Curated Dining : Ice Cream
Black + White Modern Creamery
4011 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
Black + White Modern Creamery is a premium small-batch ice cream shop offering traditional and modern flavors. Be sure to try their signature black vanilla ice cream. You can also find different non-dairy and vegan flavors to suit dietary needs. If you can’t decide on a single flavor, they also offer a flight of six scoops of ice cream.
South Alamode Panini & Gelato Co.
B, 1420 S Alamo St #102, San Antonio, TX 78210
South Alamode, located in Blue Star Arts Complex, is home to some of the best-handcrafted gelato in San Antonio. South Alamode sources ingredients directly from Italy and makes fresh batches of gelato every day. Try some of their unique flavors, such as goat cheese cashew & caramel, cannoli, or amaretto chocolate chunk. They also offer vegan sorbet options.
Las Nieves Fruit Cups & More
Three locations (or list main location: 1118 W Hildebrand Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201)
Las Nieves is a family-owned local favorite with three locations and many food trucks around San Antonio. They have an endless menu of natural Italian shaved ice (nieve) flavors, mangonadas, fruit cups, ice cream, and raspas (snow cones).
Also, try their savory snack options such as corn in a cup, chicharrones, nachos, etc. Every treat can be prepared with Lucas, Chamoy, and chili powder extra toppings.
Premium Matcha Cafe Maiko
7115 Blanco Rd Suite 112, San Antonio, TX 78216
San Antonio’s first matcha cafe is Matcha Cafe Maiko. This cafe has many matcha treats such as lattes, soft-serve ice cream, shaved ice, and floats. Their signature matcha soft serve cone can be swirled with rotating flavors such as ube, strawberry, and vanilla. Their waffle cones are also handcrafted in-house and made to order. All products and ingredients are imported from Uji, Japan.