The 5 Best Kid-Friendly Ice Cream Shops in Atlanta

Christina Mckeeby

Nov. 30, 2017

Check out Atlanta’s ice cream scene and find special treats for you and your kids.

Nothing makes my kids happier after a day in the Atlanta summertime heat than a trip to the ice cream shop. This diverse city has so many local shops full of rich and unique flavors, you’re bound to earn a “Mom of the Year” award just for stopping by.

Don’t settle for the run-of-the-mill chain ice cream shop when there are so many fantastic places to choose from. Read on for our list of the best ice cream shops where Atlanta parents, babysitters, and nannies can take the kids for their next sugar rush.


I’m a firm believer that when indulging in dessert, you should never cut corners on flavor in the name of healthy eating. I’ll gladly take my extra calories in the form of rich dark chocolate any day. Revolution Gelato in East Atlanta Village will make you question whether you’ve been doing dessert wrong all this time.

This gelato shop is a real game-changer for any family, especially those with dietary restrictions. The owners of Revolution Gelato have created an all-natural, organic, kosher, gluten-free, and vegan gelato that makes even the most skeptical reviewer ask for more. The seating can be limited during the lunchtime rush, so plan on taking the kids for a late-afternoon snack instead.