Best Bergen County Ice Cream Shops
As the weather continues to heat up and the days continue to get longer, there’s nothing more refreshing than ice cream! There is some stiff ice cream competition in Bergen County, with everyone seemingly having a favorite spot they claim is the best. From widely known popular ice cream shops to hidden gems, this post will give you plenty of suggestions for where to get your ice cream fix in Northern New Jersey. If you have your own favorite ice cream shop in New Jersey, comment below! If you would like to learn more about Bergen County dining, you can visit this page and scroll through many previous blog posts.
Van Dyk’s Homemade Ice Cream
Van Dyk’s is one of the oldest ice cream shops around and is consistently voted one of the best in all of New Jersey. Don’t be deceived by the unassuming exterior, for this spot will not disappoint. CBS New York’s gave a rave review of Van Dyk’s Ice Cream, ranking it as one of New Jersey’s four best homemade ice cream shops.
Ice Cream Charlies
200 Park Avenue, Rutherford NJ
Ice Cream Charlies is another fantastic spot for homemade ice cream in Bergen County. It is a true mom and pop shop with great customer service and a friendly atmosphere. Click the image to head to the official website and view more information or photos.
Clyde’s Ices & Ice Cream Co
48 Gaston Ave Garfield, NJ 07026
The original Clyde’s Ices & Ice Cream Co location is right here in Bergen County. Clyde’s is known for their great Italian ice, wide selection of fudge and candy, and of course delicious ice cream.
Bischoff’s Ice Cream Parlor
Bischoff’s is another classic ice cream shop in Bergen County, serving hungry customers for over 80 years! The shop has over 40 flavors to choose from, and none of them disappoint.
Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream and Treatery
104 N Maple Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Maggie Moo’s offers a diverse range of unique ice cream treats, including three different types of ice cream pizza (pictured right). There are plenty of flavors and toppings to choose from at Maggie Moo’s, so it’s a great place to craft your perfect ice cream cone combination.
Craving a milk shake to wash down that burger? Shake Shack in Paramus has you covered!Known for having some of the best shakes and burgers around, the Shake Shack treats don’t end there. Indulge in a cold frozen custard treat with extra toppings, and even get a treat for your dog while your at it!
Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop
104-106 Franklin Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
By far the most well-known name on the list, but still one of the best around! Ben & Jerry’s in Ridgewood has some of the creamiest ice cream you will ever find, with world renowned flavors that are creative and delicious.