Right now is the perfect time to enjoy a cold, creamy, delicious scoop of ice cream. The summer months are approaching which means the temperature is rising and the sun is shining—if that’s not ice cream weather, we don’t know what is. And for residents of our Blue Ash apartments, you’ll love knowing that there are some mouthwatering ice cream shops nearby. Here are some of the yummiest ice cream shops within a short drive from McCauly Crossing.
You’ll only need to drive ten minutes from our apartments in Blue Ash to reach Nanny Belle’s. Family-owned and operated, this neighborhood ice cream shop serves soft-serve ice cream, frozen yogurt, and Dole Whip. Try a cone by itself or opt for a sundae like their Red, White, and Blue Ash sundae with blueberry ice cream, strawberry topping, whipped cream, patriotic sprinkles, and a cherry. Follow the Nanny Belle’s Facebook page for updates and specials.
Making ice cream since the 1870s, it’s safe to say that Graeter’s Ice Cream has perfected its craft. And lucky for residents of our Blue Ash apartments, there’s a location just over 3 miles away. Family-owned, this ice cream shop is creating some of the last ice cream still crafted in French Pots – only two and a half gallons at a time. Try flavors such as Birthday Cake, Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan, Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip, or Mango Sorbet. You can also treat yourself to sundaes, smoothies, plus nearly every topping you can imagine. View the menu, order online, and more on the Grater’s Ice Cream website.
Rhino’s Frozen Yogurt and Soft Serve
Another fantastic spot for frozen yogurt and soft serve is Rhino’s—open 24/7. “The best ingredients make the best desserts,” is what they say on their website and they definitely live up to that motto. Offering 23 flavors of ice cream, yogurt, gelato, and sorbet, they also have dairy-free and sugar-free options. Get wild and add toppings to your favorite flavor, with over 100 to choose from. Head to Rhino’s website to view current flavors and more.
Madisono’s Gelato and Sorbetto
“Eat dessert that doesn’t make your tummy hurt,” is Madisono’s motto and they have a location just 15 minutes from our Blue Ash apartments. Their delicious sorbets are easy on the digestive system and are gluten-free, egg-free, vegan, and dairy-free. As for their gelatos, they’re “easy on the cream,” and their process doesn’t whip air into the mix, so you get a smoother, creamier sensation without all the extra fat. Head to the Madisono’s website for flavors, hours, and more.
Established in 1908, Agalamesis Bros are the purveyors and creators of rich, decadent ice creams and melt-in-your-mouth, creamy chocolates. Using the same ingredients, recipes, and techniques since the day they opened, this ice cream shop has perfected its product. In addition to ice cream and chocolate, they also serve Italian ice as a dairy-free and refreshing option. View current and seasonal flavors and order online at the Agalamesis Bros website.
No matter if you prefer ice cream, frozen yogurt, or sorbet, you’re sure to find your new favorite dessert shop near our Blue Ash apartments. Before you grab a scoop, stop by McCauly Crossing to tour our luxurious floor plans.