The Best Ice Cream Shops in Rockland County and Bergen County
There are many options for getting some great ice cream in Rockland and Bergen Counties
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Cranberry Junction Homemade Ice Cream
Follow the red building to instant sweetness. Classic flavors and sundaes are a hit at this cute shop as well as gelato and smoothies. They also have bench seating where you and your kids can enjoy your sweet treat outside. 19 Temple Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601.
Ernie’s Ice Cream
There is much to choose from at Ernie’s, including soft serve ice cream, dairy-free ice cream, hard ice cream, Italian ice, and their classic Ernielicious hard ice cream with flavors such as chocolate lovers' chocolate, sea salt caramel truffle, and black raspberry blast, to name a few. Homemade sundaes are another favorite as well as their edible cookie dough middles, topped with mini M&M’s and sprinkles. 78 Franklin Turnpike, Mahwah, NJ 07430.
Opened for over 35 years, this family-run creamery offers handcrafted ice cream as well as lunch items and specialty chocolates and candies. Their signature handmade ice cream is served in a glass where your kids can enjoy flavors such as mint chip, almond joy, pecan pralines, and much more. They also offer ice cream sodas, shakes, and an impressive sundae menu. Filled with charm and nostalgia, your family will love this classic confectionery. 468 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, NJ 07666.
Conrad’s is full of sweet options, including homemade ice cream, ice cream sandwiches, fruit and ice cream bars, and ice cream pies. You can also take home a pint (or two) with flavors like Butter Pecan, Lemon, Folk Song Mule, Cocoa Mocha, and much more. 107 Westwood Avenue, Westwood, NJ 07675.
BrainFreeze serves up a little bit of everything, including sundaes, malts, soft or hard ice cream, sherbet, Italian ices, ice cream sandwiches, ice cream cakes, and pies. And since you’re there, you might as well try their signature BrainFreeze option featuring a combination of their soft-serve ice cream whipped together with your favorite toppings such as Oreo cookie, M&M, Reese's cup, cookie dough, butterfinger, health bar, snickers, mint Oreo, banana cream pie, strawberry cheesecake, and Hawaiian. 370 River Road, New Milford, NJ 07646.
There’s so much sweetness at Sprinklez down to their hand-dipped chocolate cones, classic ice cream sammies, Mexican fresh fruit pops, and delicious custom ice cream cakes. The Big Mama shake is a fun one for sharing where you and your kiddos can enjoy a 32-ounce shake made with a homemade ice cream sammie, ice cream cone, unicorn lollipop, cotton candy, candy bracelets, ring pops, gummies and candies. Whatever you choose, you’ll definitely find something special at Sprinklez. 130 Broadway, Hillsdale, NJ 07642.