Ice Cream in Deerfield Beach: Cool Down with the Best

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There’s nothing better than soaking up the sun and enjoying the beautiful Blue Wave Certified beaches that Deerfield Beach has to offer. But when you need a break from the Florida heat, don’t think twice and head to one of our favorite local ice cream spots for a sweet escape.

Deerfield Beach has plenty of great ice cream shops just a short walk or drive from the Pier Walk on Deerfield Beach studios. Cool down with a sweet treat without straying too far from the sand with these great options!


Sprinkles & Scoops Ice Cream Shop

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Located just steps from the beach, Sprinkles and Scoops is a prime location to cool off with a sweet treat.

Here, you’ll find an assortment of ice cream flavors in a cup or cone, plus all the classic favorites like banana splits, brownie sundaes, and milkshakes. Sprinkles & Scoops also offers snow cones, slushies, and their signature boba teas – a local favorite.

If you’re looking for a midday pick-me-up, Sprinkles & Scoops has a full coffee bar with hot, iced, or their ever-popular espresso and ice cream shakes. Their menu also includes sugar-free and non-dairy options, so there’s something for everyone!


Le Rendez-vous

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Just a block from the beach, Le Rendez-vous offers gourmet gelato in a variety of flavors and made-to-order French crepes. For the best of both worlds, try one of their signature Nutella crepes topped with a scoop of hazelnut gelato. It’s a favorite among locals and visitors alike!

Le Rendez-vous also offers milkshakes, smoothies, coffees, pastries, and more. Whether you’re looking for a little caffeine pick-me-up, a light bite, or a sweet treat, Le Rendez-vous has you covered.


Kilwins Chocolates

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Just a few blocks from the beach, Kilwins Chocolates offers a classic ice cream shop experience steeped in American nostalgia. As soon as you walk in, the sweet, sugary aroma of freshly baked waffle cones will brighten your spirits! Try one of their 30 premium ice cream flavors, including their famously decadent Mackinac Island Fudge, best served in one of their signature waffle cones. They also offer lighter options like frozen yogurt and non-dairy sorbets.

Hungry for more than ice cream? Kilwins also offers freshly popped popcorn, pretzels, gourmet caramel apples, peanut brittle, and homemade fudge (a must-try for chocolate lovers). Kilwins has something to satisfy every type of sweet tooth.


Vaniglia E Cioccolato Gelateria

  • Address: 2096 NE 2nd St, Deerfield Beach, FL
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  • Price Point: $$
  • Best Known For: Authentic Italian gelato and affogatos

Serving up authentic Italian gelato and gorgeous waterfront views, Vaniglia E Cioccolato Gelateria is just steps from the sand for the perfect beachside break. You can cool down with one of their 22 flavors of creamy gelato and fruity sorbets made from scratch with fresh ingredients and imported Italian sugar.

Vaniglia E Cioccolato has all the classics like chocolate, vanilla, hazelnut, and gourmet flavors like tiramisu, cheesecake, and Nutella. Sugar-free and dairy-free options are also available to suit all dietary needs. Try their signature Affogato–a shot of Italian espresso with a scoop of vanilla gelato for a beachy pick-me-up.


Yogurt Ur Way

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  • Address: 3932 W. Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach, FL
  • Price Point: $$
  • Best Known For: Create-your-own frozen yogurt sundaes

When you need a break from shopping at Deerfield Beach’s outdoor mall, stop by Yogurt Ur Way to customize your own frozen yogurt creation. Grab a cup and head to their wall of frozen yogurt machines to fill up with any combination you can dream of. They have all the classic flavors like chocolate and vanilla, plus exotic flavors like red velvet cake and tart pomegranate.

Don’t forget to hit up the toppings bar, where you can add anything from cheesecake bites and chocolate sauce to boba pearls and sour gummies. Yogurt Ur Way offers the perfect customizable sweet treat!


Jeremiah’s Italian Ice

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Located just a few minutes from Deerfield’s famous Quiet Waters Park, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice is the perfect place to refresh and refuel after a hike, bike ride, or day on the lake. Jeremiah’s serves up a treasure trove of frosty treats from traditional Italian ice, soft serve ice cream, and their iconic layered creations.

Jeremiah’s famous Gelati comes in various flavors, including fan favorites like Frosted Animal Cracker and Coconut Key Lime Pie. These layered creations feature swirls of Italian ice and ice cream piled high with toppings for the ultimate sweet treat!


Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard

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Another great spot to unwind after a day at Quiet Waters Park, Rita’s is located in West Deerfield Beach and features a menu of unique frozen treats. From their signature Italian ice to their creamy frozen custard, there’s something for everyone on the menu to cool down with.

Rita’s famous sundaes are a must-try! From a Reese’s Mudslide topped with peanut butter cups and the Hot Fudge and Rainbow Sundae, you can’t go wrong. If an afternoon caffeine fix is on your radar, try one of Rita’s signature frozen coffees. Their special blend of cold brew and vanilla custard is a win-win for ice cream lovers and coffee fanatics.


Your Sweet Escape Awaits

Whether you’re looking for a classic scoop of chocolate ice cream or a decadent sundae piled high with all the toppings, there are plenty of places to snag a sweet treat in Deerfield Beach.

Still looking for your perfect retreat? Pier Walk on Deerfield Beach offers spacious vacation rentals, conveniently located just steps from the beach and a short walk from some of the best ice cream shops in Deerfield Beach. Book your stay now!