The cold, creamy texture of ice cream feels great until you have to sit in a pile of it. Savor ice cream inside your body with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $6 for $12 worth of ice cream and soda-fountain treats from the menu, such as small-batch ice cream in housemade cones ($4.25+), ice-cream sodas ($4.75), and oreo-cookie malts ($5.25+)
- $16 for 10 single-scoop ice-cream cups, regular cones, or sugar cones (a $32.50 value)
Goody's Soda Fountain & Candy Stores
Within a shingled Hyde Park cottage, an original soda fountain from the 1930s—complete with silver faucets and a mirror-inlaid bar—has dispensed handmade ice cream since 1984. Today, Goody's Soda Fountain & Candy Stores models its housemade cones after krumkake—Scandinavian waffle cookies—and fills them with rotating flavors of ice cream churned in small batches every day. Cold meets hot with toppings such as housemade hot fudge and bittersweet, which contains twice as much chocolate as traditional hot fudge. Goody's also pulls shots of espresso from a coffee bar and fills glass jars with more than 50 flavors of Jelly Belly jellybeans. The shop celebrates holidays with seasonal treats such as Valentine's Day chocolate assortments, chocolate bunnies for Easter, and portable voting-booth snacks for Election Day.
On hand to help navigate the ever-changing selection is a “helpful staff . . . as sweet as the candy,” according to Boise Weekly. Guests slurp up their sweets amid the chocolate-brown and cream-white antique decor or, in the summer, on a garden patio hedged in by flower boxes.