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) #1 of 14 Dessert in Newport #17 of 196 Places to Eat in Newport ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
+1 401-619-3998
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (74 reviews)
“waffle cone” (24 reviews)
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262 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has really good ice cream. The sea salt caramel is the way to go. Alot of choices. A good spot for dessert

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped at Kilwin's for a treat on a sunny Saturday afternoon in August. Everyone in the family chose a different flavor of ice cream, and we all enjoyed them. We were able to try samples of a few flavors before deciding. The store also...More

Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 4 days ago

The smell of the waffle cones from the street brought me in to this charming little ice cream and chocolate shop. I had seen the tremendous lines out the door for the past two days but was pleasantly surprised to see that the store was...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to walk in after smelling the freshly made waffle cones from the street! Everything looked good, but decided on a scoop of rum raisin ice cream in said waffle cone. It was boozy and delicious!

Thank TravelGalAnge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too many flavors to pick from, wanted 1/2 the case!! Also had cool rice krispy treats, all different kinds of flavors.

Thank 1BagTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ice cream shop is worth stopping by. Our ice cream was great and they also sell fudge and chocolate covered Rice Krispy treats. Sooo good!

Thank kristineregine
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Awesome selection of ice creams and chocolates. I'm sure they had other things for sale but I was pretty focused on the ice cream when I went in. Great place to cool off and have a tasty treat!

Thank gagal316
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A very nice place with a lot of great sweet things. The ice cream was very good and refreshing and the atmosphere was very pleasant. Recommend

Thank Amit K
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We all scream for ice cream! While on a cruise, we stopped in Newport for the day. After touring two mansions, we indulged in Kilwin's ice cream. All of the flavors we ordered were creamy and delicious! Well worth the calories! The line moved quickly...More

Thank Diane A
William H, Manager at Kilwin's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed our delicious ice cream!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

fudge, ice cream, candies. what is not to like? it is a chain but a good one. if you have a sweet tooth, this is the place for you

1  Thank timriordan
William H, Manager at Kilwin's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thanks for the great review. We're so glad you enjoyed our delicious product.

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Restaurant Details

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