Read between the cookies
Pretty please, with a cookie on top and ice cream in the middle? When you scream for ice cream or crave for cookies, it doesn’t always mean one or the other: now you can have both, or even waffles, in the form of an ice cream sandwich.
The prospect of an ice cream between two buns may seem pretty familiar for dirty ice cream fans out there, but different artisanal flavors have popped up, creating crafty and decadent desserts for anyone craving for this sweet hybrid! Add these places to your MUST TRY lists on the Booky app so you won’t miss a bite!
Rita’s Italian Ice – multiple branches
A popular Italian dessert, Rita offers Italian ice, blendini, milkshakes, and frozen custard. If you’re craving for an ice cream sandwich, they also offer their own version which they call a custard oreo sandwich.
Insider tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Plain Custard Oreo Sandwich for only
Cara Mia came to fruition in 2001 when Fr. Gianluigi Colombo, the Salesian Priest behind Makati’s Amici di Don Bosco started selling gelato in the restaurant. Being one of the first establishments to bring the Italian frozen dessert to the Philippines, Cara Mia started gaining popularity for their smooth and satisfying gelato.
Dough Creamery – SM North EDSA
Serving desserts the classic Filpino way, at Dough Creamery you can get a variety of soft-serve desserts drizzled flavorful sauces and placed in between a bun or on top of a waffle!
Insider tip: With Booky, you can Buy 1 Get 1 Ice Dog with Special Filling for ₱99!
Southern Dairy – Aguirre Ave.
Southern Dairy is the first ice cream parlour in BF Homes churning homemade gelato in various flavors crafted with love. Best sellers include: Mango & Graham Chunks, Chocolate Oreos and their bestselling Butter Cake Cream Cheese. For now, they only make 2 gallons of each flavor everyday to ensure freshness and quality. They say it’s a limited offer but maybe they’ll make it a mainstay if all of us foodies say so!
Farmacy Ice Cream & Soda Fountain – Net Lima Bldg.
The Farmacy is an old-fashioned ice cream parlour serving ‘a dose of deliciousness’ that’s good for the soul. Opened by the same team behind the popular Wildflour Cafe + Bakery restaurants, they offer a variety of fresh homemade ice creams, including various ice cream sandwiches such as waffle cone ice cream sandwiches, bomboloni ice cream sandwiches and cookie ice cream sandwiches.
Insider tip: Enjoy up to ₱100 off your bill!
Scout’s Honor – multiple branches
It didn’t surprise us when we found out Scouts’ Honor Cookies also offer ice cream sandwiches, and of course, you should already expect it to be not-so-ordinary because Chef Miko Aspiras is, after all, the creative genius behind it. Scout’s Honor’s ice cream sandwiches are monstrous in size and in taste.
Dairy Depot – Taft Ave.
While everyone was lining up and going gaga over churros this year, Dairy Depot was behind the kitchen cooking up something new for us. Putting a twist to the already beloved churros, Dairy Depot decided to roll them and make churro ice cream sandwiches! Churros are available in classic and chocolate flavors while ice cream comes in vanilla, chocolate and matcha flavors.
Dairy Queen – multiple branches
Known best for their blizzard – the classics and the one’s which change every few months – Dairy Queen offers a classic ice cream sandwich that’s not only affordable but also hit with you with some nostalgia vibes with every bite.
Insider tip: Enjoy Two Regular Oreo Blizzards for only
Rambla – Rockwell
Ramla is a Spanish-Mediterranean restaurant that offers modern techniques to make memorable dishes that are well-loved by those who taste them. Their ice cream sandwich is actually vanilla ice cream in between deep-fried churros sitting on a pool of warm chocolate.
Sebastian’s Ice Cream – multiple branches
Sebastian’s is the original and premiere artisanal ice cream in Manila. Aside from offering varying flavors of ice cream every once in a while, they also have other frozen novelties such as the dive bar, chubby bar, strati, and their own version of an ice cream sandwich which they call a chilly burger.
Mad Mark’s Creamery and Good Eats – multiple branches
Famous for their tasty and affordable steaks, Mad Mark’s Creamery and Good Eats actually started out selling homemade ice cream. Until now, they still haven’t forgotten their roots and continues selling ice cream such as their rolling dutchman which is their take on an ice cream sandwich.
Carousel Creamery – San Juan
A dessert specialist offering 101 classic and whimsical flavors of premium small-batch handcrafted ice cream, Carousel Creamery also offers light snacks, coffee, and other dishes where they incorporate their ice cream such as their Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich.
8 Missouri St., North East, Greenhills, San Juan
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