13 Favorite Walk-Up Stands for Summer Treats

Your mission for summer: Order up at al fresco windows as often as you can.

Nicey Treat

655 Virginia Ave., 317-602-6423

Unlike the Broad Ripple flagship, the popsicle shop’s Fletcher Place location is a walk-up Dutch door (open Thursday through Sunday).

Jamaican Jerk

3355 N. Keystone Ave., 317-926-1110

When you’re in the mood for a clamshell of jerk ribs, red beans and rice, and peach-ginger lemonade.

All day. Erryday.

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Traders Point Creamery Dairy Bar

9101 Moore Rd., Zionsville, 317-733-1700

Our outdoor Dairy Bar is now open daily for the summer! Come by for sweet treats and sunshine! 12-8pm, Tues-Sun; 12-4pm, Mon.

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Starbucks on Mass Ave

430 N. Massachusetts Ave., 317-423-9398

One puppucino, please.

One pup cup please! ☕️🐾 #Starbucks #puppy #dog #chocolate #lab #coffee #massave #indy #labrador #love

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Webbigal’s first puppiccino.

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My kinda #thirstythursday @starbucks

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The Old Custard Stand

9270 E. 141st St., Fishers, 317-776-3800

We love the specialty sundaes.

#IceCreamSunday #ActuallyItsCustardSir #FirstTimer #TurtleSundae

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901 E. 64th St., 317-257-5757

This Broad Ripple pit stop on the Monon—perhaps the only ice cream shop with live music—is so popular, there’s a good chance you’ll be photobombed.

Nothing makes me happier than a Katie date! 👍🏼

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Tiny House Treats

1049 E. 54th St., 317-929-1260

Best calorie explosion on the Monon goes to the ice-cream-stuffed apple fritters at this SoBro snack shack, which has a trailside window.

#icecream #sobro #tinyhousetreats

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The Ice Barn

1565 E. Main St., Brownsburg, 317-456-2570

Smile! Prices for a cup of flavored shaved ice top out at $2.75.


Calliope Sno-Balls

twitter.com/CalliopeSno for daily location

This adorable truck dishes out New Orleans–style flavored ice with homemade syrups and frequents events in Garfield Park.

We’re here! Come find us at Ellenberger Park behind the ice rink. @racecityrebels

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La Chinita Poblana

927 E. Westfield Blvd., 317-722-8108

The Fruit Stripe–gum walls at this Broad Ripple fusion-taco shop tend to lure Instagrammers inside, but we’re partial to the walk-up window on the patio.

Mrs. Curl

259 S. Meridian St., Greenwood, 317-822-1031

How many warm Friday nights have we stood in line for 45 minutes at this classic ice cream stand, in no hurry as kids caught fireflies by the creek? Not nearly enough.

Sunday Funday.🍦#icecream #sundayfunday #indiana #igers #foodporn

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Le Petit Cafe

308 W. 6th St., Bloomington, 812-334-9747

Crepes on Bloomington’s B-Line.


Dairy Queen

3740 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., 317-920-1953

These old-school shacks built in the 1950s and 1960s are sprinkled throughout the inner city.