After several hours or minutes on the beach, you’ll inevitably want ice cream. That’s why Ample Hills exists. They make some of the best ice cream in NYC, and there’s a location in Bay 9 of the Riis Park Beach Bazaar. Get several scoops on a pretzel cone, and enjoy the fact that if you don’t eat them immediately, they’ll melt all over your hands.
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Whit’s End Pizza Parlour
Whit’s End is a pizza and seafood place on Beach 97th Street that makes some of the best pizza in the Rockaways.
Rippers is a little spot right on the boardwalk in Rockaway Beach where you can get hot dogs and burgers.
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The Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory
Visiting the Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory is an iconic ice cream experience that every New Yorker and tourist alike needs to have.
Caffè Panna is an Italian ice cream spot in Gramercy that makes some of the best dessert in the city.
Don Paco Lopez Panadería
Don Paco Lopez in Sunset Park is a Mexican grocery and panaderia with great conchas.
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What was once called Rockaway Taco is now called Tacoway Beach. The good news? The fish tacos are still the best in town.
High 97 is a concession stand with burgers and fried fish at Beach 97th Street in Rockaway Beach.
Rockaway Clam Bar
Rockaway Clam Bar is a stand in the Riis Park Beach Bazaar with really good seafood.
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