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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (28 reviews)
“yale students” (2 reviews)
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280 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They make their own ice cream. Ashley's has a lot of flavors and they are alway changing. I have been going to Ashley's since they opened on Collage St. in New Haven

Thank cathyam2016
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This ice cream shop has been voted #1 in New Haven for the last 2 decades, which is impressive! The ice cream was yummy with original flavors in addition to old standbys. The staff was incredibly friendly.

Thank SandersonClan5
Reviewed 21 August 2017

There is a nice variety of ice cream flavors to choose from. We always enjoy our ice cream here and the atmosphere is fun as well.

Thank orlandov7
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This ice cream shop is in a small location that has maybe a dozen chairs. The staff seems to be composed of Yale students. The young lady that served us was nice and patiently took our order. We were a party of four. Chocolate chip,...More

Thank WaiPRUSA
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Upon seeing two competing ice cream shops within blocks of one another I was determined to select a clear winner. Sorry Ashely, it wasn't you. Your ice cream was flat and seemed to have an overabundance of air mixed in with the ice cream. Almost...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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 5 July 2017 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 21 June 2017

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
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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