Ice Cream in the Grand Haven Area
Did you know that there are fourteen different places to get ice cream in the Grand Haven area? You can find traditional ice cream treats such as soft-serve cones, dozens of hard-serve flavors, as well as shakes, malts, and sundaes. Some locations offer special ice cream treats such as flurries, floats, frozen custard, or frozen yogurt. You might even find some regular food items such as hot dogs, French fries, and sodas, or other sweet treats like candy and fudge.
We’ve listed out the fourteen ice cream places you can find in the Grand Haven area, along with a quick overview of their menu and their location, so you can be sure you’re heading towards the right place. The following businesses are listed in alphabetical order.
A La Mode: They serve soft serve ice cream in chocolate, vanilla, twist, flavor bursts, or a custom flavor, or scoops of hard ice cream. They also have a large variety of sundaes, shakes, floats, flurries, and more! Or if you’re looking for a snack, they offer various hot dogs, sides, and simple beverages.
Located 307 Oak St. in Spring Lake.
Captain Custard: They offer a variety of flavors in soft serve and hard serve. Along the same strip you can find other treats like shakes, sundaes, flurries, or malts, or snacks like burgers, hot dogs, French fries, and more. Or you can try a specialty item like their chocolate dipped bananas or cheesecake slices with a variety of toppings.
Located along the boardwalk at 211 S Harbor Dr. in Grand Haven, underneath the Riverview Deck.
Culvers: This family-friendly restaurant serves frozen custard that you can customize with toppings, or is sold by the quart to take home! Mix the toppings to create your own Concrete Mixer.
Located at 520 A Way in Grand Haven.
Dairy Creme: They serve soft serve ice cream and sundaes, such as the “Boardwalk Turtle Sundae” or the “Shipwreck Flurry” . They also offer snacks such as hot dogs, chili dogs, Polish dogs, nachos, sodas, shakes, and more!
Located along the boardwalk at 1 N. Harbor Dr. in Grand Haven.
Dairy Treat: They are back open at the same location, with a new building! They still serve both soft serve and hard serve ice cream, as well as shakes, flurries, sundaes, and novelty ice cream bars.
Located at 218 S Harbor Dr. in Grand Haven.
The Front Porch: They serve homemade hard serve ice cream, sundaes, flurries, smoothies, slushies, shakes, and malts. Each day they pick a random name, and if you share that name, you can get a free ice cream!
Located at 618 E. Savidge in Spring Lake.
Get the Scoop: They offer flurries, shakes, malts, sundaes and 24+ flavors of soft-serve ice cream, as well as 40+ flavors of Michigan-made Ashby’s hand-dipped ice cream.
Located at 11233 -68th Ave. in Allendale.
Kilwins: Along with their original premium ice cream, they also offer handmade fudge, caramel apples, and artisan chocolates.
Located on the downtown mainstreet at 101 Washington Ave. in Grand Haven.
Norms: They are known for their large portions and reasonable prices, Norms offers both hard serve and soft serve ice cream, as well as flurries.
Located at 1453 Washington Ave. in Grand Haven.
Pier Peddler: They function as an ice-cream shop, souvenir shack, and Hawaiian ice hut. They have a variety of hard serve flavors.
Located along the boardwalk at 907 S Harbor Dr. in Grand Haven.
The Pumphouse: They serve frozen yogurt, gelato, sorbet and custard, as well as offering a large variety of toppings for you to add. They also offer hard-serve ice cream and shakes.
Located at 20 N. Harbor Dr. in Grand Haven.
Skoops: They offer soft serve, flurries, specialty sundaes, shakes and malts along with hand-dipped hard ice cream. As well as a picnic area and small playground, this location also has a drive thru.
Located at 16830 Robbins Rd. in Grand Haven.
Sweet Temptations: You can watch as they make their homemade ice cream that is served at this location, Temptations, Skoops, and The Front Porch! You can also purchase a variety of other treats such as caramel corn, fudge, candies, cakes, and pies.
Located at 621 Miller Dr. in Grand Haven.
Temptations: They serve homemade ice cream in homemade waffle cones. These fresh waffle cones are used at this location, Sweet Temptations, Skoops, and The Front Porch!
Located in the old train depot at 1 N. Harbor in Grand Haven.