1. Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

Offering every flavor your heart could desire, Handel’s is a must-visit before school starts back in session. Their flavors range from traditional vanilla and chocolate to creative and outrageous crowd favorites Oree-Dough and key lime pie. 

2. Chill Artisan Ice Cream

This innovative ice cream shop definitely puts the art in artisan. No taste bud is left behind and no craving is left unsatisfied by virtue of their wide selection of flavors. Although the menu changes every so often, Chill is known for always having a variety of exotic flavors and even a few non-dairy offerings. If you’re not up to having ice cream, Chill even offers edible cookie dough in flavors such as chocolate chip and brownie batter.

3. Lemonberry Frozen Yogurt

Serving as Northeast Ohio’s first self-serve frozen yogurt shop, Lemonberry Frozen Yogurt presents a healthier alternative to ice cream. Their frozen yogurt, gelato and sorbet selection rotates, but their toppings bar always has over 75 different fresh fruits, nuts, candies and chunky treats to top off your dessert creation. 

4. School House Scoops

If summer had a flavor it would surely be the creamy soft serve vanilla ice cream served atop a perfectly sweet and crunchy cake cone at School House Scoops. Whether you want a good old fashioned chocolate and vanilla twist or a turtle sundae, School House Scoops has all the old favorites along with a few new favorites named after school-related terms. A portion of all sales is donated to Medina City Schools athletic and music programs. 

5. Z’s Cream & Bean 

This modern ice cream shop sources the finest ingredients from cow to cone. Ice creams are made in-house in small catches, ensuring optimum flavor and creaminess. Local favorites include salty caramel, dark chocolate and butter pecan.