Cool down in the heat with your pick of ice cream shops near Reserve at Canyon Creek

Ice cream. It’s a staple of life. In nearly every part of the globe, in every culture, ice cream is a must-have delicious treat. And, thankfully for residents of our apartments on Vance Jackson, there are lots of yummy ice cream shops located just a short drive away. From your favorite national chains to local mom-and-pop shops, you’re sure to find your favorite spot to satisfy your sweet tooth. Here are just a few delicious options nearby.


Brindles Awesome Ice Cream

You can literally walk to Brindles Awesome Ice Cream from our Northwest San Antonio apartments because it’s just one mile away from your front door. Brindles Awesome Ice Cream is serving up homemade, handcrafted ice cream, gelato, and sorbet – plus delicious coffee, treats, and cookies as well. Try unique flavors like Parmesan Gelato, Avocado Orange, PB&J, Sweet Pickle, and Strawberry Pop-Tart. Follow their Facebook page for current flavors and hours.



Baskin-Robbins has been a national favorite for decades and there’s a location less than a mile and a half away from Reserve at Canyon Creek. In addition to all of their classic and well-known ice cream flavors, they are also whipping up shakes, sundaes, pies, bakery treats, and more. Order online, view the menu, and more at the Baskin-Robbins website.


Marble Slab Creamery

Another well-known and loved ice cream chain less than a mile and a half away is Marble Slab Creamery. Here, you can pick decadent ice cream flavors and have your favorite toppings mixed right in, on top of a marble slab – and the options are nearly endless. Try their fantastical creations like the My Little Pony cone or the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos shake. View the menu, order online, and buy gift cards on the Marble Slab Creamery website.


Freshest Natural Ice Creams

Craving ice cream but also trying to stay healthy? Head over to Freshest Natural Ice Creams to satisfy that sweet tooth without compromising your nutrition. Every handcrafted flavor is made using alkaline water, lactose-free milk, or coconut milk with all-natural ingredients. They are also serving made-to-order fruit salad, slushies, milkshakes, gelato, and more. Visit their website for hours, flavors, and more.


Sonic Drive-In

One of the easiest, fastest, and most delicious places to satisfy that ice cream craving is Sonic Drive-In. A popular and well-known chain across the country, you can choose from multiple ice cream desserts like a Reese’s Sonic Blast, Strawberry Cheesecake Master Shake, or hot fudge sundae. They even offer half-priced items during happy hour. Place your order online, view the menu, and more on the Sonic website.


Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is a great option for when you’re trying to be a little healthier or you’re trying (or need) to stay away from dairy. Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is here for you and they certainly aren’t skimping on quality and flavor. Just over half a mile from our apartments on Vance Jackson, Orange Leaf has delicious flavors like brownie batter, cookies n’ cream, birthday cake, and lots more. Head to the website for all the info you need.



For an ice cream experience unlike any other, you’re going to want to make a visit to Kuma. Serving Hong Kong-style cones, Kuma is the first Asian-inspired ice cream shop in San Antonio. The magnificent creations are piled high with colorful and delicious ice cream and a nearly unlimited amount of toppings to choose from. The end result is a giant vibrant ice cream cone that looks like it belongs in a cartoon. Follow their Instagram page to see the gorgeous cones yourself, then go build your own.


There’s no shortage of ice cream when you live at our Northwest San Antonio apartments. Just another perk to add to the list of living at Reserve at Canyon Creek. Stop by and tour our floor plans today.

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