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Carvel Ice Cream & Bakery

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401 W Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3647
860-409-0582
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best ice cream and the nicest family business

Love Carvel ice cream especially vanilla. The family here is so nice. Spotlessly clean. We were regulars. Can not think of anything I dislike about this Carvel.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My kids wanted to go here so I took them against my better judgment. Soft serve is loaded with all kinds of junk and this tasted no different than all the other chemically ridden brands. I understand some have a nostalgic connection to Carvel, but the way it's made has changed significantly from the original decades ago. I recommend going... More 

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Love Carvel ice cream especially vanilla. The family here is so nice. Spotlessly clean. We were regulars. Can not think of anything I dislike about this Carvel.

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Simsbury, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Awesome ice cream, great Service Carvel always brings me back to my childhood and this is one of the best shops. the owners are always so nice.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband is diabetic, and the staff was able to make him a special sugar-free cake. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Their ice cream never disappoints.

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Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I love Carvel's. There is no ice cream or frozen yogurt in the valley that compares to their soft serve. Flavor is fantastic and so creamy. Outstanding ice cream. My kids from time to time get their hard packed ice cream and they like it although I've never tried it. The soft serve is so good I don't know how... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The owners are so friendly and inviting. They, combined with a product I remember as a treat from my youth, make this a worthwhile stop. It's a simple ice cream shop, but the service is fantastic and they really aim to please. Tip: If you order a cake for a special occasion, they will make it with any flavors you'd... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have been a fan of Carvel ice cream for many years. There has been an ice cream supermarket (as they call them) in Avon for decades. I am very fond of their vanilla soft serve. It is creamy and I love putting it into a sugar cone (although I have also developed a fondness for strawberry ice cream sundaes... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great summer treats and owner is very nice. Always remembers a face and has has a smile and thank you for every who visits. Extremely clean and well run

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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

The owners of this Carvel are such kind and accommodating people. We come here whenever we need an ice cream treat. They go out of their way to make sure you are satisfied with your order and are very friendly. This weekend I special ordered a custom photo cake for a party and everybody loved it. The owner wanted it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

My family has been going here for years. The same people have been running it all that time. Always good service and never disappointed.

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Additional Information about Carvel Ice Cream & Bakery

Address: 401 W Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3647
Phone Number: 860-409-0582
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Address: 401 W Main St, Avon, CT 06001-3647
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: 860-409-0582
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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