Four local places for treats superior to Blue Bell

ice cream paleteria neveria

Paleteria Neveria, 203 W. Jefferson

So you’re sad about the Blue Bell ice cream recall? Cheer up!

There are plenty of locally owned places in Oak Cliff to find frozen treats. Here are a few of our favorites.

1. Paleteria Neveria, 208 W. Jefferson

This ice cream shop opened not long ago down the block from the Texas Theatre, between a nail salon and a Church’s Chicken. The owner makes all the ice creams herself, including avocado, sour cherry and pine nut. Our favorite has pistachios, pecans, almonds and lime zest. It makes “Pecan Pralines ‘n’ Cream” seem boring.

2. La Original Michoacana, 415 W. Davis

One of the most popular ice cream spots in Oak Cliff, Michoacana also makes its own amazing ice cream flavors using fresh fruit, and it’s conveniently located in Bishop Arts.

aunt stelle's3. Cox Farms Market, 778 Fort Worth Ave.

The little grocery at Sylvan Thirty offers Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

4. Aunt Stelle’s, 2002 W. Clarendon

You’ve been waiting for this moment: Aunt Stelle’s opens for the season at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. April 25.

By |2015-04-22T18:01:20-05:00April 22nd, 2015|Dining, Editor's Picks|2 Comments

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  1. lakewoodhobo April 23, 2015 at 2:52 PM

    I moved to Elmwood just so I could be a short 3-min drive to Aunt Stelle’s

  2. Brandon Mohon April 22, 2015 at 1:33 PM

    I believe there’s a mistake on the Aunt Stelle’s opening date.

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