Palm Desert is known for its hot year-round weather, and luckily there are plenty of spots for a sweet, cool treat. You have unique and varied options for ice cream in Palm Desert, and we wanted to share just a few of our favorites.

Best Ice Cream Palm Desert at a Glance

  1. Kreem
  2. Nitroinfusions
  3. Lappert’s
  4. Great Shakes
  5. Beach House Frozen Yogurt
  6. Holey Scoops


kreem ice cream

Kreem Artisanal Ice Cream & Coffee serves treats made with organic, non-GMO ingredients free of preservatives and additives. Choose from a variety of flavors and styles, including lavender coffee, s’mores, or lemon meringue, as well as several rotating vegan options.


ice cream cones

Nitroinfusions is unique in that each order is made in the moment using liquid nitrogen and 100 percent organic, local ingredients. You can pick from more than 30 flavors, ice cream pops, and sorbet. Ice cream made with nitrogen minimizes ice crystals and air for the smoothest possible outcome.

Lappert’s Super Premium Ice Cream

lapperts ice cream

Lappert’s Super Premium Ice Cream features truly unique flavor combinations, and a rotating selection of 48 flavors are served each day. You could try all the flavors, but you’d have to try to 260 different types of ice cream. Lappert’s is known especially for its Date Shake made with local Coachella Valley dates.

Great Shakes


Great Shakes serves just that: some of the best shakes you’ll ever try. The shakes are made with premium ice cream free of artificial ingredients, added hormones, antibiotics, or corn syrup. Great Shakes serves floats and malts as well as non-dairy options.

Beach House Frozen Yogurt

frozen yogurt

Beach House Frozen Yogurt serves a rotating selection of 21 different yogurt flavors and more than 60 toppings to customize to perfection. Beach House also serves non-fat yogurt, gelato, sugar-free, and non-dairy sorbet in a self-serve setting.

Holey Scoops

scooping fruit ice cream

Owned and operated by brother and sister duo, Holey Scoops is a traditional ice cream shop serving 12 different flavors. Holey Scoops is the perfect place to hang out with your group. They also serve root beer floats, milkshakes, and other sweet treats.

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