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These aren’t your usual ice cream flavors!

Ice cream is a classic, delicious, cool dessert that everyone loves and enjoys. Whether it’s vanilla, chocolate, or crazy flavors like milk tea or cold brew coffee, you can never deny yourself a delicious cup of ice cream.

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There’s tons of places to get ice cream in the metro, and we at Booky are here to help out! We’ve listed down the best places to get ice cream in Metro Manila. Explore and try various types of ice cream from Gelato, to Organic Ice Cream, to Soft Serves, and more!

Black Scoop Cafe – multiple branches

Serving up soft-serve innovations such as milk tea ice cream and the like, there’s no doubt that Black Scoop – built by the sweet-toothed geniuses behind Infinitea – will give you flavor adventures worth the brain freeze.

Fun fact: Every so often, they release new flavors which are definitely a must-try! Some of the flavors they've released in the past are: Nido, Nutella, Sakura, Yakult, and White Rabbit!


Classic Milk Tea Swirl with One Topping from Black Scoop Cafe
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Claim your Buy 1 Get 1 Classic Milk Tea Swirl with One Topping for only ₱135 at certain branches. To add, they also have other Buy 1 Get 1 milk tea drinks with Booky!


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Cold Stone Creamery – multiple branches

One of the most popular ice cream and dessert chains in the country, Cold Stone Creamery is a crowd favorite when it comes to cool, fresh-made, and flavorful treats. From out-of-this-world ice cream to satisfying smoothies and more, you’re definitely in for a tasty time at Cold Stone Creamery!

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Get Buy 1 Get 1 Dark Chocolate Super Premium Ice Cream for only P356 P178!


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% Arabica – multiple branches

In celebration of the opening of their second branch located in The Podium, % Arabica introduced their new coffee-flavoured dessert, Espresso Ice Cream, that’s only available at this branch; it’s made with % Arabica’s Signature Japan % Arabica blend.

You can get one for P135 and is served in an espresso-sized cup.


Arabica Philippines Espresso Soft Serve Ice Cream
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Sebastian’s Ice Cream – multiple branches

Sebastian’s is a pioneer in serving premier artisanal ice creams in Manila. It is always at the forefront of innovative flavors and dessert fusions and lately have added a new exciting flavour! They now have Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream called, Buzz Balls that’s made from SGD coffee, Sagada Beans, brewed for 24 hours and the ice cream itself is hand-dipped in mocha chocolate. Yum!

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Elait – multiple branches

Been dying to try the rolled ice cream you see on FB? No need to go to the street vendors of Thailand. Instead go to Elait, a dessert shop that offers up rolled ice cream infused with your favorite sweet treats and sauces.

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory – multiple branches

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is a confectionery that serves a wide variety of cakes, ice cream, and chocolate-dipped sweet treats! With desserts made in clear view, you know that their ingredients are fresh and store-made!

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Buy 1 Get 1 Signature Triple Chocolate Serve for only P360 P180!


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Manila Creamery – multiple branches

Manila Creamery was born out of Jason & Paolo’s goal to produce and bring world-class gelato to Manila, while keeping its roots by offering flavors that are uniquely Filipino. Their Mangga’t Suman is wildly popular in weekend markets. It is made with sticky rice flavored ice cream, topped with mangoes and their homemade latik sauce. Another unique flavor is the Turon and Tinutong Rice.

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Papa Diddi’s – multiple branches

This Maginhawa dessert haven certainly knows how to spice things up! Try their Davao Meets Bicol Ice Cream, it’s made of rich Davao chocolate ice cream with a hint of Bicol’s sili flavor that’s sure to get you curious.

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Insider tip: With Booky, you can get an ice cream sandwich for P150 P99 and Tres Leches + Any Ice Cream Flavor for only ₱80!


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Tsujiri – multiple branches

Tsujiri is a Japanese matcha brand from Uji Kyoto, Japan that has been around for over 155 years. It was first established in 1860 by Riemon Tsuji who made it his mission to improve the tea industry by using the finest quality of Uji matcha and Gyokuro tea leaves.

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The Lost Bread – multiple branches

The Lost Bread is a homegrown dessert cafe specializing in French toasts and milkshakes. Their name, ‘The Lost Bread’, is a direct translation of ‘pain de perdu’, the stale bread used to make French toast.

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Cara Mia – multiple branches

Cara Mia Cakes & Gelato offers frozen sweets and treats. They also have refrigerated cakes like Pistachio Cioccolato, Midnight Dream and Chocolate S’mores.

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Emack & Bolio’s – multiple branches

Hailing all the way from Boston, Emack & Bolio’s is a popular chain of ice cream stores that was founded by Robert Rook back in 1975.So what makes Emack & Bolio’s unique? Their ice cream and yogurt are made from live culture and non-fat milk.

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Fun Fact: With Booky, you can get Buy 1 Get 1 Single, Double, and Triple Scoops in Signature Marshmallow Cones for less!


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Mad Mark’s Creamery and Good Eats – multiple branches

What was once a hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Kapitolyo, now has several other branches in the metro. They’re famous for their tasty and affordable steaks, but they actually started out selling homemade ice cream. Popular flavors include the Half-Baked Madagascar and Javan Hot Chocolate.

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Dairy Queen – multiple branches

The queen of satisfying ice creams, Dairy Queen brings you blizzards, ice cream cake, dilly mars, and more.

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Insider tip: Enjoy 2 Regular Oreo Blizzards for only P150 P120, 2 Cappuccino Frappes for only ₱230 ₱189, and 2 Vanilla Cones for only ₱90 ₱65! 


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XOXO Ice Cream – multiple branches

Get loaded rolled ice cream that feels likes hugs and kisses at XOXO Ice Cream!

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Insider tip: Get Buy 1 Get 1 XOXO Ice Creams for P390 P195 at their branches at Greenbelt and NAIA 3!


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Morelli’s Gelato – multiple branches

Touted as “the ultimate fresh gelato experience,” Morelli’s Gelato was founded by Giuseppe Morelli in 1907. It serves luxury gelato, Kilimanjaro coffee, and other desserts. Popular flavors include Hazelnut, Caramel Dulce de Leche.

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The Farmacy – multiple branches

From the same people that brought us Wildflour, The Farmacy is an old-fashioned ice cream parlour that serves homemade ice cream and soda. All of their ice cream are freshly made on site so you are guaranteed an authentic and sweet experience. They also serve meals, sodas, coffee, and alcoholic drinks too.

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Cafe SeolHwa Bingsu – multiple branches

Cafe Seolhwa is a Korean dessert cafe serving snowflake ‘bingsu’ or shave iced dessert topped with chopped fruits, condensed milk, fruit syrup and beans.

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Quezon City

Mio Gelati – Ayala Malls Vertis North

Mio Gelati offers different flavored gelato like vanilla, salted caramel, Milo dinosaur, as well as smoresicles and milkshakes.

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3/F Ayala Malls Vertis North, Vertis North, Triangle Exchange, North Ave, Quezon City
(02) 7964-3023

Mandaluyong

Joseph’s Craft Ice Cream – Shangri-la Plaza Mall

You should stick-o round for this one! Enjoy a mix of everyone’s common favorites in this amazing flavor. Specializing in nitrogen-blasting, Joseph’s ice cream hand-crafts each cup of their ice cream upon order. Other flavors to try include Mango Basil and Coffee Latte.

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Level 4, Shangri-la Plaza Mall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong

San Juan

Carousel Creamery – Greenhills

Carousel Creamery is a dessert parlour that features a grand display of 101 classic and whimsical flavors of premium handcrafted ice cream, made in small batches. It first caught the attention of foodies with its unique Butter & Popcorn flavor. But why stop there? Try other flavors like Garlic Nuts and Beer, Wasabi, Chocolate Chili, Blue Cheese, Red Pepper Walnut and more.

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8 Missouri St., North East, Greenhills, San Juan
(02) 8775- 9092

Makati

Carmen’s Best Ice Cream – Salcedo Village | Rockwell Center

While their most popular flavor is salted caramel, you shouldn’t ignore their other equally amazing and unique flavors like Turkish Baklava, Malted Milk, Cereal Milk and Eggnog!

Fun Fact: This local favorite is also available in Hong Kong!


Sundaes from Carmen's Best
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Claim 2 for ₱250 Mix and Match Cheese Single Scoop, 2 for ₱510 Sundaes, and 2 for ₱350 Milkshakes!


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Taguig

Bono Artisanal Gelato – SM Aura

Bono Gelato is an Italian gelateria that only serves what’s fresh and in season. Their ice creams are handcrafted daily and in small batches only. No preservatives or any canned items are used. Bono, which is a wordplay on the Italian word ‘buono’, means good.

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LG/F SM Aura, 26th cor McKinley Parkway, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 7625-4639

Dessert Table – Eden Food Hall

Dessert Table PH specializes in unique soft-serve ice cream with flavors like Thai Milk Tea, Taiwanese Milk Tea, and Milo Dinosaur.  You can also find baked goods from Bellefleur by Beatrix. They are located at the Eden Food Hall in BGC, food space that features 12+ brands who started out in Mercato and Legaspi Market.

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2/F Eden Food Hall, 32nd and 5th Bldg, 32nd St cor 5th ave, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(0917) 825-8730

Gelatissimo – Serendra

Gelatissimo is an authentic Italian gelato specialty shop that offers a wide variety of flavors including signature creations, coffee, cakes, and more.

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Serendra, McKinley Parkway, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 7576-3088

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