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Most Popular Ice Cream Shop Brands in America

Updated: Aug 11, 2022

10 Largest Ice Cream Shop Chains in The US by Number of Locations in 2022

Dairy Queen is the most popular ice cream shop chain in America with almost 5,000 stores. Sonic came in second with 3,000 stores, followed by Baskin Robbins with over 2,000 stores. The top three brands are significantly more popular than the rest of our top 10.

Most Popular Ice Cream Shop Brands in America

Top 10 most popular ice cream shop chains list is as follows.

1. Dairy Queen

2. Sonic

3. Baskin Robbins

4. Cold Stone Creamery

5. Culver's

6. Rita's Italian Ice

7. Freddy's Frozen Custard

8. Steak 'n Shake

9. Braum's Ice Cream and Dairy Stores

10. Carvel

These are definitely most popular and largest in America. Do you think they are the best ice cream shops?

The data source is Safegraph. See also the most popular fast food brand in America. Many of Baskin Robbins locations, which are often inside a convenience store are not counted as the main brand by Safegraph.

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