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Celebrate Summer on June 21 At These Local Ice Cream Parlors


It’s certainly been a long wait, but summer will officially be here in Jersey City on Thursday, June 21 and we can’t wait to celebrate the warm weather with tasty ice cream cones, inventive flavors and every topping imaginable. Here in Jersey City, we have tons of stellar ice cream options for locals.

Whether you’re craving a cone after a long day at work or you’re looking for that dessert to hit the spot after a night on the town, check out these ice cream parlors near your Beacon apartment and get the summer started!

Torico, located at 20 Erie St, Jersey City which is an eight minute drive from your Beacon apartment, is a long-standing parlor offering a wide selection of housemade ice creams in a relaxed space.

Torico is known for their exciting flavors, such as green tea, litchi and ube (purple yam), along with Italian ices and sorbets, so you can find something for the whole family at this much-loved shop!

Ample Hills Creamery, located at 200 Greene St, Jersey City which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is an upbeat local chain scooping small-batch gourmet ice cream in family-friendly environs.

Ample Hills Creamery’s goal is to invite people to celebrate and engage in the story of ice cream through their experiential and interactive approach. They aim to foster creativity and connections through a shared love of ice cream!



20 Erie St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 432-9458


Ample Hills Creamery

200 Greene St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 200-2661


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