Would it be summer if you didn’t want a refreshing sweet treat for dinner at least once a week? Manhattan is full of cool treats from ice cream to shaved ice. Find out where you can grab summer-time sweet treat favorites below.

Head to K-State's very own Call Hall Dairy Bar. Find 16 unique flavors, crowd favorites include Purple Pride and Konza Caramel. Be sure to check one of their two locations the K-State Student Union or Call Hall. 

Pandora Rolled Ice Cream – The popular Instagram trend of rolled ice cream made its way to Manhattan and it does not disappoint. Find Pandora Rolled Ice Cream in the Aggieville district. It’s a choose your own adventure ice cream experience, from choosing add in items to toppings to what base type combinations are endless. If you get overwhelmed with too many options, they have flavor ideas for you to choose from. Their hours are weekdays 3 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.  and weekends 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 Tad’s Shaved Ice in the Dillions West Loop Parking lot. This small trailer packs a punch with a never-ending list of flavor combinations that boast sweet and tangy flavors. The trailer is open 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. most weekdays and 12 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Go for something sweet or go for something sour, you can’t go wrong.

Joanna Jane Sweet Treats located at 100 Sarber Lane has a variety of sweet treats, something to please everyone. The small store front brings lots of unique desserts from “raw” cookie dough to shaved ice to ice cream tacos they have options for you and the family. Who knew Manhattan was the home of epic ice cream tacos and the peanut butter taco – learn more about that here. The truck will open May 26, 2021. 


Find your favorite classic places to enjoy sweet treats, like Baskin Robbins right near the Manhattan Town Center, or venture to the “ville for Cold Stone Creamery. If you enjoy your late night sweets try Insomnia Cookies open until at least 1 a.m. every night. 


Looking to opt for something a little healthier? Grab a smoothie from ZL Smoothie and try some of their unique combinations like Apple Spice Cake or Peanut Butter Blaster. Head to Smoothie King for something cool and refreshing. 


Did we miss any of your favorite places to grab a sweet treat in Manhattan? Comment below to let us know.