48 East 7th Street
Whether you’re looking to cool down with some ice cream in the summer, or longing for a sweet treat in the winter, Van Leeuwen has got you covered. From classic flavors like vanilla and chocolate to more unique flavors like earl grey tea and honeycomb, this ice cream parlor not only has dairy rich ice cream, but also offers vegan and gluten free options.
Started in 2008 as a truck in the streets of NYC by Laura O’Neill and the VanLeeuwen brothers, Ben and Pete, they have since grown to 18 locations in New York. Started with the goal of making ice cream using simple ingredients, they aimed to satisfy the cravings of both omnivores and vegans alike.
If you’re not in the mood for a classic scoop of ice cream in a cup, this artisanal ice cream parlor also sells sundaes, milkshakes, and ice cream sandwiches! Try your creamy scoop of ice cream with one of their signature waffle cones, or topped with hot fudge, or peanut brittle dust. So stop in and enjoy a scoop of their smooth and thick ice cream!