Get The Scoop

. June 30, 2019.
Get the scoop

Nothing captures the sweetness of summer on a sultry day better than an icy cold treat! When the whole family is screaming for ice cream, we’ve got you covered. Check out this guide to the local ice cream shops.

Lima Avenue Root Beer Stand

The Lima Avenue Root Beer stand—part of the Findlay community since 1949— serves tempting root beer floats in frosty mugs. Kids will love the experience of pulling the car under the awning and eating from a tray attached to the car window.

Popular ice cream treats: root beer floats (other float flavors include grape, orange and cherry)
Other top sellers: Spanish dogs, shredded chicken sandwiches

Seasonal. 830 Lima Avenue, Findlay.
Hours: Monday-Saturday (11am-8pm), closed Sundays.

Dietsch Brothers

A Findlay favorite since 1937, this is the place to go for hard dip ice cream. Dietsch Brothers was named the Best Ice Cream Shop in Ohio by Ohio magazine readers in 2019!

Most popular ice cream flavors: vanilla, buckeye and moose tracks
Other top sellers: one-dip cones, ice cream bars, hot fudge sundaes

Open year round. Two Findlay locations: 400 West Main Cross, Hours: Tuesday-Friday (9am-9pm) Saturday (10am-9pm) and Sunday (12-5pm) and 1217 Tiffin Avenue, Hours: Monday-Saturday.

Archies Drive-in

For delicious soft-serve ice cream, stop at Archies Drive-in which is also a popular summer lunch spot.

Most popular ice cream treats: chocolate and vanilla cones, Reese’s hot fudge sundaes
Other top sellers: shredded chicken sandwiches, coney dogs

Seasonal. 433 North Main Street, Findlay
Hours: Monday-Sunday (11am-9:30 pm)

Mr. Twister

A family-owned, ice-cream drive thru, there’s a lot to love about Mr. Twister, including their large menu. This year, they even offer vegan ice cream options!

Most popular ice cream treats: cookie dough ice cream, chocolate shakes, all flavors of flurries
Other top sellers: shredded chicken sandwiches, coney dogs

Seasonal. 631 West Trenton Avenue, Findlay.
Hours: Monday-Sunday (11am-9:45pm)

Bluffton Dari Freeze

A favorite place to visit in the summer, especially after catching a movie at the Shannon Theatre.

Most popular ice cream treats: moose tracks ice cream, orange sherbet twist cones
Other top sellers: Big T tenderloin sandwiches, foot-long coney dogs

Seasonal. 595 South Main Street, Bluffton.
Hours: Monday-Saturday (11am-9pm) and Sunday (1pm-9pm)

The Corner Dari Bar & Grille

Surrounded by farm fields, The Corner Dari Bar & Grille in Mount Blanchard is a hidden treasure with great ice cream and service!

Most popular ice cream treats: chocolate and vanilla cones, shakes
Other top sellers: shredded chicken sandwiches

Seasonal. 16949 Ohio 103, Mt. Blanchard.
Hours: Monday- Sunday (11am-8pm)