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Feb 4, 2008 06:27 AM

Best gelato/ice cream in brooklyn?

Mona Lisa?

L B Spumoni Gardens?


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  1. Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory? Just a few flavors, a little pricey, but great location.

    We love L & B for the pizza and atmosphere, and we often get ice cream, but I wouldn't say it's worth a trip for the ice cream per se. We are not fans of the spumoni, though I do think some of the ices are neat.

    Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory
    2 Old Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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    1. re: scooter

      I don't think the ice cream @ Bklyn IC Factory is so special. But I agree that the location makes it worth a detour.

      1. re: scooter

        the spumoni is the ONLY reason to go to L&B. the atmosphere? now that's funny!

        1. re: scooter

          I second the IC Factory. Delicious! There is also one in Greenpoint btw

          Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory
          97 Commercial St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

        2. the new blue marble on Atlantic has a flavor called "cultured" that is among the best I've ever tasted in my life. My husband thinks the texture is too icey, but I haven't noticed that and I've had it about 4 times.

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          1. re: seb

            I just went to Blue Marble yesterday with my mom and we LOVED their ice cream, which is saying a lot because we're not big fans of ice cream. We got the Pistachio Almond and Black Raspberry, and both were wonderful. (They also have great coffee and they're very eco-friendly, to boot.)

          2. I second the motion for Brooklyn Ice Cream factory.

            Also, the gelato at Tempo Presto used to be good, although I haven't had it in a while. (Now TP is at Fifth Avenue only.)

            1. Villabate, creamy deliciousness:) they have a light chocolate hazelnut which is soooo good. I used that and bought some pistashio(sp?) to make profiteroles with recently, everyone loved them. Definately Villabate!

              1. Brooklyn ice cream factory is very good. Not very sweet. I had good ice ream at the chocolate room.