There is nothing more blissful than something cold and sweet on a hot day—especially in this sweltering heatwave. But instead of reaching for that blended cocktail, grab a spoon and dive into our Haute picks for the best places to enjoy a bowl of ice cream.
8104 West 3rd Street
The fried donut alternative eatery recently debuted ice cream sandwiches made with its signature fonuts (faux-nut) and handcrafted with fresh seasonal ingredients. Such combinations include the coconut fonut with eucalyptus ice cream, strawberry buttermilk fonut with fresh mint ice cream, and an Arnold Palmer-inspired pairing of a blueberry Earl Grey fonut with lemon lavender sorbet.
Four Seasons Beverly Hills
300 South Doheny Drive
The hotel’s Window Lounge is featuring sweet delights such as the Knickerbocker Glory, a retro British ice cream sundae made with jello, fresh berries, whipped cream and vanilla ice cream, as well as an ice cream sandwich of vanilla ice cream between three chocolate cookies.
Lexington Social House
1718 Vine Street
This modern American hotspot features a variety of old fashioned ice cream from Fosselman’s. Dig into banana, Dutch chocolate, vanilla, mint chip, pistachio, Guinness stout and horchata flavors.
Fig & Olive
8490 Melrose Place
An alternative to the classic bowl of ice cream, this popular Mediterranean eatery offers seasonal sorbets that include green apple with citrus olive oil syrup, orange and grapefruit segments, fresh mint and Nocellara olive oil, and a mango sorbet with coconut mousse, crunchy meringue and passion fruit caramel.
9543 Culver Boulevard
This New American restaurant has ice cream for carnivores and herbivores alike. They make homemade ice cream and sorbet that includes a dairy-free option with chocolate hemp and peanut butter chunk.