The best ice cream shops in San Antonio.

Beat the Heat with Unbeatable Ice Cream Choices Near Reserve at Canyon Creek

Ice cream, a universal delight, transcends cultures and geographies, cementing its place as a must-indulge treat worldwide. For those calling our apartments on Vance Jackson home, a plethora of scrumptious ice cream parlors await just a stone’s throw away. Whether you’re partial to nationwide franchises or quaint local gems, your quest for the perfect scoop to quench your sweet cravings won’t be in vain. Explore some of the enticing options within arm’s reach.


Brindles Awesome Ice Cream

Merely a mile separates you from the delightful Brindles Awesome Ice Cream, easily accessible from our Northwest San Antonio apartments. This spot is famous for its artisanal ice cream, gelato, and sorbet. They don’t stop there; expect to find an array of coffee, sweet treats, and cookies as well. Ever tasted Parmesan Gelato or Avocado Orange? Now’s your chance, along with other whimsical flavors such as PB&J, Sweet Pickle, and Strawberry Pop-Tart. Stay updated with their latest flavors and opening hours by following their Facebook page.



The legendary Baskin-Robbins, a hop, skip, and a jump away (less than a mile and a half!) from Reserve at Canyon Creek, continues to reign with its vast selection of iconic ice cream flavors. Besides the classics, indulge in shakes, sundaes, pies, and a plethora of bakery goodies. For your convenience, you can order online and peruse their menu on the Baskin-Robbins website.


Marble Slab Creamery

Under a mile and a half away lies Marble Slab Creamery, another celebrated ice cream franchise offering decadent flavors ready to be mixed with your choice of toppings on a cold marble slab. Their imaginative offerings, including the My Little Pony cone or the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos shake, are a testament to their creativity. Explore the menu, order online, and consider gift cards by visiting the Marble Slab Creamery website.


Freshest Natural Ice Creams

If you’re aiming for a balance between indulgence and health, make your way to Freshest Natural Ice Creams. Here, every scoop is a blend of natural goodness, crafted from alkaline water, lactose-free milk, or coconut milk. Besides ice cream, they serve fresh fruit salads, slushies, milkshakes, and gelato, all made-to-order. Check their website for more information on their flavors and service hours.


Sonic Drive-In

For a quick and satisfying fix, look no further than Sonic Drive-In. A well-loved name nationwide, Sonic offers an array of ice cream-based desserts, including the Reese’s Sonic Blast, Strawberry Cheesecake Master Shake, or a classic hot fudge sundae. Take advantage of their happy hour for special prices. For convenience, orders can be placed online via the Sonic website.


Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

For those seeking a lighter or dairy-free alternative, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is just beyond half a mile from our apartments on Vance Jackson. Offering a wide range of flavors from brownie batter to birthday cake, Orange Leaf doesn’t compromise on taste. All the details you need are on their website.



For an utterly unique ice cream adventure, Kuma is the place to be. This pioneer of Asian-inspired ice cream in San Antonio serves up Hong Kong-style cones that are both a visual and gustatory spectacle. The dramatic and colorful sweets, adorned with an assortment of toppings, are nothing short of showstoppers. Preview their stunning cones on their Instagram page, then visit to create your masterpiece.


Living at our San Antonio apartments means having an abundance of ice creameries at your doorstep – just another delightful perk of residing at Reserve at Canyon Creek. We invite you to tour our floor plans today.

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