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262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
+1 401-619-3998
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (71 reviews)
“waffle cone” (22 reviews)
“caramel apple” (10 reviews)
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262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Delicious place to grab some sweet treats!! Line was long on a Saturday night but worth the wait!! Many flavor a to choose from. YUM!!

1  Thank 29Travelmaster
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great service, Milkshakes are to die for. Can't wait to go back and try some of their treats and waffle cones

2  Thank Josh S
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The best ice cream i had in years. I had superman flavor and it was amazing. I also try hot saltet caramel chocolate and caramelized apple. They all were amazing. A bit expensive but perfect

1  Thank DemetraCyprus
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Every night of my stay in Newport I had to have the best ice cream cone around,It is our family stop after dinner for a treat .I think it is better than the rest of the shops in the area.

1  Thank Paula R
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Unable to vouch for all the other goodies they sell but if anywhere near as good as the ice-cream they vend you'll be many pounds heavier when leaving. Just about as creamy and delicious as ice cream gets, even though I'd no idea of what...More

1  Thank KipKNoh
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Considering its reputation, the ice cream was no better than a gallon of Hood at the grocery store. Expect creative flavor names that taste no better than a cone at Baskin-Robbins. Not saying this is a bad thing, but don't go in thinking you're getting...More

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We can't wait to return to Newport just to have ice cream at Kilwin's! This is a great shop to visit for chocolate as well.

1  Thank Marcia33
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This place will not disappoint!!! Expect a line but it will be well WORTH the wait!! They make fresh fudge and ice cream!!! Plenty of flavors to choose from. I only wish they had more seating. The place is TINY! But I ALWAYS come back...More

1  Thank Millied
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great ice-cream shop with friendly quick service located on Thames Street , easy to stop by as you stroll along the waterfront. The chocolate chip was excellent.

1  Thank Jean P
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My husband got a sundae with different ice cream flavors every night we were in Newport. He's very picky about his hot fudge and I can assure you the sundaes here were in his top 5 of all homemade ice cream places we've been to...More

1  Thank Lisa S
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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