by Michaela Triemstra
15 Best Places for Vegan Ice Cream in Michigan
Craving a delicious, mouthwatering ice cream cone and struggling to find an ice cream shop that offers vegan options? Look no further!
We’ve gathered the top 15 places for vegan ice cream in Michigan, so you no longer have to miss out on heaping scoops of ice cream.
Whether you have dietary restrictions or are vegan by choice, no one should have to miss out on the favorite summer treat. Now, you can enjoy lots of different flavors of ice cream, with whatever toppings you so choose. The next time you’re craving a sweet treat, visit one of these vegan-friendly ice cream shops!
Read on to discover the top vegan ice cream places in Michigan. Be sure to scroll down to use the interactive map to help you plan your visit!
Vegan Ice Cream Places in West Michigan
Furniture City Creamery
958 Cherry Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Furniture City Creamery offers a wide range of vegan options so everyone can enjoy a few scoops of delectable ice cream. Their vegan options are made with coconut milk and are made completely from scratch in the shop. They also offer dairy-free vegan friendly waffle cones and sauces to provide vegan friendly sundaes, shakes, and ice cream sandwiches. There is even a vegan ice cream taco!
Flavors change quickly and often, so you can try lots of different flavors, but be sure to snatch your favorites before they’re gone! But don’t worry, they always ensure that there are vegan options. Follow their social media, @furniturecitycreamery to see what their flavors are.
1757 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505
205 E Church St, Adrian, MI 49221
97 W Burdick St, Oxford, MI 48371
Frosty Boy has locations all over Michigan, and we included three locations just to name a few. But if you search up Frosty Boy, you are sure to find one right by you.
Frosty Boy offers soft-serve that is vegan and gluten free, in addition to the selection of cake, waffle cones, flurries, and shakes that are gluten free and vegan. No matter what kind of ice cream you are craving, you are guaranteed to find something you love at Frosty Boy.
Tastefull Vegan Frozen Desserts
2265 Porter St SW, Wyoming, MI 49519
If you have not already visited Tastefull Vegan Frozen Desserts, you have to now. Whether you have dietary restrictions or are vegan by choice, this ice cream shop should be at the top of your list of places to go.
Not only is the shop black and woman owned, but the owner wanted to provide ice cream options for everyone. The owner believes that: “No allergy, dietary lifestyle choice, or anything should prevent you from being able to enjoy one of life’s greatest joys. Ice cream!”
As the first of its kind, this ice cream shop quickly rose to be in the top eight allergen free ice cream shops in the state of Michigan.
Everything in the shop is vegan, and customers can’t even tell the difference, and some say it’s even better than dairy ice cream! A few favorites are the berry delicious smoothie, the banana ice cream, and the sweet dream cream.
The next time you’re craving a delicious sweet treat, Tastefull Vegan Frozen Desserts has got you covered.
Love’s Ice Cream and Chocolate
435 Ionia Ave SW, Stall 106, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Located in the Downtown Market in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Love’s is a favorite ice cream spot. Their ice cream is made from scratch in-house, and they have plenty of dairy-free, gluten free, and nut free options available.
Get a scoop of their dairy-free gelato, or their low net carb gelato. Their website lists all of their flavors, plus the ingredients in each ice cream flavor and whether it is vegan or contains dairy. Some flavors include coconut fudge ripple, chai latte, lavender blueberry, chocolate fudge brownie, dreamy strawberry, and more.
Once you get your scoop of ice cream, be sure to also check out their variety of fine chocolate confections.
142 S Main St, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827
5875 S. M-66 Nashville, Michigan
162 E. Tuttle Rd, Ionia, MI 48846
6420 Byron Rd #A, Zeeland, MI 49464
This family owned and operated creamery is popular for a reason. Their homemade, creamy ice cream is made with their own ingredients, including milk from their own 200 cows. They made sure that their menu included vegan options, and there is plenty of non-dairy ice cream and sherbet to choose from. Choose from cherry limeade sorbet, blue razz sorbet, non-dairy smoothies, and more.
MOO-ville Creamery has four locations in Michigan, so make sure you stop by the location closest to you for some of the smoothest, creamiest ice cream ever!
Find Vegan Ice Cream in Northern Michigan
Milk and Honey
240 E Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684
Milk and Honey is an adorable ice cream shop in Traverse City, Michigan, and it is 100% worth visiting on your next trip to TC. Their selection of vegan ice cream includes fun flavors, such as Matcharoon, Rocky Road, Chunky Monkey, and more. Not only do they offer vegan ice cream, but they also offer some vegan deli sandwiches, and you can get your sandwiches with gluten free bread as well.
At Milk and Honey, everyone will find something great to eat for lunch or dessert because they make sure that their menu includes food that everyone can eat.
106 E Dwight St, Oscoda, Michigan, 48750
This local-family-owned ice cream spot in downtown Oscoda is tucked away on a quiet street. Don’t worry about missing it, though, you’ll spot the crowd gatheing for a cone or sundae and know you’re in the right place. Choose from 21 flavors of vegan Dole Whip and then find a seat in the pretty right next door to enjoy your sweet treat!
Vegan Ice Cream Places in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Portage Paddle Sports
1100 W Lakeshore Dr, Houghton, Michigan 49931
Head to the Keweenaw Peninsula in the U.P. for some tasty vegan gelato. Portage Paddle Sports not only offers kayaks and paddleboards, they also have delicious treats to top off your summer day on the lake!
The Ish Creamery
407 N 3rd St, Ishpeming, MI 49849
Located near Marquette in Ishpeming, the Ish Creamery has ice cream, candy, and other sweet treats with vegan and gluten free options, including a delicious chocolate chip made wth oat milk.
Becky’s Roadside Refreshment
130 W. Washington St. Marquette, MI, Marquette, MI
Located in Marquette’s Masonic Center you’ll find a large variety of non-dairy, all-natural treats at this must-visit spot in Marquette.
Where to Get Vegan Ice Cream in Metro Detroit
Dairy Twist Cafe
2660 Benstein Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Dairy Twist Cafe is devoted to offering vegan options so everyone can enjoy a mouthwatering ice cream cone. They offer vegan, 100% dairy-free ice cream that is oat, coconut, and plant-based. Some of the favorite vegan options include birthday cake, blueberry pancake, ultimate Oreo, raspberry lemon italian ice, and more. They also have the classic chocolate, vanilla, and twist soft-serve ice cream available as dairy-free.
In addition to their ice cream, Dairy Twist Cafe also offers lots of options for dairy-free toppings, so you’re welcome to load up your sundae. There are also gluten-free waffle cones available to further adhere to any dietary restrictions.
22965 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220
4160 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
Known for their unique flavors, Treat Dreams is a great ice cream shop to visit when you’re looking to try some fun, new flavors. They change their flavors often, but they always ensure that there are vegan options available. The current vegan options include strawberry banana, lemon lavender, Cap’n Crunch, and more. Follow their social media, @treat_dreams, to see the flavor board.
There are currently two locations, and it is no surprise that their popularity allowed them to expand into a third store, which will be opening soon in Grosse Pointe.
WIth so many unique choices, it may be tough to decide which flavor to go with. Of course, you can always (and you should) get multiple scoops to try each delicious flavor.
1226 S Main St, Plymouth, MI 48170
Dairy-Go-Round in charming Plymouth, Michigan, strives to create classic ice cream treats, but with a modern twist. They always offer vegan soft-serve options, but their flavors rotate and change daily, so be sure to follow them on social media to see the vegan flavors of the day! Recently they have had the classic vanilla and chocolate soft-serve, but they have also offered refreshing pineapple dole whip and peach.
Dairy-Go-Round’s vegan options ensure that everyone can enjoy the wonder that is soft-serve ice cream.
Enjoy Vegan Ice Cream in Michigan
Everyone should be able to enjoy an ice cream cone, no matter what restrictions or lifestyle choices you may have. Everyone deserves to enjoy the creamy taste of ice cream, and laugh when it starts to melt too fast and drip down your hand. Ice cream is the perfect dessert all year round, and now it is something that everyone can love.
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About the Author-
Michaela Triemstra is a Content Writer for mymichiganbeach.com. She is currently a fourth-year college student studying English and Writing at Grand Valley State University. She loves to spend her days exploring different parts of Michigan, and having grown up in West Michigan, Michaela loves to go to Lake Michigan and enjoy a beach day with a good book!