The New York City Flavor: Five Best Ice Cream Shops in the Big Apple

New York City, Boston

The summer season is always a perfect time for anyone to take a break, and it's not fully appreciated if you'll not dig your teaspoon to a wintry cup of your beloved ice cream treat. Described as the city that never sleeps, New York easily is a place where everything is fast-paced, scenes of people hastening down the streets are natural, and the chaotic traffic gridlock is exhausting. However, New York City also serves as a home to the numerous flavorful ice cream stores. If you're planning to visit New York City, this list below may come in handy if you decide to go for an ice cream shop-hopping.

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Emack & Bolio's Ice Cream

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Boston, United States • Recommendation • 

Emack and Bolio's Ice Cream was founded in 1975 and from here on out, the ice cream chain became a favorite delight of many Americans and other ice cream lovers across the globe. The Boston-based ice cream giant is notable for its wide variety of ice cream zest like the vegan Chocolate Pudding, Beantown Buz and Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Yogurt. Needless to say, Emack and Bolio's Ice Cream has all the flavors that cater to one's taste.

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Sedutto

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New York City, United States • Recommendation • 

Situated at New York City's 1st Avenue, Sedutto is a shop kenned for its distinct take on frosty desserts like their Chocolate Chip Sandwich, Hard Ice Cream and Hard Ice Cream Milkshake. If you're hitting the streets of New York, you can personally go to Sedutto's store or enjoy a candied towering ice cream cone by having it delivered at your hotel room.

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L'Albero Dei Gelati

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New York City, United States • Recommendation • 

L’Albero Dei Gelato traces back its origins from Lombardy, Italy, and in 2013, the store opened a branch in Brooklyn, New York, which became one of the favorite go-to shops for desserts. The flavors of Italy and America co-exist tastefully in every serving of L’Albero Dei Gelato through natural ingredients of the highest quality: pure, seasonal fruit, organic milk and cream, cocoa and sugar. Similar to its mantra "as good as nature", the ice cream store is affiliated with many small farmers to ensure all of their ingredients are rich, tasty and free of preservatives.

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Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream

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New York City, United States • Recommendation • 

With over 80 flavors to choose from, the sky is the limit for anyone who wants to dig in a plateful of Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream located at Rivington Street. Whether you like a simple Black and White Profiteroles or an adventurous Vietnamese Coffee Tiramisu, Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream's many years of delivering texture-focused ice creams will give the quintessential decadence you deserve.

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Ice & Vice

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New York City, United States • Recommendation • 

Addicting like its ice creams, Broadway's Ice & Vice is far from anyone's typical frozen dessert parlor. The store is widely recognised for its innovative yet edgy and customized delights that take self-indulgence to a new height of experience. Ice & Vice doesn't settle to the usual tastes of ice cream because it offers a broad selection of frost delights dedicated for a specific season of the year like Winterblitz, Back to School and Belgian Chocolate Lab among others. If you're someone who doesn't settle to a simple wintry pleasure, Ice & Vice is the perfect ice cream place for you.

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