17 "Ice Cream" Restaurants in New York.
This ice cream shop on Orchard Street on the LES also offers plant-based, vegan, and dairy-free options.
Lower East Side Ice Cream Factory is where you should get ice cream if you’re in or around Essex Market.
The Carvel shop in Sheepshead Bay genuinely feels like it’s from another era, but with even better soft serve than we remember.
Island Pops is a family-run ice cream store in Crown Heights that specializes in Caribbean flavors.
Ray’s is a classic, cash-only spot in the East Village that serves soft serve, fried Oreos, and milkshakes all year round.
Caffè Panna is an Italian ice cream spot in Gramercy that makes some of the best dessert in the city.
The Richmond Town location of this nearly century-old Staten Island ice cream chain has a bunch of picnic tables where you can eat a sundae.
Dolce Brooklyn is a cafe in Red Hook where you should get gelato at least once a summer.
Visiting the Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory is an iconic ice cream experience that every New Yorker and tourist alike needs to have.
Lady Moo Moo is a takeout window for ice cream in Bed-Stuy that has perfected the classic cone.
Emack & Bolio’s is a fantastic ice cream place with soft serve and waffle cones covered in rice crispy treats.
Brooklyn Farmacy is where you should be eating ice cream sundaes on a hot day in Carroll Gardens.
For a waffle ice cream sandwich or some banana pudding ice cream with vanilla wafers and Vienna Fingers, go to Mikey Likes It in the East Village.
Davey’s is an ice cream spot in the East Village that excels at classic flavors like strawberry, pistachio, and “strong coffee.”
If you need ice cream in Harlem, there’s a fairly simple solution. Go to Sugar Hill Creamery, and get a scoop of something like A$AP Rocky Road.