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Flatiron Ice Cream Round-Up

To keep calm, cool, and collected during the upcoming heat and humidity, plan out the best spots in the Flatiron District to cool down. Whether it's a classic scoop of ice cream, frozen custard, gelato, decadent soft serve, or mochi ice cream, there's an ice cream variety for everyone in Flatiron this summer. 

by CHLOE, 60 West 22nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (347) 620-9622
NYC vegan staple, by CHLOE, offers an assortment of vegan and gluten-free dessert options from their "Chill" menu. Offering 4oz ice cream in unique flavors ranging from Kale Cookies + Creme to Birthday Cake and Strawberry Jam, by CHLOE ensures every New Yorker can enjoy ice cream during these summer months, regardless of dietary restrictions. 

Cha Cha Matcha, 1158 Broadway, between West 27th and 28th Avenues, (646) 895-9484
Cha Cha Matcha serves New York City matcha, the vibrant green powder milled from specially grown green tea leaves directly from Uji, Japan. When the city starts to heat-up, matcha soft serve is both frozen and caffeinated. You can also enjoy matcha soft serve swirled with various flavors, including the new vanilla soft serve packed with collagen that benefits skin and joint health. 

Photo Credit: Cha Cha Matcha

Chikarashi, 1158 Broadway, between West 27th and 28th Avenues, (212) 413-4300
One of Manhattan's most popular poke bowls spots, Chikarashi, is serving up an authentic dole whip. The dairy-free delicacy is delivered straight from Dole's Hawaiian plantation. For some added fun, treat yourself to dole whip inside a carved out miniature pineapple. 

Photo Credit: Chikarashi

Eataly, 200 Fifth Avenue, between West 23rd and West 24th Street, (212) 229-2560
Eataly prides itself on its ability to bring the best of Italy dining to your doorstep. When it comes to gelato, Eataly makes no exception. Explore the array of cups, cones, and take-home containers Eataly has to offer, then enjoy a stroll around the diverse marketplace.

Photo Credit: Eataly

ilili, 236 Fifth Avenue, between West 27th and West 28th Street, (212) 683-2929
ilili, the traditional Lebanese-Mediterranean cuisine staple is located just north of Madison Square Park. After enjoying the sun in the park or the Flatiron Public Plazas, step inside ilili to enjoy Strawberry and Chocolate ice cream; Blackberry, Raspberry, or Strawberry Sorbet; or a Selection of Ice Creams with 3 scoops of Arabian Milk, Pistachio, Chocolate, Hazelnut, Pink Peppercorn, or Cucumber. 

La Pecora Bianca, 1133 Broadway, between 25th and 26th Avenues, (212) 498-9696
La Pecora Bianca is an open and relaxing place to enjoy a frozen treat. When the temperature outside gets too high, the Gelato & Sorbetto's temperature is just right with a choice of stracciatella, milk chocolate, salted caramel, and Sicilian citrus flavors. 

Patisserie Chanson, 20 West 23rd Street, between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue, (929) 423-8880
Patisserie Chanson embraces the dessert experience with seasonal macarons, hand-painted chocolate bonbons, and boozy gummy bears. Indulge your taste buds with their famous soft serves with impressive toppings. Chanson's newest soft serve flavor is Toasted Pearl Barley made with chocolate honeycomb and Maldon sea salt (pictured below). You can also enjoy their classic Black Sesame Kouign Amann Soft Serve with Yoghurt Pop Rocks.   

 Photo Credit: Patisserie Chanson

Quality Eats, 3 East 28th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, (212) 257-8882
Quality eats, quality drinks, and even quality ice cream! For $9 each on the Quality Eats' Sweets menu, a Birthday Cake Sundae is served with Vanilla Malt Ice Cream and Frosted Confetti Cake. 

ROLLN, 38 East 23rd Street, between Broadway and Park Avenue, (646) 869-0826
ROLLN, the fast-casual sustainable sushi roll joint, also offers a summer treat: Mochi Ice Cream. Enjoy mochi, the Japanese rice cake, filled with your choice of strawberry, matcha, Thai tea, passionfruit, or chocolate ice cream.

Photo Credit: ROLLN

Scampi, 30 West 18th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. (212) 888-2171
Get the best of both worlds at Scampi this summer. Not only does Scampi offer Happy Hour drink specials every night of the week, but they also serve a Strawberry Rhubarb Crostata and a Gelati E Sorbetti made in house daily. 

Shake Shack, southeast corner of Madison Square Park, near Madison Avenue and East 23rd Street, (212) 889-6600
Shake Shack's frozen custard is a summer essential. Spun freshly at Shake Shack, the frozen custard is dense, rich, and creamy. 

Photo Credit: Shake Shack

 Header Photo: Dole Whip by Chikarashi via delish





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