Top 5 Seasonal Frozen Treats

Hold fast to the rest of summer by trying these seasonal ice cream and gelato flavors from your favorite local shops.
Buona Terra Gelato

Photograph courtesy Buona Terra Gelato

1. Graeter’s
Don’t even be mad; you knew we’d have Graeter’s on this list. Anyway, they have Watermelon Sorbet through August and starting this month, Key Lime Pie will make its way to the counter as well. (Learn more about how Graeter’s makes their product here.Multiple locations,

2. Aglamesis Brothers
This Oakley institution has been hand-churning ice cream the old-fashioned way since the Depression, and they’ve definitely incorporated some great summer flavors. Peach, Chocolate Almond, Coconut, and Strawberry Chocolate Chip are currently featured. Oakley Square, 3046 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 531-5196/Montgomery Square, 9899 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery, (513) 791-7082,

3. Hello Honey
The creative folks at Hello Honey change their flavors on a weekly basis, but there are a few special ones for the summer.  Strawberry Balsamic Sorbet blends sugary and savory, while Brown Butter Caramel, Blueberry Cheesecake, and Honey Vanilla hit sweeter notes. 633 Vine St., Downtown, Mon–Fri 11 a.m.–6 p.m., Sat 2–6 p.m., (513) 977-0300, Hello Honey on Facebook

4. Buona Terra
And now we arrive at the gelato portion of our list. The summer flavors at Buona Terra draw from fresh fruits: Blood Orange, Pineapple, Lemon Blueberry, and Summer Berry (a combo of strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, and blueberry) rotate into the gelato counter this season. 1028 Delta Ave., Mt. Lookout, (513) 386-9356,

5. Dojo Gelato
On your next trip to Findlay Market, check out these gelato crafters (and social media gurus) for their fresh flavors, including Rum Coconut, Cap’n Crunch, Balsamic Amarena Cherry, Pineapple Basil Sorbetto, Lime Rosemary Sorbetto, Raspberries-n-Cream, and Freshmen 15 (Gibbs Peanut Butter, smashed Oreos, Tahitian Vanilla). We’ll take one of everything. Findlay Market, 137 Elder St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 328-9000,


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