Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
230 Franklin Road, Ste. 11S, Franklin
211 Franklin Road, Ste. 100, Brentwood
Jeni’s has six Nashville-area locations including in Hill Center in Brentwood and inside The Factory at Franklin. Dairy-free and seasonal flavors are also available, and pints can be ordered online.
What to try: Roasted Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jam, goat cheese with red cherries
La Paleteria Ice Cream Shop
1203 Murfreesboro Road, Ste. 150, Franklin
This Franklin-area shop offers paletas as well as ice cream and agua frescas.
What to try: Oreo ice cream
1334 W. Main St., Franklin
Located just southwest of downtown Franklin, Paletas Tocumbo offers a selection of Mexican paletas, a popsicle-like frozen treat made with fresh fruits.
What to try: Strawberry and cream paleta, mangoneada
430 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin
Opened earlier this year in Cool Springs, Sweet Charlie’s offers Thai-style rolled ice cream that is made to order by spreading cream and ingredients on a cold surface and mixing until frozen.
What to try: Monkey See, Monkey Do, made with Nutella and bananas; Love Park, made with chocolate, pretzels and peanut butter
500 W. Main St., Franklin
3021 Mallory Lane, Ste. 127, Franklin
Located in downtown Franklin and Cool Springs, Sweet Cece’s offers a variety of frozen yogurts, ice cream, gelato, sorbet and frozen custard with several toppings to choose from.
What to try: Tropical Sorbet frozen yogurt, Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun frozen yogurt