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J Foster Ice Cream

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4 Bailey Rd, Avon, CT 06001-3697
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12:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Farmington, Connecticut
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397 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

J Foster is the place to get ice cream if you're near Avon. There is a wide selection of both hard and soft serve ice cream in cones and cups. The ice cream is excellent and favorites sell out quickly on hot days and warm summer nights.

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Thank Chris F
Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great ice cream, and a lot of flavor choices. Definitely a place to visit. My favorite is Graham Central.

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Thank CamperBrad2016
Los Gatos, California
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Ice cream that is creamy! And the flavors are excellent--with decent prices. Many interesting flavors to choose from.

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Thank CalifDoug
East Granby, Connecticut
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We have been to Simsbury and Avon locations. They are consistent. I personally do not like their ice cream as it tastes pastey to me but folks I go with enjoy it so let's say their ice cream is good. Pricey however. The place is filthy. Looks like they have not cleaned the floor, counters, Windows or doors all year.... More 

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1 Thank Deb C
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

The ice cream is very good. I've been going here since 2008, and the service has been very inconsistent. The workers aren't very educated on the ice cream, and can't answer many of the questions I have (I'm both picky and have allergies). I once saw a girl drop ice cream on the floor, clean it up with a paper... More 

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1 Thank Lauren A
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

J Foster's is a nice place to visit for ice cream, they have a comfortable environment, especially with their outside seating area (when weather is nice). The inside is okay, but the ice cream is excellent. I have always purchased and either sat outside or driven away. The price on the ice cream is a bit on the high side.

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Thank Jeff G
Avon, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

J. Foster has the best ice cream in Avon & Simsbury. The sundaes and cones are good size and delicious. They also have frozen desserts to take home for that special occasion.

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1 Thank Barbara V
Avon, Connecticut
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

I would not say this is the best ice cream ever, however it is the best ice cream we have had in Avon. People behind the counter are friendly... otherwise pretty non descript

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Thank osuhokie1
Avon, Connecticut
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Best in the valley hands down. Great flavor and very fresh. A nice change from all of the chain joints that just ship everything in from somewhere else.

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1 Thank LocalFoodFellow
Avon
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132 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

We have been enjoying J Foster's homemade ice cream in Avon and always take family and friends there. The choice of favors is excellent and unique, the staff are very friendly and efficient. We like being able to sit indoors or out. This is what makes a great summer evening!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Bailey Rd, Avon, CT 06001-3697
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?