To borrow from an old cliche, even a bad day walking around Port Jefferson with a cup of ice cream (or frozen yogurt) is better than a good day at work.
So to help you enjoy a little of the frozen stuff while taking a casual stroll along the docks to gaze out at the boats on Port Jefferson harbor, we've assembled a short list of some of the places to get ice cream or frozen yogurt in Port Jefferson village.
A summer time delight in Port Jefferson, Chandler Square Ice Cream is a small outdoor counter service that sells ice cream, frozen yogurt and more. The stand is located on the walkway by the Villiage Way and offers dozens of flavors and varieties of frozen treats. Banana splits, milk shakes, ice cream bars and novelties can be purchased here, along with soft drinks.
Conveniently located across from the Port Jefferson Ferry, the Frigate is sure to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth. This old fashioned dessert shop features over 50 flavors of ice cream, large cases of the finest candy, fudge and chocolates on the market. The Frigate remains a favorite destination for both tourists and locals who stop in for a quick treat or after dinner desert before taking a stroll along the picturesque waterfront that overlooks the Long Island Sound.
Red Mango is a frozen yogurt franchise that offers individuals all natural, non-fat frozen yogurt, which contains probiotics, is gluten-free and kosher.
Red Mango offers original, pomegranate and vanilla flavors of frozen yogurt with toppings that include fresh fruit, granola, almonds, graham crackers, cookie pieces and chocolate pieces. In addition to the frozen yogurt, Red Mango also offers mixed berry and tropical fruit parfaits, smoothies, iced tea and chocolate chillers.
For those who can't decide between ice cream and donuts, this store has solved your problem. Coffee is also a big specialty, and there are plenty of specials and gift certificates available.
A brand new family owned, self serve frozen yogurt place on Main Street. They offer a variety of flavors and the interior of the store is a a shiny, modern design. You pay based on the weight.
Ralph's Italian Ices
A chain of Italian Ice joints all over the tr-state area but don't let that fool you, the ices are good. They have enough flavors to satisfy even the most exotic of tastes. They also serve ice cream.