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Maxwells Chocolates & Ice Cream

14 Utica St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1147
+1 315-824-1280
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (3 reviews)
“sundae” (5 reviews)
“truffle” (4 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
14 Utica St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1147
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

The variety of retro candy is worth the trip alone, and my coffee milkshake was just the thing to energize me on a sleepy afternoon. The only weakness here: the chocolate truffles. Although I bought a small variety box, they taste only of sugar, and...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Everytime I am In Hamilton the highlight of my visit is making a stop at Maxwell’s. The ice cream is to die for and so many amazing flavors! I had the Maine lemon blueberry and also peanut butter cup, both were amazing. If not in...More

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vtredsoxfan, Owner at Maxwells Chocolates & Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience in our shop. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! ~Jenn

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Colgate University is forever giving Maxwell's chocolates to donors and people who contribute in various ways to the college and we always throw at least half the candy out. Maxwell's does not make anything they sell and it's expensive and mediocre. I don't recommend it.More

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vtredsoxfan, Owner at Maxwells Chocolates & Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Good morning and so sorry about your experiences at Maxwells. I have taken ownership of the shop as of June 1st and my first priority has been to add more homemade treats and confections including edible cookie doh, cake pops, caramel corn, fudge and so...More

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

If you have a sweet tooth or if you have children, this is a great place to go and find just what you are craving for. They have a large stack of candy that you can fill up your own bag with or they have...More

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vtredsoxfan, Owner at Maxwells Chocolates & Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our shop. We look forward to having you again soon! ~Jenn

Reviewed June 3, 2018

We initially stopped here because my great great grandfather Frank Shean managed the hotel that was here in 1901 to 1903. The employees were friendly and professional. We purchased an assortment of candies. I loved the bacon flavored malt balls and my husband adored the...More

Thank evanses5
Reviewed May 14, 2018

My husband and I stopped in here while on vacation and I didn't want to leave. I really love ice cream and this was incredible! I had a chocolate hazelnut ice cream that reminded me of gelato in Italy. I would have bought a quart...More

Thank Kadeda
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Just entering this chocolate shop is a treat. To bring back memories of the town sending them chocolates from this shop does the trick. I enjoy the experience of choosing the individual candies. The ice cream is awesome!

Thank teach2016
Reviewed January 24, 2018

We stopped in on a Saturday evening, shortly before the store was scheduled to close. We ordered a large ice cream sundae, and it was larger than we expected it to be. Maxwells serves both Purity and Giffords ice cream. The hot fudge topping and...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed November 15, 2017

A nice sweet place in downtown Hamilton for your sweet needs! They truly do have a little bit of everything.

Thank danibrig
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Visiting Colgate University my wife and I browsed our way through downtown Hamilton and stumbled onto Maxwells. A thoroughly enjoyable experience… visually interesting and a wonderful taste and service experience. The interior is set up as an old-fashioned ice-cream shop with the addition of a...More

Thank SRQwanderer
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Utica St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1147
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 315-824-1280
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Take a step back in time! Maxwells is the place to enjoy the magic of an old-fashioned candy shoppe. Our store is located right off the village green, within walking distance of Colgate University, the Colgate Inn, and any of the quaint shops or restaurants in town. We are known for our high quality products and friendly service. Our staff of experts is always ready to go above and beyond to serve you; whether its treating you to our vintage ice cream parlor experience or recommending gourmet chocolates for your special someone, they are here to help!
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