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Top Ice Cream Sundaes In Houston

August 20, 2014 7:00 AM

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Summer is hot in Houston, but these ice cream sundaes and other treats are some of the coolest treats around. Whether your tastes for sundaes are simple or you want to take your taste buds on an adventure, you can find the perfect treat to cool you off, even in Houston’s high heat.
Avalon Diner
12810 S.W. Freeway
Stafford, TX 77477
(281) 240-0213
www.avalondiner.com

There’s nothing like going to a diner for an old-fashioned ice cream sundae. You can get a three-scoop banana split to finish off your meal when you visit any of Avalon Diner’s three Houston-area locations. This local diner uses only Blue Bell ice cream, which for those from Texas, is the only ice cream to use. A traditional ice cream sundae with your choice of toppings is also available on the menu. Other ice cream desserts you can get include floats, milkshakes, malts, ice cream sodas and scoops of Blue Bell ice cream. Kids can get the world’s smallest sundae for dessert for under $2. This tiny treat includes Blue Bell vanilla ice cream, a cherry, chocolate syrup and whipped cream.

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Eatsie Boys
4100 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77006
(713) 524-3737
www.eatsieboys.com

Made famous by its Shipley’s donut-inspired ice cream, glazed and confused, the Eatsie Boys scoops up many other flavorful ice creams. While the ice cream flavors have enough mix-ins to warrant eating them alone and not in a sundae, you can get ice cream sandwiches at Eatsie Boys as well as other desserts. You could make your own sundae by combining one of Eatsie Boys cakes in a jar with a scoop of ice cream. At the Montrose café, you can also get your gourmet ice cream in a shot of espresso for a hot and cold treat.

Another Time Soda Fountain
800 3rd St.
Rosenberg, TX 77471
(281) 232-2999
www.anothertimesodafountain.com

You will feel like you stepped back in time when you go to Another Time Soda Fountain in Rosenberg. This soda shop has trained jerks who make all of the treats in front of you. Here, your sundae options include a regular ice cream sundae with your choice of toppings such as blueberry, butterscotch, peach, peanuts and more. You may also have your sundae on top of a brownie or make it a banana split. Get to Another Time early because this soda fountain has old-fashioned hours. It closes at 5 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Fat Cat Creamery
1901 N. Shepherd Drive
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 869-1080
www.fatcatcreamery.com

For years, Fat Cat Creamery has been making ice cream using local ingredients for years. Until recently, the only places you could get this ice cream were at local coffee shops and cafes, but Fat Cat Creamery has opened its own parlor in the Heights for you to get your ice cream fix at. Try any of the dozens of ice cream flavors that are available or a float or other ice cream treat at the parlor. Check the Fat Cat Creamery’s Facebook page for the latest deals and specials on your favorite desserts.

Cloud 10 Creamery
5216 Morningside Drive
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 434-6129
www.cloud10creamery.com

Cloud10 Creamery has made a national list of the best ice cream parlors in the United States for its fabulous banana split. The ice cream flavors change on a regular basis, and you can select from a range of options that include plain vanilla or chocolate to more unusual flavors like toasted rice and prickly pear with balsamic vinegar. See today’s current flavors on the creamery’s Facebook page.

Related: Best Cold Treats In Houston

Crystal Hessong ia a freelance writer and a lifelong, fourth generation Houstonian. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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