8 Best Places to Order Milkshakes in Austin, TX

Of the many sweet treats in the ice cream family, milkshakes can be underrated. It’s true that they aren’t as small as a light ice cream scoop, but for those days when you’re craving some serious dessert, milkshakes are a fantastic choice. Easy to enjoy anywhere, these are the 8 best destinations to order milkshakes in Austin.


The Yard Milkshake Bar

3400 Esperanza Crossing, Austin, TX 78758

The Yard is your one-stop-shop for extravagant milkshakes. Located in the Domain, their insta-worthy shakes are packed with toppings, flavors, and sometimes even doughnuts. The shakes are delicious and also massive. Bring a friend and head on over! 

Milky Way Shakes

2324 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

If you’re looking for delicious vegan milkshakes near you in Austin, we recommend traveling to the Milky Way Shakes food truck. Everything is made in-house, with ice cream from coconut and almond milk. Overall, they have an amazing set of standard shakes – plus specials twice a month!

Prohibition Creamery

1407 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702

We’ve definitely mentioned it before, Prohibition Creamery has it all. Is it an ice cream place? A bar? It’s both. And shakes come with a delightful, boozy twist. Classic cocktail flavors plus dessert – it’s perfect for any occasion.

Sweet Ritual

4631 Airport Blvd #125, Austin, TX 78751

Sweet Ritual is another vegan-specialty ice cream destination in Austin, Texas. The main focus here is creating every kind of ice cream and topping imaginable with no dairy, but their milkshakes are super solid. Pick your favorite flavor, favorite toppings, and enjoy!

Alamo Drafthouse

1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

Forget the popcorn and candy, next time you head to the movies go for a shake instead. Alamo Drafthouse is famous for movie nights, and one of the first movie theaters offering a full menu of food. Next time you’re there, grab a classic shake and enjoy the show.

24 Diner

600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

24 Diner is open, you guessed it, 24 hours a day and has all the classic diner food! If you’re searching for places to get milkshakes near you at 2:00 AM, we suggest traveling to 24 Diner. Setting foot in here is like a walk back in time. They’ve got the classics, plus some more, bringing back that 60’s nostalgia.


1400 S Congress Ave Suite A190, Austin, TX 78704

Hopdoddy is a classically Austin burger place and there are often long lines of people waiting for a bite. But, they’re not just waiting for the burgers – the shakes are fantastic. They’ve got some great flavors you won’t find anywhere else. Definitely a must-have after your burger.

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Shake Shack

11228 Domain Dr, Austin, TX 78759

With shakes in the name, you know Shake Shack is good. Their shakes aren’t your typical ice cream milkshakes either. They use frozen custard – denser and richer than ice cream. You’ll find plain shakes, ones with mix-ins, and even a changing set of signatures!

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