I scream, You scream, We all scream for Ice Cream! Nothing beats summer time in NYC, and nothing beats a scoop of ice cream on a warm summer day. With June 7th being National Chocolate Ice Cream Day, we’re highlighting some of the best places to feed your frozen treat cravings this summer, right here in NYC!
1. Mikey Likes It
This small pop culture inspired ice cream shops serves ice cream with flavors such as Ice Ice Baby and Foxy Brown. Make an ice cream sandwich with the red velvet waffles, trust me!
Location: 199 Ave A. New York, NY 10009
2. Melt Bakery
Try one of the pre-made sandwiches or mix and match your own from the cookies and ice cream flavors they have available, including a gluten-free option.
Location: 132 Orchard St. New York, NY 10002. (Multiple locations).
3. 10Below Ice Cream
If you’ve been dying to try rolled ice cream, this is the place to find it. Lines tend to be out the door so be prepared for a possible wait.
4. Big Gay Ice Cream Shop
Big Gay offers many options for all ice cream lovers. Soft serve, waffle cones, sundaes, milkshakes, You Name it!
Location: 125 E 7th St New York, NY 10009, (Multiple Locations).
6. Ample Hills Creamery
Ample it not new to the ice cream game so if you’re looking for someone to do it right…This Brooklyn favorite has 3 locations in Brooklyn, and 2 in Manhattan. Some of the shops are open as late as 11pm, so you can grab some during a late-night craving too.
Location: 623 Vanderbilt Ave Brooklyn, NY 11238, (Multiple locations).
6. Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream
Van Leeuwen has multiple locations and an ice cream truck for those on the go. This place offers vegan options for our dairy-free friends, and we heard the Early Grey Ice Cream is to die for too!
Location: 48 E 7th St, New York, NY 10003, (Multiple locations).
7. Ice and Vice
Ice and Vice has ice cream sandwiches, pies, and even ice cream cones topped with a slice of pie or an ice cream sandwich. Yes, on top of the cone! How could you pass up on that?
Location: 221 E Broadway. New York, NY 10002
8. Tipsy Scoop
Tipsy Scoop started out with wholesale and catering, and recently opened a brick and mortar location to sell their spiked ice cream. With flavors that contain bourbon, rum, and tequila, need we say more?
Location: 217 E 26th St. New York, NY 10010
9. Magnum Ice Cream Experience
The Magnum Ice Cream pop up shop is back this year in the Meatpacking, and allows you to create your own custom ice cream bar. You choose your ice cream flavor, coating, and 3 toppings, but a Yelp check in grants you one extra topping. The shop has ice cream photo booths set up to help get you the perfect social media worthy pictures.(Here until Oct, 2017)
10. OddFellows Ice Cream Co.
Odd Fellows offers ice cream and sorbet, vegan sorbet included, and their signature ice cream sandwich is served in a brioche bun. Currently, if you check into yelp you get a free pin!
Location: 175 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249, (Multiple Locations).
Conrad New York
Today Only, Conrad New York, in partnership with People’s Pops, are doing a mocha flavored coffee ice pop blended in coconut milk. This treat is only $6 and offered exclusively at the ATRIO Wine Bar l Restaurant at Conrad.
Location: 102 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282