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Indiana Foodways: I Scream for Ice Cream Trail

How about stepping back in time and experiencing the old-fashioned ice cream parlors? This trail boasts a restored parlor from 1900 covered in marble and stained glass filled with music from a Welte orchestrion.You can also belly up to the counter for a malted milkshake at a soda fountain decked out in 50’s memorabilia. In addition, head to a legend for a choice of one hundred ice cream flavors with new ones created yearly since 1965.

Chocolate Moose

The Chocolate Moose  is a 1950s-style diner/soda fountain offering fantastic, quality comfort foods. They specialize in hand-breaded pork tenderloins, lean-yet-juicy 1/3-pound burgers, homemade fries & chips, tasty & unique vegetarian twists on classic diner foods, & old-fashioned ice cream & soda treats. The Chocolate Moose emphasizes quality & putting the best into every meal.

Collom’s General Store

Collom’s General Store , located in Bridgeton, serves daily meal specials and ice cream.

Crossroads Cafe

Come eat breakfast and lunch with the locals! Crossroads Cafe  has a restored old-fashioned soda fountain and lunch bar as well as tables for larger groups.They serve homemade pies and traditional ice cream treats including sodas (like the green river), banana splits, and sundaes.

East End Double Dip

Located in Peru, Indiana East End Double Dip  is a creamy stop that you won’t want to miss. Their menu includes the Beagle Parfait, Lifesaver Sprite, Buckeye Bash Ice Cream, Hurricanes, Pizza, Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream and more!

Fireside Cafe

 

Fireside Cafe  is a restaurant featuring house-smoked meats, homemade recipes, super-premium ice cream, locally roasted coffee, and more. Visit us in our beautiful, cozy dining room or in Shipshewana's first drive-thru, which is car, buggy, bicycle, and tractor-friendly!  

Frazier’s Dairy Maid

Frazier's Dairy Maid  was founded in 1954 and has been serving Madison County's favorite ice cream for over 55 years. Since its inception, the goal of Frazier's has been to provide quality service and a family environment. It still offers the feel of a 1950's ice cream store and has been voted best ice cream in Madison County for 5 consecutive years.

Gobbler’s Knob Country Store

 

Gobbler’s Knob Country Store  features homemade chocolate and cookie balls, handmade drumsticks, waffle cones made on site, ice cream sandwiches and more!

Good’s Candy Shop

Tantalize your tastebuds at Good’s Candy Shop & Ice Cream Parlor . Enjoy some delicious gourmet root beer, made in-house, create your own assortment of chocolate or try some of Good’s signature toffee.

Igloo Frozen Custard

 

With two locations in Lafayette, Indiana Igloo Frozen Custard  is a frozen stop that you won't want to miss! Our motto is, "At The Igloo, we are all about CELEBRATING life and making SWEET memories". We want to give our customers a reason to smile and enjoy one of Lafayette's finest treats and traditions...Igloo Frozen Custard. Visit the Igloo Frozen Custard Tazer Drive Location  or the Igloo Frozen Custard Troxel Drive Location .

Ivanhoe’s Ice Cream and Sandwich Shoppe

 

You’ll be screaming for ice cream at Ivanhoe’s Ice Cream and Sandwich Shoppe . Ivanhoe’s is famous for its 100 different shakes and 100 different sundaes. In addition to the ice cream treats, customers love the hamburgers, chicken salad, fruit salad, and tenderloin sandwiches.

Jerry’s Dairy Freezer

 

Delicious ice cream sundaes, strawberry shortcakes and more!

Jimmie’s Dairy Bar

Since 1954, Jimmie’s Dairy Bar has been proudly serving some of the best barbeque in Indiana. This adorable multi cuisine restaurant offers burgers, fish and more. Enjoy a hand dipped ice cream cone or share a banana split for dessert.

Kukui’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice

Kukui’s  serves authentic Hawaiian style shave ice offering 30 flavors with 1000's of possible flavor combinations. Their eclectic menu features Kalua pig pulled-pork, Boarshead all beef hotdogs, Polish sausage, Island Hoagie, Hawaiian Nachos, Pineapple slaw, tropical mustards & relishes from Hawaii.

Martinsville Candy Kitchen 

Try Martinsville Candy Kitchen’s Candy Canes, Tiger Butter (White Chocolate, Milk Chocolate and Peanut Butter mixed together), Buckeyes, English Toffee, Orange Peels and Ice Cream (24 flavors) during your visit!

McCord Candies
McCord Candies , with its candy-striped awning, has been a local favorite in downtown Lafayette since 1912. It is one of the oldest operating soda fountains in Indiana and the Midwest. They still offer handmade fountain drinks and sodas as well as old-time favorite lunch items and ice cream in a 1950's motif with Coca-Cola memorabilia. The hand-dipped candies include snappers, peanut butter fudge balls and a wide array of truffles. McCord's famous handmade 9-inch candy canes are a seasonal favorite.

Payne’s Restaurant

Payne’s  offers healthy and nutritious breakfasts all day, lunch, and an evening dinner menu that’s often changing, all made with the freshest local ingredients and pasture raised meat. Payne’s supports local art and culture, and often hosts acoustic concerts, as well as art/photography shows throughout the year. They have selected the best Indiana craft beers and boutique wines to complement the meals.

Prairie Acres Restaurant and Farm Market

Prairie Acres’ Family Farm Market  offers local homegrown produce, ice cream and gifts. Enjoy breakfast and lunch at the Prairie Acres Restaurant Monday-Friday or stop by for their breakfast buffet on Saturday!

Southside Scoops 

Enjoy friendly service and delicious ice cream at Southside Scoops.

The Original Frozen Custard 

The next-generation 1949 blue neon drive-in igloo is the oldest family-owned and operated drive-in restaurant in town, across the street from Columbian Park, Columbian Park Zoo, Tropicanoe Cove and Loeb Stadium. An old-fashioned soda fountain menu features favorite drive-in foods: delicious shakes, sundaes and 12 different flavors of custards, Spanish dogs, giant fish sandwiches and onion rings.

The Tasty Freeze

The Tasty Freeze  is located in Montezuma, Indiana on U.S. 36. Enjoy their delicious homemade food and ice cream year round!

Zaharako’s Ice Cream Parlor

Your last stop on the Ice Cream Trail is Zaharako’s Ice Cream Parlor , where you can sit at the soda fountain counter to order a big parfait or listen to the historic orchestrian organ. Full meals are available in addition to the delicious desserts. Full meals are available in addition to the delicious desserts.