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The Bent Spoon

35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
+1 609-924-2368
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (52 reviews)
“ice cream” (240 reviews)
“gelato” (40 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is certainly a nice ice cream parlor, but you will be disappointed if you think it is going to be the best ice cream of your life. The space is terrible, just 2 tables. The lines are terrible at peak time

Thank marciadepaulasmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the summer, if you are willing to wait in the line that extends out the door and down the block, you will be rewarded with flavors you could not dream of. We have been a fan of The Bent Spoon since it opened--decades ago!

Thank tingogranny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best ice cream place in Princeton.. Hubby & I been there multiple times but yesterday for some reason craving ice cream in rain & drove 45 minutes to get there.. We have tried all other ice cream places but this is the...More

Thank Tia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I love sweets, but the hot chocolate was awful. The drink only comes in one size (which looks like a 6 ounce cup) and yet they charge $4.75. It basically tasted like straight up cocoa powder with only a hint of liquid....More

Thank soccergallystuff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decent Ice Cream. There is not much else to it. Long lines in summer gives the sense that his place is a hit with the locals.

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn’t hear the employee well and I got something I didn’t expect. Very minimal seating. $2.25 for a cookie but they are good.

Thank 507poconomom
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This lovely little shop never disappoints. They encourage you to taste their flavor packed creations. I have so many favorites. Open up your mind about what can be transformed into ice cream...then savor every unique flavor. Yum!

Thank Love2jet19
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I've heard about this place from my friends so I had to try out their ice cream when I went to Princeton. Though the place may be small, don't be fooled. The flavors that they offer (and they rotate the flavors every day) are simply...More

Thank Josephine T
Reviewed 3 January 2018

On a freezing day I am thinking back to a warmer time when everyone loves the best in ice creams. Do go out of your way to go to this centrally-located ice cream parlor. Save time for parking and for walking there, because parking spots...More

Thank Mariette R
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A must do when in Princeton. Right next to the parking area and few steps from Nassau Inn. Bent Spoon will not disappoint you with their natural flavors at taste to! P.S this is not a restaurant that serves a full meal, this is a...More

Thank Cool_Sundayzz
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-2368
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Small Batch, Crafted Ice Cream & Sorbet From Scratch Using Seasonal, Local & Organic Ingredients.
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