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These aren’t your usual ice cream flavours!

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!

% Arabica – The Podium

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.
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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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Cold Stone Creamery – UP Town Center

Offering a variety of loaded ice cream, smoothies, signature cakes, and shakes, at Cold Stone Creamery you can get your fix of something sweet and something cold at the same time. It’s a perfect treat on a hot day!

Mango Pineapple Smoothie from Cold Stone Creamery
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Insider tip: You can get 2 Smoothies for less (Blueberry Pineapple, Mango Pineapple, Pineapple Orange Coconut, Raspberry Banana, Mango Strawberry, Banana Banana, Banana Strawberry, Strawberry Raspberry, Blueberry Banana) for only P366 P198!

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2/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 950-8389

Mio Gelati – Ayala Malls Vertis North

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

Insider tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Premium Gelato at Mio Gelati! Choose from Matcha Green Tea, Cookie Butter, Cookie Monster, Mascarpone, or Black Chocolate.
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3/F Ayala Malls Vertis North, Vertis North, Triangle Exchange, North Ave, Quezon City

Manila Creamery – UP Town Center

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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3/F Cinema Level, UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(0917) 599 7963

Papa Diddi’s – Maginhawa

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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168 Maginhawa Street, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City
(02) 434-3784

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

Tsujiri – The Podium

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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2/F The Podium, 18 ADB Ave, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
(02) 637-6179

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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Insider tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Craft Your Own Soft-Serve Cone for P220 P110!

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4/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
(02) 721-7521

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) 775- 9092

Cara Mia – Promenade

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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G/F Foodcourt Promenade, Greenhills Shopping Center, Greenhills, San Juan
(02) 822-1111

Pasig

Emack & Bolio’s – Ayala Malls the 30th

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!

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Ayala Malls The 30th, 30 Meralco Ave, Ortigas, Pasig
(02) 718-3510

Mad Mark’s Creamery and Good Eats – Pioneer Center

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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G/F Pioneer Center, 8006 Pioneer St cor United and Brixton St., Kapitolyo, Pasig
(0927) 334-8134

Pasay

Dairy Queen – SM Mall of Asia

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 TWO Regular Oreo Blizzards for only P150 P120!

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SM Mall of Asia, Seaside Blvd, Pasay
(02) 804-0260

XOXO Ice Cream – NAIA

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

Some notable flavors: I am What I Yam (Soft Ube Mochi, Crunchy Ube Barquillos, and Creamy Ube Ice Cream) and The Godfather (Triple Chocolate sprinkled with a combination of Crushed Maltersers, Milk Choc Chips, and Tim Tam)

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Insider tip: Get Buy 1 Get 1 XOXO Ice Cream for P390 P195!

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Departure Area, 3/F NAIA Terminal 3, Domestic Rd. Pasay
(0906) 885-5806

Makati

Carmen’s Best Ice Cream – Salcedo Village

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!
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150 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati
(02) 809-2042

Morelli’s Gelato – Power Plant Mall

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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G/F Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati
(0918) 640-5136

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) 625-4639

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, an up and coming 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

The Farmacy – Net Lima Bldg

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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G/F Net Lima Bldg, 4th Ave cor 26th St, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 887-3622

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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Paranaque

Cafe Seolhwa Bingsu – BF Homes

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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330 Aguirre Ave cor Tehran St, BF Homes, Parañaque
(02) 802-0273

Alabang

Louie Luis – Alabang Town Center

There’s just something so sinfully alluring about liquor being mixed with dessert. Try this: Strong Bailey’s Flavored Ice Cream sandwiched between two thin wafers.

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Food Choices, 2/F Alabang Town Center, Alabang-Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa

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