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262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
+1 401-619-3998
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (74 reviews)
“waffle cone” (24 reviews)
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262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The smell of the waffle cones from the street brought me in to this charming little ice cream and chocolate shop. I had seen the tremendous lines out the door for the past two days but was pleasantly surprised to see that the store was...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to walk in after smelling the freshly made waffle cones from the street! Everything looked good, but decided on a scoop of rum raisin ice cream in said waffle cone. It was boozy and delicious!

Thank TravelGalAnge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too many flavors to pick from, wanted 1/2 the case!! Also had cool rice krispy treats, all different kinds of flavors.

Thank 1BagTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ice cream shop is worth stopping by. Our ice cream was great and they also sell fudge and chocolate covered Rice Krispy treats. Sooo good!

Thank kristineregine
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Awesome selection of ice creams and chocolates. I'm sure they had other things for sale but I was pretty focused on the ice cream when I went in. Great place to cool off and have a tasty treat!

Thank gagal316
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A very nice place with a lot of great sweet things. The ice cream was very good and refreshing and the atmosphere was very pleasant. Recommend

Thank Amit K
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We all scream for ice cream! While on a cruise, we stopped in Newport for the day. After touring two mansions, we indulged in Kilwin's ice cream. All of the flavors we ordered were creamy and delicious! Well worth the calories! The line moved quickly...More

Thank Diane A
William H, Manager at Kilwin's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed our delicious ice cream!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

fudge, ice cream, candies. what is not to like? it is a chain but a good one. if you have a sweet tooth, this is the place for you

1  Thank timriordan
William H, Manager at Kilwin's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks for the great review. We're so glad you enjoyed our delicious product.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

They have one great variety of flavors and great tasting ice cream. Waffle cone out of sight. Scoops are big.

Thank Irwin37
William H, Manager at Kilwin's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed our delicious ice cream.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Do not pass up a scoop of this fantastic Ice Cream! Best ever! Only available in the summer. Expensive and worth every penny. Fresh and delicious!

1  Thank LTT63
William H, Manager at Kilwin's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed our ice cream. Toasted Coconut ice cream is our number 2 top selling flavor and is available all year long.

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-3998
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Must be a recently opened shop, as it looks totally closed in Streetview. also see http://www.yelp.com/biz/kilwins-newport
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