Best places for ice cream and frozen yogurt

Chill out this summer with a scoop or two from these Twin Cities ice creameries.

Updated: May 31, 2010

Best ice cream

Pumphouse Creamery

4754 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407

; this little Southside joint is dedicated to serving up only the best ice cream around, using local cream and milk directly from local farms to create delicious frozen confections like "local strawberry."

Sonny's Ice Cream

3401 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408

A giant scoop of Europe can be found at Crema Cafe, home to Sonny's Ice Cream. With a flower-lined courtyard and decadent flavors like pineapple mango basil sorbet and chocolate cabernet chip, Crema Cafe/Sonny's Ice Cream provides the perfect summer escape.

Izzy's Ice Cream Cafe

2034 Marshall Ave, St Paul, MN 55104

This raved-about local favorite turns Marshall Street in St. Paul into a bustling little thoroughfare, filled with ice-cream-caked kids and adults hankering for Izzy's all-natural unique and old-school flavors, like mint chip.

Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream

4301 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409

This family-owned mainstay offers homemade ice cream, ice cream sandwiches, ice cream pies and homemade dipped cones.