We may hold some bias, but we think that the ice cream on Long Island is among some of the best in the state. A creamy scoop of ice cream is always our ‘go-to’ on a warm summer day or a crisp autumn evening. Here is the scoop on some of the best ice cream destinations Long Island has to offer!

For Your Classic Ice Cream Cravings: Ralph’s Italian Ices

Ralph’s is available just about anywhere on Long Island. You can find ice cream, water ices, and cream ices—almost anything you could ever want in a traditional ice cream shop. Peanut butter cookie dough cream ice and blue Hawaii water ice are two of our favorites. When you visit Ralph’s for the first time, you know it will not be your last.

Location: Multiple

For Those Looking for a Homemade Touch: Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe

Locals commonly frequent this ice cream parlor, so it is guaranteed to always be buzzing—and for good reason! Some popular treats on the menu include Picnic Swamp and Black Magic Woman, both made with customized ice cream and delectable toppings. What is not to love? This place is a must if you are shopping at the Riverhead Outlets, so make sure to stop by for a cool treat.

Location: 1148 West Main Street, Riverhead 11901

Get Your Salty and Sweet Fix On: McNulty’s Ice Cream Parlor

There is no denying that salty and sweet are a match made in heaven. Because they are made from actual pretzel dough, the salted pretzel cones are out of this world! We absolutely love them paired with chocolate-covered pretzel ice cream. You cannot go wrong with their fun cones and rich and creamy ice cream. For some of the best cool treats, McNulty’s is the place to be!

Location: 153 N. Country Rd., Miller Place

When You Are Looking for a Mountain of Fro-Yo: Yogurt & Such

The saying goes that a picture says a thousand words. And based on the photos we see on Instagram, the most epic fro-yo hands-down must be found at Yogurt & Such. If you are looking for endless topping options or dazzling fro-yo birthday cakes, you will surely find any combination you could possibly think of right here. Make sure to get a photo for your Instagram feed whenever you stop by and try their yogurt parfaits.

Location: 1 Glen Cove Road, NY 11548


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