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Maxwells Chocolates & Ice Cream

14 Utica St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1147
+1 315-824-1280
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“sundae” (5 reviews)
“truffle” (3 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
14 Utica St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1147
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank PressonHill
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

Thank Snap_Swanson
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
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We have driven 50 miles to this little candy shop! The chocolate candy selection is awesome! The flavors of each different candy are distinct and are not overwhelmed by the luscious chocolate. Dark, milk and white chocolate. Truffles, jellies and cream filled. You can buy...More

Thank susanlU5190RW
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Was looking for something sweet after dinner and wandered into Maxwell's. Ice-cream was delicious but would have appreciated a few more flavors. Nice candy selection as well.

Thank lovestotravelmom
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 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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