Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

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Chinatown Ice Cream Factory
Chinatown Ice Cream
A family-run Chinatown institution for more than 30 years, this popular scoop shop sells offbeat flavors like black sesame, lychee and avocado.


Venue name: Chinatown Ice Cream Factory
Address: 65 Bayard St
New York
Cross street: between Elizabeth and Mott Sts
Opening hours: Daily 11am-10pm
Transport: Subway: J, Z, N, Q, R, 6 to Canal St (Broadway); B, D to Grand St (Chrystie St)
Price: Average ice cream: $4. Cash only
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 Personally, my favorite ice cream shop in all of NYC! I'm a sucker for any fruit-infused ice cream, and nothing in NY comes close to Chinatown Ice Cream factor. Of course they have the traditional chocolate, vanilla, etc. However, their best flavors are those such as mango, lychee, and red bean. If you're in an adventurous mood, I also recommend the Pandan or Ube (Taro) flavors. Every fruit within the ice cream tastes fresh. I swear I've never had  a bad scoop.

Beware: The space is tiny, so make sure you know what flavor you and want and then head straight out.