best ice cream shops nyc 

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OddFellows Ice Cream Co.

Homemade ice cream in creative, rotating flavors dished out in a petite parlor with whimsical decor.

75 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003

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photo: Goldbely

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

Petite vintage creamery specializing in ice cream that is housemade from area-sourced ingredients.

81 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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photo: vogue

10Below Ice Cream

Snug, sleek parlor for Thai-style ice cream rolls mixed with flavors & toppings while you watch.

10 Mott St, New York, NY 10002

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Big gay ice cream

Hip, convivial ice cream parlor with multiple outposts serving innovative soft-serve concoctions.

61 Grove St, New York, NY 10014

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photo: UrbanTurf

Momofuku Milk Bar

Snug bakery (a Momofuku offshoot) for quirky, inventive desserts from pastry chef Christina Tosi.

251 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003

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Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream

Modern parlor featuring creative flavors of ice cream & sorbet plus gourmet sundae toppings.

2 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002

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Ice & vice

Made popular at outdoor markets, the ice cream at this modern shop has uncommon themes & flavors.

221 E Broadway, New York, NY 10002

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Il Laboratorio del Gelato

Chic corner gelato counter & cafe offering a rotating selection of gourmet flavors made on-site.

188 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002

Mikey likes it

Small, minimalist ice cream shop dishing up organic, creative flavors with pop-culture influences.

199 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

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Emack & bolio

Dessert chain serving creative ice cream flavors & frozen yogurt, plus other sweet treats.

1564 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Ample hills creamery

Factory, shop & roof deck by a Brooklyn ice cream maker, with 24 rotating flavors & other treats.

305 Nevins St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

the original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

The flavors range from familiar to exotic (like lychee) at this compact ice-cream shop.

65 Bayard Street, New York, NY 10013

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photo: Serious Eats 

Davey's Ice Cream

Snug ice cream parlor with nostalgic decor churning out inventive flavors using local ingredients.

137 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003

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photo: Time Out

Sundaes and Cones

Large, light-filled ice cream shop offering Asian-inspired flavors plus familiar favorites.

95 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003