With temperatures typically reaching into the 90s during July and August, residents in Nashville may be looking to cool down with something cold and refreshing. Beat the summer heat with sweet treats from these four ice cream and popsicle shops in Southwest Nashville.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, which has two Southwest Nashville locations one mile apart, is open until midnight Friday and Saturday, making it a go-to spot for a late-night craving.
2312 12th Ave. S., Nashville
1819 21st Ave. S., Nashville
Located on the lower level of the Mall at Green Hills, Goozy is an eatery owned by Christie and Melissa Hauck of Nashville’s Christie Cookie fame. Along with the original Christie Cookie recipe, customers will find floats, shakes and smoothies as well as a rotating cast of flavored gelatos.
2126 Abbott Martin Road, Nashville
Frozen custard and cookies go hand in hand at this locally owned shop in West Meade. Although flavors vary, recent featured flavors include mint chocolate chip, strawberry chocolate, vanilla and others. Frozen custard sandwiches and frozen custard pie are also available.
6045 Hwy. 100, Nashville
Paletas—popsicle-like frozen treats—are the main attraction at 12 South dessert shop Las Paletas. With more than 10 dairy and nondairy flavors to choose from, paletas are made with fresh fruit and other ingredients such as avocado, chocolate chips and peanut butter.
2911 12th Ave. S., Nashville