THE BEST ICE CREAM SHOPS & ICE CREAM FLAVORS
IN THE EAST VILLAGE
In a place like New York City, there are too many creative & unique ice cream flavors to stick to plain chocolate and vanilla. With today being Creative Ice Cream Flavor day, Agrodolce wants you to dare your senses and go for flavors you usually would never go for! To help you, we have narrowed down some of the most amazing exotic flavors of ice cream you can get your hands on downtown Manhattan (to start with). With too many great ice cream spots to count, here are Agrodolce's picks for 5 of the best ice cream shops & ice cream flavors in the east village alone ...
The Hip Hop of Ice Cream
- Average scoop price: $4
- Best because: Organic Ice Cream! 🌱
Our pick 🍦Southern Hospitality (pecan ice cream with praline pecans and chunks of pecan pie)
With an in store hip-hop flare & rich flavors inspired by pop culture, Mikey's is a safe bet if you're looking for classic flavors made even better by loading them with decadent toppings. it doesn't hurt that Mikey, the man behind the ice cream is pretty epic too!
Ice cream for Unicorns
- Average swirl price: $5.75
- Best Because: Best soft serve in the East Village & catchy treat names !
Our pick 🍦 The Salty Pimp (vanilla swirl dipped in Dulce de Leche & salted caramel)
The creamiest, thickest soft serve along with some of the catchiest quirkiest names. The Big Gay Ice Cream offers soft serve in standard chocolate, vanilla or swirl but the combination of toppings is where its at!
Ice Cream for the Munchies
- Average scoop price: $4.25
- Best Because: Unique flavored cones & most creative flavors !
Our pick 🍦 White Chocolate Lavender on The Black Vanilla Cone
Mostly known for their ice cream sandwiches, Stuffed Ice Cream in the East Village offers cones in one of a kind flavors like orange creamsicle, birthday cake or even blue corn! That's without mentioning their artisanal ice cream flavors of course. A great spot if you're feeling daring.
The Refined Ice Cream
- Average scoop price: $4
- Best Because: Most variety of flavors & custom cakes !
Our pick 🍦 Hazelnut
Some of the creamiest & full of flavor scoops in the east village. Offering a mix of a classics and asian inspired flavors. Plus offering ice cream cake options.
The Lean & Cuisine Ice Cream
- Average scoop price: $5.50
- Best because: most tasteful vegan options & a seating area ! 🐰🌱
Our pick 🍦 Honey comb and coconut whipped cream
We admit picking a flavor at Van Leewen was the hardest! Every flavor is better than the next and some of the best are gluten free, vegan or both. Yes over the classical flavors! You can either enjoy them inside in the AC or bench outside, super cute for an ice cream date.