Who will deliver an ice cream cake to a Seattle residence this weekend?
March 21, 2013 8:45 AM   Subscribe

My two-year-old is insistent that we should give his aunt (my sister) an ice cream cake for her birthday on Sunday. Does one of Seattle's many specialty ice cream shops deliver to the Atlantic/Pratt Park area near downtown? I almost found success with Gelatiamo, but they only deliver to businesses. Her birthday is Sunday, but delivery tomorrow or Saturday would be fine, too, of course.
posted by maniactown to Food & Drink (13 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Does your sister work, can you deliver it to her at her job. This assumes she can then put it in a freezer there and that she doesn't have a bad commute.
posted by shoesietart at 8:52 AM on March 21, 2013


This is something a courier can easily do for you. This is literally the point of couriers.
posted by Flamingo at 8:55 AM on March 21, 2013 [1 favorite]


One Hour Parties is fun for stuff like this.
posted by primethyme at 9:07 AM on March 21, 2013


This is what Zaarly does. I haven't directly used them, but went to a tech event last year that had snacks provided by Zaarly caterers. Delicious snacks and nice people.
posted by b1tr0t at 9:09 AM on March 21, 2013


Ugh, never mind my response, I'm an idiot. I mis-read and didn't see you were looking for an ice cream *cake*. Too early is my excuse.
posted by primethyme at 9:16 AM on March 21, 2013


TaskRabbit is full of folks who will pick up and deliver an ice cream cake. They'd even purchase a cooler or icepack if needed.
posted by barnone at 9:33 AM on March 21, 2013 [2 favorites]


I was going to suggest the same as barnone
posted by radioamy at 10:05 AM on March 21, 2013


Taskrabbit is the only real solution here. None of the little local shops or the chains deliver.

Also, most of them don't do cakes. In fact, I can't think of a little local shop(Molly moons, bluebird, full tilt, etc) that does. If you want a cake you might have to go to cold stone or Haagen daas, just something to keep in mind.
posted by emptythought at 10:33 AM on March 21, 2013


There's an app called Get It Now by PostNets that is a delivery service recently started in Seattle. Check it out, if you're interested send me a private message, I think that if I send a friend an invite we both get a free delivery.
posted by IdRatherNotSay at 10:57 AM on March 21, 2013


And I think that Cupcake Royale might make ice cream cakes. I know they make cupcakes and ice cream. Check that out?
posted by IdRatherNotSay at 11:00 AM on March 21, 2013


Pagliacci Pizza has gelato on their menu. They deliver.

And then I saw you want an ice cream cake
posted by ShooBoo at 12:34 PM on March 21, 2013


Cupcake Royale does make cupcakes and ice cream, but not ice cream cake.

In fact, the only places that I can think of or find myself in the Seattle area that do ice cream cake are Gelatiamo, Baskin Robbins and Cold Stone Creamery. I think Taskrabbit or GetItNow can take care of the pickup and delivery part for you.
posted by bearwife at 1:17 PM on March 21, 2013


These gelato guys in Ballard do a semi freddo ice cream cake.
Have not tried it so cannot vouch for its awesomeness. They need 48hrs notice.
posted by pymsical at 7:08 PM on March 21, 2013


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