We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Bent Spoon

35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
+1 609-924-2368
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (54 reviews)
“ice cream” (241 reviews)
“gelato” (36 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (521)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 508 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know dairy free ice cream could taste this good! The double dark chocolate sorbet tasted like the creamiest real ice cream ever! I loved this place. I wish we had one in the south. Cash only!!

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All I can say is that The Bent Spoon has the most delicious ice cream! We enjoyed evry bite. I had the salted caramel and the chocolate covered matzo treats. My husband had a hazelnut shake. So yummy!!

Thank DinnerClub617
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is delicious and fresh, house made ice cream and sorbet. Great quality.. Great downtown shopping area in Princeton. Nice to take a stroll whole eating your sorbet.

Thank Mochaladie
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

It is certainly a nice ice cream parlor, but you will be disappointed if you think it is going to be the best ice cream of your life. The space is terrible, just 2 tables. The lines are terrible at peak time

Thank marciadepaulasmith
Reviewed 3 March 2018

In the summer, if you are willing to wait in the line that extends out the door and down the block, you will be rewarded with flavors you could not dream of. We have been a fan of The Bent Spoon since it opened--decades ago!

Thank tingogranny
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This is the best ice cream place in Princeton.. Hubby & I been there multiple times but yesterday for some reason craving ice cream in rain & drove 45 minutes to get there.. We have tried all other ice cream places but this is the...More

Thank Tia S
Reviewed 16 February 2018

My boyfriend and I love sweets, but the hot chocolate was awful. The drink only comes in one size (which looks like a 6 ounce cup) and yet they charge $4.75. It basically tasted like straight up cocoa powder with only a hint of liquid....More

Thank soccergallystuff
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Decent Ice Cream. There is not much else to it. Long lines in summer gives the sense that his place is a hit with the locals.

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I couldn’t hear the employee well and I got something I didn’t expect. Very minimal seating. $2.25 for a cookie but they are good.

Thank 507poconomom
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This lovely little shop never disappoints. They encourage you to taste their flavor packed creations. I have so many favorites. Open up your mind about what can be transformed into ice cream...then savor every unique flavor. Yum!

Thank Love2jet19
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 hotels in Princeton
Nassau Inn
619 reviews
.05 km away
Courtyard by Marriott Princeton
300 reviews
3.13 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton
626 reviews
3.13 km away
Hyatt Regency Princeton
1,061 reviews
3.25 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Olives Deli & Bakery
143 reviews
.13 km away
Agricola Eatery
623 reviews
.14 km away
Small World Cafe
188 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Princeton University
834 reviews
.38 km away
Princeton University Art Museum
588 reviews
.43 km away
Princeton Public Library
168 reviews
.22 km away
Princeton University Chapel
108 reviews
.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Bent Spoon staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-2368
  • E-mail
Small Batch, Crafted Ice Cream & Sorbet From Scratch Using Seasonal, Local & Organic Ingredients.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing