Next time you're craving a cold ice cream cone, consider this: It takes about 50 licks to finish a single scoop of ice cream. So while you're getting ready for a workout, you may be interested in knowing that California produces the most ice cream in America. Yet just because The Golden State claims the most creamy goodness doesn't mean those of us in Massachusetts have to suffer. To the contrary, Plymouth boasts some remarkable sweet shops that you may just want to check out when you're ready for something flavorful and refreshing. We've listed where to find some of Plymouth's best ice cream so that when you're heading out for a delicious dessert, you'll know where to go.
If the fragrance of warm waffle cones isn't enough to lure you in, perhaps the flavors are. Rich vanilla ice cream smothered in creamy hot fudge and peanut butter, caramel pecan crunch and blueberry cheesecake are just some of the delectable options, earning this shop the number one spot for Plymouth's best ice cream. Open from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm every day of the year. 170 Water St. Plymouth, MA 02360, 508-746-2362.
Don’t let the name fool you. There IS ice cream here. Cupcake Charlie’s will serve you just ice cream, a milkshake or a Sundae, but what's most fun is their “Cupcake Whirlies”. Your choice of cupcake made fresh every day, mixed with a creamy soft serve ice cream. If you like mix-ins, this is the place for you. Their cupcake options include Orange Dreamsicle, Lemon Drop, Peanut Butter Pleasure, Rockin' Red Velvet, and many more. Open from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, 11:00 am to 9:00 pm all other days. 6 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360, (508) 747-9225.
Ziggy's knows how to bring a little nostalgia to your tongue. For anyone who grew up with and loved chocolate dipped cones, this is the place to go. We are partial to the chocolate and vanilla swirl that is dipped in cherry hard shell. Hours vary by the day. 120 Water St, Plymouth, MA 02360, (508) 746-5411.
From the outside, this is just a small ice cream stand, yet the ice cream (both hard and soft serve) makes it so much more. Definitely worth a stop when looking for Plymouth's best ice cream. Seating is available on the perimeter of the shop. Open 11:00 am to 8:30 pm. 733 State Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360, (508) 224-5960.
A little quirky, a bit kitsch, but great for anyone whose pockets don't necessarily run as deep as many other places on the list of Plymouth's best ice cream. The owner is very personable and the location can't be beat. 190 Water St, Plymouth, MA 02360, (508) 747-1886.
From rhubarb to raspberry, Plymouth has what you're craving when you want a sweet treat. After all, there's no such thing as an off-season for ice cream.
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