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Ice cream best bets on Long Island

Baci Gelato in Williston Park makes gelato and

(Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus)

Rockville Centre to Riverhead, Long Island is a hotbed of cold comfort: you're never more than a short drive from a terrific scoop. Here are 33 local parlors that make their own ice cream. --Erica Marcus

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    Doron Bensusan is the co-owner of Baci Gelato

    Baci Gelato Ice cream 591 Willis Ave. Williston Park Baci's wares come in about 100 flavors; two dozen or so are available on any ...

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    Breakfast is served! Whether you want a typical

    Bridgehampton Candy Kitchen $$ | Diner, Dessert, Ice cream 2391 Main St. Bridgehampton Little has changed at Bridgehampton Candy Kitchen since it opened in 1925. Locals and ...

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    Arjge Brothers, 12, a frequent visitor to Coyle's

    Coyle's Homemade Ice Cream $ | Ice cream, Soda fountain 75 Howells Rd. Bay Shore Coyle's, a Long Island staple since 1985, specializes in ice cream that is elaborate in ...

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    Coyle's Homemade Ice Cream $ | Ice cream, Dessert 509 Main St. Islip Coyle's makes a textbook ice-cream soda, and one of the most popular ice cream ...

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    Daniel Levine, the owner of Five Pennies Creamery,

    Five Pennies Creamery Ice cream 11 N. Park Ave. Rockville Centre In addition to fine ice cream, Five Pennies Creamery in Rockville Centre turns out Coney ...

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    Gooseberry Grove in Oyster Bay.

    Gooseberry Grove Ice cream 12 E. Main St. Oyster Bay If you're intent on ice cream: Gooseberry Grove, a nostalgic scoop of a place for ...

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    Joseph Valensisi, the owner of Henry's Confectionery, poses

    Henry's Confectionery $ | Ice cream, Luncheonette 8 Glen St. Glen Cove Henry's has been serving Glen Cove residents since 1929. For years, the store was ...

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    Herrell's Ice Cream Shop in Huntington is where

    Herrell’s Ice Cream $ | Ice cream, Dessert 46L Gerard St. Huntington Rick and Cathy Meuser opened the doors less than two weeks ago to this Huntington ...

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    Hicksville Sweet Shop 75 Broadway 516-931-0130

    Hicksville Sweet Shop $ | Diner, Ice cream, Soda fountain, Dessert, Luncheonette 75 Broadway Hicksville Serving the Hicksville community for decades, this luncheonette offers a diner-style menu and a selection ...

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    A classic ice cream soda at Hildebrandt's.

    Hildebrandt's $ | American, Burgers, Ice cream, Soda fountain, Dessert 84 Hillside Ave. Williston Park For the child in everyone, this nostalgic soda fountain-restaurant features house-made ice cream, classic burgers ...