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262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
+1 401-619-3998
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great ice-cream shop with friendly quick service located on Thames Street , easy to stop by as you stroll along the waterfront. The chocolate chip was excellent.

1 Thank Jean P
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My husband got a sundae with different ice cream flavors every night we were in Newport. He's very picky about his hot fudge and I can assure you the sundaes here were in his top 5 of all homemade ice cream places we've been to (and we've been to a lot). I had a scoop of Kilwin's tracks the first... More 

1 Thank Lisa S
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for ice cream. We found a line out the door that moved rather quickly. Once inside, the aroma of chocolate was enticing. The variety of flavors of ice cream was plentiful. They also sell chocolate and fudge. Delicious and fresh. I would recommend Kilwins.

1 Thank Joan Z
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Excellent selection of ice cream and chocolates. Gets crowded but line moves fast. Love the dark chocolate turtles.

1 Thank Mldoc9
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place is located on the wrong (sunny & hot) side of the street, but they are the bomb. They have a whole bunch of homemade chocolates handsomely prepared behind showcase windows that somehow we managed to skip in our determination to reach to the back area which had plentiful selections of ice cream flavors with obvious full chunks of... More 

1 Thank Michael D
Middletown, New York
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Ice cream is good and the fudge- my nieces and nephews enjoyed their ice creams.So many to choose, the cashier is very nice and helpful. Bought 2 kinds of fudge and 3rd one is free.

1 Thank Frank-Jess W
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Went here because my sister wanted an ice cream, when I saw the fudge, I had to get some. I got chocolate walnut, peanut butter, and turtle. The fudge is great, and there are lots of candy stores where I live on Cape Cod. Fudge was so good that I went back and got more to bring home. Great place... More 

Thank SunshineOnCapeCod
Stratford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Kilwin's has delicious ice cream and salt water taffy. We went there three nights in a row. The line can be long but they have a lot of employees who move fast!

Thank LauraConnecticut_11
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We always make a stop to Kilwin's when in Newport. They make some of the best chocolate and their Ice Cream cannot be beat. If you like Peanut Butter and Rice Crispy Treats - Try the peanut butter covered Rice Crispy treat on a stick. AMAZING!

1 Thank Mark N
New York
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171 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Between the ice cream, homemade waffle cones, chocolate turtles, candy treats and old fashioned nostalgic feel, you will feel like a kid again. Right in the middle of it all in downtown Newport, it's perfect.

1 Thank BuckeyeChef

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?