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The Spring 2022 Flagpole Guide To Athens

Restaurants Ice Cream And Smoothies

  • Alumni Cookie Dough

    alumnicookiedough.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 480 N. Thomas St. Athens, GA 30601. 762-400-2634

    File Under: Ice Cream, Something Different. • You don’t need to worry about eating this cookie dough raw. It’s safe to eat and available in many flavors. Jittery Joe’s coffee, milkshakes (with cookie dough), ice cream sundaes and toppings. Some gluten-free and sugar-free choices. Franchising to other locations around the state.

  • Andy's Frozen Custard

    eatandys.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 2180 West Broad St. Athens, GA 30606. 762-356-4330

    File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies. Features: Take-out, drive-thru, counter service. Hours: Seven days, open until 11 or 11:30 p.m. daily.

  • Baskin-Robbins/Dunkin' Donuts

    dunkindonuts.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 771 Prince Ave. Athens, GA 30606. 706-548-3444 View Map

    • 2081 Hog Mountain Road Watkinsville, GA 30677. 706-769-8363 View Map

    • 1045 Gaines School Road Athens, GA 30605. 706-353-7166 View Map

    • 1880 Epps Bridge Pkwy. Athens, GA 30606. 706-546-1635

    • 935 Highway 29 N. Athens, GA 30601. 706-548-6338

    File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies, Coffee Houses and Bakeries. Features: Drive-thru, Wi-Fi, counter service. • Prince Avenue (closed for now due to a fire), Epps Bridge Parkway and Highway 29 locations are Dunkin' Donuts only.

  • Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop

    benjerry.com/athens

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 105 College Ave. Athens, GA 30601. 706-208-0031 View Map

    File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies. Features: Outside seating, counter service. Hours: Seven days.

  • Bruster's Real Ice Cream

    brusters.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 1029 Parkway Pl. Athens, Georgia 30606. 706-850-1249

    File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies. Features: Catering. 

  • Four Fat Cows

    fourfatcows.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 723 Baxter St. Athens, GA 30606. 706-850-8510

    File Under: Ice Cream. Features: Delivery, curbside pick-up, outside seating. • Rich ice cream in lots of flavors (smoked chocolate, fruity cereal, lavender honey, plus standards), some of which swap out, plus gluten-free and puffle cones, baked goods, coffee drinks and pints to go.

  • Hodgson's Pharmacy

    hodgsonsrx.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 1260 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605. 706-543-7386 View Map

    File Under: Ice Cream. • Old-fashioned drug store with soda fountain counter. Dollar scoops of Edy’s ice cream in a cup or cone. Malts, shakes and floats, too. Sit on the hill outside for the best experience.

  • La Michoacana Antojitos Mexicanos

    instagram.com/michoacana_aths

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 3750 Old Jefferson Road Athens, GA 30607. 706-206-5260

    File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies, Mexican. Features: Counter service, take-out. Hours: Seven days. • Hundreds of flavors of popsicles and ice cream in this shop attached to La Jalisco grocery store and taqueria. Also: street-food snacks like a grilled ear of corn encrusted with Hot Cheetos, agua fresca with ice cream and sliced mango with chile powder.

  • La Michoacana Es Natural

    instagram.com/lamichoacana_esnatural

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 1635 Glenn Carrie Road Hull, GA 30646. 706-521-8008

    File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies, Mexican. Features: Outside seating. Hours: Seven days. • Astonishingly good Mexican ice cream shop that makes flavors fresh in-store daily (including queso, tequila, eggnog and more), as well as gorgeous paletas full of fruit, smoothies, aguas frescas and street-food snacks like Dorilocos and loaded potato chips. Its food truck shows up at the J&J on weekends with ice cream and savory stuff.

  • Lil' Ice Cream Dude's Cool World

    lilicecreamdude.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 1040 Gaines School Road Athens GA 30605. 706-850-8306

    File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies. Features: Curbside pick-up, delivery, take-out, catering. Hours: Seven days. • High-schooler Beau Shell and his family own this super-fun ice cream shop, which has a wide variety of flavors, milkshakes, fat ice cream sandwiches (made in house), Italian ices and pints. You can hire the truck for parties or pick up a tailgate box of ice cream or popsicles.

  • Nedza's

    nedzas.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 1591 S. Lumpkin St. Athens, GA 30606. 706-850-8331

    File Under: Ice cream and Smoothies, Coffee Houses and Bakeries. Features: Delivery, catering, outside seating, beer. Hours: Breakfast and lunch. • Everything comes with a customized compliment, whether you're ordering a big savory biscuit, an elaborate crowaffle piled with toppings or a fancy donut. Also: coffee drinks, ice cream, vegan and gluten-free offerings, mimosas made with Creature Comforts' Athena.

  • Off the Vine Produce

    facebook.com/offthevinewinterville

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 302 Athens Road Winterville, GA 30683. 706-899-0400

    File Under: Downhome. Features: Take-out, vegetarian friendly, drive-thru. Hours: Lunch, Mon–Sat. • Country store/restaurant in Winterville does hot lunch (hot dogs, grilled corn, chili, pork chops, hash brown casserole), fresh produce, cakes, grab-and-go stuff from a cold case and excellent homemade ice cream on Saturdays in warm weather, often with fresh fruit.

  • Pelican’s Snoballs

    pelicanssnoballs.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 510 Baxter St. Athens, GA 30605. No # specified.

    File UnderSnoballs. Features: Outside seating. Hours: Seven days (closes in cold weather).

  • Planet Smoothie

    planetsmoothie.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 196 Alps Road Athens, GA 30606. 706-316-3090 View Map

    • 1993 Barnett Shoals Road Athens, GA 30605. 706-353-8181 View Map

    • 1791 Oconee Connector Athens, GA 30606. 706-521-5833

    • 2361 W. Broad St. Athens, GA 30606. 706-369-3111

    File Under: Smoothies. Features: Catering. Hours: Seven days.

  • Smoothie King

    smoothieking.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 1591 S. Lumpkin St. Athens, GA 30605. 706-613-2600 View Map

    File Under: Smoothies. Features: Catering, delivery, Wi-Fi. Hours: Seven days.

  • Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

    subzeroicecream.com

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 140 W. Broad St. Suite 222 Athens, GA 30601. 706-850-1668

    File Under: Ice cream. Features: Take-out, delivery. Hours: Open seven days.