Here's Where to Find The Best Snow Cones in St. Louis

By Taylor Vinson Nothing shouts "summer" quite like a snow cone: this frozen treat and its bright colors make for the perfect dessert when taking on yet another day of St. Louis humidity. Thankfully, St. Louis and its surrounding areas have numerous snow cone stands that fit the bill. Most of them are tiny and unassuming, but trust us -- there are big, fun flavors just waiting for you to try them at these places. Pick one and make it your hot afternoon escape or after-dinner destination.

By Taylor Vinson

Nothing shouts "summer" quite like a snow cone: this frozen treat and its bright colors make for the perfect dessert when taking on yet another day of St. Louis humidity. Thankfully, St. Louis and its surrounding areas have numerous snow cone stands that fit the bill. Most of them are tiny and unassuming, but trust us -- there are big, fun flavors just waiting for you to try them at these places. Pick one and make it your hot afternoon escape or after-dinner destination.

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Frozen Tiki
5300 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63109
The Frozen Tiki may be small, but don’t let that deceive you. This little stand on Hampton is home to lots of flavors. Photo by Taylor Vinson.
Frozen Tiki
5300 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63109


The Frozen Tiki may be small, but don’t let that deceive you. This little stand on Hampton is home to lots of flavors. Photo by Taylor Vinson.
When you visit Frozen Tiki, try the “Soulard’s Hurricane” snow cone flavor. You won’t regret it. They’re open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. every day. Photo by Taylor Vinson.
When you visit Frozen Tiki, try the “Soulard’s Hurricane” snow cone flavor. You won’t regret it. They’re open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. every day. Photo by Taylor Vinson.
Murray’s Shaved Ice
3407 Watson Rd., St. Louis, MO 63139
(314) 952-6255
Tigerblood, Bahama Mama, Frozen Mudslide, oh my! If you’re in need for a tasty way to cool off, Murray’s Shaved Ice is a great place to do it. Photo courtesy of Instagram / future_mrs_tieman.
Murray’s Shaved Ice
3407 Watson Rd., St. Louis, MO 63139
(314) 952-6255

Tigerblood, Bahama Mama, Frozen Mudslide, oh my! If you’re in need for a tasty way to cool off, Murray’s Shaved Ice is a great place to do it. Photo courtesy of Instagram / future_mrs_tieman.
Be prepared to have some tough decisions to make at Murray’s Shaved Ice: here, you’ll have over 100 flavors to try. Murray’s Shaved Ice is open seven days a week, giving you plenty of opportunity to indulge. Photo courtesy of Instagram / jenkubiszewski.
Be prepared to have some tough decisions to make at Murray’s Shaved Ice: here, you’ll have over 100 flavors to try. Murray’s Shaved Ice is open seven days a week, giving you plenty of opportunity to indulge. Photo courtesy of Instagram / jenkubiszewski.
Pakka B’s
N Highway 67 St (St Jean)
Florissant, MO 63031
Looking for something a little different? Gift yourself a southern treat with a New Orleans style sno’ ball at Pakka B’s. The ice is finer and fluffier compared to other snow cones. Photo via Taylor Vinson.
Pakka B’s
N Highway 67 St (St Jean)
Florissant, MO 63031

Looking for something a little different? Gift yourself a southern treat with a New Orleans style sno’ ball at Pakka B’s. The ice is finer and fluffier compared to other snow cones. Photo via Taylor Vinson.
While the texture may be different at Pakka B’s, the snow cones still come in all sorts of fun flavors, such as Hawaiian Hula Hurricane. Be sure to bring cash only! Photo via Taylor Vinson.
While the texture may be different at Pakka B’s, the snow cones still come in all sorts of fun flavors, such as Hawaiian Hula Hurricane. Be sure to bring cash only! Photo via Taylor Vinson.
Tropical Moose
140 E. Argonne Dr. Kirkwood
If you like the idea of sitting on a tropical island, but your wallet says otherwise, take a trip to Tropical Moose. Here, you can at least fantasize about such a place with a Pink Champagne Fizz snow cone in hand -- and the snow cones start at just $1.50. Photo courtesy of Instagram / thevivianjohnson.
Tropical Moose
140 E. Argonne Dr. Kirkwood

If you like the idea of sitting on a tropical island, but your wallet says otherwise, take a trip to Tropical Moose. Here, you can at least fantasize about such a place with a Pink Champagne Fizz snow cone in hand -- and the snow cones start at just $1.50. Photo courtesy of Instagram / thevivianjohnson.
You can make your trip to Tropical Moose a family affair, too. Buy a Canine Cooler for your oh so cute dog brother to join in on the fun. Photo courtesy of Instagram / tropicalmooseshavedice.
You can make your trip to Tropical Moose a family affair, too. Buy a Canine Cooler for your oh so cute dog brother to join in on the fun. Photo courtesy of Instagram / tropicalmooseshavedice.
Glaciers Snow Cones
8350 Watson Rd., Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 575-0222
What do Pink Lemon Sour, Dinosaur and Red Hot have in common? They’re all flavors at Glaciers Snow Cones. Prices start as low as $1 for a kiddie cup. If “go big or go home” is more your motto, you can purchase as large as a  jumbo serving for $4. Photo courtesy of Instagram / zoeaughinbaugh.
Glaciers Snow Cones
8350 Watson Rd., Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 575-0222

What do Pink Lemon Sour, Dinosaur and Red Hot have in common? They’re all flavors at Glaciers Snow Cones. Prices start as low as $1 for a kiddie cup. If “go big or go home” is more your motto, you can purchase as large as a jumbo serving for $4. Photo courtesy of Instagram / zoeaughinbaugh.
Want to go all out with your snow cone? At Glaciers Snow Cones, you can top it off with nerds, pop rocks, Chiclets bubble gum or Pixy Stix for just 75 cents more. Photo courtesy of Instagram / kingold.
Want to go all out with your snow cone? At Glaciers Snow Cones, you can top it off with nerds, pop rocks, Chiclets bubble gum or Pixy Stix for just 75 cents more. Photo courtesy of Instagram / kingold.