There’s something about the hot humidity of summer that leaves us drooling over just the thought of a good milkshake. Whether paired with a burger and fries or the star of its own little show, a milkshake from one of these Twin Cities restaurants is sure to leave you feeling cool and refreshed, no matter the weather. These are some of the best milkshakes near Minneapolis.
4737 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407
The Grand Ole Creamery offers a total of over 200 flavors on a rotating schedule, so the offerings could be different every time you go. If you’re going for a malt, the buttery flavor of the sweet cream helps balance the heaviness of the malted milk.
1200 98th St W, Bloomington, MN, 55431
If you’re looking for the best milkshakes near Minneapolis, we recommend visiting Snuffy’s. This establishment was designed to look like an old school, ’50s diner, and malt shop. Expect your malt to come in a soda glass with the extra in a metal mixing cup.
1197 Dale St N, St Paul, MN 55117
If you see a giant ice cream cone on the roof, you’ve come to the right place. Conny’s is a neighborhood mainstay and the milkshakes are one of the most popular items.
809 W 50th St, Minneapolis, MN 55419
The Malt Shop offers 26 different variations of milkshakes near Minneapolis. Unique flavors on their menu include cantaloupe, fig, and pumpkin. Combine any two flavors in a single drink for hundreds of possible combinations.
1619 County Road 42 W, Burnsville, MN 55306
When you’re jonesing for a malt, you can’t do much better than Burger Jones. Their milkshakes go great with one of their burgers and a bucket of fries.
2743 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Milkjam is doing things with ice cream that you’ve never even dreamed about. Imagine an ice cream sandwich made by gently placing a scoop of ice cream between the two halves of a glam doll donut. Or leave the kids at home and try an adult float.
313 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
This Dinkytown spot is considered by some to have the best milkshakes in Minneapolis. We’ll leave it up to you to decide, but be sure to try the honey shake before you make a verdict.
4020 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406
This popular Minneapolis diner has a lot of good things going for it besides their shakes. However, can any diner really be considered a diner without a killer malt? Hi-Lo Diner lives up to its name.
4754 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Organic, locally-sourced, vegan — these aren’t words you usually hear used to describe ice cream. But, pumphouse isn’t your usual ice cream shop. Both their dairy and dairy-free ice creams are made in house using ingredients bought from Minnesota farmers.
3912 Sunnyside Rd, Edina, MN 55424
Convention Grill keeps it simple. You won’t find outrageous or adventurous milkshake flavors here. What you will find is a magnificent reproduction of some classic milkshakes in huge glasses next to some quality food.
490 Hamline Ave S, St Paul, MN 55116
Ice cream, coffee, tea, custom sodas — Cold Front’s got it all. Stop by if you’re hankering for a cold milkshake near you —or something hot.
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2 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404
You might feel like you need a nap after slurping down a big milkshake. Bad Waitress has the fix by mixing their signature coffee into their milkshakes for a delicious experience that will have your eyes wide open afterward.
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