Sweetest Places to Grab an Ice Cream in Owensboro

Is there anything better than a cold ice cream cone on a hot summer day? 

With the heat ticking up a few notches over the last couple weeks, we wanted to highlight all of the amazing ice cream options available to you in Owensboro. 

Whether it’s vanilla covered in sprinkles or chocolate drizzled in chocolate syrup, there’s no wrong way to enjoy your favorite ice cream, and Owensboro has you covered with some amazing local options you just can’t find anywhere else. 

At the Big Dipper, you can find ice cream cones, sundaes and a variety of flavored milkshakes to satisfy your sweet tooth. 

Lic’s Deli & Ice Cream is known for providing some great frozen treats. Not only can you buy ice cream there, but they have a ton of flavors for those who like to mix it up! Lic’s Ice Cream menu includes over 20 different flavors, such as cappuccino, buttered pecan, Dutch chocolate, fresh coconut, fresh strawberry and birthday cake batter. 

Wonder Whip also makes the list for a great ice cream selection. You can snag a soft serve cone or cup, sundae, banana split or ice cream float at Wonder Whip, with flavors ranging from chocolate and vanilla to pineapple and butterscotch. 

Fun fact: Owensboro is home to the only two Ritzy’s in the country. How cool is that?! Ritzy’s is an ice cream haven, where you can get single scoops, double scoots and even a whole pint of ice cream to take home with you. Flavors at Ritzy’s range from Wild Mountain Blackberry to Amaretto Cherry to Mint Chocolate Chunk, with everything you can imagine in between. 

If you’re in the mood for a snowcone, check out Pinky’s SnowCones & Snacks, where you can choose from over 20 snowcone flavors for one of the best drinks in town to cool you down.