The creamier and denser cousin of ice cream is frozen custard. This eggy dessert is a wonderful summertime delight - perfect to beat your sweet food cravings every time and with every bite! 

When around St Pete and Clearwater, be sure to visit the top-rated places and try this decadent delicacy. Here are some recommendations for the best frozen custard in St Pete and Clearwater.

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Paciugo. Gelato & Caffe
Restaurant $$
300 Beach Dr NE #120, St. Petersburg FL, 33701
For homemade gelato, ice cream, coffee, and frozen custard, Paciugo got you covered! This place is a treasure for both locals and tourists in St Petersburg.
Paciugo incorporates the freshest ingredients and fruits when making your favorite dessert. Visit here for a light, smooth, and non-fatty frozen dessert with great flavors.
Rita's Italian Ices
Restaurant $$
1010 Court St., Clearwater FL, 33756
Rita’s offers the best Italian-made frozen custard in Clearwater. For people who love fruity desserts and with a sweet tooth, Rita's place always has something special.
This restaurant makes a fresh batch of Italian, rich and creamy frozen ice each day. There is plenty of sitting space both inside and outside. Also, the staff here are super friendly, and their services are super fast. Highly recommended!
Kilwins | Clearwater Beach
5.0  5 Rating (1)
391 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater FL, 33767
Kilwin's is another great place to get frozen custard from if you are around Clearwater beach. This restaurant prides itself on offering quality desserts made with the finest ingredients.
After taking a walk on the beach, be sure to stop by Kilwin’s and enjoy a fresh and hearty-made frozen custard. As you place your order at Kilwins, the staff will be patient with you and even suggest ingredients that will work well together.
Larry's Ice Cream & Gelatos
5.0  5 Rating (1)
6595 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach FL, 33706
As you look to wind up your day, it is worth visiting Larry’s Ice Cream & Gelatos for a frozen custard treat. This spot makes this dessert from scratch incorporating the freshest elements.
In addition to serving the best-frozen custard, Larry's has over eighty types of ice cream. On top of this, they offer little donuts that you will surely enjoy.
Strachan's Ice Cream & Desserts | Countryside
Restaurant $
2332 FL-580, Clearwater FL, 33763
When in Clearwater, be sure to visit Strachan's Ice Cream & Desserts for the ridiculously good frozen custard.
This parlor has many unique flavors you can try. Once you get your dessert, you can opt to stay in and have it from there or enjoy a walk down to the marina as you enjoy the beautiful sunset striking this area.