Il Laboratorio del Gelato

John Snyder has been the reigning king of ice cream on the Lower East Side since he opened a tiny storefront on Orchard Street in 2002. Now he’s moved the main operation to a big new space across from Katz’s Deli, where he’s now offering 48 delicious flavors, hand-packed pints for takeout and delivery, and coffee from Cafe Grumpy. The original storefront offers 20 rotating flavors at a time.

188 Ludlow St., at Houston

95 Orchard St., at Broome

212-343-9922

Hours: Ludlow St.: Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 7:30 a.m.-midnight; Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Orchard St.: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. 

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