10 Best Places to Get Milkshakes in Austin

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I don’t know about you, but I like to kick off summer with a frosty treat. With school ending for the summer this week, celebrate by heading out to one of these 10 Best Places to Get Milkshakes in Austin with your kids.

600 N. Lamar Blvd.

Made-to-order shakes using premium vanilla ice cream with add-ons including: single-origin chocolate, local strawberries, Grade A Michigan maple syrup, housemade syrups & Texas Coffee Traders espresso. Flavors: Roasted Banana & Brown Sugar, Chocolate Cherry.

Sandy’s Hamburgers

603 Barton Springs Road

Grab a classic malt or shake at this iconic Austin burger joint. Flavors include the standard chocolate, strawberry, Oreo, pineapple and vanilla, but we like the butterscotch best!

Kids earn a free Kid’s Shake after completing three items on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist!

Four locations:

5902 Bee Cave Rd., Austin

(512) 296-2151

3700 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock

(512) 428-6164

201 San Gabriel Village Blvd., Georgetown

(512) 943-8258

5400 Burnet Road

(512) 452-2025

Build-Your-Own vanilla or chocolate shake with add-ons including: bananas, sprinkles, gummy worms, graham crackers and more. Or, order one of 8 specialty shakes including Cuvee Coffee, Smores, Peanut Butter Cup, Nanner Puddin’, The Dirt Worm, Grasshopper, Birthday, Cake and Strawberry Shortcake.

320 E. 6th Street

14028 N U.S. Highway 183, Bldg F

5701 W. Slaughter Lane

1120 S. Lamar Blvd.

2700 W. Anderson Lane, Suite #701

Watch the latest flick or take the kids to Kids Camp this summer and sip on one of their milkshakes. Flavors include chocolate peanut butter, strawberry balsamic, Mexican vanilla, chocolate chip cookie. Moms and dads can enjoy a boozy shake like Maker’s Mark Milk Punch Shade!

10000 Research Blvd., Ste. 140

Austinville 78750, 13265 N Hwy 183

5624 Burnet Road

1012 W. 6th Street

3500 Guadalupe

1301 S. Congress Avenue

2901 S Lamar Blvd

9600 S. IH-35, Building C Ste. 400

4477 S Lamar Blvd #790

Amy’s Ice Creams is a staple in Austin. Craft your own milkshake with their standard seven flavors or be bold and try a new flavor!

1706 South Congress Avenue

Try the Dr. Pepper Shake and oogle at the sheer volume of sugar in this popular establishment, but be prepared for the possibility of waiting in line.

1400 S Congress Avenue

2438A W. Anderson Lane

2600 Hoppe Trail, Round Rock

There may be a line here but the Nutella & chocolate pretzel, red velvet cake and Oreo milkshakes make it worth it!

1115 W Lynn Street

Take a seat at this old-timey soda shop/pharmacy for a classic burger and shake combo. Note: This is a great place to take the kids after a morning or afternoon spent swimming at Deep Eddy Pool.

4500 Duval Street

New location opening soon: 4631 Airport Blvd. Suite 125

Their vegan ice cream is made without dairy, eggs or casein. The majority of options are gluten free as well.

2512 Rio Grande Street

These shakes are made with soft serve and include flavors that will make your mouth water including: Minty Fresh, Nuttin’ But Good, Cake Shakes and Carmelized Banana. You also have the option of making your own.  If mama needs an afternoon pick me up, try their Up All Night for a caffeine fix.

Share your photos on Instagram as you complete items off the Austin Summer Fun Checklist for Kids for a chance to win weekly prizes. Tag #AustinSummerFun and be sure your profile is set to public. We can’t wait to see your family having fun together this summer!

Image credit: Hat Creek Burger Co.