44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer
The Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory 華埠雪糕行 is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

1. The Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory 華埠雪糕行

9.2
65 Bayard St (btwn Elizabeth & Mott St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Chinatown · 380 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: This long-time neighborhood establishment specializes in delicious Chinese-inflected scoops like Zen Butter (peanut butter with sesame seeds), almond cookie, lychee, red bean and black sesame.

Cafe Cluny is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

2. Cafe Cluny

9.2
284 W 12th St (at W 4th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Village · 220 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: If you like banana pudding, you'll love the Banana Nilla Wafer ice cream at the summer ice cream cart in front of Cafe Cluny. It only appears sporadically, so you must be vigilant.

Davey's Ice Cream is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

3. Davey's Ice Cream

9.2
137 1st Ave (St Marks Pl & 9th St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · East Village · 117 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Past special edition flavors include chocolate babka ice cream and "Brunch," loaded with chunks of maple-soaked french toast and coffee-glazed bacon. Stop by and see what’s on the board.

Williamsburg Creamery is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

4. Williamsburg Creamery

201 Bedford Ave (N 6th St), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Williamsburg · 25 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The menu is veritable a wine list in creamy frozen form, from Port and Chocolate Cabernet to Raspberry Chardonnay. Quirky non-alc flavors like Popcorn and Apple Pie are worth trying, too.

OddFellows Ice Cream Co. is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

5. OddFellows Ice Cream Co.

9.3
175 Kent Ave (btwn N 3rd & N 4th St), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Williamsburg · 178 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: “Odd” isn’t an insult when you’re using it to describe deliciously savory-sweet combos like chorizo and caramel or miso and cherry.

Sundaes and Cones is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

6. Sundaes and Cones

9.2
95 E 10th St (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Greenwich Village · 228 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: S&C does the traditional stuff well, but the real draw is their slightly wacky, pan-Asian flavor options: taro, black sesame, Thai tea, wasabi and more.

Ample Hills Creamery is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

7. Ample Hills Creamery

9.6
623 Vanderbilt Ave (at St Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Prospect Heights · 312 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The always-evolving lineup is full of fun surprises, from the White Russian-inspired “The Dude” to “The Munchies” (loaded with potato chips, pretzels, Ritz crackers, and M&Ms).

Roberta's Pizza is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

8. Roberta's Pizza

9.5
261 Moore St (at Bogart St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 653 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: If you’re waiting for a table, you might as well head to the tiki bar out back and wait with a huge, Snoop-approved OJ slushie in hand.

Corsino is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

9. Corsino

637 Hudson St (Horatio Street), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · West Village · 90 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: In an affogato, everything depends on the quality of your ice cream and espresso. You're in good hands with this version, made with top-notch vanilla gelato from Il Laboratorio de Gelato.

Bushwick Country Club is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

10. Bushwick Country Club

7.5
618 Grand St (at Leonard St), Brooklyn, NY
Dive Bar · East Williamsburg · 114 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Take your pick: Jim Beam and coke slushie or frozen homemade sweet tea vodka. Either one makes a great buddy for the free unlimited cheese puffs and backyard mini golf at this fun, hip-kitschy bar.

Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

11. Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain

9.2
513 Henry St (at Sackett St), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Carroll Gardens · 154 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The methods are old-fashioned at this retro soda fountain and ice cream parlor, but the menu isn’t; try the Pink Poodle float, made with hibiscus soda.

The Bungalow Bar is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

12. The Bungalow Bar

8.3
377 Beach 92nd St (at Beach Channel Dr), Queens, NY
Beach Bar · Hammels · 34 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The frozen pink lemonade is exactly what you’ll need after a long, hard day at the beach.

Milk Bar is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

13. Milk Bar

8.8
620 Vanderbilt Ave (at Prospect Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Breakfast Spot · Prospect Heights · 156 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Australian iced coffee = espresso, milk, and two big scoops of vanilla ice cream. Warning: It’s going to be hard to go back to normal iced coffee after this.

Connolly's is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

14. Connolly's

7.3
155 Beach 95th St (btwn Rockaway Beach Blvd & Shore Front Pkwy), Queens, NY
Bar · Hammels · 32 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The frozen piña colada is the truth, it is pure summer, and it will knock you on your ass.

Pork Slope is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

15. Pork Slope

8.4
247 5th Ave (btwn Carroll St & Garfield Pl), Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · North Slope · 206 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The vodka ginger slush starts with an innocent base from the Kelvin slushie truck, and then proceeds to adults-only territory. Look out for seasonal specials.

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

16. Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

8.9
61 Grove St (at 7th Ave S), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · West Village · 249 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The flagship "Salty Pimp" cone is hard to top: perfect vanilla soft-serve dressed up in dulce de leche, sea salt and chocolate dip.

Culture: An American Yogurt Company is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

17. Culture: An American Yogurt Company

9.1
331 5th Ave (btwn 3rd & 4th St), Brooklyn, NY
Frozen Yogurt · Central Slope · 89 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Super-creamy, tangy, truly ~yogurty~ frozen yogurt that wants nothing more than to be tucked in beneath a blanket of graham cracker crumbs and key lime sauce.

Dessert Club, ChikaLicious is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

18. Dessert Club, ChikaLicious

8.7
204 E 10th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 112 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The peerless vanilla bean soft-serve ice cream here comes in many formats, but piped-into-an-eclair is the one you won’t find anywhere else.

Yogorino is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

19. Yogorino

193 Bleecker St (btwn 6th Ave. & Macdougal), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Greenwich Village · 13 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: They start with tart, extremely (like, unbelievably) creamy yogurt and class it all the way up with fancy toppings. Get the pistachio sauce, which looks like snot and tastes like heaven.

Momofuku Milk Bar is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

20. Momofuku Milk Bar

9.1
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 624 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Enjoy the creamy cereal milk soft-serve form at any location, or head to the Williamsburg outpost to try it in a “fancy shake” with booze and various magical add-ins.

Mister Softee Truck is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

21. Mister Softee Truck

8.5
New York, NY
Food Truck · Lincoln Square · 21 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The ice cream is probably full of chemicals, but man, is it delicious on a hot day. Twist cone forever.

Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

22. Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop

9.5
727 Manhattan Ave (btwn Norman & Meserole Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Donut Shop · Greenpoint · 240 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: If you ask nicely, the wonderful people here will cut a donut in half and slap a huge scoop of ice cream in between.

Motorboat & The Big Banana is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

23. Motorboat & The Big Banana

6.0
155 Beach 97th St, Queens, NY
Fast Food Restaurant · Seaside · 9 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: There’s always money in the banana stand. And it’s your money, because you couldn’t stop buying these delicious frozen bananas.

La Newyorkina Cart is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

24. La Newyorkina Cart

8.6
W 17th & W 18th St (at 10th Ave), New York, NY
Food Truck · Chelsea · 17 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: This little cart on the High Line is filled with frozen treasure: refreshing Mexican-style paletas in flavors like mango-chile and cucumber-lime.

Coolhaus Ice Cream Truck is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

25. Coolhaus Ice Cream Truck

9.1
New York, NY
Food Truck · Union Square · 72 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Pro tip: Ask which cookies on the menu are the softest when you're designing your sandwich, since crunchier types can squish the ice cream and cause serious structural difficulties.

Popbar is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

26. Popbar

9.1
5 Carmine St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · West Village · 126 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: If you can’t bring yourself to choose from the endless rainbow of gelato and sorbetto pop flavors, sometimes getting the frozen hot chocolate instead is the better part of valor.

Treat House is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

27. Treat House

7.5
452 Amsterdam Ave (at 82nd St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper West Side · 44 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Of course there’s a place in New York that sells strictly rice krispie treat-based foods. And of course the one you should eat is the one filled with ice cream.

Holey Cream is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

28. Holey Cream

7.2
796 9th Ave (at 53rd St.), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Hell's Kitchen · 109 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: There's a donut sandwich covered with your choice of frosting and topping. Not for the faint of heart.

Blythe Ann's is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

29. Blythe Ann's

516 E 6th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Alphabet City · 33 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The dairy-free cake batter soft-serve is the ice cream of every vegan’s dreams (the base is made with cashews). Keep an eye out for pumpkin flavor in the fall.

Chloe's Soft Serve Fruit Co. is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

30. Chloe's Soft Serve Fruit Co.

8.7
25 E 17th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Union Square · 92 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Chloe’s just uses fruit, water, and sugar to make its dairy-free soft serve flavors. So yes, it’s technically something you could feel OK about eating for breakfast. Also: pretzel cones!

Terri is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

31. Terri

9.0
60 W 23rd St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Flatiron District · 289 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: This vegan-but-you’d-never-know-it treat is made with cookie dough soy ice cream, chocolate syrup, and your choice of non-dairy milk.

Brooklyn Swirl is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

32. Brooklyn Swirl

8.7
445 Marcus Garvey Blvd, Brooklyn, NY
Dessert Shop · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 25 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Try a cup of sunny, dairy-free mango froyo topped with fresh strawberries, coconut, and maybe a few rainbow sprinkles.

Las Americas Bakery is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

33. Las Americas Bakery

7.5
40-30 82nd St., Jackson Heights, NY
Bakery · Elmhurst · 10 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The excellent cholado here comes loaded with multiple fruit syrups, chopped fruits, coconut, condensed milk, and a necessary cherry on top.

People's Pops is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

34. People's Pops

8.4
808 Union St (at 7th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Dessert Shop · North Slope · 16 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Hand-shaved ice dressed up with super-seasonal fresh fruit syrups (think red plum and watermelon-lemongrass).

Ralph's Italian Ices is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

35. Ralph's Italian Ices

9.0
501 Port Richmond Ave (at Catherine St), Staten Island, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Port Richmond · 47 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: If you need a reason to get on the Staten Island Ferry, the creme ice at Ralph's is it.

Tous Les Jours is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

36. Tous Les Jours

8.1
31 W 32nd St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Koreatown · 139 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Get the patbingsu - a YOLO Korean take on shaved ice loaded with tons of fruit, condensed milk, sweet toppings, and — just for good measure — a scoop of ice cream.

Delicioso Coco Helado is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

37. Delicioso Coco Helado

W. 96th St. (Broadway), New York, NY
Food Truck · Upper West Side · 1 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: For just $1, a paper cup of fruity sorbet that can literally save your life on a scorching-hot day is a pretty good deal.

Purple Yam is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

38. Purple Yam

8.4
1314 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY
Filipino Restaurant · Ditmas Park · 65 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: You might not be able to identify everything in the Halo Halo (shaved ice, coconut, tropical fruits, sweet beans, flan, and purple yam ice cream, to start with) but you’ll be too busy eating to care.

The Lemon Ice King of Corona is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

39. The Lemon Ice King of Corona

9.1
52-02 108th St (at Corona Ave), Corona, NY
Ice Cream Shop · South Corona · 92 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: You know how you always decide last-minute that lemon will be boring and get something else instead? Don’t. Get the lemon.

Eddie's Sweet Shop is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

40. Eddie's Sweet Shop

9.0
10529 Metropolitan Ave (at 72nd Rd), Forest Hills, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Forest Hills · 96 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Meet the Banana Royal Sundae: Three scoops. Bananas. Sprinkles. Whipped cream. Cherries. Syrup. Walnuts. NO EXCUSES.

L&B Spumoni Gardens is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

41. L&B Spumoni Gardens

9.3
2725 86th St (at W 10th St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Gravesend · 350 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Why would you want just vanilla, chocolate, or pistachio spumoni when you can get the "mixed" and have all three at once?

ABC Kitchen is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

42. ABC Kitchen

9.6
35 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Flatiron District · 567 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: Can we talk about the salted caramel sundae? Yes, there’s caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts on it. Yes, it’s sitting in a pool of hot fudge sauce. Yes, it’s famous for a reason.

A.B. Biagi is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

43. A.B. Biagi

8.4
235 Elizabeth St (Prince and Houston), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · NoLita · 57 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: You can watch classic and not-so-classic flavors (try the white chocolate bergamot) being spun before your eyes in the shop’s glitzy Italian freezer.

Parm is one of 44 Frozen Treats To Try In NYC This Summer.

44. Parm

9.2
248 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · NoLita · 434 tips and reviews

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed: The pistachio-strawberry-chocolate ice cream cake is made in-house and has the magical ability to transform a normal dinner into YOUR AWESOME BIRTHDAY!