Food & Drink

The best frozen treats in San Diego, from waffle ice cream sandwiches to a Kelis milkshake

Ice cream sandwich at the Baked Bear

San Diego has plenty of great ways to cool off, but the Pacific is kind of heavy on the salt, so if you're looking for a way to thwart the Summer heat while simultaneously experiencing deliciousness/ getting fatter, we have some fine ways to do so.The Kelis at Chaplos925 B St; 619.798.3888So good it should be illegal, The Kelis is a moonshine milkshake made from vanilla ice cream blended with Catdaddy Carolina Moonshine and Cointreau, then topped with whipped cream and served with a homemade churro. Keep away from yard-dwelling boys.Custom Ice Cream Sandwiches at The Baked Bear4516 Mission Blvd Ste C; 858.886.7433On your way to the beach, get yourself a custom ice cream sando made from your choice of ice cream smashed between fresh baked cookies you can mix and match, brownies, or warm waffles.Vodka Red Bull Slushies at Shore Club4343 Ocean Blvd; 858.272.7873Chugging large goblets of Shore Club’s Vodka Red Bull Slushy will give you wings, and probably a wicked brain freeze, but once that subsides rest assured you'll be going strong all day.Chocolate French Toast Sandwich for Two at Finch’s Bistro and Wine Bar7644 Girard Ave; 858.456.4056Have a breakfast-inspired dessert, or hell -- you’re an adult(!) -- just have dessert for breakfast and get down on the Chocolate French Toast Sandwich made with maple-bourbon-bacon sauce and vanilla bean ice cream.Boozy Slushies at Wet Willie's555 Market St; 619.546.8747Wet Willie's has 30 different frozen daiquiri machines with flavors you can mix and match, like the 153-proof Shock Treatment or Call a Cab, which is what you’ll be doing the morning after mixing a Naked Willie and a Sex on the Beach with a Bahama Mama.

The Kelis milkshake at Chaplos
Waffle ice cream sandwich at The Baked Bear
Vodka Red Bull slushie at Shore Club Pacific Beach
Chocolate French Toast Sandwich for Two at Finch’s Bistro and Wine Bar
Alcoholic slushies at Wet Willie's San Diego