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The Full Scoop on Buena Park's Best Ice Cream Shops

Lucky for us, the Buena Park weather is beautiful year round. That means you don't have to wait for summer to enjoy an ice cream treat. These spots serve up the creamy goodness topped with Oreos, covered in espresso, sandwiched between macarons, and in a shake for on-the-go enjoyment. We've got your ice cream fix covered!

Vanilla ice cream with honeycomb at Honeymee in Buena Park, CA

Honeymee

There are no wrong choices on the Honeymee menu but we suggest you go for the namesake Honeymee option that pairs true milk ice cream with a 100% natural honey comb chip.


Coffee Code

When the heat is on, order yourself an iced horchata latte to go along with your waffles topped with fruit and ice cream at Coffee Code.


Ice Cream with coffee being poured over it at In-Sit in Buena Park, CA

In-Sit Coffee

You might not think of a coffee shop as the place to get your ice cream on but In-Sit is ready to change that. The premium milk affogato pairs soft-serve ice cream with espresso poured over the top.


The Cauldron

The bewitchingly fun spot, The Cauldron, has all the appetizers and fancy cocktails you want for a night on the town. Save room for the boozy homemade ice cream that changes with the season. It's infused with booze, beer, or other elixirs, and is reserved for those 21+.
Character and ice cream macaroons  at Sweet Box in Buena Park, CA

Chocolate Chair

The dragon's breath dessert tops the list of most unique desserts at Chocolate Chair but it's the banana sundae that ice cream aficionados come back for again and again. Get yours topped with chocolate sauce, strawberry sauce, or both!


Sweet Box

The cutest macarons on the block can be found at Sweet Box. They're kicked up a notch even more with the addition of ice cream for the ice cream macaron sandwich.

Chocolate cake shake at Portillo's in Buena Park, CA

Portillo's

We know you come to Portillo's for the Italian beef sandwiches and killer burgers, but really, it's the under-the-radar dessert spot of your dreams. Their chocolate cake is famous but it's the chocolate cake shake that you want to go for. A full slice of chocolate cake goes into this blended beverage that is just what you need after a day in the sun.


Basilur Tea & Coffee

Basilur Tea & Coffee is known for their fancy tea but it's the ube waffle topped with ube ice cream that you'll see all over Instagram. Fresh fruit and a drizzle of syrup sends it over the edge.

Boysenberry Cookiewich at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA

Ghost Town Ice Cream Shop in Knott's Berry Farm

Created in Buena Park, the boysenberry is the star of many dishes at Knott's Berry Farm. When you need to cool off, head to the Ghost Town Ice Cream Shop for the two-handed delight: the boysenberry cookiewich. Two giant chocolate chip cookies envelope sweet boysenberry ice cream that's rolled in more chocolate chips.


Cable Car Kitchen in Knott's Marketplace

Boysenberries get another moment in the spotlight over at the Cable Car Kitchen where the boysenberry funnel cake tops the menu. Topped with ice cream and boysenberry sauce, it is decadent and perfect for sharing.

brownie sundae at Rock and Brews in Buena Park, CA

Rock and Brews

This rock-themed joint serves up the best giant brownie sundae in town, guaranteed! Scoops of vanilla ice cream are on top of a giant chocolate chip brownie finished with chocolate syrup, whipped cream and of course a cherry. Get yours at Rock and Brews.


Cold Stone Creamery

Put Cold Stone on your list for when you want ice cream just the way you like it. With mix-ins like brownies and Rice Krispies, the choices are endless.
Oreo chocolate shaved ice at Okingsul in Buena Park, CA

Okbingsul

Okbingsul is definitely a spot to bring friends as the okbingsul are large enough to share with 2-3 people. The Oreo okbingsul combines Korean shaved ice with your favorite sandwich cookie and a healthy serving of whipped cream for a sweet treat nobody can resist.

In-N-Out

If you have room after devouring your animal-style burger, go for the milkshake for dessert at In-N-Out. You have chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry to choose from, or go off-menu and get the neapolitan shake that combines all three.


12 oz strawberry vanilla swirl at Don Melt at The Source OC

DON MELT

The only thing better than ice cream is an ice cream stacked high atop a cone. Go all in and get the 12 oz. cone when you visit Don Melt. You can choose from strawberry, vanilla, or swirl - and it's vegan-friendly.

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