Kid approved places to grab the best milkshake in town!

Where to Get the Best Milkshakes in Indianapolis

Milkshakes – the dessert treat you can get away with having during a meal. We love them, and so do our kids, so we put together a list of our picks for the best milkshake spots in the greater Indianapolis area. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know!

The Knuckle Sandwich – SR 37 & 144

You may accidentally drive by this milkshake hotspot all the time and not know what you’re missing! If you’re not in the mood for a milkshake, try one of the other daily dessert specials instead.

Beefcake Burgers – Martinsville

This hotspot was rated #1 burger in 2014 by Indy Food Tours, so be sure to grab a burger to help you wash down that milkshake.

Frost Bite – Avon

From milkshakes, to malts, to ice cream treats, Frost Bite is the place to grab a cold treat on the west side!

Bub’s Burgers 

Big Ugly? More like big tasty. Hand dipped milkshakes with only the best ingredients served up here.

Mug n Bun – 10th Street

For nearly 50 years this Indianapolis drive-in eatery has been serving up delicious milkshakes, homemade root beer, and, of course, pork tenderloins.

Rock-Cola Café – Brookville Rd.

This 50’s style diner on the east side serves up a little piece of nostalgia along with every shake!

Wyliepalooza – Irvington

This ice cream emporium serves up “super-premium” ice cream and milkshakes out of its brick and mortar AND mobile food truck locations!

Oasis Diner

You can’t go wrong here! Shakes, burgers, malts, handcrafted soda floats, it’s all good!

BRICS – Broad Ripple

Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station, or BRICS, is located in the heart of Broad Ripple right on the Monon trail. Stop in for a tasty milkshake in one of their many flavors.

Trader’s Point Creamery – Zionsville

Farm fresh, organic dairy is served up at this northwest side creamery! You know it’s fresh when you can see the cows while you have your shake.

Sundae’s – 79th & Fall Creek

With over 30 years in the ice cream business, you will not be disappointed in a treat from Sundae’s!


With more flavors that you can imagine, deciding on a milkshake flavor may be your biggest decision of the day!

Did you know that kids eat free at restaurants in Indy? Here’s the full list.


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