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Thomas Sweet Ice Cream

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183 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542
+1 609-683-8720
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had to wait on a long line to get in so we figured it must be good. Ice cream was excellent especially with the Nutella hot topping. I a double scoop which was large. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank momasig
Westfield, New Jersey
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Thomas sweet never disappoints ! We must have gone through ( as a family ) most of the items in the menu right from the icecream to the yogurt and blend ins . I cannot point out and say one is better than the other or that I don't like a particular flavor :). This place is exactly what you... More 

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Linden, New Jersey
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

When driving in different areas we ALWAYS check out the local ice cream shops. Small shop in the middle of town, quaint interior, the Ice Cream was delicious, we had Raspberry, Strawberry, and a Salted Caramel cup. ALL WERE OUTSTANDING!

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Thank Michael G
Port Washington, New York
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

loved the cookies and cream and the strawberry. fresh and delicious. great for a post library stop or after theater.

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Thank jonadoc
Singapore
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60 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Folks in Princeton told me that Edison once had ice cream here. They even have a photo of him hanging the wall, but there is no way to verify. It's a nice little place with a great variety of ice cream flavours. Cozy set up with limited seats. But it is a small business, so no complains. The ice cream... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We always go to Thomas Sweets when we come to visit family from the UK. A proper old school ice cream parlour with a wide range of flavours. This is a perfect way to cool down on a hot Princeton day.

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Thank leesedder
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We have been coming here for 25 years because we love the chocolate chip cookie ice cream. It is not cookie dough, but a brown sugar flavored ice cream with tons of dark chocolate chips. Yum!,,,

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Thank Leftyjenn
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Perhaps the ice cream is good (don't know, not an ice cream eater) but the cappuccino is the worst my friends and I have ever had. I've been there a few times so this is not a one-off problem. Wish they would improve the ambiance of the Skillman store since there is none. This is the only coffee and ice... More 

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Thank alf99
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Great ice cream. Lots of options to create your own masterpiece. Small shop but nice tables outside so you can enjoy your dessert.

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Thank Nordicgal26
Princeton, New Jersey
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The ice cream at Thomas Sweet's is just downright delicious. I had a child's size peanut butter Oreo sugar cone - yum, yum! My daughter had a double scoop coffee and mint chip that was huge and yummy. In addition to ice cream they offer Blend-Ins where you pick your ice cream and candy and they put it through a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Cuisine
American
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-683-8720

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?