5 must-taste Clark County ice cream shops to check out this summer

Looking for a tasty treat to cool down from the summer heat? Here are five ice cream places in Clark County to check out this summer.

The Polar Bar

The Polar Bar is a family-owned ice cream shop in South Charleston which offers soft serves, milkshakes as well as sandwiches, hot dogs, drinks, and coffee. The Polar Bar is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and Sunday, and until 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. It is located at 109 N. Chillicothe St. To reach the store, call 937-462-8642.

South Vienna Market and Dairy

South Vienna Market and Dairy, along with providing your essential grocery needs, serves ice cream and frozen yogurt - perfect for a hot summer day. The kitchen serves desserts from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and from noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday. South Vienna Market and Dairy is located at 21 W. Main St., South Vienna. For more information, call 937-568-9440.

Kone Korner Ice Cream and Deli

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

This Springfield restaurant has been serving the community since 1978. Kone Korner sells hand-dipped and soft-served ice cream, frozen treats, fresh sandwiches, and specialty subs. The restaurant is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. It is located at 3709 St. Paris Pike. To reach the store, call 937-390-2663.

Lee Ann’s Dairy Delight

A staple of downtown Springfield, Lee Ann’s Dairy Delight is known for their banana splits, ice cream, frozen yogurt, and fast food. The ice cream store is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. It can be found at 619 E. High St. To reach the store, call 937-561-4475.

Hershey’s Ice Cream

This small shop in Springfield offers 44 authentic ice cream flavors, each hand-dipped by owner Rick Smith, his family, or a staff member. The shop is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. It is located at 1538 Moorefield Rd. Hershey’s Ice Cream can be reached at 937-342-1136.

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