Leopold’s in the News

Jan 18 2019

Leopold’s Ice Cream Announces The 9th Annual Creative Writing Challenge!

THE 9th ANNUAL LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM CREATIVE WRITING CHALLENGE IS UNDERWAY!  Leopold’s Ice Cream and Live Oak Public Libraries have partnered once again to host the 9th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge. As Leopold’s Ice Cream prepares to celebrate a century of ice cream in Savannah during 2019, students are encouraged to creatively express […]

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Aug 2 2018

Leopold’s Ice Cream Celebrates 99 Years of Tasty Memories! Saturday, August 18th 11am-7pm!

Help Us Celebrate 99 Years of Leopold’s Ice Cream!   The Birthday Cake ice cream has been filled with rainbow sprinkles, the dance troupes are ready, the face painters have their brushes in hand and the DIRTT Kids’ Zone is stocked with free fun. That can only mean one thing … Birthday Block Party time […]

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Mar 27 2018

Stratton Leopold, Leopold’s Ice Cream

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream; Savannah, GA Despite the fact that I write, I promise you I didn’t have a screenplay in my back pocket when I requested to interview Stratton Leopold, ice cream legend and movie producer. I really just had ice cream on my mind. His family legacy, Leopold’s Ice Cream, is a Savannah, […]

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Jan 4 2018

Savannah’s Hot Spots: A Surging Tide

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream; Savannah, GA As of last year, you no longer have to wait in Leopold’s ever-present line or even be in Savannah to enjoy its famed frozen hot cocoa or tutti-frutti. Stratton and Mary Leopold recently expanded the local institution, launching an off-site creamery that ships pints and soon opening a second […]

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Jan 4 2018

The 7 Best Places to Eat In Savannah, According to Locals

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream; Savannah, GA For a cool treat, locals head to Leopold’s for ice cream. “All the ice cream there is handmade, and every month they have special seasonal flavors, like Japanese cherry blossom and lavender,” Sarmiento says. “I could eat five scoops of just that.” Source: Country Living

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Jan 4 2018

A Newcomer’s Guide to Savannah

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream; Savannah, GA Ice cream lovers should make a stop at Leopold’s (212 East Broughton St.) and marvel at its seemingly random collection of mounted movie posters and nostalgia — owner Stratton Leopold is also a film producer. Source: CNN Travel

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Jan 4 2018

The Most Romantic Things to Do in Savannah Georgia

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream; Savannah, GA Savannah is a city for those that enjoy life so it’s no wonder that their restaurant scene is one of the best in the nation. In Savannah, chefs get creative with cuisine and it’s perfectly acceptable to play with your food. We happily ate our way around Savannah Georgia […]

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Aug 4 2017

Go – Savannah

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream; Savannah, GA Family vacations are hardly complete without a trip to the local ice cream shop. Founded in 1919 by three brothers who moved to the States from Greece, Leopold’s is an institution in Savannah. And after one visit, it’s easy to understand (read: taste) why. In addition to their ice […]

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Apr 23 2016

Best Soda Fountains in the U.S.

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream; Savannah, GA It’s no accident if you feel like you’ve stumbled upon a movie set inside this bustling soda fountain in downtown Savannah. Owner and Hollywood producer Stratton Leopold hired an acclaimed set designer to re-create his father’s soda fountain from 1919, complete with the original black marble fountain, retro neon […]

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Apr 22 2016

Foodie’s Weekend Guide to Savannah, Georgia

A Foodie’s Weekend Guide to Savannah, Georgia featuring where to stay, what to eat, places to see and experiences that you should not miss Excerpt: Ice Cream at Leopold’s A trip to Savannah is not complete without a visit to Leopold’s Ice Cream. Don’t be intimidated by the line out the door. It moves quickly and […]

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Apr 21 2016

The Best Restaurants And Eats In Historic Savannah

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream Parlour There’s nothing quite like an ice cream from Leopold’s Ice Cream Parlour to stave off the Savannah’s scorching summer heat. Whilst there’s often a queue snaking around the corner, the ice cream by all accounts is definitely worth the wait. In fact, for many, Leopold’s Ice Cream parlour is a […]

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Apr 8 2016

The Best Ice Cream in Every Single State (Because We Had to)

Excerpt: GEORGIA: LEOPOLD’S Leopold’s, an old-fashioned diner, has been a Savannah institution for a century now. This parlor is adored for its southern hospitality and damn good ice cream and malts. Source: Pure Wow

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Apr 2 2016

Road Trip USA: In Savannah, heritage comes in many flavors

Excerpt: In the shadow of SCAD’s Trustees Theater, itself a blast from the past, Leopold’s Ice Cream drips with nostalgia, the old neon sign still glowing above the floor-to-ceiling shop windows. If you’ve been to Savannah, you’ve probably been to Leopold’s; if you haven’t, you should. Established in 1919 by Greek immigrant Peter Leopold and […]

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Mar 31 2016

3 Reasons To Visit Savannah This Spring

Excerpt: After sampling some of the above options, the only reasonable move for dessert is Leopold’s Ice Cream. A Savannah institution since the early 1900s, Leopold’s is the place that locals go to for relief from the Georgia heat. While it’s perfectly fine to cool off with traditional flavors like butter pecan and chocolate raspberry […]

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Mar 22 2016

How to Eat Like a Local in Savannah

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream No matter when you’re headed to Savannah, Leopold’s Ice Cream should definitely be on your must-try (or re-try!) list. Located Downtown on Broughton St., Leopold’s has been a Savannah tradition since 1919. You’ll find its current owner dividing his time between producing in Hollywood and scooping what is arguably Savannah’s best ice […]

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Feb 22 2016

America’s Best Cities for Ice Cream

No. 1 Savannah, GA The ice cream champion also won the survey for its lovely buildings, fall weather, and quaint atmosphere, which includes a flair for old-school ice cream. Leopold’s is a classic parlor that dates back to 1919 and makes single-batch flavors such as old-style tutti-frutti and more newfangled options such as Guinness and […]

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Jan 17 2016

10 Best Foods in Savannah

Excerpt: Chocolate Chewies & Cream at Leopold’s Ice Cream At Leopold’s ice cream parlor, you’ll get a sprinkling of vintage soda-fountain charm with your scoop. Every flavor is still made one batch at a time according to a nearly century-old top-secret family recipe handed down from the original Leopold brothers. Their hallmark flavor is Tutti […]

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Dec 7 2015

5 Reasons Why Savannah Is Totally Underrated

Excerpt: Just ask blockbuster Hollywood producer Stratton Leopold, who still dons a paper hat and scoops frosty flavors at his century-old family business. Inside the picturesque Leopold’s Ice Cream parlor on Broughton Street, you can order a tutti frutti cone from Stratton himself — if he’s not on a film set — and check out […]

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Nov 9 2015

REAL: Savannah

Kinga discovers more than Spanish moss, historic buildings and beach resorts. Click here to watch the video. Source: Travel Channel Credit: Kinga Philipps

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Oct 9 2015

Tablots 2015

Niki Taylor, Talbots

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Sep 1 2015

Leopold’s Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream made by a Hollywood movie producer? It’s not just a story at Leopold’s – it’s real life. Click here to watch the video. Source: The Southern Weekend

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Aug 12 2015

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream Carts at Weddings

Excerpt: LEOPOLD’S Savannah, GA Three Greek immigrants founded this family-owned local institution in 1919. Today, modern-day couples can rent a retro cart—complete with a soda jerk (or two) to serve your guests. Flavors typically skew traditional, but they can create boozy options like peach champagne sorbet as well as a signature ice cream with ingredients […]

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Jul 29 2015

Doggone! Is Savannah the Most Dog-Friendly City in the U.S.?

Excerpt: Short answer: Yesh. My dog thinks so. In May, our 2-year-old papillon Huckleberry took us on vacation to one of the most charm-filled cities in America: Savannah, Georgia. Huckleberry’s favorite spot may have been Leopold’s, though, an iconic 1919 ice cream shop on trendy Broughton street. The dog watching was sublime. Source: Yahoo Credit: Kathryn […]

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Jul 19 2015

50 States of Ice Cream

Excerpt: Georgia: Leopold’s Savannah, GA, is home to the diner Leopold’s. Feast on old-fashioned sundaes, like this turtle sundae. Source: POPSUGAR Food Credit: Anna Monette Roberts

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Jul 18 2015

Classic Scoops: The Best Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream – Savannah, Ga What do you get when you take an ice cream business that’s been around for 90 years and mix it with old-school Hollywood glamour? Leopold’s! The bustling soda fountain is located in downtown Savanna, Georgia. Owner and Hollywood producer Stratton Leopold hired an acclaimed set designer to recreate […]

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Jul 7 2015

The Craziest Ice Cream Flavors in Every State

Excerpt: Georgia Tutti Frutti at Leopold’s Ice Cream — Savannah Who said fruit cake was the worst? Okay, like everyone. But this ice cream iteration, spiked with rum, swirled with roasted Georgia pecans, and sweetened with candied fruit proves us all wrong Source: Good Housekeeping Credit: Maggie Sheehan, Jennifer Meyers, and Rheanna O’Neil Bellomo

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Jul 2 2015

20 Yummiest Ice Cream Shops in America

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream, a Savannah staple ince 1919, was founded by three brothers who had come to the U.S. from Greece. Singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer, who lived nearby, is said to have been a frequent customer—rumor is he wanted to write a song based on Leopold’s signature flavor at the time, Tutti Frutti, but singer […]

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Jun 29 2015

The 33 Best Ice Cream Shops in America

Excerpt: Leopold’s Savannah, GA At just four years shy of turning a century old, Leopold’s is a Savannah institution. Founded in 1919 by three immigrant brothers, the spot is truly an old-school soda fountain diner, with BLTs and pimento cheese sandwiches sharing menu space with chocolate chip and pistachio ice creams, happily scooped by white […]

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Jun 3 2015

Soaking up southern charm in Charleston and Savannah

Excerpt: Savannah is packed with historic Georgian and Victorian houses but is also a beautifully-designed urban garden with plenty of greener….Stuffed with southern food, we struggled to fit in an ice cream from Savannah’s famous Leopold’s ice cream parlour, run by a Hollywood producer and rated one of the best in America. Source: Daily Mail Credit: Tamara […]

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May 25 2015

Take a Culinary Tour of Savannah’s Restaurants

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream Midday – Slurp on a rum-based Tutti Frutti cone studded with Georgia pecans at Leopold’s Ice Cream. 212 East Broughton Street; 912/234-4442 Source: Southern Living

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May 1 2015

America’s most nostalgic ice cream parlors

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream was founded in 1919 in Savannah, Ga. by three immigrant brothers from Greece. Now owned by the son of one of the original brothers, Leopold’s still serves handmade small batch ice cream from its 96-year-old recipes, like the famous Leopold’s Tutti-Frutti. Old-time fountain creations include banana splits, hot fudge sundaes, shakes, […]

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Apr 25 2015


It’s hard to be unhappy with an ice cream cone in your hand. And smiles are all you can see from open to close at Leopold’s Ice Cream in downtown Savannah. The vintage parlor was founded in 1919 by the three Leopold brothers, recent immigrants from Greece. The shop offered malts and milkshakes as well […]

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