Summer is the ideal time for ice cream — even in takeout-only form — whether it's regal vanilla, black sesame, or the mayhem of French toast, lox, or pizza flavors.
For old-school parlors, innovative gelato shops, vegan options, and modern creameries, read on for which top scoop spots in the city are still open for takeout, delivery, and outdoor dining.
A number of New York City restaurants have resumed outdoor dining services. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for outdoor dining, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the NYC Health Department’s website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.
For more New York dining recommendations, check out the new hotspots in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, and our guides to brunch spots, food halls, rooftop restaurants and Michelin-starred restaurants offering outdoor dining.
This map was originally published in 2015.Read More