Looking to beat the heat with a sweet treat? Athens has many different tasty options for you to try that are local to the city. Whether it’s Pelican's for a snowcone, Condor for a chocolate milkshake, Vampire Penguin for shaved snow, or Four Fat Cows for unique ice cream flavors, we’ve got you covered. Check out our recommendations below.
Where: 510 Baxter Street Suites A&B
Recommended: Shark Attack
Pelican’s SnoBalls offers more than 20 different snow cone flavors and sizes that will work for the whole family.
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Where: 1658 S Lumpkin St AND 160 E Washington St
Recommended: Chocolate Milkshake
Condor Chocolates is a bean-to-bar Ecuadorian chocolate shop & cafe. They use cacao from Ecuador, their mother's native country and also incorporate local products in their chocolates. Condor is the perfect Georgia-made Sweet Treat, especially their milkshakes!
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Where: 115 Hickory St
Recommended: Cotton Candy
Vampire Penguin is a new business in Athens serving shaved snow, a combination of shaved ice and ice cream. Try out this new dessert venue for a fun treat!
Four Fat Cows
Where: 723 Baxter St
Recommended: Triple Chocolate
Four Fat Cows is a local ice cream shop with so many different and fun flavors that you can’t find at popular chains!
Cool World Ice Cream Shop
Where: 1040 Gaines School Rd #218
Recommended: Coolie Shake
Cool World Ice Cream Shop is a great little eastside spot owned by Beau Tracy Shell, the Lil' Ice Cream Dude, who started with an ice cream cart when he was 8 years old. The variety of flavors of ice cream, shakes and coolie shakes make this a must-try for anyone looking for a way to beat this Georgia heat!