Family Life

Cool Treats for Hot Days

It’s heating up in Baton Rouge! What better way to cool off than by sipping, slurping, or savoring a frozen sweet treat? We’ve got a rundown of all the best places in Baton Rouge to get cool treats on those hot summer days.

Gail’s Fine Ice Cream
Located under the Perkins overpass, Gail’s is a quaint little ice cream parlor known for its colorful building, outside seating, and 12 delicious, hand-picked flavors that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth.

LSU AgCenter Dairy Store
The Dairy Store’s mission is to provide teaching and training to students. It’s used as a training tool to simulate the work of a full-scale commercial dairy processing plant in which students will one day be involved. Choose from scoops, cones, shakes, pints, or even a full gallon.

La Divina Italian Cafe
This Italian cafe is a local go-to place for live music, delicious pasta, and of course—gelati! Choose from an array of flavors and grab a gelato for your pooch!

Sweet Society
Sweet Society is known for its Korean Bingsu dessert, signature strawberry croissants, and Japanese Taiyaki ice cream.

Popaletas Michoacan
This ice cream shop brings a new vision for artesian ice cream and popsicles to Baton Rouge. Popaletas Michoacan is known for offering quality frozen treats, made in-house with natural fruits and real ingredients–fresh and natural.

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice
Jeremiah’s Italian Ice features authentic Italian Ice, Creamy Soft Ice Cream, & Gelati all served up in a vibrant, fun atmosphere. With more than 40 flavors spanning the taste spectrum, you’re sure to find your sweet tooth fix.

Marble Slab Creamery
Marble Slab Creamery ice cream is homemade in small batches daily using the freshest ingredients for the richest flavor.

Buzzed Bull Creamery
Buzzed Bull Creamery is a premium liquid nitrogen ice cream and milkshake shop serving buzzed and non-buzzed flavors.

The Yard Milkshake Bar
Not a fan of plain shakes? No worries! This popular chain is known for its over-the-top milkshakes. Top your milkshake with whipped cream, sprinkles, and of course, add a brownie on top for an extra sweet bite.

Shake Shack
Shake Shack is known for its noteworthy burgers, classic crinkle-cut fries, and most importantly its handspun shakes. Choose from classic flavors like vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry, or limited-edition flavors like chocolate salted caramel.

Mooyah is known for its burgers, fries, and deliciously creamy milkshakes. Choose from one of the eight flavor choices, and add a burger and fries for the ultimate Mooyah experience.

Located off of Government in Mid-City, Curbside is a classic go-to destination for the best shakes in Baton Rouge. Opt for a classic milkshake or get a little boozy with an alcoholic milkshake.

Yogurtland Baton Rouge
Yogurtland is a popular frozen yogurt chain. Choose from limited edition flavors like strawberry matcha, milk and honey, and plant-based cinnamon oatmeal cookie. Top it off with fresh fruit, sprinkles, or candy assortments.

Snoman Snoballs
Snoman Snowballs is known in Baton Rouge for serving up sweet, creamy, and delicious snoballs. (225) 500-1320

Cool Tiger Ice Snoballs
For 18 years, Cool Tiger Ice Snoballs has been scooping up snoballs rain or shine. Stop by for a visit and try a snoball stuffed with cheesecake. (225) 205-9907

This article was originally published in July 2024.

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