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The Inside Scoop: A Guide to The Best Ice Cream Shops in and around Syracuse

A Guide to The Best Ice Cream Shops in and around Syracuse

In honor of National Ice Cream Day (Sunday, July 17th, 2016), we asked our contributors to share what they love about their favorite ice cream shops in and around Syracuse. Here’s the inside scoop:

best ice cream in syracuse, ny arctic island

I like that they have a great little coffee shop attached. I usually get hard chocolate and my kids get the chocolate/vanilla twist. – Susan

best ice cream in syracuse, ny bevs in oswego

Bev’s Dairy Treat
60 Co Rte 89
Oswego, NY 13126

I love taking in the beautiful view of Lake Ontario. Classic, soft vanilla with rainbow sprinkles is my go-to. – Meg B.

best ice cream in syracuse, ny big dip

It’s easy to find and located right in the middle of the village. My favorite is the vanilla soft serve with crunch coat. – Kim

best ice cream in syracuse, ny carol's polar parlor

Carol’s Polar Parlor
3800 W Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13219

I grew up on their ice cream! The two berry twist is delicious and they also have amazing ice cream cakes. – Cheryl

best ice cream in syracuse, ny gannons isle ice cream

Gannon’s Isle Ice Cream
1525 Valley Drive
Syracuse, NY

I love that they have both indoor and outdoor seating available. Their Chocolate Raspberry Truffle is the best! – Megan S.

best ice cream in syracuse, ny kenny's corner ice cream shop

Kenny’s Corner Ice Cream
7575 Buckley Road #210
Syracuse, NY 13212

They have gluten free cones! My favorite is the black raspberry soft serve. – Katie R.

best ice cream in syracuse, ny peter's polar parlor

Peter’s Polar Parlor
3345 Milton Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13219

Their staff is amazing and they are always so friendly! I love all of their yummy sundaes! – Sarah

best ice cream in syracuse, ny scoops & more in tully

They offer a great variety of flavors at great prices. The traditional Twist is my favorite. – Sandra

best ice cream in syracuse, ny sno top in manlius

I love that it’s near the Swan Pond. My kids enjoy the flurries and trash can sundaes, and my favorite is the Twist with chocolate sprinkles. – Shari

best ice cream in syracuse, ny super cream dairy bar in homer, ny

Super Cream Dairy Bar
75 North West Street
Homer, NY 13077

They have huge portions and a large selection at a great price! My favorite is their Peanut Butter Cup ice cream. – Sandra

best ice cream in syracuse, ny the queen bee creamery in camillus

The Queen Bee Dairy Bar
100 Kasson Road
Camillus, NY 13031

I love that their ice cream is home made with locally sourced ingredients. Their fro-yo, custard and sorbet is delicious.  – Mary Kay

best ice cream in syracuse, ny vicky's tasty treat in liverpool

I love that it’s been around forever, and all of the cute ice cream cone faced photos on the walls. Their cherry dip is pretty darn spectacular! – Beth

What is your favorite local ice cream shop?
Let us know in the comments!

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