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24 Crows

** THIS RESTAURANT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED ** 24 Crows is an extraordinary sandwich shop and town cafe, where everything on the menu is made with expertise and first-class ingredients. In addition to great food, it offers a selection of interesting crafts, fine wine and unique groceries. The ice cream, made here, is sensational.

Aiken Ice Cream

Small-batch ice cream made with South Carolina cream, fruits & nuts. Flavors include angelic vanilla, strong coffee & Aztec chocolate. *CLOSED*
Aiken, SC

Anderson’s Frozen Custard

Year-around, Anderson's serves superb custard that is soft and creamy and rich. No indoor seating at this location in Buffalo.

Annabelle’s Ice Cream

Tucked down an alley off the main drag in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Annabelle’s award-winning natural ice cream has been turning heads since 1982.
Portsmouth, NH

Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar

Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar: Excellent Cape Cod restaurant For all of those that travel to Cape Cod each year, the name is synonymous with great, summertime Roadfood seafood. Located conveniently off the side of Route 6 in Eastham, Arnold’s is the kind of place that will find its way into your heart and be … Continue reading Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar

Ashley’s Ice Cream

Sophisticated, artisan ice cream gets no better than Ashley's in New Haven, Connecticut. Popular toppings include homemade hot fudge and melted peanut butter.
New Haven, CT

Azucar Ice Cream Company

In the heart of Little Havana, Azucar Ice Cream Company makes a spectacular array of colorful ice creams in familiar and exotic tropical flavors.
Miami, FL

Backyard Cafe

The Backyard Cafe is a destination for handsome hamburgers, after-5pm Dixie dinner & from-scratch ice cream atop squares of gooey butter cake.
West Columbia, SC

Bauder Pharmacy

Indulge in a turtle sundae, shake, malt, or soda. The ice cream is Bauder's own, the flavor rotation including fresh strawberry and peach in summer months.
Des Moines, IA

Beals Ice Cream

A landmark in the Old Port, Beal’s Ice Creams include both basic and inventive flavors, including seasonal specialties such as Pumpkin and Indian Pudding.

Bedford Farms

Boasting 16% butterfat, Bedford Farms' luscious ice cream is extra-thick and packed with the most popular mix-ins. A Bedford tradition since 1880.

Ben & Bill’s Chocolate Emporium

Ben and Bill's ice cream comes in many inventive flavors; the signature being Lobster, a butter-flavored ice cream accented by chunks of real lobster meat!

Benson’s Ice Cream

In the small, scenic town of Boxford, Massachusetts, Benson's is actually attached to the owner's house: magical ambience in which to enjoy an oversized cone.

Big Dipper Ice Cream Factory

Big Dipper ice cream is among New England's best. It's an extraordinarily happy place, a good-weather ritual for pilgrims from all over Connecticut.

Billy’s Boudin and Cracklins

In the never-ending debates about where to find Cajun country's best boudin and crackins, Billy's rates high among connoisseurs and travelers.
Scott, LA

Birdsall’s Ice Cream

A Mason City, Iowa, ice cream destination since 1938, Birdsall's is known for in-season peach ice cream topped with peaches.
Mason City, IA

Bishop’s Ice Cream

Littleton, NH Restaurant: Bishop's has been a summertime destination for ice cream lovers for more than three decades. We love the unique New England specialty flavor, Grapenuts.

Blackie’s | Best Pepper-Hot Relish for Hot Dogs in Connecticut

Hot dogs at Blackie's of Cheshire, Connecticut, are plumpies oil-boiled to the point that they erupt with flavor. Pepper-hot relish is a must!

Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor

Wells’ Dairy, makers of Blue Bunny brand ice cream, produces more ice cream than any other single company. If you have a special fondness for ice cream, you need to know about this place! The ice cream parlor is a 1920s-style sweet shop with a soda-fountain counter and high-back booths.
Le Mars, IA

Blue Plate

Blue Plate's chef-driven meals using local ingredients and stylish recipes make this casual country dinner house a Columbia County, New York top choice.
Chatham, NY

Bob’s Clam Hut

Maine shoreline summertime seafood, eat-in-the-rough style. Bob's clam plates and clam rolls, scallops, shrimp, and lobster rolls are Kittery, ME bests.

Bon Ton Cafe

Bon Ton is the New Orleans restaurant in which to taste such Creole classics as crawfish etouffe, jambalaya, and signature Red Fish Bon Ton.
New Orleans, LA

Brickley’s Ice Cream & Cakes

A sweet aroma of freshly-baked waffle cones permeates Brickley's air. This local institution is a favorite stop going to or from the South County shoreline.
Narragansett, RI

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory flavors are true and clear -- old-fashioned simple rather than palate-numbing rich. The Brooklyn waterfront is your dining room.

Broom’s Bloom Dairy

Ice cream stars at Broom's Bloom Dairy; lunch is great, too, especially gooey grilled cheese and smoky mac n cheese made with cheddar and gouda.

Bubbling Brook Restaurant

Bubbling Brook's vanilla and chocolate ice creams do not stand up as distinct, but toppings are good. Moose Tracks is a better flavor alternative.

Charm School | Best Richmond Ice Cream Parlor

Endlessly creative flavors combine with a retro-educational theme to make Charm School an essential Richmond ice cream parlor.
Richmond, VA

Cliff’s Dairy Maid

Cliff's is an old-fashioned New Jersey drive-in with colorful ice cream (hard & soft-serve) plus hot dogs and hamburgers. Dine at picnic tables or in the car.

Coconut Glen’s

A coconut ice cream purveyor on a lonely curve on the Road to Hana, Coconut Glen makes dairy-free ice cream that's even better than some with butterfat.
Hana, HI

Cream & Sugar Cafe

In this neighborhood coffee house and cafe, menu highlights include an out-of-this-world sausage biscuit (with or without sausage gravy), artisan granola, espresso, and cold-brew coffee. ** CLOSED **
Mobile, AL

Creamery Cafe

The Creamery Cafe is the little eatery in the great big Tillamook Cheese Makers' Cooperative. Good sandwiches and salads, but everyone comes for ice cream.

Crescent Ridge Dairy Bar

Crescent Ridge is a large-scale Massachusetts dairy that satisfies ice cream cravings of 100s of daily customers through all New England seasons.

Custard’s Last Stand

Philadelphia-style ice cream and water ice by the Jersey shore. Specialty: chocolate ices that can, and should, be layered into soft-serve.

Dave’s Gourmet Ice Cream

A marriage of high-tech methods and quality ingredients, Dave’s Gourmet is unique ice cream tucked into a mini-mart.

Deep Barrel Roaster & Creamery

I cannot think of a better duo than coffee and ice cream. I adore each one on their own, but together, they create a myriad of counterbalances: sweet and bitter, hot and cold, laid-back and energetic. They are opposites in many ways, but that makes them perfect complements to each other. I stopped by Deep … Continue reading Deep Barrel Roaster & Creamery

Doumar’s Cones & Barbecue

Doumar’s of Norfolk, Virginia is marked by a sign with big ice cream cones on either side -- reminder that Abe Doumar, founder, invented the ice cream cone!
Norfolk, VA

Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie

An exuberantly hip Virginia restaurant with a menu of excellent pizzas, Dr. Ho's also offers fabulous locally-sourced salads and the best hot milk cake.

Dr. Mike’s | Small Batch Artisan Ice Cream | Bethel, CT

Small batch artisan ice cream at its finest has made Dr. Mike's of Bethel, Connecticut, one of the very best ice cream parlors in the USA.
Bethel, CT

Emack & Bolio’s

Emack & Bolio's multiple locations boast "exotic and original outrageous flavors." The Cape Cod store in Orleans is a house with a porch for al fresco eating.

Flipside Cafe

Flipside Cafe's Dixie-flavored farm to table comfort food includes shrimp & grits, local greens & veggies, and white cheddar pimento cheese. Breakfast, too!

Fosselman’s Ice Cream Company

Fosselman’s Ice Cream Company is definitely worth a detour from anywhere in Los Angeles. Located in the San Gabriel Valley northeast of downtown, it is easily accessed from the 110, 710, and 10 freeways.  This is a great place to stop and grab a yummy cone. What should I eat at Fosselman’s Ice Cream Company? … Continue reading Fosselman’s Ice Cream Company

Frosty Chalet

Lone Pine's Frosty Chalet is an updated Frosty stand serving some of the best little burgers in California.

Gifford’s Ice Cream

Gifford's stand in Skowhegan, Maine, has a homey, old-fashioned feel. The premium ice cream has an honest flavor. Try Maine Wildberry or Orange Pineapple!


Now a national favorite, Graeter's is too big to be Roadfood. But we are happy to bend the rules for chocolate chip ice cream this good.
Cincinnati, OH

Gray’s Ice Cream

Grand and dignified ice cream at Gray's includes such New England flavors as Grape-Nuts and frozen pudding. Ginger ice cream is made from real ginger root.

Hansen’s Sno-Bliz

Hansen's invented the shaved ice machine and continues to serve the best version of the ultra-refreshing sweet slurpy. A New Orleans must!
New Orleans, LA


Hildebrandt's has been serving hamburgers and soda fountain treats to Long Islanders since 1926. Everything is excellent; be sure to try silver dollar fries. *CLOSED*
Williston Park, NY

Hitching Post

Hitching Post steaks, cooked over fire of live oak wood, come with a full dinner of Santa Maria side dishes that are an old California ranch country tradition.

Hodgie’s Ice Cream

Hodgie's “regular” scoops fill up a pint container. This huge-portion ice cream parlor attracts families and teens in search of summertime refreshment.

Hollyhock Hill

Skillet-fried chicken is wonderful at Indianapolis' Hollyhock Hill. With pan gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and corn niblets, hot breads & apple butter.
Indianapolis, IN

Honey From the Rock Cafe

Serving 4-star Dixie cafeteria fare with spiritual purpose, Augusta's Honey from the Rock is known for baked chicken, crisp corn fritters & homemade ice cream.
Augusta, GA

Hoodsport Coffee Co.

Quality local coffee and ice cream pair perfectly and are available in a wide variety at Hoodsport Coffee Co. outside of Olympic National Park in Washington.

Hopkins Farm Creamery

Hopkins Farm Creamery is a Delaware best bet for the creamiest ice cream around. Flavors we especially like are black raspberry and chocolate banana walnut.

Hub Ice Cream Factory

Velvety hand-crafted ice creams -- familiar, eccentric, gluten-free, or high proof -- make Hub a very cool dessert destination in the heart of downtown Tucson.
Tucson, AZ


An Escalon, California, community hub on the way to Yosemite, Hula's is a destination for ball-game style garlic fries and thick burgers.

Ice Cream Machine

Tucked away on Route 114 next to Diamond Hill State Park, Ice Cream Machine offers flavors from predictable to wild. plus cakes, pies, brownies and cookies.

Ice Cream Parlor

Ice cream on nice, fresh waffle cones makes a visit to this West Liberty, Ohio sweet shop a heartland pleasure. Moose tracks is a notably good flavor.


Ici ice cream is Berkeley aristocracy. Mocha salted almond, anyone? Sesame praline? How about peach habanero sorbet? Staff offers little spoonful samples.
Berkeley, CA

Il Bacio

From-scratch ice cream at Danbury's Il Bacio includes such memorable flavors as 7-chocolate Cardiac Arrest, Vanilla Pudding, and Peanut Butter Oreo Cheesecake.
Danbury, CT

J.P. Licks

If you're not in the mood for cream and sugar (either in ice cream or house-roasted coffee), J.P. Licks of Boston also offers hard and soft frozen yogurts.

Jerry’s Seafood

There's no romantic atmosphere, but Jerry's is for lovers of crab: as soup, crab cakes, crab dip, and huge "crab bombs." Also a full menu of other seafood.

Jocko’s Steakhouse

Jocko's is an historic, rough and tumble steak house where choice cuts are grilled over live red oak, Santa Maria BBQ style.

Juice N Fruit

Juice N Fruit is a small Tucson restaurant specializing in healthy drinks and sweets made from fruit and ice cream.
Tucson, AZ

Juniper Valley Ranch

Skillet fried chicken & baked ham with hot biscuits and apple butter put Juniper Valley Ranch on the Roadfood map. Call ahead for reservations (summer only).

Kettle Cove Creamery & Cafe | Maine Lobster Roll

Kettle Cove Creamery is a charming little Cape Elizabeth purveyor of strong coffee, colorful ice cream & good sandwiches including a fantastic lobster roll.
Cape Elizabeth, ME

Kimball Farm Ice Cream

The fiercely rural town of Carlisle, Massachusetts, is home to Kimball Farms' hearty ice cream flavors, which draw customers from many towns all around.

Kool Kone

Kool Kone is a longtime roadside attraction in Wareham, attracting crowds for lunch, dinner, ice cream and miniature golf in the adjoining “Dolphin Cove.”

L&B Spumoni Gardens

Spumoni is the signature item at this Brooklyn institution, but don't ignore L&B pizza. It has a chewy crust with just the right mix of tomato sauce and cheese.

La Michoacana De Paquime

A Latino snack shop specializing in ice pops made with real fruit, Albuquerque's Paletería Michoacana de Paquime is unlike any dessert shop in this country.
Albuquerque, NM

Lago’s Lone Oak

In addition to excellent ice cream, Lone Oak of Rochester, New Hampshire, serves a drive-in menu of hamburgers, hot dogs, and locally-made draft sodas.

Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream | Buffalo, NY

Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream uses local ingredients of the highest quality to create flavors that aren't only unique; they are mesmerizingly delicious.
Buffalo, NY

Lane Southern Orchards

Located 5 minutes off I-75 in Georgia, Lane Southern Orchards is a good stop for cobblers and sandwiches and fresh peaches from late spring through summer.

Leopold’s | Small Batch Ice Cream in Savannah, Georgia

Small batch ice cream served in a charming downtown parlor has made Leopold's a Savannah sweet-tooth destination for 100+ years.
Savannah, GA

Little Tea Shop

A vintage lunch room on old Cotton Row, Little Tea Shop is a Memphis experience all food lovers should have, from pot likker to fudge-topped frozen pecan balls.
Memphis, TN

Lizzy’s Ice Cream

A refined ice cream shop of yore, Lizzy's is a Waltham institution with the usual flavors plus such surprises as Cantaloupe and Charles River Crunch.

Local Ocean Seafoods

The best seafood restaurant in Newport, Local Ocean throbs with good vibes. Great counter seats provide a view of the bustling open kitchen.
Newport, OR

Matsumoto Shave Ice

Matsumoto shave ice sells original Hawaiian shave ice at its finest and most refreshing, either plain or adorned with ice cream or sweet adzuki beans

Michael’s Dairy

With its snazzy, retro façade on the edge of a residential district of New London, Connecticut, Michael’s Dairy is a year-round ice cream local favorite.
New London, CT


Surrounded by Michigan farmland were cows graze across the grass, Moomer’s is an ideal place to eat some of the best ice cream in the Midwest.
Traverse City, MI

Murdo Drive-In

Broasted chicken is served sizzling hot; burgers are hand-pattied; cyclones (milk shakes) are made from scratch at South Dakota's Murdo Drive-In.

Namaste Indian Street Food

Located in a common shopping center, Namaste offers uncommonly good Indian food, dine-in or take-out. Go in a group: There are so many good things to taste.

Negranti Creamery

Ice cream made with sheep milk at Negranti Creamery of Paso Robles, California, results in bold flavors and lighter, ice-milk texture.
Paso Robles, CA

Nelson’s Ice Cream

Nelson's is a long-time St. Paul scoop shop that pleases crowds with eye-popping portions of ice cream in dozens of flavors.
Saint Paul, MN

Nick Charlap’s

Nick Charlap's is an old-fashioned rural sweet shop in Hamburg, New York, that still makes its own ice cream.

Noriega Hotel

A pillar of the California Basque community in Bakersfield, Noriega Hotel is an old boarding house that still serves three family-style meals a day.
Bakersfield, CA

Oink’s Dutch Treat

Oink’s is a Michigan ice cream shop serving cones, sundaes and other creations. Our favorite flavor is Mackinaw Island fudge -- chunks of fudge in fudge ripple.

Old Town Bakery

On a corner in Key West, Old Town Bakery is the local go-to for breads, cakes, croissants, crunchy palmiers, and even a cup of brie-tomato soup.
Key West, FL

Original Rainbow Cone

Original Rainbow Cone sells American ice cream that is light-hearted and nostalgic. Get a cone with all five signature flavors.
Chicago, IL

Peaceful Meadows Farm

Peaceful Meadows Farm is a family-friendly, year-round landmark serving dairy-fresh scoops of ice cream in a rural setting.

Peaches ‘n’ Such

A farm-stand cafe surrounded by South Carolina orchards, Peaches 'n' Such serves breakfast, lunch and, of course, peach ice cream and peach cobbler.

Penn State Creamery

The Penn State Creamery in University Park, Pennsylvania, sells made-on-premises ice cream that is incredibly rich. 18 flavors available at any one time.

Pheasant Restaurant and Lounge

This former gas station and snack shop has been serving local game and comfort food to 'hungry-mous' travelers since 1949. A super prairie stop, Roadfood-style.

Pink Dipper

A vintage ice cream parlor in North Augusta, South Carolina, Pink Dipper offers classic sundaes, shakes, frappes & floats as well as kiddie toys and candy.
North Augusta, SC

Pumphouse Creamery

Small-batch ice cream is made at Pumphouse using local dairy products and fruits. The result: ice cream with big, fresh flavor and pure farm character.
Minneapolis, MN

Purple Hull Market | Southern Plate Lunch And Big Steaks

Southern plate-lunch and weekend steak dinners make the Purple Hull Market a beloved country-casual destination in North Augusta, SC.
North Augusta, SC

Rancatore’s Ice Cream

Rancatore's flavors, from traditional Neapolitan to Khulfi and gingersnap molasses, make it a Boston-area best. Whipped cream and hot fudge are superb.

Red Truck Rural Bakery

Outstanding baked goods such as Kentucky bourbon pecan pie, real mincemeat pie, and chocolate moonshine cake put the Red Truck Bakery on the Roadfood Honor Roll.
Marshall, VA

Rich Farm

Rich Farm is the right place to enjoy a summertime ice cream cone or sundae. It is a stand in the yard of a dairy farm in Rural Connecticut.

Richardson’s Ice Cream

Richardson's is a Middleton, Massachusetts, ice cream stand for the family, serving dairy-fresh, 16% butterfat ice cream from a dozen open windows.

Ridgefield Ice Cream Shop

Connecticut's Ridgefield Ice Cream Shop makes the best soft serve ice cream. And a full menu of sundaes, milk shakes and ice cream cakes. No indoor seats.
Ridgefield, CT

Round Top Ice Cream

Round Top's ice cream is a work of art; even more stunning is the view of rolling pastures behind the shop. Worth the short drive from Damariscotta, Maine.

Scoop Deck

Just off the coastal highway in Southern Maine, Scoop Deck is known for oversized ice cream scoops. Pick a flavor from the billboard.
Wells, ME

Sebastian Joe’s

House roasted coffee and house churned ice cream with interesting flavor combinations and silky, rich scoops.
Minneapolis, MN

Shady Glen

Shady Glen cheeseburgers are awesome works of art, but don't ignore the excellent ice cream concoctions from this vintage Connecticut dairy bar.
Manchester, CT

Shaw Farm

Drive a few short miles outside of the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, and the smoke stacks are suddenly replaced by silos and the concrete by lush green fields. It is in the town of Dracut that one can discover the last operating dairy farm in the greater Lowell area. Shaw Farm has been producing milk for over a century, but only began to sell its ice cream from a seasonal stand in 1999. Ice cream cones are best eaten at one of the outdoor picnic tables, just a stone's throw from the farm's bovine residents.

Shaw’s Ridge Farm

A small family-owned ice cream shop in Sanford, Maine, Shaw's Ridge has perfected the art of ice cream making. It also has a BBQ barn for a full-meal.

Shields Date Gardens | Date Shakes in Retro California

Located by a grove of stately California palm trees, Shields sells sumptuous date shakes and has a cafe serving excellent Mexican-accented food.

Smiling Hill Farm

After you step inside the large, red Smiling Hill Farm barn to choose from 20 or more ice cream varieties, tote your cone out back and meet the animals.

Snowflake Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream, hard and soft, comes in cups and cones and as the basis for sodas, shakes, and sundaes of all variety. Snowflake is a roadside classic.

Soco Creamery

SoCo Creamery ladles out the best hot fudge in Western Massachusetts. Choose ice cream in flavors from familiar to unique, such as Chocolate Malted Stout.

Starliner Diner

The Starliner is a funky strip-mall diner just off I-270 serving an eclectic menu that includes Creole macaroni, Cuban sandwiches, and boutique pizzas.

Suicide Bridge Restaurant | Best Crab Cakes in Maryland?

A charming waterside restaurant, Suicide Bridge is Maryland crab cake paradise, with Eastern Shore seafood that includes 4-star jumbo lump crab cakes.

Sullivan Farms

Sullivan Farms menu rotates through 100+ flavors from classics to modern inventions such as Blueberry Cheesecake and Kahlua Fudge Brownie.

Sundae School

Both ice cream purists and mix-in junkies will like the quality of Sundae School flavors as well as the abundance of candies, nuts or fruits in every spoonful.

Superior Dairy Products Company

Superior Dairy Products is a step back in time -- a creamery that serves Brobdingnagian scoops and sky-high sundaes.

Sushi Mon

Vegas locals don’t go to casino buffets as much these days. This is the way they do all-you-can-eat: Unlimited fresh sushi rolls made to order.
Las Vegas, NV


90+ years-old Taggarts of Canton offers superb ice cream concoctions, but there's also a full menu of sandwiches, burgers, soups and salad.
Canton, OH


Culinary fusion of Japan and the American Southwest includes sushi rolls, flash-fried stuffed jalapenos, bento boxes and flank-steak tacos.
Aiken, SC

Taqueria El Patron

From-scratch Mexican cooking makes Taqueria El Patron an Augusta destination restaurant for exemplary tacos, burritos & flautas as well as grand chicken mole.
Augusta, GA

Taqueria Las Catrinas

Drive past the flea market into the dusty part of town for the juiciest al pastor tacos with caramelized pineapple at Taqueria Las Catrinas.

The Beignet Spot

Southern Californians are well known for our love of donuts. 24-hour shops and small mom & pop operations pepper every corner and strip mall throughout Los Angeles, Riverside, and Orange Counties. Be it decadent maple bars, ginormous apple fritters, or light and fluffy beignets, the donut has cemented its place as a breakfast and snack … Continue reading The Beignet Spot

The Butcher & the Baker

Visit The Butcher & the Baker for Telluride's best breakfast spread, from towering sandwiches to sweet potato burritos to apricot cheesecake.

The Chislic House

The Chislic House is a tasty stop for South Dakota’s signature skewers and other specialties made from local agricultural products.

The Collins Creamery

Collins Creamery is a Connecticut farm stand has been dishing out over 20 flavors of "freshmade" ice cream since 1997.

The Daily Scoop

In Bristol, across the street from Independence Park, the Daily Scoop is a small ice cream shop with the picture-perfect view of Narragansett Bay.

The Daily Scoop

Babcock Hall ice cream, made on campus since 1951, is a Badger student favorite available to all who appreciate the art and science of frozen dairy treats.

The Juice Bar

Located nearby the Steamship Wharf on Nantucket, the Juice Bar is the only scoop shop on the island to serve homemade ice cream and waffle cones.

The Range Cafe

The Range Cafe serves such New Mexico classics as huevos rancheros and chicken fried steak as well as such non-standard dishes as quinoa sweet potato cakes.
Albuquerque, NM


Timothy's of Bridgeport, Connecticut, is a destination for some of the best small-batch artisan ice cream in the Northeast. Silky fudge for sundaes is superb.

Tom Wahl’s

This is the original Tom Wahl's (there are several in the Rochester area), specializing in terrific burgers. To drink: handcrafted root beer.

Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl

Conveniently located next to I-70 in eastern Ohio, Tom's Ice Cream Bowl serves sandwiches, roasted nuts and its own made-in-house ice cream.

Toots Ice Cream

Toots of Maine, a full-size caboose with its cows out front, is an ice creamery with portions from a 70-cent sample cup to full-size sundaes.


Regardless of flavor, Toscanini's ice cream is some of the best in New England: decadently creamy and pillow soft, almost requiring a dish in lieu of a cone.

Tubby’s Ice Cream

Tubby’s has been churning out some of Maine’s best ice cream since 2001. It also has a full menu of burgers, lobster rolls and phenomenal hot dogs.

Tulmeadow Dairy Farm | Produce, Meat and Ice Cream Stand in Simsbury, CT

Tulmeadow Farm is a full-service Connecticut farm stand and dairy farm that uses rich cream and quality fruit purees to make the most lickable ice cream.

Two Ladies Kitchen

The Big Island’s busiest counter serves colorful, artistic mochi desserts with unusual fillings, including fresh island fruit.

UConn Dairy Bar

UConn's on-campus creamery dishes out super-creamy ice cream to droves of university students and community residents alike.

Walt Itgen’s Ice Cream Parlour

In Valley Stream, New York, Itgen’s is a classic, old-fashioned luncheonette, soda fountain and ice cream parlor that makes things from scratch.


One of Eastern Connecticut's best seasonal ice cream stands, We-Li-Kit features Indian Pudding flavor, a frozen version of the old-time New England dessert.

Willcox Hotel | Grand Hotel | Aiken, SC

A grand hotel restaurant that's casual but pricey with stylish modern food, the Willcox hearkens back to Aiken's heyday as a swank winter colony.
Aiken, SC

Wilton Candy Kitchen

Wilton Candy Kitchen in Iowa may be America's oldest soda fountain. Enjoy cherry cokes, pink ladies, floats and sundaes of all kinds.

Woodside Farm Creamery

Woodside Farms' thick, luxurious ice cream is produced from milk provided by the Jersey cows here on the Delaware farm. Seats are al fresco at picnic tables.

Young’s Jersey Dairy

Using ice cream and milk from their own farm, Young’s of Yellow Springs, Ohio, blends extra-thick shakes in every flavor imaginable.


Superb muffins, cakes, brownies, and pies (whole or by the slice) make Upper East Side's Yura bakery a New York treasure. Mostly take-out, with a few tables.
New York, NY


Quick burgers, chicken baskets, milkshakes and ice cream make Zesto Drive-In of West Columbia, South Carolina, a culinary time machine to 20th century America.
West Columbia, SC

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