9 OC Spots to Celebrate National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

Revel in the Joy of Chocolate Ice Cream…Just for Today

Written by: Nicole Hakim 9 OC Spots to Celebrate National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

Delicious in any shape or form, chocolate is so versatile that it can be included in just about anything. The harmonious marriage of chocolate and ice cream gives us delightful chills just thinking about it! June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day, and this gives you the perfect excuse to cheat on your diet and pig out! Though you can always buy a carton of ice cream at the supermarket, it’s fun to go out with a few friends and enjoy ice cream from those who are passionate about it.

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant

If you find yourself hoping for an old-timey experience to celebrate National Chocolate Ice Cream Day, come to Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor. Established in Portland, Oregon over 50 years ago, Farrell’s has had a history that has led to where it is today. At Farrell’s, you will find a variety of delectable ice creams, including Farrell’s Rocky Road—chocolate marshmallow ice cream, topped with whipped cream, nuts and a cherry—and the Black and White—a mixture of the two favorites, chocolate and vanilla, with marshmallows, nuts, hot fudge, whipped cream and a cherry. Both choices are amazing, so whatever chocolately treat you desire, a day at Farrell’s will be a sweet time when you feel as if you’ve stepped 100 years into the past.

215 S Brea Blvd
Brea, CA 92821


Inside SKUP

Don’t settle for an ordinary cone or cup! Ice cream is a common treat enjoyed around the world, but who says you can’t enjoy them a little differently? Open since July 2015, Inside SKUP offers fun and unique flavors that allow their customers to enjoy lifetime favorites in fresh ways. Chocolate lovers will love the ice cream sandwiches, particularly if built using a triple chocolate cookie—made with milk and white chocolate chips and M&Ms—filled with brownie a la mode ice cream—chocolate ice cream mixed with swirled caramel and brownie bits! Talk about a chocolate explosion!

575 N Commonwealth Ave
Fullerton, CA 92831


Hans’ Homemade Ice Cream and Deli

Established in 1972, Hans’ Homemade Ice Cream must be doing something right to stay in business for more than 40 years. Considered a local favorite for many Orange County residents, Hans’ is just the place to go to for rich, creamy and delicious ice cream. Hans’ offers a variety of chocolate signature dishes, like the chocolate chip cookie sundae and chocolate malt sundae, but you can get creative. Just pick out your favorite chocolate flavored ice cream—whether it’s a classic or something interesting, like chocolate raspberry truffle—and have some fun creating a sweet treat you will love!

3640 S Bristol St
Santa Ana, CA 92704



Founded by Anna Blackman, Churned utilizes freshness and quality with a traditional churning barrel that allows its customers to watch their ice cream come to life before their very eyes. It seems only right to celebrate National Chocolate Ice Cream Day by experiencing the love and passion that goes into the art of ice cream making. Also, who could say no to freshly churned chocolate ice cream?

2493 Park Ave Ste 21
Tustin, CA 92782


Frozen Bar

The Frozen Bar offers something sweet for everyone. For those who want something a little healthier, a simple chocolate gelato is probably the right way to go. However, if you’re feeling rebellious, you will definitely want the mouthwatering treat dubbed the “fronut” —a frozen donut—which is a donut stuffed with gelato. Just the thought of this concoction is enough to make you want to rush down there to try it yourself.

10130 Garden Grove Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92843


Popbar at the Anaheim Packing District

Having been in business since 2010, Popbar offers gelato—which is lighter than ice cream—Sorbetto and yogurtPops, which are all natural, gluten free and served on a stick, making it portable and kid friendly. Customize your Popbar and have it half-dipped, full-dipped or drizzled in any of the delicious chocolate flavors, including Gianduia, a combo of hazelnut and chocolate! To fully celebrate the holiday, Popbar suggests you try the Chocolate popGelato half dipped with milk chocolate and dark chocolates sprinkles! As they say, the “perfect double chocolate treat!”

440 S Anaheim Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805


OMG! Dessert Lounge

Located near the Anaheim Packing District, OMG! Dessert Lounge is a fairly new spot, opened two years ago. They carry a wide variety of unique flavors and are prominently known for the soft-serve, though they also serve gelato, yogurt, shakes, cupcakes, custard, boba and macarons. Those who are chocolate lovers can enjoy chocolate custards with many chocolate toppings, or if they’re in the mood for something a bit more unique, the Dessert Lounge also offers a swirl of horchata and chocolate.

301 S Anaheim Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805


Choux Creme

Some people may not understand liquid nitrogen, but really all you need to know is that it makes ice cream taste amazing. Choux Creme (French for Creme Puff) utilizes the liquid nitrogen method to ensure its customers are provided with a fresh and exciting experience. However, this spot provides more than just a simple cup of ice cream; it is also known for its creme buns—Imagine biting into a freshly made glazed bun stuffed with chocolate ice cream. Whether you want to enjoy a choux creme or that simple cup of freshly made chocolate ice cream, you will satisfy any cravings you have!

115 E Commonwealth Ave
Fullerton, CA 92832



In the mood for some fresh ice cream? Then, Nitrolado is your place. Using a high-quality liquid nitrogen method, you can see your ice cream being made in store, guaranteeing your dessert will be smooth, fresh and cold—as ice cream should be. Nitrolado only uses the freshest ingredients, so for those chocolate lovers out there, the chocolate raspberry ice cream will be an excellent choice. It is a combination of dark chocolate ice cream with raspberry sauce and delicious, fresh fruit on top. Don’t be hesitant because this sweet treat is sure to deliver, both in quality and taste.

10212 Westminster Ave Ste 115
Garden Grove, CA 92843
Orange County Chocolate Ice Cream Lovers Unite!

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