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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

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$$ - $$$
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16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
+1 910-772-1298
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just walking in front of the store makes your mouth water! The smell.... is amazing. My daughter and I always give each other the "look" as we are about to walk by. We love to watch them at work. Window watching doesn't get better. I love the dainty treats and how beautiful and perfect everything looks. :) Reminds me of... More 

Thank Lindsey M
King, North Carolina
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You don't need to know where this place is just follow your nose to the smell of caramel being cooked. All of the candy and waffle cones are cooked on site so if you want candy or ice cream than this is the place. A little pricey but well worth it.

Thank sam h
Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not sure what they put in their fudge , but it is just amazing! The Ice cream was also very good. This place was recommended to us from folks all over town and it is well worth the stop.

Thank Chipper56
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everyone sweet tooth paradise. Chocolate, ice cream and many more. After you had your sweets take a walk along the river. Many shops and restaurants to explore.

Thank ALVINC136
Greater London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent ice cream, amazing varieties and the service is excellent. The best place to eat ice cream in town, very popular with locals as well tourists.

Thank pareshraja14
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely goodies being made in this shop - very nice ice cream but not cheap! They also do fudge, chocolates and gifts.

Thank J0J
Concord, North Carolina
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137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to pass up ice cream. Have to time it right so you don't have to wait in line because it can get long.

Thank Djstoy2
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you walk in you immediately smell all of the delicious treats. Everything looked delicious! Me and my husband opted for some ice cream. They make the ice cream themselves which was cool. They let me sample many flavors and they were all good! I liked the blueberry and pistachio ice cream the best. My husband got toasted coconut. Would... More 

Thank jennifer w
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic ice cream and big scoops! Try the sea-salt caramel or peanut butter ice cream - my favorites!

Thank Deb W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The selection is awesome and service is actually quick. If you arrive and there is a line, just wait, it'll move faster than you think. The ice cream is very tasty and I would recommend one of their homemade sugar cones. It is a bit pricey but also a treat that you don't get to have everyday. Besides the ice... More 

Thank tracycS5380WD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?