771 Prince Ave. Athens, GA 30606. 706-548-3444 View Map
2081 Hog Mountain Road Watkinsville, GA 30677. 706-769-8363 View Map
1055 Gaines School Road Athens, GA 30605. 706-353-7166 View Map
File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies, Coffee Houses and Bakeries. Features: Drive-thru (Prince Ave. and Watkinsville). Wi-Fi (Prince Ave. and Watkinsville), counter service. Hours: 5 a.m.–12 a.m. (Prince Ave.), 6 a.m.–10 p.m., seven days (Watkinsville and Gaines School Road).
105 College Ave. Athens, GA 30601. 706-208-0031 View Map
File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies. Features: Outside seating, counter service. Hours: 11 a.m.–12 a.m., Sun–Thu. 11 a.m.–1 a.m., Fri–Sat.
777 Athens Road Lexington, GA 30648. 706-338-8380
File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies. Hours: Open Mon–Sat. The Look: Locally owned ice cream parlor in a Lexington shopping center. Menu: Ice cream by Hershey's (no relation to the chocolate company), which you can't get anywhere else. Have it in a cone, a cup or a cookie sandwich.
1791 Oconee Connector Athens, GA 30606. 706-208-1170
File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies. Hours: Seven days, until 9 or 10 p.m. in the summer. The Look: Fro-yo chain in Epps Bridge Centre, across from the movie theater. Menu: Ten flavors at a time, rotating regularly, with more than 60 toppings and a focus on environmental friendliness.
1260 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605. 706-543-7386 View Map
File Under: Ice Cream. Hours: Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Sat, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. The Look: Old-fashioned drug store with soda fountain counter. Menu: Scoops of Edy's ice cream in a cup or cone for just $1. Malts, shakes and floats, too. Sit on the hill outside for the best experience.
3700 Atlanta Hwy. Athens, GA 30606. 706-543-7908
File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies. Hours: Seven days. The Look: Mexican ice creamery with a counter in the mall food court. Menu: Lovely ice cream in a wide variety of flavors, made fresh in house, plus aguas frescas, iced coffee, banana splits, chamoyadas and more.
1635 Glenn Carrie Road Hull, GA 30646. 706-521-8008
File Under: Ice Cream and Smoothies, Mexican. Features: Outside seating. Hours: Noon–9 p.m., seven days. The Look: Bright pink and green environs connected to the gas station in front of the Ingles. Second location inside Eastside Cali 'N' Tito's. Menu: This ice-cream chain popular in Mexico makes flavors fresh in-store daily (try the tequila ice cream), as well as gorgeous paletas full of fruit, smoothies, aguas frescas and a variety of Mexican street-food snacks like Dorilocos and loaded potato chips. Tostadas de ceviche on Fridays. Paletas available in a cooler at Los Compadres in Normaltown.
1860 Barnett Shoals Road Athens, GA 30605. 706-850-8336 View Map
196 Alps Road Athens, GA 30606. 706-208-7223 View Map
File Under: Ice Cream. Features: Outside seating, Wi-Fi. Hours: Open seven days, noon–10 or 11 p.m.
196 Alps Rd. Athens, GA 30606. 706-316-3090 View Map
1993 Barnett Shoals Rd. Athens, GA 30605. 706-353-8181 View Map
File Under: Smoothies. Features: Catering. Hours: Open seven days.
2361 W. Broad St. (The Omni Club) Athens, GA 30606. 706-369-3111 View Map
1591 S. Lumpkin St. Athens, GA 30605. 706-613-2600 View Map
File Under: Smoothies. Features: Catering, delivery, Wi-Fi. Hours: Vary by location. Open seven days.