If you’re mapping out a one-day itinerary of places you must eat in Jersey City, this ice cream spot in Hamilton Park (there’s also a location in The Heights) needs to be on it. The flavors change often, but along with the usual suspects, you’ll find delicious, experimental options like brown sugar oatmeal and rosemary toffee pine nut. And if you leave without trying an ice cream sandwich here, you’re doing it wrong.
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