Restaurants

Top Choice Ice Cream in Hanover

Morano Gelato

Founder Morgan Morano fell head over heels for gelato while living in Florence. Next step? Import some genuine Italian equipment and launch this brilliant gelato shop in the heart of Hanover. With new batches made f…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Inland Maine

Gifford's

At Gifford's, every ice-cream flavor sounds delicious, from Maine Wild Blueberry and Caramel Caribou to Moose Tracks, made with peanut-butter cups and fudge. If you don't pull over for a scoop, you'll never hear the…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Litchfield

Peaches 'N Cream

This old-fashioned ice-cream parlor with peppermint trim on the road to Torrington has been serving up homemade ice cream for decades. Seasonal flavors include the eponymous peaches 'n cream, but also cashew cream, …
Top Choice Ice Cream in Bar Harbor

Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

A cult hit for innovative flavors like stout beer with fudge, chocolate with wasabi, and blueberry-basil sorbet, this ice-cream counter is a post-dinner must. The small, original outlet is at 7 Firefly Lane, by the …
Top Choice Ice Cream in Watch Hill

St Clair's Annex

This ice-cream shop has been run by the same family since 1887, and features several dozen flavors of homemade ice cream. On top of traditional light breakfast fare (omelets and the like), it serves seaside specialt…
Ice Cream in Concord

Bedford Farms

Dating to the 19th century, this local dairy specializes in delectable ice cream, and frozen yogurt that tastes like delectable ice cream. If prices seem a tad high, it's because the scoops are gigantic. Its tradema…
Ice Cream in Portsmouth

Annabelle's

Local line up in droves for the best scoop in town: the homemade concoctions at Annabelle's include regional nods like New Hampshire Pure Maple Walnut and Pumpkin Pie, traditional varieties like Dutch Chocolate and …
Ice Cream in Northampton

Herrell's Ice Cream

Steve Herrell began scooping out gourmet ice cream in this place in 1980. Even before that, he had invented 'Smoosh-ins', which is when a topping (any topping) is manually smushed into the ice cream (any flavor) usi…
Ice Cream in Block Island

Aldo's Bakery & Homemade Ice Cream

Family friendly Aldo's has been serving homemade ice cream and pastries, including the delicious Portuguese sweetbread, to Block Island tourists for over 40 years. It even operates a 'pastry boat' so you can have fr…
Ice Cream in Wolfeboro

Bailey's Bubble

This old-time fave has scooped ice cream for generations of families, and is still the most popular gathering spot in the summer. There are more than 20 different flavors; feel free to mix and match, but the serving…