Homemade Ice Cream Shops in Bergen County


There’s nothing better than ice cream when the temperature heats up. And while there are many places to get it – like the supermarket or ice cream truck – there’s always something special about places that craft it themselves. Below is a list of area spots that make it on premises.

Benny’s Bakery and Ice-Cream Shoppe
11-08 Saddle River Rd, Fairlawn, NJ
Benny’s Bakery & Ice-cream Shoppe offer homemade ice cream made on the premises. 24 flavors are offered. They are open year round. Hours are: Sunday-Tuesday: 6:30pm till 10pm. Wednesday-Saturday: 6:30pm-11pm. Website

468 Cedar Lane, Teaneck NJ
Bischoff’s offer a total of 40 ice-cream flavors made right on the premises notwithstanding some flavors are seasonal. They are open all year long expect for Christmas Day. Hours are: Sunday-Thursday: 9am- 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 9am- 11:30pm. The last half hour before closing is exclusively takeout only.

Conrad’s Confectionery
107 Westwood Ave, Westwood NJ
Conrad’s makes their 27 flavors of ice-cream on premises. Their official ice-cream season begins a week before Mother’s Day and runs through September, during which certain hours they offer service via their walkup window. Ice Cream Season Hours: Sunday from 2pm-10pm (walkup window only), Monday-Wednesday from 10am- 9pm, Thursday-Saturday from 10am-10pm. After 5pm only the walkup window is open. Website

86 W Allendale Ave, Allendale, NJ
48 Gaston Ave, Garfield, NJ
Family owned ice cream parlor, using a 100 year old ice cream & Italian ice recipe. Locations in both Allendale and Garfield.

Hackensack Pastry Shop
184 Hudson St, Hackensack, NJ
Ice cream and Italian ice (with pure fruit) made on premises from May through December. Regular business hours are Tuesday-Saturday: 9:00am-7:00pm, Sunday: 9:00am-6:00pm.

Ice Cream Charlie’s
200 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ
Ice cream is made fresh on the premises daily and is open year round. Hours are: Monday-Thursday: 2:00pm-9:30pm, Friday-Saturday: 12:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm-9:30pm

Ice Cream by Mike
163 Main St, Hackensack NJ
Ice-cream by Mike offers homemade Ice-cream on the premises. 8 flavors are available in rotation throughout the year 7 days a week. Hours are: Tuesday-Thursday: 11:30am- 6:30pm, Friday- Saturday: 11:30am- 8pm and Sunday: 12:30pm- 7pm. (Hours are subject to change) Website

L’arte della Pasticceria
109 E Main St, Ramsey NJ
L’aret della Pasticceria is a pastry shop that offers frozen treats mainly in the form of gelato. They have 10 flavors homemade on the premises available year round. Hours are: Monday closed. Tuesday- Thursday: 7am-8pm. Friday & Saturday: 7am- 10pm and Sunday: 7am-5pm. Website

Marc’s Cheesecake
251 Rock Road, Glen Rock, NJ
Cheesecake shop has been selling their own homemade ice cream, ice and cream ice for over a year.  Hours are Monday-Saturday: 10am-8pm. Sunday: 10am-5pm. Website

Mark’s Homemade Ice-Cream Delights
8205 Bergenline Ave, North Bergen, NJ
Mark’s Homemade Ice-cream is made on the premises. They offer 33 flavors. The ice-cream season begins late March till early November. Hours are Monday- Sunday: 12pm-10pm.

Rita’s Italian Ice
1020 Maple Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ
184 Essex St, Space D-2, Lodi NJ
3 Miller Road, Mahwah, NJ
50 River Road, North Arlington, NJ
191-2 Hackensack Street, Wood-Ridge, NJ
Rita’s is a franchise chain that make their Italian ices and ice-cream on the premises. They offer a concoction of 70 flavors which are available in rotation. Locations are both seasonal and year-round, check with each directly for hours and more. Website

Van Dyke’s Ice-Cream
Ackerman Ave, Ridgewood, NJ
Van Dyke’s Ice-Cream comes in over 30 different flavors, homemade in store. The official ice-cream season begins early in March right up till the month of December. Hours are Monday –Friday: 11am-9pm, Saturday- Sunday 11am- 11pm.

(All descriptions regarding these business may change. Please contact them directly for latest information.)