2.9 min readBy Published On: July 15th, 2023Categories: Eat and Drink2 Comments on Cool Zone: Ice Cream and Gelato in Southie

With warmer temps and longer days, summer is the perfect time to take a trip to the neighborhood ice cream shop!

Capo’s Gelato

A welcomed sign of summer – gelato at Capo! This summer features a brand-new lineup of gelato offerings and summertime treats. Enjoy house-made gelato flavors and a selection of dairy-free sorbets in the restaurant, or order delivery right to your door!


It’s known for its hot dogs and clam strips, but Sully’s has a vast selection of ice cream and dessert treats! Serving up Hood Ice Cream in flavors like vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Maple Walnut, Chocolate Chip, Mint Chocolate Chip, Orange Sherbert, you can order it in a sugar or wafer cone or cup! Sully’s also offers low fat soft serve in vanilla, chocolate, strawberry or our favorite a twist! You can also get your ice cream in a hot fudge sundae!


FoMu, a Boston-based small-batch ice cream company known for its all-natural ingredients, is now popping up in the Seaport District. FoMu’s signature ice creams are made with coconut milk and a blend of organic, natural sweeteners. This is especially great news if you are lactose intolerant!

The new spot located at 155 Seaport Blvd. is open seven days a week from 12pm-10pm.  Plus another pop-up is coming to Quincy Market. 


A super-cool and magical ice cream shop has opened at 119 Seaport Blvd!  Taiyaki  – a wildly popular ice cream shop known for its Japanese-style cones that are shaped like fish, bright and happy toppings including unicorn horns and their famous unicorn float served in a…well….mini unicorn float

J.P. Licks

Featuring homemade ice cream in flavors like Salted Caramel, Mocha Chip, and Vanilla, you can get it in a cone, cup, served up in a sundae, split or sandwich style at J.P. Licks. They also serves frozen yogurt, sorbet, frappes, smoothies and hand-packed cakes and pies. J.P. Licks is open 10am-11pm 7 Days a week.  J.P. Licks is located at 397 West Broadway. 

Molly Moo’s

Molly Moo’s at Carson Beach is officially open for the season. Serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner, Molly Moo’s also features homemade ice cream and this year Hawaiian shave ice! Also on the menu are Molly Moo’s famous ice cream cookie sandwiches!  Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11AM to 11PM, Friday & Saturday: 11AM to midnight and Sunday: 11AM to 11PM.

Ben & Jerry’s

From a renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont, to far-off places with names we sometimes mispronounce, the journey that began in 1978 with 2 guys and the ice cream business they built is as legendary as the ice cream is euphoric. This legendary ice cream chain has opened a shop in the Seaport District.  Ben & Jerry’s is located at 83 Seaport Blvd, and they are open daily from 11am-11pm.

The Fro-Yo Mix & Match

Imagine this: All of your favorite candies and treats, blended together with vanilla, chocolate, plain or sugar free frozen yogurt to make the perfect confectionary treat. If that’s what you’re looking for, then The Village and Broadway’s Best are the places for you. You can choose from an abundant of toppings, including banana, blueberry, Butterfinger, brownie, cheesecake, peppermint, honey graham, Kit-Kat and even pumpkin, pick a frozen yogurt flavor, and have it all mixed together for the ultimate frozen-dessert dream come true. Both cafes also offer shakes and smoothies! And they both deliver.


  1. Ryan June 11, 2018 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    I heard JP Licks is going into the old Cuttin Club.

  2. mplo July 20, 2023 at 2:53 am - Reply

    Mmmmmmm—-j. p. Licks–my favorite ice cream parlor. There are so many J. P. Licks places open.

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