Carmen’s Ice Cream, est. 1979, is the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont's award-winning ice cream shop; named one of “America’s Top 500 Sundae Places,” and named to “The Sundae Hall of Fame.” Carmen’s offers an extensive menu with over 50 flavors (seasonally) of hard and soft serve ice cream, frozen yogurt, organic ice cream, and creative sundaes.

Carmen’s is OPEN YEAR-ROUND and offers an extensive menu of sundaes, homemade apple crisp, splits, shakes, and in the summer bring your four-legged friend (and a doggie dish or doggie cone with a homemade biscuit) for a walk in the park next to Carmen’s, or relax on our porch and take in the sunshine and a delicious dish of ice cream.


Award-Winning Sundaes

  • Over 50 ice cream flavors (summer)
  • Yogurt, Sorbet, & Sugar-Free (summer)
  • Over 25 flavors of soft serve (summer)
  • Vegan Coconut Milk Ice Cream (as available)
  • Ice Cream Sandwiches (summer)
  • Gluten Free Cones
  • Vermont-made Ice Cream including VT Maple Creemees! (summer)
  • We toast our own coconut, and bake our own Apple Crisp, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Rich Chocolate Brownies, made in-house with organic four 
  • Over 20 Creative Sundaes, and Hundreds of Possibilities!


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 Local 44's Finest Best Milkshake


Named one of "The 9 Best Ice Cream Parlors in Vermont!"

"With real, wholesome ingredients and a classic vibe, the best ice cream parlors in the Green Mountain State are exactly what an ice cream parlor should be. Here are the nine best in Vermont!" read more here



Featured as One of “102 Things To Do With Kids In The Northeast Kingdom.“  - “Enjoy yummy ice cream at Carmen’s (the perfect after-activity family destination!)” 


18 Best Ice Cream Stores and Destinations in New England

Carmen’s Ice Cream – Lyndonville, Vermont:

Our final pick on this list, and in New England, is up in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Yes, we know it’s not a short drive down to the local take-out window for most, but if you ever find yourself up near St Johnsbury, then keep going a few miles north on Route 91 to Lyndon and head for the best ice cream in the Northeast Kingdom. You’ll find it at Carmen’s Ice Cream in the Lyndon Freighthouse.

Carmen’s Ice Cream has been named as one of “America’s Top 500 Sundae Places” and with just about 100 flavors of hard and soft-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt, you can see how the creative juices can flow to create your own unique and memorable sundae.

The Northeast Kingdom in Vermont is a destination known for its wild natural beauty – now you can add wild ice cream to that tag! 


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