Looking to cool down on a hot summer day with some soft serve in Seattle?
There’s nothing like a cone of soft serve ice cream in the summer. Simple vanilla soft serve can hit the spot, but some soft serve Seattle spots get creative with unique flavors, toppings, and cones. And if you’re looking for vegan soft serve in Seattle, we found some options for you too.
Read on for our top five soft serve ice cream spots in Seattle!
1. The Milk Drunk
Located in Beacon Hill, The Milk Drunk offers sandwiches, cocktails, and a patio in addition to soft serve ice cream. Some of their soft serve flavors are vegan! Keep in mind that they are closed on Mondays.
2. The Pastry Project
Located in Pioneer Square, this summer pop-up doles out soft serve with creative toppings from its walk-up window from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. They’re only around through September so don’t miss out!
3. The Flora Bakehouse
Located in Beacon Hill, The Flora Bakehouse just started offering soft serve ice cream in addition to its usual menu of pastries and sandwiches. Their chocolate soft serve flavor is vegan, but if you’re down with butter, you can order your soft serve inside a croissant cone! They are open daily and offer the soft serve ice cream starting at noon.
4. Spice Waala
Located in Capitol Hill, this spot for Indian street food recently debuted soft serve ice cream offerings. This is the place to get unique flavors of soft serve like lychee and rose cardamom—but the flavors rotate regularly so follow along on Instagram so you don’t miss out. They are open just three days a week: Thursday through Saturday.
5. Matcha Man
Located in Georgetown, Matcha Man is the place to get taiyaki ice cream in Seattle. (Taiyaki is a Japanese fish-shaped cake.) Here you can fill your fish-shaped cake cone with flavors like ube, matcha, and Thai tea—and vegan flavors as well! Keep in mind that they are closed on Mondays.