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10 Irresistible Ice Cream Sandwiches to Try in Los Angeles

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With countless artisanal, small-batch ice cream shops popping up in Los Angeles, there’s no shortage of unique and interesting flavors around town. Ice cream sandwiches are simple and nostalgic, with several dessert places in LA building their own versions. Here, find gems from the traditional to the creative, featuring ice cream sandwiches made with macarons, cakes, churros, and cookies to satisfy every sweet tooth.

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1. Diddy Riese

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926 Broxton Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 208-0448
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Diddy Riese has been an ice cream sandwich institution for over 20 years and its made-from-scratch cookies and low prices are a great combination. Ice cream sandwiches cost just $2, with a dozen fresh cookies priced at $4.50. Located near UCLA, be prepared to wait in line and bring cash, as they don’t accept credit cards.

2. Afters Ice Cream

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1265 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 91106

Afters, the originator of the milky bun is known for its donut ice cream sandwich. It’s like an ice cream-stuffed donut that’s been hot pressed, resulting in a simultaneous hot and cold bite. Try the popular cookie monster flavor with blue ice cream and chunks of Oreos wedged between a glazed or non-glazed donut.

3. The Coolhaus Shop

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8588 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 838-5559
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Known for its sometimes wacky flavors, Coolhaus is a solid option for the adventurous ice cream seeker. With options like fried chicken and waffles ice cream or the boozy Lucky Charms spiked with Jameson, choose two cookies and seal the deal.

4. Churro Borough

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1726 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 662-0341
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For those who enjoy churros and ice cream, Churro Borough couples them both in this sandwich. With a scoop of ice cream sandwiched between two warm churro disks, there’s a smooth and crunchy texture in each bite. Flavors include the Spanish latte with organic espresso and condensed milk ice cream. And for a vegan option, try the horchata sherbet for an extra cinnamon punch.

5. McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

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4634 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 407-6245
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For another traditional ice cream sandwich, is another solid option. Instead of offering a large variety of cookies, the chocolate chip is the main star, paired up nicely with any of the rich flavors here.

6. B Sweet Dessert Bar

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2005 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 963-9769
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After enjoying one of Sawtelle’s restaurants, head over to B Sweet for dessert. The bread puddings are popular, but try the halo ice cream sandwich for a similar take on the Afters milky bun. Here, the donut ice cream sandwich with ube ice cream is the best pick.

7. Jamz Creamery

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231 E Manchester Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90301
(424) 351-8217
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What’s better than cake and ice cream? An ice cream sandwich stacked with cake, of course. Jamz Creamery, an ice cream parlor in Inglewood boasts chocolate, vanilla, red velvet, and lemon cake options to sandwich into any ice cream. Try the jazz with red velvet cake, with a choice of ice cream, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup.

8. Quenelle

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2214 W Magnolia Blvd a
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 843-1035
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Haven’t had a chance to have carnival food this summer? Burbank’s Quenelle’s offers funnel cake ice cream sandwiches on Wednesdays and Sundays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Its artisanal ice cream flavors include circus animal, raspberry cream, and Thai tea. And for those feeling adventurous, check out the hot Cheetos flavor.

9. Snow Monster

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3465 W 6th St Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA 90020

Situated in Koreatown’s Chapman Market, Snow Monster is a highly Instagrammable dessert spot. Pass the “eat dessert, be a monster” sign and get in line. With cold drinks like honey milk tea and Thai ice tea offering options to wrap cotton candy around your drink, go for the ice cream sandwich. Featuring selections like the fruity pebbles macaron or the churro macaron, pick ice cream flavors like browned butter and toffee or matcha green tea.

10. Milk

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7290 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-6455
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Although parking is a bit of a hassle, Milk usually has a line out the door. With its variety of dessert options, Milk’s macaron ice cream sandwich is a popular choice. Try the red velvet macaron, half dipped in white chocolate and filled with vanilla icing ice cream, or the grasshopper half dipped in chocolate with mint ice cream.

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1. Diddy Riese

926 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Diddy Riese has been an ice cream sandwich institution for over 20 years and its made-from-scratch cookies and low prices are a great combination. Ice cream sandwiches cost just $2, with a dozen fresh cookies priced at $4.50. Located near UCLA, be prepared to wait in line and bring cash, as they don’t accept credit cards.

926 Broxton Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024

2. Afters Ice Cream

1265 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106

Afters, the originator of the milky bun is known for its donut ice cream sandwich. It’s like an ice cream-stuffed donut that’s been hot pressed, resulting in a simultaneous hot and cold bite. Try the popular cookie monster flavor with blue ice cream and chunks of Oreos wedged between a glazed or non-glazed donut.

1265 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 91106

3. The Coolhaus Shop

8588 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

Known for its sometimes wacky flavors, Coolhaus is a solid option for the adventurous ice cream seeker. With options like fried chicken and waffles ice cream or the boozy Lucky Charms spiked with Jameson, choose two cookies and seal the deal.

8588 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

4. Churro Borough

1726 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

For those who enjoy churros and ice cream, Churro Borough couples them both in this sandwich. With a scoop of ice cream sandwiched between two warm churro disks, there’s a smooth and crunchy texture in each bite. Flavors include the Spanish latte with organic espresso and condensed milk ice cream. And for a vegan option, try the horchata sherbet for an extra cinnamon punch.

1726 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

5. McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

4634 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

For another traditional ice cream sandwich, is another solid option. Instead of offering a large variety of cookies, the chocolate chip is the main star, paired up nicely with any of the rich flavors here.

4634 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

6. B Sweet Dessert Bar

2005 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

After enjoying one of Sawtelle’s restaurants, head over to B Sweet for dessert. The bread puddings are popular, but try the halo ice cream sandwich for a similar take on the Afters milky bun. Here, the donut ice cream sandwich with ube ice cream is the best pick.

2005 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

7. Jamz Creamery

231 E Manchester Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90301

What’s better than cake and ice cream? An ice cream sandwich stacked with cake, of course. Jamz Creamery, an ice cream parlor in Inglewood boasts chocolate, vanilla, red velvet, and lemon cake options to sandwich into any ice cream. Try the jazz with red velvet cake, with a choice of ice cream, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup.

231 E Manchester Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90301

8. Quenelle

2214 W Magnolia Blvd a, Burbank, CA 91506

Haven’t had a chance to have carnival food this summer? Burbank’s Quenelle’s offers funnel cake ice cream sandwiches on Wednesdays and Sundays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Its artisanal ice cream flavors include circus animal, raspberry cream, and Thai tea. And for those feeling adventurous, check out the hot Cheetos flavor.

2214 W Magnolia Blvd a
Burbank, CA 91506

9. Snow Monster

3465 W 6th St Suite 120, Los Angeles, CA 90020

Situated in Koreatown’s Chapman Market, Snow Monster is a highly Instagrammable dessert spot. Pass the “eat dessert, be a monster” sign and get in line. With cold drinks like honey milk tea and Thai ice tea offering options to wrap cotton candy around your drink, go for the ice cream sandwich. Featuring selections like the fruity pebbles macaron or the churro macaron, pick ice cream flavors like browned butter and toffee or matcha green tea.

3465 W 6th St Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA 90020

10. Milk

7290 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Although parking is a bit of a hassle, Milk usually has a line out the door. With its variety of dessert options, Milk’s macaron ice cream sandwich is a popular choice. Try the red velvet macaron, half dipped in white chocolate and filled with vanilla icing ice cream, or the grasshopper half dipped in chocolate with mint ice cream.

7290 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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