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What good is a summer without a tasty dairy treat? Between days at the beach, long bike rides along the river, a fun road trip or just a casual day spent in town, you can't go wrong with an ice cream.

From fancy artisan to traditional ice cream shops, New Brunswick has you covered.

We've rounded up a few fan faves from all around New Brunswick. Grab the list or check out some of the most unique ones below.

Use the hashtag #ExploreNB on socials to share your own ice cream finds with us!

Home-made ice cream cones at McCabe's Ice Cream, Whites Cove, NB
McCabe's Ice Cream's tempting treats
291 Knight Rd., Whites Cove and 11757 NB-114, Springdale
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McCabe’s Ice Cream

Feeling like an ice cream cone in the Grand Lake or Sussex area? Check out McCabe's, a local ice cream staple for more than 30 years. Enjoy the delish, old-fashioned home made ice cream in the cute, 1950s retro-styled shop. This is a neat place to enjoy your favourite summer delight on the way to the cottage or while road tripping in the countryside.

Singing Nomad Café & Ice Cream, Bathurst. Photo: @singingnomadsuryacafe
Summer done right at Singing Nomad Café & Ice Cream
1555 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bathurst
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Singing Nomad Café & Ice Cream

The Singing Nomad café and ice cream truck is a must-add to your list if you’re visiting the Acadian Coast. The café itself is in a beautifully decorated van, and you can purchase delicious ice cream, as well as cold and hot beverages. Parked at the Bathurst Marina along Chaleur Bay, this is a wonderful spot for a summer treat.

Ice Cream at Le Scoop Royal, Edmundston. Photo @scooproyaledmundston
A royal treat at Le Scoop Royal
8 Court Street, Edmundston
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Le Scoop Royal

If you’re in the mood for ice cream in Edmundston, check out Le Scoop Royal. Smack-dab in the middle of the action next to City Hall Square, this is the perfect spot to indulge in a frozen treat on a warm day or while enjoying an outdoor concert. Delve into their extensive menu, with soft or hard ice cream, ice cream rolls, and even lactose-free options!

McGuire Company storefront, Saint Andrews. Photo: @mcguirechocolate
McGuire’s Chocolate Company's welcoming storefront
174 Water Street, Saint Andrews
📷 @mcguirechocolate

McGuire’s Chocolate Company

Located on the beautiful main strip of Saint Andrews, McGuire’s is a must-visit if you love fresh ice cream. All made in house, McGuire’s Chocolate Company has a variety of traditional and creative flavours, including lavender honey, lemon basil, sweet cream, and chocolate. Have a look into their chocolate factory while you visit.

Cosmic Brownie and Cotton Candy Cali-Sundaes, Cali.Cones, Miramichi
Cosmic Brownie and Cotton Candy Cali-Sundaes at Cali.Cones
1, rue Allan, Miramichi
📷 @cali.cones


Just outside the Cali.Co Cafe in Miramichi, Cali.Cones serves delicious creative and traditional ice creams. Find flavours such as simple but yummy vanilla or their dairy-free strawberry sorbet. If you’re feeling brave, try their chocolate jalapeno soft serve, or another one of their unique (and scrumptious) flavours!