The Stevens Point Area has no shortage of establishments for ice cream, proven time and time again by visitors, natives, and national awards. End the debate of soft-serve vs. hard-serve once and for all by reading about the best Stevens Point Area ice cream spots. Then, head out to try each location and flavor! 

HARD-SERVE 

King Cone

The only locally made ice cream can be found at King Cone. With more than 100 flavors, you can choose from 48 that rotate in the case. Whether you choose to enjoy your sweet treat in a dish, cone, shake, or sundae, you will not be disappointed with your decision. King Cone is only open seasonally, with locations in Amherst and Plover. Bring your friends to try the new King Sampler, which has four different flavors to mix and match. 

Must-try: Sit alongside experts and enjoy the flavor named best in the World at the 2018 World Dairy Expo, the Salty Caramel Truffle!

 

Emy J's

Enjoy the taste of Madison Wisconsin's Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream right in the heart of Stevens Point! Emy J's offers 16 flavors of hard-serve ice cream in a dish, cone, shake, or float year-round from the comfort of a cozy coffee shop and cafe. While you're there, try a cup of fair-trade/organic coffee, or pair your ice cream with a sandwich, wrap, burger, or taco from the cafe.

Must-try: Did you know that Blue Moon ice cream is unique to the Upper Midwest? Try this hard-to-describe yet delicious flavor at Emy J's today!

 
Heavens to Betsy

Try a sundae, ice cream cone, or a malted that features premium Gilles frozen custard at the small, family-owned ice cream parlor. Pick up a pint of Gilles custard or try one of their ice cream sandwiches with cookies from Earth Crust Bakery at Heavens to Betsy

Must-try:  Partnering with Tapped maple syrup, they offer a special Tapped maple syrup sundae infused with cinnamon or espresso maple syrup!

 

Feltz Dairy Store

Ice cream is only one of the delicious options you'll find at this farm-based store. In addition to cheese, meat, and milk, you'll find 16 flavors of King Cone Ice Cream. Feltz Dairy Store has just enough options so everyone can find their favorite. 

Must-try:  Try the exclusive flavor made by King Cone for Feltz- the Cow Pie! This vanilla-based ice cream is packed with fudge, caramel, and pecans. 

 

SOFT-SERVE 

Belts'

This hometown favorite attracts college students, visitors, and Stevens Point Area natives for a very sweet reason: the huge portions and low prices! There is a definite reason people camp out in the frigid Wisconsin March weather for their favorite treat. With options ranging from flurries to the belt buster brownie sundae to the 3-pound large cone, your whole family will find something they love. Belts' is cash only, so plan accordingly,

Must-try: Try the Trilogy flurry, which has all three of Belt's homemade desserts of brownie, cookie dough, and peanut butter cup mixed in and piled on top!

 

Carl D's

This Stevens Point soft-serve establishment opened its doors in 2015, offering everything from sundaes, floats, malts, cones, and flurries to Wisconsin chili and popcorn. Enjoy homemade ingredients and fresh fruits in the ice cream treat of your choice at Carl D's

Must-try: Support UWSP with the Pointer flurry, made with homemade brownie and juicy cherry! 

 

Want more?

If you're still hungry for more, check out the best breakfast spots in the Stevens Point Area, dig into the top three brunch drinks, or find the area's best pancakes & french toast spots. Find more tasty spots to inspire here. Be sure to tag @StevensPointArea and use #StevensPointArea on your Instagram photos for a chance to be featured!