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Who screams for ice cream? You will the next time a sultry day has you sweating from head to toe.
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Who screams for ice cream? You will the next time a sultry day has you sweating from head to toe. Luckily Bergen County is home to several ice cream parlors that not only help you beat the heat but are great places for friends and family to gather for afternoon fun. If you have a sweet tooth, be sure to visit these shops.

Bischoff’s, 468 Cedar Ln., Teaneck, 201.836.0333. This family-operated parlor has been open since 1934, serving traditional flavors and seasonal favorites. Try this: Bischoff’s Surprise.

Conrad’s, 107 Westwood Ave., Westwood, 201.664.2895. Family-owned since 1928, Conrad’s uses time-honored techniques and highest-quality ingredients to make its old-fashioned ice cream. Try this: Sea Turtle ice cream.

Iscreamery, 135 Broadway, Hillsdale, 201.383.0818. From ice cream cakes to frozen yogurt parfaits, this shop is a favorite among locals. Try this: Mint chocolate chip Oreo ice cream sandwich.

Van Dyk’s, 145 Ackerman Ave., Ridgewood, 201.444.1429. Known for their big scoops and unique flavors, Van Dyk’s is a summer staple for residents in the northwestern part of Bergen County. Try this: Cappuccino Oreo ice cream.

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