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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
+1 910-772-1298
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (337 reviews)
“waffle cone” (238 reviews)
“scones” (59 reviews)
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16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

Stopped in to sample some fudge. The aroma of fresh waffle cones hit us as soon as we turned the corner! Good selection of fudge, great pralines! Watched an employee cool chocolate on the marble slab! Service was ok, not the friendliest people I have...More

1  Thank KatzTravels
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

This place must be a local favorite because everyone was walking on the river with an ice cream cone in hand. We decided to find where they were getting them. It was worth it.

Thank SL G
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Great Ice Cream and the lines are worth the wait! The fudge and candies are pricey, but it is a vacation spot.

Thank popisgirl
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Not a big ice cream aficionado, but when you see a line out the door and up the street night after night, you need to stop and check it out. Stopped and had an ice cream on the way back to the hotel. The smells...More

Thank Jackstraw1_12
Reviewed July 25, 2017

First time going to Kilwin's. This shop makes homemade waffle cones and smells delicious! There seems to a continuous line that moves fast as folks select their favorite fudges, candies, and/or ice cream. I had a "one scoop" cone that was more like 3-4 scoops...More

1  Thank Elizabeth-Lucy
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Great snack to grab while walking around downtown taking in the sites. Orangeade was very good. Thought everything was a little overpriced.

Thank khpatterson
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Each time we visit Wrightsville Beach we hit downtown Wilmington at least once. Kilwin's has been a consistent stop for our family. The shop itself is reminiscent of another time with the marble candy counters, candy displays and the smell of fresh cooked waffle cones....More

Thank URIguy
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Kilwins is in the main area of historic downtown Wilmington a half block from the river. The line is usually long and they offer ice cream, fudge, candies and lots of other dessert choices. The ice cream is the best and a must taste while...More

1  Thank J L
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Almost too much to choose from with the abundance of flavors. Exotic and familiar ice cream flavors for all.

Thank Ted B
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

I've only had the ice cream here, so I can't give it a complete review. The staff of young ladies who were working today were very nice, very polite girls. They were terrific examples of customer service. The ice cream was ok. I ordered Turtle...More

Thank TheeStarman
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-772-1298
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