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J Foster Ice Cream

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4 Bailey Road, Avon, CT 06001
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Ice Cream

J. Foster has the best ice cream in Avon & Simsbury. The sundaes and cones are good size and delicious. They also have frozen desserts to take home for that special occasion.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Barbara V
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Avon, Connecticut
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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

J. Foster has the best ice cream in Avon & Simsbury. The sundaes and cones are good size and delicious. They also have frozen desserts to take home for that special occasion.

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Avon, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I would not say this is the best ice cream ever, however it is the best ice cream we have had in Avon. People behind the counter are friendly... otherwise pretty non descript

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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Best in the valley hands down. Great flavor and very fresh. A nice change from all of the chain joints that just ship everything in from somewhere else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We have been enjoying J Foster's homemade ice cream in Avon and always take family and friends there. The choice of favors is excellent and unique, the staff are very friendly and efficient. We like being able to sit indoors or out. This is what makes a great summer evening!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

this is my favorite ice cream joint in CT. unique flavor combos, rich homemade ice cream, and friendly staff. plus, there never seems to be a wait.

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We drive from Newington to Avon for this ice cream. The favors they have are tasty and the creamiest we have ever had. They also use real chocolate sprinkles not the imitation wax kind. We visit J Fosters multiple times a month and bring others with us to try it. They end up loving the ice cream as much as... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ice cream doesn't get any better than this! We drive 25 minutes just to get the yummiest ice cream in the Hartford area. It is creamy, delicious and amazing! If you find yourself anywhere near Simsbury CT you must stop by and try the best ice cream around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

It was a few months back that I went to j fosters for the first time and I am now a frequent regular. Unique flavors and awesome service. If you have a chance to I highly suggest a visit.

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Rindge, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I went j. Fosters ice cream when they were in the Connecticut building at the eastern states exposition in springfield Massachusetts. They had several unique flavors including maple bacon. The texture is smooth and creamy and the flavors are evenly balanced. Because they have so many unique flavors,even with free samples, it's difficult to choose which one to enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A lot of sit-down space for an ice-cream parlor. Friendly service, very tasty flavors (Graham Central Station was a big hit) and good-sized portions for a single scoop.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Bailey Road, Avon, CT 06001
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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