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Ashley's Ice Cream Cafe

280 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
+1 203-776-7744
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (24 reviews)
“oreos” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
280 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sign says: Voted best ice cream in the state. Ha! By whom? It's a tiny joint in downtown New Haven, limited seating. Ice cream is standard stuff, found anywhere. Unattractive interior, cheap seats and tables. 12 people capacity at most. Service without a smile. May...More

Thank kenneth g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a favorite stop of our daughters. Not only did they serve our human folks but gave a small tasting to our doggie as well. The flavors were plentiful and the servings were big. Loved it.

Thank mb52015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Ashley's with a few friends - everyone loved the ice creams or shakes that they ordered. A few days later we also got the Oreo ice creak cake from Ashley's and that was really delicious too!!

Thank Shahana19
Reviewed 6 March 2017

There are many different types of ice cream (soft, hard, sugar free, interesting flavors) offered at this quaint shop on Main Street and all the children's art work on the walls is fun to look at. My granddaughter and I each had a child's cup...More

Thank kthomasva
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I frequent Ashley's after my Wednesday bike rides through spring and summer and fall. Staff are friendly. Down side - Not much space to eat inside

Thank laverslave
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Their coffee Oreo ice cream is the best. Ever. You can't go wrong with any of their flavors though. Fresh, wholesome and amazing.

Thank travelparm
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A Yale friend told me we had to do Ashley's while we were in New Haven, so we took him up on it. Good ice cream, slightly outside the standard flavors of every other ice cream shop anywhere, which was good. The ice cream itself...More

Thank joelwakefield
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Stopped here on a hot August day to cool off. Ice cream was very tasty. I would recommend to anyone in the area if looking for dessert.

Thank StefMillz
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I really like this place. The price seems just fair, and they have a wide variety of flavors and toppings all the time. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Daniela B
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Yeah, well reviewed place. Was pretty quiet, in a plain strip mall, on a Sunday afternoon. But that Bittersweet chocolate was awfully good. And a big portion for a regular. Kid liked her soft-serve vanilla with Oreo crumbs, other kid liked his Mango Smoothie, and...More

Thank BDR0se
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Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-776-7744
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