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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 16 2015

We will be closing at 5pm on Wednesday, December 16th for our company holiday party.

We will be closing at 5pm tonight (Wednesday, December 16th) so that we can treat all of our Leopold’s Elves to a holiday party. We will re-open tomorrow at 11am. See you then!

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Dec 7 2015

Big Announcement!

For more information please send an email to orders@leopoldsicecream.com

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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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Aug 3 2015

Leopold’s Annual Birthday Block Party – Saturday, August 15th!

Leopold’s Ice Cream Celebrates 96 Years of Tasty Memories! Annual Birthday Block Party Saturday, August 15th! The dancers are ready, the Savannah Children’s Choir is in tune, the DIRTT Kid’s Zone is stocked with fun and the Birthday Cake Ice Cream has been lovingly made. That can only mean one thing … Birthday Block Party […]

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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 23 2015

Ode to Summer, Remembering Shelley Merrick

LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM TO HOST ODE TO SUMMER, REMEMBERING SHELLEY MERRICK SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 12-7PM   SAVANNAH, GA, June 22, 2015 – Leopold’s Ice Cream, in partnership with Armstrong State University and Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, will celebrate the life and legacy of longtime friend of Leopold’s and consummate Water Woman, Shelley Merrick, at […]

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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 27 2015

Be a JERK…A Soda Jerk that is! Leopold’s Ice Cream to host Job Fair – May 2nd 8-10am

BE A JERK…A SODA JERK THAT IS!  LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM TO HOST JOB FAIR SATURDAY, May 2nd, 8-10am Leopold’s Ice Cream will host a job fair at their 212 E. Broughton Street location on Saturday, May 2nd from 8-10am.  All positions are being sought including Soda Jerks, Assistant Managers and Catering Crew.  Applicants should bring […]

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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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Apr 16 2015

Winners Announced in the 5th Annual Creative Writing Challenge!

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN THE FIFTH ANNUAL LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM CREATIVE WRITING CHALLENGE! SAVANNAH, GA, April 20, 2015 – The results are in! Leopold’s Ice Cream and the Live Oak Public Libraries recently asked Savannah Chatham County students to submit poems celebrating the rivers of Savannah and the results were amazing. One hundred ninety poems, 12 […]

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Mar 11 2015

5th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge Announced!

Leopold’s Ice Cream and Live Oak Public Libraries have partnered once again to host the 5th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge.  This year’s theme, “Rivers”, challenges children to create a poem inspired by the rivers that surround Savannah.

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Feb 17 2015

Love is in the air at Leopold’s!

Valentines Day 2012 – test post This valentine’s, we brought back our photobooth for a little sweet, romantic fun! Take a look at some of the sweet couples and close friends who visited us this Valentine’s. To download your picture and share it anywhere you’d like, simply click the thumbnail to view it, then RIGHT […]

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Jan 23 2015

Leopold’s Ice Cream Featured in Where to Eat in Savannah, Georgia!

Leopold’s Ice Cream is thrilled to be featured in Georgia Tourism’s first Culinary Explorer video, Where to Eat in Savannah, GA

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