Cool down from the Tel Aviv heat with some delicious ice-cream! With over 50 ice-cream parlours across the city, you’re never far from a delicious scoop! There’s also a great selection, from the Italian Arte, to chocolate specialists Otello, to Israelis’ favorite chain Golda! Be sure to check out Israel’s favorite flavor pistachio!

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Golda Flavor Boutique – Can’t miss

Over 10 chains across the city!

Since 2002, Golda has been the go-to Ice Cream shop for the whole family. Scooping up over 30 branches across Israel, its pretty obvious why Golda is so successful..they have delicious ice cream. Hand made, and with plenty of flavors to choose from, now with new vegan options, Golda is a must try.

Vegan Oreo Mousse! – Hannah Y-d

Strawberry is a classic ūüíó – Ale Joels

Yogurt with some fruit toppings and white chocolate syrup is my go-to – Maya Zar

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Otello Gelato РChocolate Lovers

Dizengoff 165 & Herzl 18

Otello Gelato specializes in Handmade Italian Ice-cream and chocolate. Their moto “80% ice-cream 20 chocolate%” pretty much sums them up. They provide a huge selection of ice cream flavors, along with an assortment of chocolates, all at a decent price.

Dark chocolate – simple yet amazing! – Annabelle Amery

Pistachio or Raspberry Lime sorbet – Debbie Cohen-Minsky

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Arte Glideria – Authentic Italian Ice Cream

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Arte has very authentic Italian ice cream made by Italian chefs.  They make Natural Gelato with only natural ingredients and the result is out of this world! The old style cream tastes just like in Italy! Every night is a great night to go, but Thursday is especially good as they have live jazz. They also have vegan options.

By far is the best ice cream! Hard to choose a flavor so I have tried them all – Tova Garr

Fruits of the forest ūüíó – Lara Viana

Chocolate is the best ever! – Veronica Lopez Grisales

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Anita – Neve Tzedek

Ice Cream – Shabazi 40, Neve Tzedek | Frozen Yogurt – Shabazi 44, Neve Tzedek

If you are looking for a lively atmosphere this place has got it! Usually packed on the weekends, it has very good ice cream, including hard to find flavours like my favourite, mint chocolate chip! They also make delicious frozen yogurt, and have lovely tables outside in the best area of Tel Aviv, Neve Tzedek.

Half the flavors are my favorite – Sarah Sechan

White chocolate pistachio – Sam Burd

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Buza – Simply Ice Cream

HaHashmonaim St 91

From the Sea of Galelee to the Big City, Buza uses the finest raw materials, behind a glass window to create classic handmade ice cream.  Owned and operated by a Jewish-Arabic partnership, Buza is the first Israeli business to win a UN prize, bringing a sweet coexistence to the Middle East.

The cashew cream! – Lara Viana

Crack pie! – Toni Cohen

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Paradiso del Gelato – Italian Artisan

Beitlehem 3

100% natural gelato  that tastes like Paradise! This Italian artisanal ice cream parlor offers unique flavors served with amazing craftsmanship. Make sure to try the coffee and pistachio flavours! Read More.

Pinoli – Traditional Gelato

Dizengoff Square 6

A traditional, good ice cream spot ūüć¶ Handmade gelato produced fresh every morning, ready for you cold snack lovers by the time the sun is melting you! Wide variety with a specific topping for every one of their tasty flavors, specifically the pistachio. Read More.

Gelateria Siciliana – Taste of Sunshine

Dizengoff 170

Since 1999, Siciliana has been serving Tel Avivians, fresh handmade ice cream. Their Ice cream is made on a daily basis, offering milk and soy based options, for everyone to enjoy. Famous for their flavors and desserts, Siciliana also has a great atmosphere.  Step into their 1950’s-esque parlor shop or sit outside, Siciliana brings an enjoyable vintage vibe. Read more.

Mystic Artisan – French Ice Cream

Dizengoff 138

A family-owned parlor that serves 100% natural French ice cream, made by hand from quality raw materials. Or try their other desserts and drinks based on ice cream. They also deliver! Read More.

Leggenda – Gelato & Yogurt

Dizengoff 94 | Rothschild 45 | Nemal Tel Aviv 30

High-quality ice cream made from materials imported from Italy! Amazing ice cream as well as frozen yogurt – don’t forget to try their vegan froyo! With a few branches around Tel Aviv, this spot is a true city Legend, giving the top ice cream dogs a run for their sweets ūüć® Read More.

Gelido – Artisanal Ice Cream

Sheinkin 22

A home-made Italian ice cream parlor run by ice cream maker Ido Levy. After a day of walking the streets, cool down with Sheinkin’s favorite chiller parlor. Everything from ice cream, vegan desserts, yogurt and homemade desserts – you can find and indulge here! Read More.

Stefan Artisanal – Handmade Desserts

Tchernikhovksi 21

Natural artisanal gelato & Austrian desserts, handmade with love ūüíó Seasonal flavors, boutique atmosphere, and even amazing coffee! Don’t miss out on their apple strudel.. Read More.

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Tamara Yogurt РBest Frozen Yogurt

Ben Yehuda 96 & Rothschild 19

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Part of the super healthy, super delicious Tamara group of frozen yogurt shops and fruit juice stands. This Ben Yehuda frozen yogurt shop is a Tel Aviv institution, serving heavenly frozen yogurt with oozings of sauces and toppings ‚Äď I like chocolate with chocolate, but they have great fruit options also. They even have swings inside the shop to bring back you back to your childhood. Read more

Vaniglia РFan Favorite

Yermiyahu 23 and Eshtori Ha-Parkhi 22


Vaniglia has quite a few branches in Tel Aviv to choose from, and is definitely one of the best ice cream places. They have as many as 45 flavours to indulge yourself, my favourites are chocolate orange and vanilla ginger. Read more

Gelato Factory РBest in Sarona

Sarona Food Market

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My secret pleasure in Sarona Food Market, and one of the best ice creams in Tel Aviv. The shop has a unique vintage-looking fully-fuctioning ice cream making machine on the wall, and their ice cream is delish! They also serve vegan ice cream, frozen yogurt and several ice cream deserts! Worth saving a bit of space for when in having a meal in Sarona. Read more

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