No matter where you find yourself in Buffalo Niagara, you are never too far from an opportunity to cap off the night with something sweet. Here’s our list of ice cream shops in Buffalo Niagara.

by Meg Bennett

Summer isn’t officially here until it’s warm enough to enjoy ice cream outside

A Summertime Essential (or year round, really)

When you think of summer, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s the clean smell of sunscreen at the beach and playing volleyball on the hot sand. Maybe you love sipping frosty iced teas poolside, hiking through streams of sunlight in the woods, listening to the popping of logs while toasting gooey marshmallows, and the sweet song of peepers encapsulated by a blanket of countless stars. Let’s not forget the weightless feeling in your stomach as you soar on your favorite roller coaster, the gentle swaying of a hammock while you leaf through the musky pages of a well-loved book, the quiet pulsing of a firefly in a mason jar, and the colorful explosion of fireworks across a smoky, black sky. There are so many reasons to get excited about warm weather in Buffalo Niagara!

While we still have months to go before beaches open and fireflies come out to play, there’s still one summertime staple that we don’t have to wait around for- eating ice cream! There’s an amazing number of ice cream shops in Buffalo Niagara that are already serving delicious, creamy combinations, from over-the-top sundaes to classic soft-serve cones. At Sweet Jenny’s in Williamsville, located beside Glen Falls in a historic mill, you will find house-made batches of hard ice cream sold beside novelty chocolates and vintage comic books. If you’re craving something creative, visit Lake Effect Ice Cream in Lockport and order a House Chocolate Volcano- chocolate ice cream hollowed out and filled with hot fudge, topped with a crunchy biscotti and airy whipped cream. Satisfy springtime nostalgia in East Aurora with a creamy vanilla-and-chocolate twist from Kone King followed by a quiet stroll through Knox Farm State Park.

No matter what town you find yourself in, you are never too far from an opportunity to cap off the night with something sweet! For more sweet dreams, check out this epic list of ice cream shops in Buffalo Niagara!

Ice Cream Shops in Buffalo Niagara

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Orleans

Tinsel

160 N Main St, Albion, NY 14411

Hojack Ice Cream Shack

151 N Main St, Lyndonville, NY 14098

Double Dips

1418 S Main St, Medina, NY 14103

Niagara

Dan the Man Ice Cream Stand

2460 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Dee Dee’s Dairy

8715 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Sullivans Hot Dogs

501 Cayuga Dr, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Hibbard’s Custard

105 Portage Rd, Lewiston, NY 14092

The Silo

115 N Water St, Lewiston, NY 14092

Brownie’s Custard Stand

186 Harbor St, Wilson, NY 14172

Janie B’s

2990 Lockport Olcott Rd, Newfane, NY 14108

Hoover’s Dairy

6030 Hoover Rd, Sanborn, NY 14132

RJ’s Ice Cream

6622 Lincoln Ave, Lockport, NY 14094

JoJo’s Ice Cream

494 West Ave, Lockport, NY 14094

Reid’s Ice Cream Parlor

130 Lake Ave, Lockport, NY 14094

Frey’s Tasty Treat

6186 S Transit Rd, Lockport, NY 14094

Oh Sugar

5129 Lockport Rd, Lockport, NY 14094

O’Lears Ice Cream

7726 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Lockport, NY 14094

What’s Your Scoop

6501 Wheeler Rd, Lockport, NY 14094

Uncle G’s Ice Cream

7030 Washington St, Lockport, NY 14094

Lake Effect Ice Cream

79 Canal Street, Lockport, NY 14094

Jamie’s Ice Cream

1401 Nash Rd, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Adrian’s Custard & Beef

2352 Grand Island Blvd, Grand Island, NY 14072 

Northtowns

Pink Cow Ice Cream

13119 Broadway, Alden, NY 14004

Big Sings Ice Cream

6251 Goodrich Rd, Clarence Center, NY 14032

LouLu’s

10325 Main St. Clarence NY 14031

Pautler’s Drive-In

6343 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051

Sweet Jenny’s

56 E Spring St, Williamsville, NY 14221

Sweet Emilia’s

545 W Klein Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221

Mississippi Mudds

313 Niagara St, Tonawanda, NY 14150

Anderson’s Frozen Custard

2235 Sheridan Drive, Kenmore NY 14223
2369 Niagara Falls Blvd, West Amherst, NY 14228
6075 Main Street, Williamsville, NY NY 14221

Nick Charlap’s Ice Cream

2800 Elmwood Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217

PJ Cools

6160 Transit Rd, Depew, NY 14043

Antoinette’s Sweets

5981 Transit Rd, Depew, NY 14043

Green Acres Ice Cream

4357 Broadway, Depew, NY 14043

Frosty’s Ice Cream

2424 George Urban Blvd, Depew, NY 14043
5500 Broadway St. Lancaster, NY 14086

Fran-Ceil Custard

3411 South Park Ave, Blasdell, NY 14219

The Village Scoop

318 Central Ave, Lancaster, NY 14086

Buffalo

Parkside Candy

3208 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14214

Lake Effect Ice Cream

1900 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214

Churn Soft Serve

1501 Hertel Ave. Buffalo, NY

Anderson’s Frozen Custard

2634 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216

King Condrell’s Candy and Ice Cream

2805 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14217

Hanna’s Frosty Treats

140 Taunton Pl, Buffalo, NY 14216

Custard Corner & Grill

211 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201

Cookies & Cream

2114 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14210

Abbott Ice Cream

368 Abbott Rd, Buffalo, NY 14220 

Southtowns

Anderson’s Frozen Custard

3724 Union Rd, Cheektowaga, NY 14225
4855 Transit Rd, Lancaster, NY 14043

Great Lakes Station Ice Cream

1729 Union Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224

Route 16 Ice Cream

2820 Seneca St, West Seneca, NY 14224

Rosie’s Handcrafted Ice Cream

431 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052

Kone King

117 Hamburg St, East Aurora, NY 14052
865 Center Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224

Woody’s Ice Cream Shack

4255 McKinley Pkwy, Hamburg, NY 14075

2 Scoops Ice Cream

4626 Camp Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075

Amsdell Ice Cream

3041 Amsdell Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075

Main Street Ice Cream

35 Main St A, Hamburg, NY 14075

Armor Sweet Treats

5020 Armor Duells Rd #4441, Orchard Park, NY 14127

Custard Lite

4933 Ellicott Rd, Orchard Park, NY 14127

Springville Dairy

84 E Main St, Springville, NY 14141

Nick Charlap’s Ice Cream

1203 Union Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224
10 Euclid Ave, Hamburg, NY 14075
7264 Boston State Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075
9049 Erie Rd, Angola, NY 14006

What do you think of our list of ice cream shops in Buffalo Niagara? How many ice cream stops will you cross off of your bucket list this season? What’s your favorite local ice cream creation? Did we forget your favorite place? Let us know.

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