Small Batch, Made From Scratch!

Artisan Gelato Made with 100% Grass Fed Milk.

Come experience our SLOWLY infused gelato flavors! 


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Your Gelato Makers

I am excited that you are reading this because (if you are) I feel we have a lot in common. I too always want to know: Who is in the kitchen? What is their story? What ingredients are they using? How do they do it?

I'm Jen, the owner and chief gelato maker at Bucket & Bay. Working with my husband, Boris, we have committed to creating a unique product, using the best ingredients possible - a product we love, a product we would love to serve our friends and family.

Why do we do this? Because, like many of you, I want my kids to look up to us and be proud that we have followed our dreams. I am also passionate about instilling in them a healthy relationship with food.  To care where it comes from.  To appreciate new flavors.  To be inquisitive.

You will note the Same passion in our open kitchen at Bucket & Bay, where we handcraft all our gelato right before your eyes.


Fresh Ideas. Meaningful Ingredients.

We make our gelato completely from scratch, which allows us to select the best ingredients available.

Our most important ingredient is of course the milk. After a long search, we established a relationship with a small farm cooperative - we use 100% Grass Fed milk that is healthier and gives us that unique clean fresh taste that we build upon for all our gelatos.

One of the Lineback cows that makes 100% grass fed milk at our farm

One of the Lineback cows that makes 100% grass fed milk at our farm

Help us Grow

I will admit, I am a bit scared. Opening a restaurant or a cafe is quite overwhelming and unpredictable. But you can help us make this a successful launch over the first 12 months. We will take all the help that we can get :)

Light at the end of the tunnel... (actually, this is just one of the lights on the terrace of Bucket & Bay)

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'Without ice cream there would be chaos and darkness."

- Champion runner and writer, Don Kardong

Gelato is a style of ice cream.  So it's the same . . . but different.

Simple & Beautiful Vanilla Gelato

Simple & Beautiful Vanilla Gelato

Why we LOVE gelato:

  • Creamier - Many people associate gelato with a creamier texture, but that is not because it has more fat (it actually has less)  -  rather, it feels creamier because it is denser (with less air whipped in) and it is served at a higher temperature (5-10F), allowing for a softer texture.


  • More flavorful - Served at a warmer temperature so that it won't freeze your taste buds, and without the extra fat to coat your tongue, gelato allows even the most delicate flavors to shine through. And if there is one thing that interests us, it is great flavors.

Do you want to learn more about gelato and find out how you can make it at home without a gelato machine?

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Our mini eBook is fun and easy to read!

Our mini eBook is fun and easy to read!


We are located 2 blocks away from the Grove Street PATH. Head north on Marin Blvd, and turn right on Bay str.

150 Bay Str, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Phone: (201) 503-5588


Mon   7 AM–10 PM

Tue    7 AM–10 PM

Wed   7 AM–10 PM

Thu    7 AM–10 PM

Fri      7 AM–11 PM

Sat     9 AM–11 PM

Sun    9 AM–10 PM