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19 Main St, East Haddam, CT 06423-1303
+1 860-873-9284
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12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hillside sweet house is a newer ice cream shop located right across the bridge in East Haddam Connecticut. The sweet house is replacing the old sweet shop which used to be up the hill and was one of my childhood favorite memories. The sweet house has less pizzazz but still offers that small town traditional ice cream shop feel.... More 

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Thank Traveler860_203
New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went here after a summer concert. The ice cream is delicious. This is a great stop to make after a show at the Goodspeed Opera House or a dinner at the Gelston House.

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Thank Roseann_S_123
Fairfield, Connecticut
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615 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We enjoyed sharing a two scoop cup of Chocolate Lovers Chocolate. It was very rich and flavorful. They also have candy and gifts for kids. There are a few chairs inside and they also have outside seating.

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Thank Gloria H
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Perfect Spot for nice ice cream! Moose Tracks all the way. Cute little dessert place, completed the evening with gelston house and goodspeed

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Thank _renlirat
Fairfield, Connecticut
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615 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

This was our first time here. There were lots of flavors to choose from/- can sample flavors. We both had Chocolate Lovers Chocolate- dark chocolate, chocolate chips and fudge swirl. It was truly decadent. They have a few few stools to sit on inside and a couple of chairs outside. Could use some more seating.

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Thank Gloria H
East Haddam, Connecticut
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Fantastic selection of unusual ice cream and sorbets. Great chocolates and candies. Be sure to try whatever they are featuring.

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Thank Drew E
hartford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is just a great place, very quaint. Right downtown East Haddam, walk to the river. Monday evenings in the summer is always nice, concert on the river, then walk to ice cream.

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Thank jthyatt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

Friendly Staff, Delicious Ice Cream. It's a cute small town ice cream store. Visited it while the concerts on the river were happening

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Thank mystid2015
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

We've stopped here a dozen or so times since buying our house up the road 7 years ago. Today was our last time. We purchased one kids cup which is only one scoop of ice cream. It was $4.40 with sprinkles! You can but a pint of Ben & Jerry's for that price. The ice cream tasted like it had... More 

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Thank Tom M
Portland, Connecticut
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

The sweet house/sweet shop has been around for a while, and I have been going to it for years. However, recently for the first time we tried it at its new location across the street and did not have a great experience. First of all, the service was not good at all. It seemed like we inconvenienced the person scooping... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Main St, East Haddam, CT 06423-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haddam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-873-9284

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?