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Best Independent Shops for Frozen Treats

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When Seattle weather turns warm, it’s time to look for a refreshing frozen treat! We’ve found some great, healthy options that are locally owned and operated!

Zoëyogurt
6900 E Green Lake Way N, Suite E
Seattle, WA 98115
206.829.8270
http://www.zoeyogurt.com

With a shop in Seattle and two new shops about to open in Bellevue and Redmond, Zoëyogurt is proud to be Seattle’s first local, independent self-serve frozen yogurt store that also uses 100% compostable serve ware. Choose from 12 different yogurt flavors, made with live and active cultures (including dairy-free), and no high fructose corn syrup! Plus you can from assorted fresh fruit and dry toppings. In case you’re wondering, the owners’ daughter named zoëyogurt after their dog, a miniature schnauzer named Zoë.

Old School Frozen Custard
1316 E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122
206.324.2586
http://www.oldschoolfrozencustard.com

With locations on Capitol Hill and in Bonney Lake, Old School Frozen Custard has been proudly serving up delicious frozen custard in the Puget Sound area since 2007. It is smoother, creamier, and more flavorful than any super premium ice cream (think gelato!). And it contains fewer calories, too! Old School’s products are made fresh all day, and you’ll find the traditional flavors — Vanilla Bean and Chocolate, and a special, new Flavor of the Day every day of the month. Try your frozen custard in a “concrete” – a blended combination of frozen custard and your choice of mix-ins from a huge selection of toppings and syrups.

Gibson’s Frozen Yogurt
8 N Tacoma Ave
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.302.3856
http://www.gibsonsyogurt.com

Gibson’s boasts two locations in Tacoma, and makes their frozen yogurt with YoCream®, a healthful frozen yogurt with live and active cultures, produced locally in the Pacific Northwest. You can choose from lots of yogurt toppings, including fresh sliced strawberries, kiwis, mangos, blackberries, as well as all the candies, cereals, hot fudge, warm carmel and dried fruits and nuts folks have come to love.

Peaks Frozen Custard
1026 NE 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98115
206.588.2701
http://www.peaksfrozencustard.com

Locally owned and operated since 2009, Peaks Frozen Custard is freshly prepared, locally sourced, high quality dairy ingredients, served each and every day. Try topping your yogurt with local Washington strawberries and raspberries and Theo chocolate! Taste the difference that fresh makes! Plus there’s a kids’ area and adult area seating around a cozy fireplace.

Elements Frozen Yogurt
333 S Meridian, Suite 111
Puyallup, WA 98371
253.256.4172
http://www.elementsfroyo.com

Open since 2011, Elements is located in the City of Puyallup municipal building. Owners Bryan Reynolds and John Quick had a dream of starting Elements Frozen Yogurt and bringing a “choose your own adventure” style place to the community. At Elements Frozen Yogurt you’ll find an engaging, exciting and elevating experience that you’ll want to come back for again and again! With lots of fresh fruit toppings, and a variety of rotating frozen yogurt flavors (including dairy-free and low sugar options), you can also top your yogurt with syrups, nuts, dry toppings and candies. Try the ever-popular Red Bull frozen yogurt (a teen favorite). Just across the street from Pioneer Park, and a short walk from the Puyallup Fairgrounds.

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