Classic Scoops: The Best Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors

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The 1950’s were all about good, old-fashioned American fun. It was poodle skirts, lettered jackets and meeting up at the neighborhood ice cream parlors. Half a century later, these chill meet-up spots are thankfully still aplenty and open to make your sweet tooth’s whipped cream dreams come true. Get ready for a spoonful of nostalgia as your flip through the coolest spots for serving up retro root beer floats and vintage vanilla sundaes in America.

Sullivan’s Eatery & Creamery – Tuscon, Az

Old-fashioned and proud of it, Sullivan’s Eatery isn’t catering to the calorie counters. Sticking with tradition, their premium ice cream is still made with 16% butterfat and is as creamy and delicious as it gets. Step back in time with a parfait sundae from the fifties like Big Daddy Cool or The Big Bopper. Little (and big!) sugar lovers will be in ice cream heaven.

Insider Scoop: Sullivan’s offers daily specials like two sundaes for $5.99 and the kid’s meal deal.


Photo courtesy of Sullivan’s

Do you have a favorite old-fashioned style ice cream spot? Share with us in a Comment below!

— Aimee Della Bitta

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