As temperatures rise, cold drinks and frosty desserts are on everyone's mind.
To ensure that you are a savvy ice cream shopper this summer (and all through the year), we've compiled a list of the 5 Best Milkshakes in Tucson.
The secret is in the sauce - or the ice cream base, for that matter! The Screamery is the first Arizona ice cream shop to be certified to pasteurize its own ice cream. Starting with milk from grass-fed cows, they use 100% natural ingredients. Can't go wrong with this delicious house-made ice cream! Even the whipped cream on top comes from certified organic heavy cream. The way ice cream should be - honest-to-goodness ingredients and prepared with love.
The best part about Smashburger's milkshakes is that they start with creamy Haagen-Dazs ice cream - one of the few commercial ice cream brands that does not use stabilizers like guar gum and xanthan gum. Eight delicious options to choose from - chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, oreo, nutterbutter, butterfinger, salted caramel, and chocolate oreo.
Zinburger may specialize in burgers and wine, but they have pretty great milkshakes too! The creamy $5 shakes pair well with any of the fries on the menu - zucchini fries, sweet potato fries, double truffle fries, or house-made onion rings. Bonus - Zinburger is airy, modern, urban, and cool. Twelve different flavor options: nutella hazelnut crunch, banana royale, real vanilla malt, double chocolate, salted caramel, strawberry, butterfinger, chocolate mint, cookies & cream, latte, black cow, and 50/50.
Little Anthony's Diner is an absolutely adorable 50's-style diner - with red sparkly booths, servers in poodle skirts, and black-and-white checked floors. When you order a milkshake, you'll get it just the way a milkshake should be - a tall glass cup with whipped cream, rainbow sprinkles, and a cherry on top - PLUS the metal cup on the side.
If you like your milkshakes sweet and super-unique, try HUB Ice Cream Factory. The new downtown shop features hand-crafted ice cream and "oodles of ever-changing, house-made treats." 300 rotating flavors, to be exact. This is the place to try something new - Blueberry Pancake, After School Snack, Nutella Brownie, or Bourbon Almond Brittle.
Where is your favorite place to enjoy a milkshake in Tucson?