You’ve been patient – you’ve mowed the lawn on a hot summer’s day, encouraged your child’s ball team on the sidelines of a hot, dusty field at General Clinton Park or visited Bainbridge to shop and now you face a drive home. Surely a treat is in order, for you and the family,
Thankfully, Bainbridge has some local delights to choose from – and affordable, too.
What a treat to visit the memorable places in Bainbridge where ice cream cones are so big they can’t be compared to a regular community stands, or large, homemade doughnuts drip with the sugar that has just been drizzled on them. On vacation recently, I was struck by the huge price, small quantity and bland flavor of the ice cream cone I purchased at a stand out of town. I was dreaming of home … where the ice cream is abundant and flavorful. I had clearly taken such treats for granted.
Here are three places that provide sensational sweets:
The Bob’s Diner Ice Cream Shoppe is tucked in a comfortable and convenient setting behind Bob’s Diner. Bob’s is special because of the great milk shakes on the menu inside, which are also available at the windows of the Ice Cream Shoppe. Customers are served fun flavors of soft and hard ice cream that can be eaten on the patio, complete with children’s toys. People often linger at the patio tables, enjoying conversation with other ice cream eaters. It’s open every day until 9 p.m.
Another place for exceptional ice cream is Country Classics on Route 7 near General Clinton Park (Open every day, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.). At this local favorite, you can get great ice cream and grilled items during the […]