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Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 15 September 2022 via mobile

Ice cream was really delicious. Hubby ordered a scoop of the mocha chip and a scoop of chocolate…great pairing. I got pistachio and a blackberry flavor which was also good but I liked my husband’s better. They’re also very environmentally friendly as the ice cream...came in a paper cup and a wooden spoon. 👍🏻More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 24 July 2022

After lunch at a nearby restaurant, we got ice cream at The Bent Spoon. It was an extremely hot day. The person working at the counter informed us they were out of cones, which was probably a good thing given the heat. (We ate our...ice cream in a small nearby park with tables and benches.) Servings are 2 scoops. I had coffee with cookies and milk chocolate. Others in our party had other flavors... all delicious and super creamy. Interesting flavor combinations, including chocolate with rosemary. The cups used are uncoated paper, and the spoons are wood. Environmentally friendly. Makes it easy to feel good about splurging!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 22 August 2021

I heard about the place and saw the lines... the excitement builkt up.. but tasting the ice cream which seemaed to have pocekts of Ice and sugar. it was just better we bought grocery ice cream. Well good for the thrill and the location otherwise...lower your expectations.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 7 May 2021

Very good hot chocolate as well as differenr ice cream flavours with chocolate meant very satisfied group of friends.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 12 March 2021 via mobile

This is "fancy" icecream. It's delicious but it's not your run of the mill sugar on candy sundae. I do wish they had their menu posted outside as the line geta very long then you feel rushed when younare finally get inside and can see...the options.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 22 October 2020

Love, love, love the Bent Spoon!! I've been coming here since I was a teenager. It reminds me of my family and everything good about the area. Miss living in Princeton, NJ and will definitely be back!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020

This place works every time. Great seasonal choice of ice cream and sorbet. . Generous serves. The staff was great and willing to let you sample. In summer there's almost always a line but its well worth the wait.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Fabulous place beloved by all my family for their flavors - their original tastes and their cupcakes.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 15 February 2020 via mobile

Fantastic quality and flavors. The line is usually moderate and can be crazy long but moves quickly, and totally worth waiting anyway.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

Saved room from dinner to have a cup of homemade Bent Spoon famous ice cream. The chocolate mint was good but left a film in the back of my mouth. The peppermint was just to overwhelming. The last time I traveled to the Bent Spoon...the chocolate orange was delicious. I’ll be back but next time I will taste 1st.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 22 January 2020

Well worth the wait for a sweet treat. Don't let the line out the door stop you from dropping in to "The Spoon." The line moves fast, the staff are always friendly and helpful and the ice cream is second to none. The flavors are...sometimes unusual, but take a try on something different and you won't be disappointed. Don't feel shy about asking for samples and staff recommendations. REMEMBER - CASH ONLY! Bring $$ and a sweet tooth and enjoy!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 1 January 2020 via mobile

We were in town for a 50th Anniversary celebration. We were told to visit Bent spoon. I thought it was ridiculous to have ice-cream in December but when I walked in and saw the flavors, I knew I had to try it. We were 17...people and the staff was very efficient in getting us all samples and served in a timely manner. I went with the the peppermint stick and was happy with my choice and everyone else was happy with their choices too....some really unique flavors. Some of us paired our cold ice-cream with some hot apple cider which was mulled with the perfect amount of spices. It was a perfect mid afternoon stop.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 9 December 2019 via mobile

Stopped here while walking around campus and after reading other reviews. Very small ice cream shop with limited indoor seating. Benches outside though or take it to go. Line was out the door when we left but super fast service, cash only! We tried the...classic hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows and it was fantastic!! Also had the ginger and cinnamon ice creams, also delicious! Highly recommend! They also had cookies and mini cupcakes.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 8 December 2019

You will be pleasantly confused by the flavor selection here. Have fun trying a couple of samples before choosing your new favorite.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 27 November 2019

How cam you go wrong with ice cream and especially The Bent Spoon ice cream. So many different varieties and they let you sample as many as you need to find that perfect flavor. A small gets you two scoops of any flavors. Great location...and open after summer!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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The Bent Spoon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4