Ranking 38 ice cream flavors at Oddfellows NYC in South Tampa

Someone had to do it.

click to enlarge Oddfellows' chocotorta Tastes just like a creamy slice of cheesecake and the "soil" is exactly like a cheesecake crust. - PHOTO C/O ODDFELLOWS NYC
Photo c/o Oddfellows NYC
Oddfellows' chocotorta Tastes just like a creamy slice of cheesecake and the "soil" is exactly like a cheesecake crust.
Sampling 38 scoops of ice cream flavors isn't for the weak, but someone had to do it, one cute, colorful sample cup at a time. Oddfellows NYC opened in Hyde Park Village mid-December 2021 and from being inside for a bit, it's easy to see why it's popular with Tampa residents, including the little kids coming in with their parents and grandparents for an after school treat.

Flavors at Oddfellows range from simple, basic vanilla to more advanced and complex takes like cheddar apple, and I tried them all. Here are the best ice cream flavors at Tampa's Oddfellows NYC in Hyde Park Village, ranked.
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Oddfellows Ice Cream Co.

718 S Village Circle, Tampa Tampa

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The best

Passionfruit apricot pistachio My favorite flavor of the entire trip; swirls of apricot jam and tart passion fruit make for an unexpected yet highly enjoyable taste while pistachios provide a salty balance. There's nothing else like it in all of Tampa Bay.

Chocotorta Tastes just like a creamy slice of cheesecake and the "soil" is exactly like a cheesecake crust. A sweet caramel swirl adds a great bit of color contrast.

Coquito Who wouldn't enjoy the Puerto Rican eggnog drink year-round but in ice cream form? A little Christmas-time when the temps rise. Who's bringing the rum?

Miso cherry This flavor is not fussy at all; it's simple. The cherry pieces add texture, flavor, and color to any scoop.

Passionberry butter cake A scoop is tart but fruity and the mini butter cake pieces left me wanting more.

Italicus grapefruit I'd describe it as a Saturday brunch sorbet. Pop it in champagne and have the time of your life.

Exotic fruits sorbet Nothing but real Florida vibes from all the tropical fruits inside: banana, guava, papaya, passionfruit, and mango.

Strawberry basil lemonade sorbet The flavor of fresh lemonade is immediate. Another flavor that belongs in a fizzy drink.
click to enlarge Who wouldn't enjoy the coquito year-round but in ice cream form? - PHOTO C/O ODDFELLOWS NYC
Photo c/o Oddfellows NYC
Who wouldn't enjoy the coquito year-round but in ice cream form?
The rest

Cheddar apple The riskiest choice on the entire menu with cheese chunks in every spoonful and a strong, nutty cheesy taste.

Olive oil Velvety texture unlike the other ice creams. If you're someone who doesn't want a basic flavor but is afraid to take a risk, this is for you.

Key lime pie Tastes exactly like a slice of the Florida classic.

Matcha passionfruit Treat your tastebuds to an interesting mix of sweet passion fruit and bitter matcha.

Lamington You'll think you're eating a big piece of coconut cake with chocolate frosting.

Matcha rocky road A grown-up, "healthier" twist on the mint chocolate chip flavor (but it still has marshmallows).

Cherry cheesecake Classic dessert.

Buckeye cookie Cookie chunks could be smaller but enjoyable overall.

Sweet cream and sprinkles Sprinkles add a festive touch and reminds me of being a kid again at a birthday party

Coffee crunch Screw coffee, start your day off with a scoop of this for the jolt of caffeine you need in the morning.

White chocolate peppermint If the holiday season was a flavor, this would be it.

Cookies & mint A classic flavor with a smooth texture and just the right amount of mint.

Dark chocolate caramel peanut Actual peanut pieces add texture with caramel that comes on the back end.

Olive oil jelly Tastes exactly like the jelly donuts with the sugar topping; the olive oil flavor doesn't overwhelm.

Peanut butter banana pudding Smooth peanut butter texture with the subtle hint of banana.

Miso peanut butter One of the more unconventional flavors but the mix of sweet and salty paired very well.

Pistachio cardamom You won't be able to quite put your finger on the exact taste, but I'd try it over and again to try and figure it out.

PB&J An Uncrustable but in ice cream form.

Peanut butter s'more Mini marshmallows are a cute surprise for this campfire memory inducing ice cream.

Caramel chocolate toffee A super simple combo of three classic flavors.

Brooklyn corner store Desus & Mero fans like me will get a kick out of the soft cookie pieces and crunchy peanuts.

Poppycock All I could imagine were my days eating the butter Jellybelly candy. Cashews add crunchiness to spoonfuls.

Vegan coconut caramel Tropical coconut taste hits ASAP while dark chocolate chunks don't overpower.

Honorable mentions Vanilla bean, chocolate chunk, strawberry jam, vegan grasshopper, vegan chocolate chunk, brooklyn blackout, cookies & cream.
click to enlarge Passionfruit apricot pistachio is best of what Oddfellows NYC has to offer South Tampa. - PHOTO C/O ODDFELLOWS NYC
Photo c/o Oddfellows NYC
Passionfruit apricot pistachio is best of what Oddfellows NYC has to offer South Tampa.
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