great dessert, Saffron and Rose also offers a cute and casual atmosphere that is perfect for a quick stop after a long day.

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Blockheads Shavery

Blockheads Shavery location

Blockheads Shavery is another location that puts an interesting spin on ice cream. Offering several very interesting flavors, including rotating seasonal options, Blockheads serves snow cream which is a cream based dessert which is often made with snow and flavored sweeteners. Their snow cream recipe attracts customers from far and wide, and this interesting ice cream variation is something that everyone must try.

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Diddy Riese

Diddy Riese cookies

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, which, let’s be real, you do, then Diddy Riese is a must. This awesome Los Angeles location which specializes in a wide variety of desserts, is known for their incredible cookie and ice cream combinations. According to the company website, “Our mission has always been to sell high quality desserts at very affordable prices.” With that being said, if you plan on making a trip to Diddy Riese you’ll definitely want to make sure you bring your appetite.

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people ordering ice cream at counter

Scoops has been a local favorite for several years, and now has several locations throughout the city. With plenty of classic favors and some cool new additions, Scoops is the perfect place for people who want to stick to what they know and those who want to try something new. In fact, Scoops prides itself on being able to introduce its customers to new flavors.

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Mashti Malone’s Ice Cream

Mashti Malone's Ice Cream

As one of Los Angeles’ staple ice cream places, Mashti Malone’s aims to please and has no problem delivering. Using mainly saffron and rose water as ingredients, this location also takes a different approach to ice cream, and it prides itself in using ancient recipes. Mashti Malone’s has built such a great reputation for itself that many celebrities, including Mel Gibson, have enjoyed this awesome treat.

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Written by Camille Moore

Camille has a master's degree from Saint Joseph University's Writing Studies program. Her writing has been published on several websites, and she enjoys writing articles and short stories in her spare time. You can follow Camille on Twitter @CamealAshley.