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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
+1 910-772-1298
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fudge” (280 reviews)
“waffle cone” (202 reviews)
“caramel apple” (36 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
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11 - 20 of 908 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

And adults will too! This is definitely a must stop location if you're downtown with the family, especially little ones. If you are a chocolate or ice cream connoisseur, this is your go to spot.

Thank xlr8tin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place!! Fantastic ice cream and fudge. Also a good place to get special chocolates for your loved one!!

Thank JylCarter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could smell the "sweet" of this place several store fronts away and there always seemed to be a line snaking out the door. The ice cream was amazing and lived up to our expectations.

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a family favorite. I had a dark chocolate caramel sea salt apple ($5.95) and everyone else with me got ice cream. There are many great flavors and you can sample them ( I recommend this as my daughter got a flavor she...More

Thank MauiGregB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a huge selection of sweets. Wasn't very organized on ordering or where the line was but good eats. We went during the Azalea Festival so that could have contributed to the confusion.

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the lemon meringue waffle bowl. The ice cream was delicious. They make their own waffle cones and they are the best!!

Thank stepj07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything a candy lover would ever want in this store plus ice cream. I had a waffle cone and 2 milk chocolate covered marshmallows and 2 caramel chocolate covered turtles bit on the expensive side.

Thank Ynot420
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Home-made waffle cone. How can that be bad? Then I topped it off with some Georgia Peach ice cream. Yeah, now you want one. $5.50 was fairly reasonable near the Riverwalk and it was the perfect night for ice cream and I was with my...More

Thank CWOTim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for ice cream - a good location, close to the Riverwalk. Delicious ice cream and ice cold water! A definite stop while in Wilmington!

Thank beckyd02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just walking in, one is overwhelmed by the smell of sweetness. Trying not to drool on the protective viewing covers, we reviewed every possible sweet choice. Pass the truffles, the UN-variety of fudge, of we funneled our search to ice cream--in a fresh-made waffle cone....More

Thank Linda S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-772-1298
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