We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Matt's Homemade Alabama Ice Cream


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible

Location and contact

Reviews (543)
Filter reviews
543 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews homemade ice cream waffle cone banana split cookie monster cotton candy brownie scones oysters creole praline unique flavors rocky road blue bell red velvet behind the counter original oyster house my favorite worth the wait
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 543 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here based on the recommendation of my sister’s friend. They had a nice selection of homemade ice cream, sundaes, etc. I tried the King Cake ice cream on a sugar cone. It was fabulous. The young man at the counter was very friendly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank caribbeantraveler91
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Matt's ice cream is the best ice cream in the WORLD. My favorite is the Alabama Hot Chocolate! Anytime I am in town i make several visits, sometimes even 2 times in one day. The owner and staff are awesome and will go above and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lauren B
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Definitely a must have while in Gulf Shores! I got the butter pecan and it was delicious! Love this place!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 202emilyw
Reviewed October 17, 2018

So while staying in OB we really wanted some ice cream. We had picked up some things at the Travel Center and there was a coupon for a free scoop of ice cream at Matt's. So we drove down that way one evening. Asked the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bearmom465
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Family of five. Everything we got was amazing and worth the little bit of a wait that we had. This is now a MUST STOP the next time we come back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelinKs2001
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice spot for ice cream after dinner. Lots of great and unusual flavors! Only one size of milkshakes but hand made and delicious. Just too big for me . I couldn’t finish it all.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sunflower1906
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I loooved the banana bread ice cream. Soooo unique with the bread pieces in it. Kids loved it to. Little pricey but hey it's vacation!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hollyd912
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

This is truly great, homemade ice cream. I was expecting very high prices but they were very reasonable considering the quality and location. Kids scoop is $3. They Allow you to sample any flavors you want.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KnanBagg
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique ice cream shop. My kiddo got Cookie Monster ice cream which is chocolate chip cookie, Oreo cookie in blue vanilla ice cream. The key lime pie ice cream is made from the key lime pie from Original Oyster House. Hubby got...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ashley B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I stopped in for dessert and while the Ice Cream was ok, it was not exceptional. I was expecting so much more but I wished I had just bought ice cream at the grocery store.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Susan E
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 26 nearby hotels
Quality Inn
226 reviews
.16 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Gulf Shores
273 reviews
.40 miles away
Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
378 reviews
.47 miles away
Phoenix All Suites Hotel
800 reviews
1.02 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 182 nearby restaurants
Fish River Grill #3
722 reviews
.26 miles away
Hazel's Nook
406 reviews
.15 miles away
The Crazy Cajun
91 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 92 nearby attractions
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
1,420 reviews
.08 miles away
Waterville USA
378 reviews
.35 miles away
Gulf Shores Museum
37 reviews
.68 miles away
Fort Morgan Road Trail
27 reviews
.53 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
michele h
October 15, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from laurensyd | Reviewed this property |
I'm not positive but I don't think so.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing