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212 E. Broughton St.
Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 11pm
Friday – Saturday: 11am – Midnight
Winter & fall hours
We will be closing at 8pm on Sunday, December 7th so that we can treat all of our Leopold’s Elves to a holiday party! We will re-open on the 8th at 11am.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
With Our Annual Birthday Block Party Saturday, August 16th! The dancers are ready, the band is in tune and the Birthday Cake Ice Cream has been lovingly made. It’s Birthday Block Party time at Leopold’s Ice Cream! Come help us celebrate 95 years of Tasty Memories at our annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Birthday Block Party! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
SAVANNAH, GA, April 14, 2014 – The results are in! Leopold’s Ice Cream and the Live Oak Public Libraries recently asked Savannah Chatham County students to submit poems celebrating Savannah’s beautiful squares and the results were amazing. Two hundred and fifty poems, 13 winners and a lot of Savannah Pride! Stratton Leopold of Leopold’s Ice […]
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Now through Thursday, April 3, Savannah will compete against Franklin, Tenn., for the title of “Greatest Southern Town” in Garden & Gun Magazine’s bracket competition. If Savannah wins the competition, the city will be able to celebrate with a scoop of world-famous Leopold’s ice cream for $1 on Monday, April 7 from […]
Leopold’s Ice Cream and Live Oak Public Libraries have partnered once again to host the 4th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge. This year’s theme is “Savannah’s Beautiful Squares”, which challenges children to create a poem inspired by Savannah’s signature showpieces, her squares.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s time for the 2014 Savannah Book Festival and Leopold’s Ice Cream is once again getting into the spirit of reading by renaming our ice cream flavors to honor the Book Festival authors. Visit us in Telfair Square on Saturday February the 15th or at the shop starting on February the 7th to have […]
Check out the VIDEO gone viral! Ice Cream for Roger! IN DEFENSE OF TWO NATIONAL PASTIMES (ICE CREAM AND NFL FOOTBALL), MOVIE PRODUCER STRATTON LEOPOLD SAYS HE WILL SERVE ROGER GOODELL While a New Orleans ice cream shop has posted a photo of Roger Goodell with the caption “Do Not Serve This Man,” another high […]
Leopold’s is proud to be awarded first place in the dessert category again this year at the Taste of Savannah Event on November 8th. Our winning creation was a pumpkin spice trifle. This included our homemade pumpkin and cinnamon ice creams layered with a specially made sherry drizzled pecan cake, our homemade caramel sauce and […]
WHAT: Leopold’s Ice Cream “Scoop the Vote” in support of every American voter on this Election Day. Leopold’s will offer a 50% discount on the purchase of a banana split with proof of voting*. WHEN: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 (Election Day), 11:00 am – 11:00 pm WHERE: Leopold’s Ice Cream located at 212 E. Broughton […]
For Immediate Release LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM CHALLENGES SAVANNAH TO SUPPORT THE SAVANNAH DANCE FESTIVAL Leopold’s Ice Cream believes the development of the Savannah Dance Festival enhances the rich and diverse Arts and Cultural landscape in Savannah. Leopold’s is challenging the community to donate to the Savannah Dance Festival, as it will be a benefit to the […]
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, […]