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262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
+1 401-619-3998
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (74 reviews)
“waffle cone” (24 reviews)
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262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

generous portions about $5.00 each...local creamery, no sugar free....or soft serve. a popular spot you can watch them make the cones and waffle baskets...

Thank Leonabp
William H, Manager at Kilwin's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your review. Kilwins makes their own ice cream from some of the same recipes they've been using since 1947. We do offer a No Sugar Added Caramel Ripple flavor ice cream.

Reviewed 21 May 2017

My husband had a hankering for some ice cream...so off to Kilwin's we went. It is pretty difficult to find a parking spot there, so I waited in the car for him. He LOVED the ice cream!

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My Gf and I had previously had Kilwin's ice cream so we made a point to return.I have reviewed before but this time we also got some fudge to take back home.We both got a scoop of chocolate peanut butter on a waffle cone and...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you love Ice Cream, you have got to try Kilwins. This is real home made Ice Cream that is brancing out from Babylon Long Island to Newport RI without becoming commercialized.

Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I can't say anything about the chocolate-we didn't have any. My test for ice cream shops is quite simple. It has to be better (preferably a lot better) than supermarket ice cream. In fact, we prefer Italian gelato. They don't pass the test. There was...More

Thank ulysses4
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Delightful little candy and ice cream shop in the downtown area. We sampled a wide range of sweets from the ice cream to candy apples. Nice little stop while walking around.

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A trip to Newport is not complete with at least one visit to Kilwin's for some of the tastiest ice cream around. To some, ice cream is more of a summer treat but not for our family...December just means shorter lines! Lots of great flavors...More

1  Thank Dan D
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This candy shop is very much average. You will enjoy it if you haven't had much experience eating real quality chocolate. I have better chocolate shops in my hometown city.

1  Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to satisfy our sweet tooth. Their caramel is very good. Bought some fudge. It was good. The Turtle is the best!

1  Thank KimLoizzi
Reviewed 25 November 2016

As you walk by the smell wafts out the door and draws you in....the freely give samples as well. Great well made product, gift giving quality!

1  Thank jojocruzin
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-3998
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Must be a recently opened shop, as it looks totally closed in Streetview. also see http://www.yelp.com/biz/kilwins-newport
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