What is warm weather in Cincinnati without a creamy whip?! Though these Queen City institutions often serve the same fare with slight or very few deviations, you know your favorite neighborhood soft serve supplier—from Cleves to Hamilton, and Loveland to Mt. Washington, then Northern Kentucky and everywhere in between. The average Greater Cincinnati probably doesn’t need to travel any more than 10 minutes to get to their nearby shop, and many residents have a creamy whip with conveniently located right there in their neighborhood.
Even Gwen Stefani loves these sweet summertime snacks.
Creamy whips are traditionally open seasonally—March or April through September or October—and there are more than 30 in Greater Cincinnati, so there are more than enough opportunities to grab some whippy dip fare before creamy whip season comes to a close.
Here are just a handful of spots we recommend to check out:
The Bold Face Dairy Bar Price Hill
Mt. Healthy Dairy Bar Mt. Healthy
Mt. Washington Creamy Whip Mt. Washington
Norwood Delite Creamy Whip Norwood
Silver Grove Dari Bar Silver Grove
Piper’s Ice Cream Bar Covington
Putz’s Creamy Whip Westwood
Zip Dip Green Twp
That list isn’t even a third of the seasonal soft serve parlors Greater Cincinnati has to offer. Go ahead and start your Tour de Cincinnati Creamy Whips. It might take a while.
Click here for Tour de Cincinnati’s Google map of seasonal and scoop shops as well as Creamy Whips in Cincinnati.
Written by: Linsey Kraeling – Woman, wife, and mother about town, proud millennial, and lifelong Cincinnatian with an invested interest in community involvement and having a full plate—literally and figuratively. Follow along with and read more about eating like a sophisticated six-year-old, supporting local, and acting like a tourist in her own city at instagram.com/linsinnati and tourdecincinnati.com.