Besides the great sorbetti, the spots have friendly staff, good music and a relaxed atmosphere. Spirited smoothies, such as the peach Bellini and sangría give a little kick to the norm. $3.50/1 scoop, $4.50/2 scoops.
With help from a Snoqualmie ice cream base, apple fritters and maple bars find their way into the mix. Not all the shops serve scoops, however. $2.19/kid’s size, $3.28/1 scoop, $4.38/2 scoops; $3.78/pint.
The portions are huge for the price, and the Bellingham shop has the most generous seating, in a brick building in the Fairhaven Historical District. $2.50/kid’s size, $3.75/2 scoops, $4.75/3 scoops, $5.75/4 scoops.
Cruise by, if only for the history, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised that this place has been hiding in plain sight all along. Ice cream $3.50/1 scoop, $5/2 scoops; frozen yogurt, $3/small, $3.50/medium, $4/large.
Local summer fruits find a place in the ice cream case, including Tiny’s organic nectarines and Alm Hill Gardens’ blueberries. The modern-meets-traditional white space provides a few chairs for sitting a spell.
Ice Cream Shop in Bainbridge Island, WA, United States
For more subtle notes, try the green tea ice cream. The Bainbridge store is sparsely decorated and brightly lit, with benches set under an umbrella out front. $3.65/1 scoop, $5.65/2 scoops, 69 cents/waffle cone.
Try the honey lavender with Sequim-sourced florals and honey from the foothills of the Olympics. The shop recently launched a Hello Robin habañero orange chocolate chip cookie dough flavor (hot diggety!), and vegans will enjoy one of the many sorbets.