Cool Off With Sweet Treats in Jxn
From classics like a snoball or soda shop sundae to froyo, the City With Soul is a cool sort of place to be during the hottest time of the year.
Nandy’s Candy – 1220 East Northside Drive (Maywood Mart)
A cherished Jackson favorite, you’ll want to stop by for a classic snoball with flavors including anything from cherry and lemon to White Russian and wedding cake. Get creative and mix flavors for a custom snoball of your own.
Bop’s Frozen Custard – 1173 East County Line Road
For a classic, old-fashioned frozen custard, swing by Bop’s. Menu items include sundaes, concretes, shakes, and specialty items such as their best-selling Snappy Turtle treat – vanilla custard layered with hot fudge, caramel, and roasted pecans.
Sal & Mookie’s – 200 District Boulevard East (The District at Eastover)
Try Italian-style sodas including the popular Creamsicle, made with orange and vanilla Torani syrup, creamy half and half and topped with club soda. Sal & Mookie’s also offers malts, floats and hand-spun shakes and a classic ice cream scoop shop with sundaes and splits.
Fondren Fro-Yo – 2951 Old Canton Road
With a 10-flavor lineup that changes often, choose from Tahitian Vanilla, Triple Chocolate or even Valencia Orange, and top your cup with a wide range of options, from fresh fruit to brownie bites to Fruity Pebbles cereal.
Brent’s Drugs – 655 Duling Avenue
Since 1946, Brent’s Drugs has been the Fondren neighborhood’s go-to spot for classic soda fountain treats like milkshakes, malts, banana splits, and ice cream sodas. Seasonal milkshake flavors are rotated monthly, with options like King Cake, S’mores, and Thin Mint.
Since 1993, Cups has been a hotspot for creatives, community, and, yes, coffee. Come for a Blondie (or Brunette) latte made with Ghirardelli chocolate, espresso, and milk, served hot or frozen.
A locally owned franchise of New Orleans’ beloved PJ’s Coffee, the Fondren location serves a complete line of espresso-based beverages, flavored coffee, and award-winning Original Cold Brew iced coffee, as well as fresh-baked pastries and desserts.
New York-Style Pizza, Sandwiches, Wings, Ice Cream & MoreGet Directions (601) 368-1919
Intriguing pizza combinations and a commitment to their New York-style make this 15-year-old Jackson restaurant a local treasure, red-checkered tablecloths, welcoming patio, and dough made from scratch daily - and more.