Summer is coming and bringing the heat, making frozen yogurt a welcome addition to the Scottsdale dining experience. There are more frozen yogurt joints in the area than you could ever hope to visit on a single trip so here’s a look at the four all-time best to ease your decision making burden.

frozen yogurt in city of scottsdaleBest Value: Golden Spoon. There are Golden Spoon locations all over the world, from Scottsdale to Vietnam, but don’t let its global chain label dissuade you–this is one of the best frozen yogurt spots in the Valley. It’s also one of the most affordable. Load up a cupful of cake batter-flavored frozen yogurt, strawberries, hot fudge and rainbow sprinkles for only $4.

Best Flavor Variety: Yogurtland. No matter how adventurous your tastes for fro-yo may be, Yogurtland has a flavor or two (or three) that’ll satisfy your appetite. This mainstay of summer Scottsdale dining has enough yogurt flavors to blow your mind with indecision including flavors like Hibiscus Passion Fruit Sorbet, Orangesicle, Root Beer Float and over 70 more. Add to that a selection of 45 premium toppings and 15 different types of seasonal fruit and you’ve got a vacation in AZ your taste buds won’t ever forget.

Best Service: Menchies. A local Scottsdale dining favorite, Menchies is a fun fro-yo joint with dozens of flavor varieties, an incredible number of toppings and the friendliest service in the Valley. Courteous, helpful, and consistently happy, the employees of Menchies make the trip that much brighter. The yogurt is also beyond delicious, though at 49 cents an ounce it isn’t the cheapest summer treat in town. But if you’re looking for a cool atmosphere to accompany your cool dessert, Menchies is the place to be.

Summertime Scottsdale dining is all about the frozen yogurt. And whether your main focus is on value, variety of flavor or quality of service, a vacation in AZ will prove fruitful when you visit any of these three best frozen yogurt spots.