I scream, you scream… You know how it goes! If there’s one thing that characterizes a classic day at the beach, it’s a run to the local ice cream shop. From simple vanillas to rainbow-sprinkled sundaes, New Smyrna Beach has whatever flavor your sweet tooth demands. Grab a cone (or two… or three!) at these amazing NSB ice cream shops for a tasty summer treat.
Frozen Gold | 104 Eddie Rd, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Seating: Limited indoor. | Hours: M-F 11:30 AM – 7 PM, S-S 11:30AM – 8:30PM
This established ice cream shop is a delicious first stop as you make your way into New Smyrna Beach. Frozen Gold has been a sweet-treat staple for years as its menu holds a variety of goodness. Satisfy your cravings from their selection of soft serve, hand-scooped, milkshakes, cyclones, Italian Ice, and more.
Our Ice Cream Order: Two Scoops of Strawberry Cheesecake in a Waffle Cone
Treats on the Beach | 504 Flagler Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Seating: Outdoor only. | Hours: 10am – 10pm
You know what pairs perfectly with a hot day on the sand? An ice cold scoop of Mint Chocolate Chip! Treats on the Beach lives up to its name as it is only a short walk from Flagler Avenue’s beach entrance. Walk up to the window and cool off with a shake, smoothie, sundae, or cone. Unlike a typical ice cream shop, Treats on the Beach has an assortment of specialty soft serve flavors ranging from Apple Pie to Maple Nut.
Our Ice Cream Order: A Soft Serve Twist of Black Cherry and Rum
Izzy’s Island | 3600 S Atlantic Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Seating: Indoor and Outdoor. | Hours: M Closed, T-T 11:30AM-7PM, F-S 11:30AM-8PM
Come prepared with a huge appetite as Izzy’s Island has everything your food-loving heart could desire! This tropical restaurant is a family owned business that’s a taco and ice cream stand all in one. Before you skip to dessert, enjoy a full Latin American meal in their indoor dining section. From street tacos to steak fajitas, the menu is full of savory dishes. Remember to save room for the cherry on top! You can order from a wide selection of frozen treats and toppings at their outdoor window.
Our Ice Cream Order: Peanut Butter Brownie Bits Sundae
Twistee Treat | 769 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Seating: Outdoor only. | Hours: 1:00 PM – 10:00PM
Though not specific to the New Smyrna Beach area, Twistee Treat is an easy favorite among visitors. The iconic ice-cream-cone building is located in the same plaza as the island’s main grocery store, Publix. Unlike specialty shops, Twistee Treat boasts of extremely affordable prices that no dessert-lover can turn down.
Our Ice Cream Order: Chocolate Sprinkle Dipped Cone with Vanilla Soft Serve
Beachside Candy Co. | 221 Flagler Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Seating: N/A | Hours: S – T 10AM – 8PM, F – S 10AM – 10PM
Forget your healthy-eating resolve, Beachside Candy Co. is the place to indulge! Located along Flagler Avenue, this cheery, old-fashion candy shop has everything from salt water taffy to root beer floats. They proudly serve Hershey’s ice cream that’s known for its all natural ingredients. Order your favorite flavor and shop their candy bar for an assortment of toppings!
Our Ice Cream Order: Superman Ice Cream with M&Ms sprinkled on top
Neighbors General Store and Ice Cream Parlor – 5980 Spruce Creek Rd., Port Orange, FL 32127
Seating: Outdoor. | Hours: 11AM – 9PM
Want a true local experience? Head to Neighbors General Store and Ice Cream Parlor for a classic mom-and-pop feel. Neighbors only uses fresh, local ingredients for their homemade ice cream keeping it clean of added colors, fillers, and artificial flavors. Whether you opt for a classic scoop or a fun alternative, it’s impossible to walk out without a smile on your face.
Our Ice Cream Order: Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwich
Lighthouse Ice Cream – 5980 Spruce Creek Rd., Port Orange, FL 32127
Seating: Dine In & Outdoor | Hours: S – T 11AM – 9PM, F 11AM-11PM, S 11AM – 5PM
Pull out your camera for Lighthouse Ice Cream’s decadent frozen treats! From Shark Bite to Magical Unicorn milkshakes, this shop transforms ice cream and toppings into a wildly creative presentation. If you’d rather stick to delicious basics, classic ice cream cones, sundaes, Italian ice, and more are also offered on the menu.
Our Ice Cream Order: Peanut Butter Brownie Extreme Milkshake
With so many tasty treats in the area, you’ll need to plan a vacation to try them all! Browse our selection of over 250 beach rentals in the New Smyrna Beach area. We have direct oceanfront, ocean view, family-friendly, pet-friendly, luxury, homes, and more available. Call us at 386.478.7863 or book a condo or home online today.