Ice Cream and Sweet Treats in the Lakes Region of NH

The best places for Ice Cream and Sweet Treats in the NH Lakes Region!

Would a delicious Ice Cream cone hit the spot? How about some home-made candies or chocolates? Don’t worry, the Lakes Region of New Hampshire has the perfect places to satisfy you’re sweet cravings while on your family vacation. From vintage ice cream shoppes to artisan candies and chocolates to gourmet cupcakes and more, the Lakes Region of NH might just have you planning your trip around all of the treats!

Dudley’s Homemade Ice Cream - Loudon

Specializing in home-made hard ice cream (over 20 varieties and take home pints and quarts!), soft serve, ice cream cakes, subs and sandwiches. Open May through September.

846 Route 106 N
Loudon, NH 03307

Johnson’s Restaurant and Tap House - New Durham

The team at Johnson’s Seafood and Steak, New Durham, welcome you to our updated and renovated Johnson’s Restaurant and Tap House.  Johnson’s Tap House, located inside our restaurant, has quickly become the favorite gathering place for locals and visitors since opening in November 2017.  36 Craft Beers on tap with full service bar, tasty appetizers, seafood, steak, salads and sandwiches, Giffords ice cream, homemade pies and bakery sweets.  Open 7 days for lunch and dinner.  Year round. 



69 State Route 11
New Durham, New Hampshire 03855

Liliuokalanis Ice Cream Shop & Coffee Bar - Laconia

Large variety of delicious ice cream, frozen yogurt, desserts, hot dogs, chips & salsa and more!.  Three 40′ boat docks make it easy to come by car or by boat to this lakeside dining spot on Lake Winnipesaukee!  Beer & wine is also served from the spacious deck or down on the patio bar.  OPEN May through October.

956 Weirs Boulevard
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246

Little Red School House - West Campton

Fresh seafood, lobster rolls, burgers, sandwiches, ice cream and home-made crafts. Counter service restaurant with amazing mountain views overlooking the Pemi River. Everything is made from scratch daily and is sourced from sustainable resources.  We pride ourselves in providing the freshest top quality food and locally made products. Open Memorial Day Weekend to Columbus Day Weekend. Closed Tuesday & Wednesday May & June. Open 7 Days a week July & August. Open weekends Sept & October. 11am to 8pm.

1994 US Route 3
West Campton, New Hampshire 03223

Mello Moose Coffee House - Meredith

Coffee house in Meredith, NH offering Café Monte Alto coffee, espresso, teas, Cold Brew, Nitro, Kombucha, fresh baked goods, breakfast sandwiches, quiche, soups (seasonal), salads and light lunch offerings.  Open Tuesdays through Saturdays 6:30am-2:00pm Sundays 6:30am-11:00am  Open all-year.

136 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, New Hampshire 03253

Morrisseys’ Porch & Pub - Wolfeboro

Family restaurant located at beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.  We offer fresh lobster, incredible fried seafood, turkey dinners, over 30 flavors of premium ice cream, soft serve and more!  New pub area coming soon.  NOW OPEN YEAR-ROUND! .  Open Tuesday-Saturday at 11am.  Sunday’s 9-4pm.  Serving Sunday Brunch from 9-2.  Closed Mondays.

286 South Main Street
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894

Route 104 Diner - New Hampton

Stop in at the 50’s themed Route 104 Diner and let the good times roll! Comfort foods and American classics just like Mom used to make. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Closed on Tuesday during the winter months). Get in here!

752 NH Route 104
New Hampton, NH 03256

Sawyer’s Dairy Bar - Gilford

Sawyer’s Dairy Bar Since 1945 is officially under new ownership. Featuring classic homemade ice cream, famous frappes, fresh seafood from lobster rolls to fisherman’s platters and exciting new menu items. Instagram: @sawyers_nh

We have a new second location on the Weirs Pier, Sawyers on the pier serving our homemade Ice Cream . And a new sister location on the pier as well called The lunch Box NH serving fresh sandwiches   (603)527-8339


1933 Lakeshore Road
Gilford, New Hampshire 03249

Town Docks - Meredith

Dine lake-side! We’ve got a sandy beach, tiki bar, all-you-can-eat fish fry, homemade ice-cream, fresh seafood, lobster bakes for here or to go, and live music on the weekends! (Lunch & dinner daily.)

Route 3
Meredith, NH 03253


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