It's still warm and sunny in Austin, and sometimes it's nice to cool off with a bowl of frozen yogurt or custard. There are plenty of places to enjoy a refreshing bowl of your favorite frozen treat in the area; here's a look at some of the best.
Locally owned and operated, Berry Austin is a frozen yogurt shop where you can fill your own bowl with your desired mix of flavors, and then top it all off with your favorite goodies. They have everything from strawberries to Oreo cookies. At any one time, they have ten flavors of froyo available, and they always have one dairy-free option. Most yogurts are even gluten-free and kosher!
At Berry Austin, you can also enjoy delicious root beer floats, yogurt parfaits and even hot chocolate. The store is uniquely decorated with numerous plates and dishes affixed to the walls, and there's plenty of comfortable seating.
D'lites ice cream is different than your ordinary soft-serve custard. It is low in sugar, fat and calories, but high on the enjoyment scale. They only use top-quality, healthy ingredients like skim milk, dark chocolate and coconut. You can check out current flavors on their website; they change daily. Favorite creations include the Mexican Vanilla, Oreo Cheesecake and Caramel Apple ice creams.
D'lites is the perfect choice if you're craving ice cream without the guilt. The shop has a cozy, home-like ambiance and there's also an outdoor patio where you can enjoy your treats.
This enticing frozen yogurt shop is just minutes from Springs at Round Rock apartments. They're a family-owned shop that opened in 2013. Customers love the unique froyo flavors like Sea Salt Pretzel Caramel and White Chocolate Mousse, and they also have a selection of custards, gelatos and non-dairy ice cream made with coconut milk.
Wooden walls, colorful chalkboard menus and beachwood counters make Front Porch a fun place to grab a frozen dessert. If you're not sure what you want, they're happy to give you a few samples and help you discover a new favorite.
Amy's Ice Creams is a local chain, and their North Austin shop is not far from Springs at Lakeline apartments. They've been around since 1984 and are known for their specialty flavors... of which there are more than 350! They'll also add toppings to any ice cream order, and those are equally as creative, from Jr. Mints to Kit Kats. Amy's also makes ice cream cakes, which are perfect for birthdays and other celebrations.
A frozen treat always hits the spot, regardless of the weather. Do you have a favorite place to enjoy froyo or ice cream in Austin? Let our readers know in the comments.