When the temps rise, Ridgewood residents hit local restaurants for some great frigid options. Take a look at these great destinations in beautiful Ridgewood, NJ. Get ready to cool down at these super cool local hot spots!

Ice Cream by Mike

305 East Ridgewood Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ

How could you resist an ice cream spot with the logo “Heaven is a spoon away”? Mike has been handcrafting delicious ice cream here in Ridgewood and locals have taken notice of his high quality product and delicious results.

Van Dyk’s Homemade Ice Cream

145 Ackerman Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ

Try delectable homemade ice creams such as butterscotch vanilla and vanilla fudge at this local institution.

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt and Treats

171 East Ridgewood Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ

Be the author of your froyo destiny! Top Orange Leaf’s delicious frozen yogurt with any of their delicious toppings for a treat that is perfectly customized to your summertime desires.

American Bulldog Coffee Roasters

31 North Broad Street

Ridgewood, NJ

Sometimes it’s hot, but you still need a caffeinated boost. Check out iced drinks that’ll satisfy your need for a cup of joe and cool you down at the same time.

Ben and Jerry’s

104-106 Franklin Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ

Known for their psychedelic themed ice creams such as “Cherry Garcia” or “Phish Food,” Ben and Jerry’s is a favorite destination for ice cream lovers. Check out their Ridgewood store for some cool treats.

Maggie Moo’s

104 Maple Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ

Create your very own super flavor of ice cream with the help of the wide varieties of mix-ins available at Maggie Moo’s.


22 East Ridgewood Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ

Known for their gourmet flavors, check out this shop to grab a scoop (or 4) of your favorites.


121 East Ridgewood Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ

Whether you’re coming for the candies, caramel apples, or ice cream, your sweet tooth is sure to be satisfied at Kilwins. Grab a scoop of their famous ice cream in a waffle bowl for a great hot weather treat.

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