Summer is officially in full swing, and it’s hot out in the River Region! Sometimes all you need to cool down is something cold and sweet. Here’s a guide to just a few of the most delicious summer treats in the River Region. Make sure to let these guys know your friends at KtC sent you when you stop in!
If you’re in the mood for ice cream or a milkshake…
Chappy’s Deli offers free mini ice cream cones for dessert. Make sure to ask for one when you’re done with your meal.
The Cheesecake Empori-Yum’s cheesecake milkshakes come in flavors like caramel frappe, pecan pie, and red velvet. The best part? Each milkshake is topped with whipped cream and a wedge of cheesecake!
You can build your custom milkshake or cup of rolled ice cream at Sweet Charlie’s. There are plenty of toppings and ingredients available to suit everyone’s tastes, so this is a great option for the whole family.
West Main Coffeehouse and Creamery’s menu includes milkshakes (espresso optional) and tons of Cammie’s Old Dutch Ice Cream flavors.
Sweet Creek Farm Market serves up delicious handmade ice cream in tons of yummy flavors. Grab your cone and head over to see the goats and chickens while you enjoy your sweet treat!
Café Louisa serves the best gelato and sorbet in Montgomery. Flavors include tiramisu, cookies and cream, and raspberry.
River Perk is one of the best places in Wetumpka to try if you’re looking for homemade, hand-dipped ice cream. They also serve old-fashioned milkshakes, “frappys”, and more.
If you want something fruity and refreshing…
Stop by Vintage Café and try one of their smoothies or smoothie bowls.
Nancy’s Italian Ice offers their yummy frozen treats in tons of flavors, including mango, lemonade, and blue raspberry. You can even ask them to add in a scoop of ice cream, which turns your regular Italian ice into a “Fancy Nancy”.
Frios Gourmet Pops has locations in Montgomery, Prattville, and Wetumpka that serve up the best popsicles around. Some of our favorite fruity flavor offerings are watermelon, pineapple mango, and blackberry ginger lemonade. Call ahead to see which flavors your local Frios is serving each day— the menus change sometimes!
La Jolla’s lemon sorbet is perfect for anyone who’s looking to cool off with a refreshing sweet treat on a hot summer evening.
If you’re looking for something with a little extra sweetness…
Try Cork & Cleaver’s decadent white chocolate bread pudding with a bourbon glaze and a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.
Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux serves a warm cookie sundae with your choice of a chocolate chip or white chocolate macadamia nut cookie.
Make sure to check out The Tipping Point’s famous cookie skillet topped with vanilla ice cream and a chocolate drizzle.
Head over to Neighborhood Grill & Catering for the ultimate decadent treat: deep-fried Oreos surrounded by vanilla ice cream.
Uncle Mick’s Cajun Café offers fried pies with ice cream. Pie flavors include peach, apple, cherry, and blueberry. Looking for something that’s a bit richer? Try their chocolate bourbon pecan pie with ice cream!
Coosa Cleaver’s menu features fried moon pies topped with (you guessed it!) ice cream.
The iconic “Banana Sinclair’s” dish at Sinclair’s includes fresh banana slices, brown sugar, dark rum, and brandy, all sautéed and poured over vanilla ice cream.