17 Essential Cincinnati Creamy Whips You Need to Visit This Summer


If you grew up in Cincinnati — or even in the Midwest — you know that when your favorite neighborhood creamy whip opens its doors summer is here to stay. And while, yes, creamy whip is basically soft-serve ice cream, creamy whip is also the name for where the aforementioned ice cream is served. Real creamy whip must come from a creamy whip (Orange Leaf is not a creamy whip), which generally looks like a shack with a walk-up window and line of little leaguers waiting to order up something sweet after a ballgame.

Here is a list of some the top creamy whips in the Greater Cincinnati area and some of our top tips for what to order there.