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The Bent Spoon

35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
+1 609-924-2368
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sorbet” (49 reviews)
“ice cream” (223 reviews)
“gelato” (38 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
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Reviewed 1 week ago

How do you run out of ice cream in the middle of the afternoon? I guess it was that good. Of course they did not run out of everything, just the more popular flavors. Disappointing!

Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to wait in a long line. The night we went we waited in a long line but I have to say the staff worked fast to keep that line moving . We stopped in around 8 PM on the Sunday they did not...More

Thank hiker994
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a very long day and getting ready to leave the Princeton area, a friend recommended I go to the Bent Spoon before I left. I had 2 scoops of the most delicious ice cream - Blood Orange and Passion Fruit.

Thank cmmcgee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ice cream is actually very good but the flavors are very strange. I think that this place appeals to a certain type of clientele. Try it and decide for yourself!

Thank John P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This ice cream is for a particular palette. They have weird flavors like earl grey and blood orange and I like more traditional flavors. This place is pricey, only takes cash, portions are small and they don't have any toppings. Definitely not the kind of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll be bending your spoon for more... and more... and more... Although pricey for an ice cream joint, the quality, flavor and ambience of the place is well worth the standing in line and the awesome deliciousness you will experience. Made from the best ingredients...More

Thank kristofferb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The flavors are OK if you like what they have. The prices are high if you like it or not. Conveniently located near a small park.

Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bent Spoon is a local favorite for creamy delicious ice cream in numerous flavors. Sometimes you have to wait in line, but it's worth it!

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a PERFECT way to end (start?) the week! We've been trying to come here for at least the past 2 years but have either never been able to find the time, or the long lines and the crowds have deterred us. Finally though, we...More

Thank Tsrinikay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bent spoon had some pretty good ice cream. I had the blue mango and it was delicious. My husband had a chocolate shake and that was equally good. The servers were all happy and helpful. The only complaint I have is that the space...More

Thank Mariah H
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-2368
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small batch, crafted ice cream & sorbet from scratch using seasonal, local & organic ingredients.
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