Leopold’s in the News

Nov 9 2014

A Photo Tour of Beguiling Savannah

Excerpt: To satisfy your sweet tooth, head over to Leopold’s Ice Cream after the show and order their famous Tutti Fruitti. Source: The Huffington Post Credit: Susan Fogwell

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Nov 7 2014

Savannah, Ga’s Leopold’s Ice Cream: worth the calories since 1919

In hot weather especially, the kid in me wants to stop at every ice cream store that crosses my path. The adult in me knows better. Savannah, Georgia has a number a home-grown dessert makers: candies, cookies, pies, honey. I had already indulged in some of sweet stuff while in town . . . but […]

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Oct 24 2014

Yule in the Garden

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream: Who wants ice cream in December? Savannah’s mild temperatures mean frozen treats are perfect any month. This old-school ice cream parlor goes back to 1919, when it was opened by brothers George, Peter and Basil Leopold. Leopold’s continues to make its own ice cream from the original recipes and in a […]

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Oct 22 2014

8 of the South’s Best Foodie Cities

Excerpt: Savannah, Georgia Nearby Charleston gets a lot of foodie cred (as it should), but Savannah isn’t just for architecture, literary and garden buffs anymore. The city’s dining scene has expanded in recent years with additions like Leoci’s Trattoria and Daniel Reed’s group offering parkside dining at The Public Kitchen & Bar and recently reopened […]

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Sep 18 2014

Savannah sweets: Ice cream and movie fans love Leopold’s

The scene: One of the more unique restaurant stories in the country, Leopold’s Ice Cream has been an on-again, off-again Savannah institution for nearly a century, bringing Southern flair to sweet desserts, by way of Greece and Hollywood. Frequently rated among the country’s best ice cream shops, it was founded in 1919 by three Greek […]

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Jul 22 2014

Daily Scoop: Leopold’s Ice Cream in Savannah, GA

Leopold’s Ice Cream in Savannah, Georgia, has a long history of being a local favorite. The first store opened in 1919 in downtown Savannah, right on the intersection of two of the city’s metro lines. Brothers George, Peter, and Basil Leopold opened the store after immigrating to the United States from Greece. The shop’s hometown […]

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Jul 9 2014

Eat Like a Local: Savannah, Georgia

For Yahoo Food’s travel summer series, Eat Like a Local, we’re taking you on a cross-country food crawl, city by city. Here’s where to chow down in America’s lesser-known destinations without sticking out like a sore thumb. Excerpt: Where to Take the Edge Off Savannah Swelter: Leopold’s Ice Cream Although Morekis discloses that he’s friends with the […]

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Jul 7 2014

The Weekender Travel | Savannah

Excerpt: “This place is fantastic. It’s like Gone With the Wind on Mescalin.” – John Kelso Source: The Weekender  Credit: Lauren Greenberg

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Jul 2 2014

50 States by 30 – Savannah, Georgia

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream (212 E. Broughton Street) ~ You can’t go to Savannah without stopping at Leopold’s Ice Cream. I challenge you to find any Savannah guide book that does not recommend Leopold’s. They have so many flavor options it was a bit overwhelming. Tutti Fruity is a crowd favorite but I settled on […]

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Jun 21 2014

An epic Georgia road trip is a hot ticket for all the family

Excerpt: After a lunch of sweet, crispy fried green tomatoes, we headed to Leopold’s – a superb ice cream parlour. Go for the nutty pistachio or Chocolate Chewie (a traditional Savannah cookie) flavour. The parlour is owned by Stratton Leopold, whose other job is producing movies such as Captain America and Mission: Impossible, and paraphernalia […]

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Mar 3 2014

Leopold’s Ice Cream

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream is a must. Three brothers opened it at the turn of the last century, and it’s now run by one of the sons. The two famous flavors are tutti frutti – the inspiration behind local lyricist Johnny Mercer’s hit song – and rum raisin, but my favorites are butter pecan and […]

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Feb 8 2014

Cities in the States: Three days in Savannah, Ga.

Eighth in a series highlighting cities to which you can fly nonstop from Boston. Excerpt: 10 p.m. Save room for ice cream at Leopold’s (212 East Broughton St., 912-234-4442, www.leopoldsicecream.com), an old-fashioned parlor founded in 1919. Sample flavors like butter pecan, tutti-frutti, and caramel swirl as well as seasonal specials such as strawberry shortcake, lavender, […]

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Jun 25 2013

Leopold’s Ice Cream

Ask wife Mary and she will tell you that Stratton Leopold has a passion for washing soda fountain glasses, be it at home or work at the nearly century-old Leopold’s Ice Cream in Savannah, GA. He also has a passion for making movies. Leopold, when he’s not creating spectacular banana splits or hand-dipping double scoops […]

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Apr 19 2013


A historic Savannah riverside hotel puts one writer in easy striking distance of king cake ice cream, smoky barbecue, shrimp and grits, and restaurants offering upscale takes on southern cooking. Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream: The olde ice cream shoppe feel and history of the place—it’s been in business since 1919—are but the icing on the […]

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Nov 18 2012

America’s Favorite Cities

CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield asks Travel + Leisure features editor Nilou Motamed why certain cities made the list. Click here to watch the video. Source: CNN

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Sep 15 2012

Savannah Magazine – Best Of Savannah 2012

Savannah Magazine’s Best of Issue, staring the one and only Leopold Stratton of Leopold’s Ice Cream. Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream With help from Academy Award-nominated set designer Dan Lomino, movie producer Stratton Leopold brought his family’s scrumptious Savannah landmark back to life, circa 1935. With frozen treats scooped from the original, top-secret Leopold family recipes, […]

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Jun 23 2011

10 best ice cream shops in the world

Excerpt: LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM, SAVANNAH, GA Founded in 1919, Leopold’s Ice Cream has been a mainstay in Savannah for many years. This classic, yet modern shop prides itself in continuing to serve original recipes from the early 1900s. You can indulge in signature flavours like Tutti Frutti and Butter Pecan, or try a scrumptious new […]

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