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.

Morelli’s – Atlanta, Ga

Pretty much everyone from Atlanta (or who has driven through Atlanta) knows about Morelli’s. It has a well-earned reputation for being the best. The three shop chain changes up it’s flavors daily and serves everything from Chocolate Guinness to PB&J. With over 200 flavors to choose from you can try something new every time. Or just stick to Maple Bacon Brittle because … well it’s Maple Bacon Brittle.

Insider Scoop: You might catch a celebrity behind the bar. Conan O'Brien once scooped ice cream for customers after falling in love with Morelli's on one of his visits to Atlanta. 


Photo courtesy of Morelli’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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