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The Bent Spoon

35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
+1 609-924-2368
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sorbet” (45 reviews)
“ice cream” (213 reviews)
“gelato” (36 reviews)
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35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So enjoyed the variety and great flavor. The staff is super friendly and the line even if long is full of usually kind groups of people. Take a moment and enjoy.

Thank harrison9
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love all the interesting flavors. Sat on benches outside and people watched. Best ice cream in Princeton!

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love love love this place!! Fantastic ice cream and yummy lemon biscuits to name but a few things you can devour at The Bent Spoon. Our second visit to Princeton from the UK in the space of three years and the second visit didn't disappoint!...More

Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in the area, we stopped at "the bent spoon" for some ice cream. They offer some unusual flavors; Chocolate Orange, Dad's Hat, Mint Nibs, Chocolate Jalapena (the Hot), just to name a few. The staff offers samples of their ice cream so you can...More

Thank Curt K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a nice dinner in Princeton, we were looking to get a European-type gelato for desert. This place was highly rated. Unfortunately, we were both disappointed. Can not compare it to gelato in Europe.

Thank shura13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The worst part is trying to decide between flavors -- sample tastes don't really help narrow. Luckily, they will split even a small between two flavors. Friendly staff.

Thank GLH-Philly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read the reviews and had to give it a try since I'm a self-proclaimed "ice cream connoisseur". My ice cream radar was up and the TripAdvisor reviews led me here. I tried the dark chocolate and the mint chip with nibs. The dark chocolate was...More

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Reviewed 16 April 2017

All kinds of delicious ice creams and desserts, but go for the Banana Whip - it does not disappoint!

Thank 13BarbP
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a tiny ice cream parlor with high quality artisan ice creams and sorbets. The use natural ingredients in all their products. They also have really nice sweet baked goods. This is a great place for dessert.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Some really interesting flavors. Nice,friendly staff. A small was not small and with 2 scoops a perfect replacement for lunch before a walking tour.

Thank stevelotte
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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