In the hot summer months, nothing quite hits the spot like ice cream. Its cold sweet texture is enough to put a smile on even the grumpiest of faces. However, not all ice cream is created equal, some are better than others. We did our research and came up with the best ice cream places on Long Island.
Coyle’s Homemade Ice Cream
Coyle’s was established in 1985 and makes homemade ice cream. They offer the classic 1950’s ice cream parlor feel with lots of knickknacks around the establishment. They boast amazing ice cream, ice cream sodas and egg creams.
Located at: 75 Howells Road, Bay Shore
Yelp Rating: 4.5 stars of 44 reviews
Facebook rating: 4.5 stars of 133 reviews
Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe
Located out in eastern long island, Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe is a small building that makes amazing homemade ice cream. They make their ice cream cakes on premises and are often introducing new flavors of ice cream. The Ice Cream Shoppe even offers a vanilla flavored dog biscuit for man’s best friend!
Located at: 1148 W Main Street, Riverhead
Yelp Rating: 4.5 stars of 85 reviews
Facebook rating: 4.7 stars of 274 reviews
Five Pennies Creamery
With many varieties of homemade ice cream, Five Pennies Creamery is a real treat during the summer. The flavors rotate so chances are you will find something new and different each time you visit!
Located at: 11 N Park Ave, Rockville Centre
Yelp Rating: 4.5 stars of 142 reviews
Facebook rating: 4.8 stars of 38 reviews
Website: Not Available
Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour
Much more than a local favorite, this restaurant has gained recognition for its outstanding ice cream quality. Founded in 1920, Krisch’s has been bringing great homemade ice cream, chocolates, burgers and more for 95 years! It maintains a 1950’s ice cream parlor feel to it.
Located at: 11 Central Ave, Massapequa
Yelp Rating: 4 stars of 158 reviews
Facebook rating: 4.5 stars of 363 reviews
Eddie’s Sweet Shop
Eddie’s Sweet Shop is a century-old soda fountain that offers up huge, fresh homemade-ice-cream sundaes, malteds, shakes, and egg creams. This snug corner shop on bustling Metropolitan Avenue is a step back in time. A known spot for the best ice cream, Eddie’s Sweet Shop lives up to the hype.
Located at: 105-29 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills
Yelp Rating: 4 stars of 393 reviews
Facebook rating: 4.6 stars of 847 reviews
Website: Not Available