The BEST Ice Cream Shop in Denver Right Now

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Summer 2020 has definitely been a “I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream” kind of season, and July just happens to be NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH! Not that I needed a reason to have a scoop…or three, but it’s not a holiday I mind celebrating.

There are so many great ice cream spots in town, but I think the BEST ice cream shop in Denver right now is a local boutique spot on Colfax, called Smith+Canon Ice Cream Co.

Smith + Canon Ice Cream Co. is producing the BEST Ice Cream in Denver Right Now!
Photo: Smith+Canon Ice Cream Co. Facebook

Curt Peterson, the owner of Smith+Canon Ice Cream Co, is extremely passionate and enthusiastic about the scratch-made Philadelphia-style ice cream he creates. Before I decided on my final flavor, and let me tell you this decision was hard, he walked me through a personal ice cream sampling.

Explaining all the unique flavors and tasting notes. I went in for ice cream, and came out having a full-on culinary adventure! The customer service was outstanding to say the least!

Several of the flavors are genuinely some of the most rich, silky, luscious ice cream I’ve ever experienced. Everything is made from scratch, and you can really taste the difference in the mouthfeel. Complex sophisticated ice cream.

Pints of Ice Cream from Smith + Canon Ice Cream Co.
Photo: Smith+Canon Ice Cream Co. Facebook

Must Try Ice Cream Flavors

  • Dew Sabi: Honey Dew meets Wasabi
  • Foxy Brown: A mix between Cinnamon Rolls & Cheesecake
  • Peanut Butter Cup
  • Butterbrickle: Salty, Buttery, & Toffee
  • Thai Tea: Sweet Black Tea
  • Strawbenero: Spicy Strawberry Habanero
  • El Chupacabra: Spicy Chocolate
  • Black Coffee

One bite and I guarantee you’ll agree Smith + Canon Ice Cream Co. is producing some of the BEST small batch craft ice cream you’ve ever tasted!

Since they are also a gourmet coffee shop, you can grab nitro cold brew ice cream floats & affogatos if your looking for sweet treats mixed with a pep in your step!

The beautiful inside of Smith + Canon Ice Cream Co. in Denver, CO
Photo: Smith+Canon Ice Cream Co. Facebook

There is a beautiful wood counter to enjoy your ice cream at, or a cute patio in the back of the building to relish your cool treats from a social distance. Also, City Park is only a couple of blocks away (Corner of 17th & York) with the Thatcher Memorial Fountain if your up for an ice cream picnic!

If you want to share this delicious ice cream with friends, they are offering 20% off on gift cards online. Plus it’s a nice way to help support a local business during the Pandemic.

Make sure Smith + Canon Ice Cream Co. is on your summer bucket list! Happy National Ice Cream Month!

Smith + Canon Ice Cream Co.
2260 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 546-6377
Delivery with Postmates

If you love desserts make sure to check out my article D Bar is Denver’s Sweetest Restaurant.

Enjoying the Molten Cake Thingy That Everyone Has
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