Looking to go out for a treat?  I asked the moms where they liked to bring their kids out for a treat and boy did they have a lot to say!  Here are the recommended spots, in no particular order:

Clowning around at Gibson's

Clowning around at Gibson’s

Baked Goods

Muddy’s Bake Shop
East Memphis
cookies, pies, cakes

Whole Foods
East Memphis
cookies, cupcakes, pastries, gelato, smoothies, coffee

La Baguette French Bread & Pastry Shop
East Memphis
cookies, pastries

GiGi’s Cupcakes
East Memphis, Midtown, Germantown

Frost Bake Shop
East Memphis
cakes, cookies

Nothing Bundt Cakes
East Memphis

The Pie Folks
pies, cupcakes

Whimsy Cookie Company
East Memphis

Cupcake Cutie
cakes, cupcakes

French and New Orleans-inspired cuisine & viennoiserie

Cafe Eclectic
Midtown, University, Harbortown
Donuts, cookies, coffee and more


Gibson’s Donuts
East Memphis

Howard’s Donuts
East Memphis

Donut Hutt

Donut Man
NE Memphis

Frozen Treats

Baskin Robbins
several area locations

Midtown, East Memphis, Collierville
self-serve frozen yogurt with toppings, gelato

Ben & Jerry’s
East Memphis
Ice cream plus foos ball and other games

Cheffie’s Cafe 
East Memphis
gelato bar

Jerrys Sno Cones
NE Memphis

La Michoacana
East Memphis
paletes (ice pops) and ice cream

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
Germantown & SE Memphis

Gracie Bleu
Germantown & Southhaven
Self-serve frozen yogurt with toppings, pies

Mama D’s Italian Ice
Collierville store, food truck at Farmers’ Markets

A. Schwab
Beale Street
Old-fashion soda fountain

Wiles-Smith Drug Store
Old-fashioned soda fountain

Gelato Cafe

Yogurt Mountain
East Memphis, Cordova, Arlington
Self-serve frozen yogurt with toppings

Parker’s Water Ice
SE Memphis
Italian ices, gelatis, soft serve ice cream

Sheridan’s Lattes & Frozen Custards
Bartlett & Cordova

Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream & Treatery
Ice cream with mix-ins


Sweet Noshings
Gourmet popcorn, chocolates, candies, Jelly Belly, ice cream, fudge, coffee

Dinstuhl’s Fine Candy Company
East Memphis & Germantown
Handmade chocolates and other candies