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The Bent Spoon

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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35 Palmer Square West, Princeton, NJ 08542
+1 609-924-2368
12:00 - 18:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 18:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

overpriced often rated as best ice cream in the area, but the slow service and high price mean that I'd rather go elsewhere

Thank Barbara L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These folks have done a great job bringing fun, unique desserts to a Princeton. Think pumpkin, corn, in season. Never the same offerings. They also have fantastic cupcakes. Highly recommended.

Thank Jim B
Hightstown, New Jersey
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

They have the most amazing flavors, very different than any other ice creamery I have ever been to. One of the flavors, chocolate chile, is my favorite. It has just the right sweetness and spice. They also have many sorbets to choose from. It is pricey.

1 Thank Knowns
Oroville, California
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162 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is a little ice cream parlor that serves organic homemade ice cream, gelato, and sorbets. What was so fun were all the unique flavors. A must try when in Princeton.

2 Thank gdncd
New Jersey
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

There is so much that I love about this place that I hate what it's doing to my wallet! They have some rather intuitive flavors and it's always exciting to open that door and see what they'll have today. One of my favorites is the Earl Grey ice cream. One of my favorite types of tea turned into ice cream!... More 

1 Thank Moybien93
Princeton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

amazing ice cream, nothing like you've ever had! Homemade marshmallows that are incredible. Bur some and take them home and drizzle chocolate on them. Fantastic cupcakes too. The wait is worth it

1 Thank vsardi
Princeton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place has the most AMAZING selection of flavors in completely appropriate serving sizes. Artisan ice cream at its finest, The Bent Spoon has never disappointed. The flavors vary from sweet to savory with the ability to combine flavors in even a small size. It is cash only but the line out the door is worth the wait. There's a... More 

1 Thank pbanj2016
Seattle, Washington
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Bent Spoon serves home made mostly locally sourced and organic ice cream that is a gourmet treat. Don't miss it. They have great other treats too but don't miss the ice cream or sorbet.

1 Thank sunsunsun60
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

On a hot summer day nothing beats the Vanilla and Rhubarb ice cream, or may be Passion Fruit, or Avocado, or ... well not exactly sure when I should stop with the selection of flavors. Basically this is an incredible shop with huge selection of various ice creams and crowds to match the quality. When we got there the line... More 

1 Thank Alena V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Came here just before we left Princeton, so glad we made the stop! This place was recommended to us and rightly so! With flavors such as paw paw, peach and raspberry, and a candied apple to die for, this place is normally packed. Delicious ice cream and something for everyone! Highly recommended!

1 Thank Jemma R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Palmer Square West, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-2368

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