If you’re not from Cincinnati, you might not be familiar with creamy whip — a cool, coiled, summer-only Cincinnati confection. It may look like soft serve — but if you didn’t buy it at a “Creamy Whip,” then it’s definitely not the real deal. As summer heats up, our friends at Yelp Cincy are sharing their creamy whip bucket list — but hurry! Most of these local shops close their doors come autumn!
Let Yelp help you beat the heat with these local creamy whip faves! Whether you’re looking for traditional soft serve or to mix up your classic order with fun new dip tops, we have the list you and the kids are sure to enjoy. Yelp tip: Download the free Yelp mobile app, search “Creamy Whip” and filter by location to find the highest rated creamy whips in your area!
Location: West Chester
Besides being known for their giant ice cream shaped building, The Cone is all around family fun. With classic arcade games and rides for the kids, this is a must-stop on your summer bucket list. Yelp tip: Go for their orange and vanilla twist, a glorious combination of vanilla soft serve and orange sherbet!
Remember that legendary blue ice cream from Kings Island? (Your kids sure do.) Whipty-Do has mastered the art of blueberry soft serve. Yelp tip: Make this a night for the whole family and stop by with your pup for a doggie sundae–a dog friendly soft serve topped with a dog treat.
Feeling nostalgic for your childhood? Flub’s is sure to bring back all those creamy whip memories from when you were a kid and create new memories for your little ones. Their dense and super creamy soft serve has stayed true to its roots and is good old fashioned fun.
Known for its neon lights and classic creamy whip, Zip Dip oozes authenticity. With more than 50 different rotating flavors including low-cal fro-yo options, you’ll be sure to satisfy the whole family with one stop.
Put’z Creamy Whip masters the basics of a standard cone. No frills, just the perfect inexpensive treat to enjoy with friends and family all season long. But if you’re feeling fancy, opt for a Blue Ice Man–half soft serve, half slushie completed with a candy face. Don’t forget the napkins!
Celebrate summer in true Cincy style at one of these Yelp-approved creamy whips!
For more Yelp favorites, be sure to check out Yelp’s Family Brunch Guide, Yelp’s Top 5 Vintage Candy Shops and Yelp Cincy Packs a Picnic!
Featured image courtesy of Yelper Connie R.