Sugar Fix

From ice cream to donuts, Downtown has all your favorite sweets and treats.



Pictured: Holtman’s Donuts

Simply Rolled Ice Cream


The shop offers made-to-order ice cream creations with a vegan-friendly option and over 20 toppings and mix-ins. It also offers 10 signature ice cream rolls such as the Pina Colada, Buckeye Madness and seasonal rolls like Orange Rollsicle and Cotton Candy Fizzaz.

Address: 32 W. 12th St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 407-8917

Maverick Chocolate

Findlay Market

A craft bean-to-bar chocolate maker, with the factory and store located at Findlay Market. Streetcar Stop #10: Findlay Market - Elm

Address: 129 Elder St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 381-0561

Holtman’s Donuts


Started in 1960 by Charles Holtman, Holtman's Donuts has carried on through the years by continuing commitment to their high standards and producing a high quality product. Recognized by the Readers' of Cincinnati Magazine as being the Best Doughnuts in Cincinnati (2012).

Address: 1332 Vine St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 381-0903

Abby Girl Sweets Cupcakery

Central Business District

Family-run cupcake shop, owned and operated by a husband and wife team and named for daughter Abby, chief taste tester.

Address: 41 W. Fifth St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 335-0898

BoBa Cha

Findlay Market

Bubble teas, herbal teas, and smoothies. Choices include Oolong, Jasmine, Green Tea, and with organic herbs like lotus, ginseng, dandelion root, peppermint and others.

Address: 1606 Main St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 421-9111

Dojo Gelato

Findlay Market

Creating handcrafted italian-style ice creams and coffees in small batches from fresh ingredients at Findlay Market. Streetcar Stop #12: Findlay Market - Race

Address: 1801 Race St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 328-9000

FILLO Greek Bake Shop


FILLO Greek Bake Shop embodies the simplistic beauty of authentic Greek pastries; a simple gathering of native ingredients nestled within layers of carefully crafted phyllo dough, baked to a myriad of delicious golden hues. We believe our journey must begin at the very place where these savory and sweet goods have been embraced by locals for centuries – Greece!

Address: 1505 Race Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 873-1995

Graeter’s on Vine


Cincinnati's famous ice cream, plus candy and other sweet treats.

Address: 1401 Vine St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 422-5300

Graeter’s on Walnut

Central Business District

Favorite ice cream and bakery among locals. Located on Fountain Square. 145 years of experience. Streetcar Stop #18: Fountain Square

Address: 511 Walnut St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 381-4191

Hello Honey

Central Business District

Homemade ice creams and sorbets made fresh in their shop using natural ingredients. Flavors rotate weekly. Streetcar Stop #17: The Aronoff Center

Address: 633 Vine St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 977-0300

Insomnia Cookies


Insomia Cookies sells an assortment of nine traditional cookie varieties, including chocolate chunk, snickerdoodle, double chocolate chunk, sugar, M&M, double chocolate mint, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter chip, and white chocolate macadamia.

Address: 1126 Main St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 448-0925

Macaron Bar


The only bakery in Cincinnati dedicated exclusively to French macarons. The lineup consists of several core flavors complemented by seasonal flavors, so you can always try something new. Streetcar Stop #6: Hanke Exchange Station, 12th & Main

Address: 1206 Main St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 813-8181

Mama Made It

Findlay Market

Stop by Findlay Market to find your favorite kettle or gourmet popcorn flavors, with old favorites and some new delectable ones. Also soft serving ice cream, sundaes, floats, icees, cotton candy, and more. Store open Thu-Fri, 10am-4pmy Sat, 8am-6pm; Sun, 10am-4 pm. Streetcar Stop #12: Findlay Market - Race

Address: 1801 Race St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 257-7959

Mon Petit Choux

Central Business District

European style bakery that serves a variety of pastries, as well as coffee and other beverages.

Address: 24 W. Court Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Pendleton Parlor


Pendleton Parlor offers traditional creamy whip ice cream with the addition of edible cookie dough, as well as espresso and ice cream fusion drinks and baked goods.

Address: 1218 Broadway St., Cincinnati OH 45202