Ice Cream & Desserts

No matter where you are on Long Island, you're never far from homemade ice cream or a family-owned bakery. If frozen sweets are your thing, there are dozens of retro-style ice cream parlors, trucks and shops and chains to choose from across Long Island. And no Long Island summer getaway is complete without a stop at Ralph's Famous Italian Ice which holds a special place in the hearts of Long Islanders.  

Local family-owned bakeries are also found across the island, nestled in downtown villages from tip to tip, featuring impeccable cakes, breads, pies, and pastries all year-long. Many are third generation owned and operated and reflect the cultural diversity of Long Island’s residents serving authentic, traditional treats. No matter your craving, Long Island has a sweet spot to satisfy.