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Best Ice Cream NEW YORK

Holey Cream! offers a donut ice cream sandwich complete with icing and toppings
Enjoy summertime in the city with a cold treat to keep you cool. Discover the best places in New York City to sample fresh sorbet, handmade gelato, and decadent sundaes with GAYOT's guide to NYC's best ice cream parlors.

Chelsea
Chinatown
East Village
Flatiron District
Greenwich Village
Hell's Kitchen
Lower East Side
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
West Village
Brooklyn
Queens

View GAYOT's Top 10 Ice Cream Parlors and Top 10 Frozen Yogurt Shops in New York


CHELSEA

L'Arte del Gelato Ice Cream
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Dining Room at L Chelsea Market
75 Ninth Ave.
New York, NY 10011

Italian gelati and sorbetti at Chelsea Market. More...

CHINATOWN

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, New York, NY 65 Bayard St.
New York, NY 10013
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A popular and long-standing Chinatown ice cream hotspot. More...

Il Laboratorio del Gelato Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Il Laboratorio del Gelato, New York, NY 188 Ludlow St.
New York, NY 10002
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Gourmet ice cream and sorbet on Ludlow Street. More...

EAST VILLAGE

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop Ice Cream
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125 E. 7th St.
New York, NY 10009
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A quaint little ice cream shop with big flavors. More...

FLATIRON DISTRICT

Shake Shack Burgers
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Dining Room at Shake Shack, New York, NY Madison Square Park
New York, NY 10010
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Danny Meyer's Madison Square Park snack center serves up arguably the best low-brow haute cuisine any kiosk could muster. More...

GREENWICH VILLAGE

Cones Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Cones, New York, NY 272 Bleecker St.
New York, NY 10014
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Where foodies go to satisfy their ice cream fantasies. More...

Grom Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Grom, New York, NY 233 Bleecker St.
New York, NY 10014
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Don't be put off by the long lines at this Greenwich Village gelato spot. More...



HELL'S KITCHEN

Holey Cream! Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Holey Cream!, New York, NY 796 9th Ave.
New York, NY 10019
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This whimsical sweet shop's specialty is a donut ice cream sandwich complete with icing and toppings. More...


LOWER EAST SIDE

Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Morgenstern 2 Rivington St.
New York, NY 10002
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Seriously artisanal ice cream on the Lower East Side. More...

UPPER EAST SIDE

Serendipity 3 Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Serendipity 3, New York, NY 225 E. 60th St.
New York, NY 10022
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Be prepared to wait at this decades-old Upper East Side ice cream parlor-eatery. More...

UPPER WEST SIDE

Shake Shack Burgers
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Dining Room at Shake Shack, New York, NY 366 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10024
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Danny Meyer's Shake Shack takes on the Upper West Side. More...

WEST VILLAGE

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop Ice Cream
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Dining Room at Big Gay Ice Cream Shop, New York, NY 61 Grove St.
New York, NY 10014
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West Village outpost of Big Gay Ice Cream. More...

BROOKLYN

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory Desserts
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Dining Room at Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Brooklyn, NY Fulton Ferry Landing Pier
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Lip-smackingly good all-natural ice cream and toppings on the Brooklyn waterfront. More...

QUEENS

Benfaremo, The Lemon Ice King of Corona Ice Cream
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52-02 108th St.
Corona, NY 11368
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Local favorite for flavorfully fruity Italian ice. More...

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