Best Ice Cream: Molly Moon’s

The people have spoken.

The line for Molly Moon’s often spills out onto the sidewalk, but rest assured the hype is for good reason. With hip yet inviting decor, ice-cream flavors that rotate with the seasons, and the aroma of warm waffle cones in the air, Molly Moon’s now has seven bustling parlors scattered across Seattle. Amid the acclaim, Molly Moon’s stays true to its mission—to partner with local farmers and producers and turn the freshest, most creative local flavors into outstanding ice cream. Try seasonal offerings such as lemon blueberry custard and rhubarb crisp, and luscious year-round classics including Stumptown coffee and honey lavender. This is ice cream worth waiting in line for. Various locations,

First runner-up: Full Tilt

Second runner-up: Cupcake Royale

Honorable mention: Bluebird, Seattle Cookie Counter

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