Best of Long Island Spotlight: Top Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt Shops

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Ice cream: You love it. We love it. The nation’s love affair with its deliciousness led to July being designated National Ice Cream Month in celebration of everyone’s favorite frozen treat.

But where is the best place to scoop up an ice cream cone, sundae or cake? Look no further than Skipperdee’s in Point Lookout, which won the title of Best Ice Cream on Long Island in the 2017 Best of Long Island competition. Those who want to indulge while staying in shape for swimsuit season should try Treasure Island Desserts, which was voted Best Frozen Yogurt on Long Island in that contest.

Skipperdee’s is an ice cream parlor and bakery that offers a variety of snacks that will make anyone with a sweet tooth rejoice! Seeing flavors like sweet and salty pretzel, moose tracks, sea salt caramel, red velvet cake, and rocky road on the menu will be sure to make every ice-cream lover’s mouth water as soon as they walk through the door. Plus, Skipperdee’s also carries baked goods, such as cupcakes and brownies, and hosts private birthday parties for kids as well, making this the perfect spot for the whole family!

At Treasure Island Desserts, the frozen yogurt flavors include strawberry shortcake, cookies n’ cream and fun fudge brownie, among others. And it doesn’t just stop at frozen yogurt—this shop also offers various gelato and ice cream flavors, along with a bunch of tasty toppings, such as butterfingers, caramel, and raspberries, to enjoy with your snacks!

Jonesing instead for an even healthier option? Then head on over to Tropical Smoothie Café, which earned the title of Best Smoothie on Long Island in this year’s competition.

Skipperdee’s is located at 26B Lido Blvd. in Point Lookout. For more information, visit skipperdees.com

Treasure Island Desserts is located at 2575 Hempstead Tpke. in East Meadow. For more information, visit treasureislanddessert.com

Tropical Smoothie Café has multiple locations. For more information, visit tropicalsmoothie.com