Ice Cream along the North Shore: Sydney’s in Grand Marais, MN

by Ice Cream Maker Reviews on September 12, 2012

If you’ve ever been to the North Shore – that is along Lake Superior in Minnesota – you know that ice cream is a must. Unfortunately, the ice cream production is found to be a little lacking. Duluth has no homemade ice cream shops. (I’m not sure what brand the Portland Malt Shop uses in Duluth, but at $6.50 a malt it should be more gourmet than it is.)

Thankfully, on a recent trip up north I discovered Sydney’s Custard in Grand Marais. All I can say is that I had more ice cream than I should have in a 2 day period. All of their custard combinations are fantastic.

I tried the Almond Joy, Rachel’s (heath and raspberry), Turtle sundae, and regular dutch chocolate. (Don’t worry, I didn’t eat all of these by myself.)

If you happen to be in Grand Marais do yourself a favor and spend some time at Sydney’s. They also have excellent wood fire pizzas (Margarita and the Apple Gorgonzola were both terrific.)

Needless to say, I declare Sydney’s to be the best ice cream in northern Minnesota. It will definitely be included in all my future travel itineraries.

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