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Where Is the Best Ice Cream in New York?

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During the warm Summer months, everyone has frozen treats on their minds, but where can you get the very best ice cream? We asked PBS fans to nominate their favorite spots, and here are the votes for the best ice cream in new York.

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    Poughkeepsie

    2 Smiles Ice Cream

    704 Freedom Plains Rd
    Website

    Rochester

    Abbott’s Frozen Custard

    Multiple Locations
    Website

    Williamsville

    Alethea’s Chocolates

    8301 Main St
    Website

    Brooklyn

    Ample Hills Creamery

    Multiple Locations
    Website

    Buffalo

    Anderson’s Frozen Custard

    Multiple Locations
    Website

    Warwick

    Bellvale Creamery

    1390 New York 17A
    Website

    Dunkirk

    Big Dipper Ice Cream Parlor

    950 Central Ave
    Website

    New York

    Big Gay Ice Cream

    125 E 7th St
    Website

    Brooklyn

    Blue Marble

    Multiple Locations
    Website

    Middletown

    Blueberry Mountain Ice Cream

    655 New York 17M
    Website

    Kingston

    Boices Dairy Bar

    62 Oneil St
    Website

    Mayville

    Box Car Barney’s

    13 W Lake Rd
    Website

    Rochester

    Braum’s

    Multiple Locations
    Website

    Waterport

    Brown’s Berry Patch

    14264 Roosevelt Hwy
    Website

    Webster

    Brusters

    Multiple Locations
    Website

    Mechanicville

    Bubbles

    150 S Central Ave
    Website

    Interlaken

    Cayuga Lake Creamery

    8421 New York 89
    Website

    Hamburg

    Charlap’s

    7264 Boston State Rd
    Website

    New York City

    Chinatown Ice Cream

    65 Bayard St
    Website

    Kenmore

    Condrell’s

    2805 Delaware Ave
    Website

    New York City

    Cones Ice Cream Artisans

    272 Bleecker St
    Website

    Glen Falls

    Cooper’s Cave

    2 Sagamore St
    Website

    Ithaca

    Cornell Dairy

    Judd Falls Rd
    Website

    Guiderland

    Corner Ice Cream

    3770 Carman Rd
    Website

    Lockport

    Cream and Sugar Ice Cream Café

    179 East Ave
    Website

    Riverhead

    Dari-Land

    Rte 25
    Website

    Niagra Falls

    De Dee’s Dairy

    8715 Niagara Falls Blvd
    Website

    Saranac Lake

    Donnelly’s Ice Cream

    1556 State Route 86
    Website

    Forest Hills

    Eddie’s Sweet Shop

    105-29 Metropolitan Ave #1
    Website

    Staten Island

    Eggers

    1194 Forest Ave
    Website

    Multiple Locations

    Emack and Bolio’s

    Multiple Locations
    Website

    New York City

    Ferrera Bakery

    195 Grand Street
    Website

    Fonda

    Fonda Dairy Bar

    22 S Bridge Street
    Website

    Blasdell

    Franceil’s Custard

    3411 S Park Avenue
    Website

    Lancaster

    Frosty’s

    Multiple Locations
    Website

    Syracuse

    Gannon’s Ice Cream

    Other Locations in Downtown, Shady Brook, and the Valley
    Website

    Elmira

    Grand Central Creamery

    1687 Grand Central Avenue
    Website

    Cohoes

    Guptill’s Coney Express

    1085 New Loudon Road
    Website

    Rochester

    Hedonist Artisan Chocolate

    674 South Avenue
    Website

    Pawling

    Heinchon Ice Cream

    Route 22 (Danby Ln)
    Website

    Huntington

    Herrell’s Ice Cream

    46L Gerard Street
    Website

    Lewiston

    Hibbard’s Custard

    105 Portage Road
    Website

    Williston Park

    Hildebrandt’s Restaurant

    84 Hillside Avenue
    Website

    Red Hook

    Holy Cow Ice Cream

    7270 S Broadway
    Website

    Oxford

    Hoppie’s

    2 Lafayette Park
    Website

    West Haverstraw

    Hoyer’s Ice Cream

    17 Treason Hill Street
    Website

    Mastic

    Ice Cream Cottage

    1590 Montauk Hwy
    Website

    Greenwich

    Ice Cream Man

    417 New York 29
    Website

    Lake Katrine

    Jolly Cow

    1620 Rte 9W
    Website

    Binghamton

    Jones Humdinger

    1441 Front Street
    Website

    Elmira

    King Kone

    1315 College Avenue
    Website

    Speculator

    King of the Frosties

    New York 30
    Website

    West Seneca

    Kone King

    865 Center Road
    Website

    Massapequa

    Krisch’s

    11 Central Avenue
    Website

    Lockport

    Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream

    79 Canal Street
    Website

    Spencerport

    Lugia’s

    4719 County Rd #117
    Website

    Tarrytown

    Main Street Sweets

    35 Main Street
    Website

    Massapequa

    Marshall’s

    4276 Merrick Road
    Website

    Queensbury

    Martha’s Dandee Creme

    1133 U.S. 9
    Website

    Flushing

    Max and Mina’s

    7126 Main Street
    Website

    Boonville

    Mercer’s

    13584 NYS Route 12
    Website

    Saugerties

    Mickey’s

    72 Main Street
    Website

    Cold Spring

    Moo Moo’s

    32 West Street
    Website

    Fairport

    Moonlight Creamery

    36 West Avenue
    Website

    New York City

    Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream

    2 Rivington Street
    Website

    Wyantskill

    Moxie’s

    1344 Spring Avenue
    Website

    Colonie

    Muffin’s

    2113 Central Avenue
    Website

    Brooklyn

    Oddfellows

    175 Kent Avenue
    Website

    Batavia

    Olivers

    211 W Main Street
    Website

    Sycamore

    Ollies

    2290 Oakland Drive
    Website

    Williamson

    Orbacker’s Drive-In

    4793 New York 104
    Website

    Endicott

    Pat Mitchell’s

    231 Vestal Avenue
    Website

    Akron

    Perry’s Ice Cream

    1 Ice Cream Plaza
    Website

    Fairmont

    Pete’s Polar Parlor

    3345 Milton Avenue
    Website

    Otego

    Pie in the Sky

    3883 State Highway 7
    Website

    Pittsford

    Pittsford Dairy

    44 N Main St
    Website

    Tonawanda

    Platters Chocolates

    954 Oliver St, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
    Website

    Port Jefferson

    Port Jefferson Frigate

    101 Main St # A, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
    Website

    Ithaca

    Purity

    700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
    Website

    Henrietta

    Read’s Homemade Ice Cream

    3130 E Henrietta Rd, Henrietta, NY 14467
    Website

    East Aurora

    Red Caboose

    79 Elm St
    Website

    Brewster

    Red Rooster Drive Inn

    1566 New York 22, Brewster, NY 10509
    Website

    Port Jervis

    Riverside Creamery

    5 Water St, Port Jervis, NY 12771
    Website

    Poestenkill

    Roxy

    Mobile/Several Trucks
    Website

    Kinderhook

    Samascott’s Garden Market

    65 Chatham St
    Website

    Penn Yan

    Seneca Farms

    2485 New York 54A, Penn Yan, NY 14527
    Website

    New York City

    Serendipity 3

    225 E 60th St, New York, NY 10022
    Website

    Long Island

    Snowflake

    1148 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901
    Website

    Remsen

    Soda Fountain Restaurant

    9698 Main St, Remsen, NY 13438
    Website

    Brooklyn

    Sprinkles Ice Cream

    780 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10065
    Website

    Saratoga Springs

    Stewart’s Shops

    Various
    Website

    New York City

    Sundaes and Cones

    95 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003
    Website

    Homer

    Super Cream

    13 N West St, Homer, NY 13077
    Website

    Williamsville

    Sweet Jenny’s

    5732 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221
    Website

    Ithaca

    Sweet Melissa’s Ice Cream Shop

    200 W Seneca St
    Website

    Northport

    Sweet Shop

    55 Main St, Northport, NY 11768
    Website

    Brooklyn

    Taste the Tropics Ice Cream

    1839 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226
    Website

    Jamestown

    Tastee Corners

    780 Foote Ave
    Website

    Watkins Glen

    The Great Escape

    221 S Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
    Website

    Troy

    The Snowman

    531 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12182
    Website

    Slingerlands

    Toll Gate Ice Cream

    1569 New Scotland Rd, Slingerlands, NY 12159
    Website

    Auburn

    Tom Thumb Drive-In

    6143 E Lake Rd, Auburn, NY 13021
    Website

    Fire Island

    Unfriendly’s Ice Cream

    21 Broadway Ave
    Website

    Brooklyn

    Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

    Mobile/Several Trucks
    Website

    Valhalla

    Village Creamery

    32 Broadway
    Website

    Hillsdale

    Village Scoop

    2640 State Route 23
    Website

    New York City

    Wemple and Edick

    453 New York 334, Johnstown, NY 12095
    Website

    Stand Cicero

    Williams Farm Stand

    6545 State Route 31
    Website