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1018 Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3730
203-481-5558
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Om Nom Low Fat No Sugar

They have the best low fat no sugar ice cream I have ever eaten. Their hot fudge sauce is so rich and tastes bittersweet. The ice cream cakes and pies are great for any occasion. We used to get the cakes to celebrate birthdays at work. The best ice cream in CT.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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67 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

They have the best low fat no sugar ice cream I have ever eaten. Their hot fudge sauce is so rich and tastes bittersweet. The ice cream cakes and pies are great for any occasion. We used to get the cakes to celebrate birthdays at work. The best ice cream in CT.

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Best Ice Cream I've ever had. Lo❤️E it. The floor is always sticky because there isn't adult supervision but the staff has always been friendly and competent. The are SO much better than Ben & Jerry's. Creative & season flavors. The hot fudge & whipped cream are awesome!! Sadly, I just needed to go dairy free. Not having my Ashley's... More 

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branford, connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Doggie friendly and very friendly local staff. Usually a good ice cream selection...hey Ashley's how about pistachio a little more often...but all of the product is excellent!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Visited Ashley's in March after dinner to satisfy a chocolate craving. Ashley's has a varitey of ice cream flavors and also some frozen yogurt. It's pretty much what you'd expect out of a New England ice cream scoop shop. There is nothing specific which blew me out of the water about the place but I did think it was a... More 

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conecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The frozen yogurt selection is amazing for someone who cannot eat ice cream! Our grandchildren love sitting on the green with their cones.

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We love ice cream. But I try to keep it low fat and my husband avoids sugar. We can stick to those goals as Ashley's .... or go hog wild. We love getting a cup and then sitting on a bench on the green.

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North Haven, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My favorite ice cream place (right after Cows of Canada) is any Ashley's I can find. I am addicted to the bittersweet chocolate ice cream and bittersweet hot fudge sauce. I limit myself to the kids size but lust after more.

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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

After a delicious lunch down the street,we stopped in for an ice cream treat.The dessert was fun and very tasty sad to say it went to our waisty.

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Cortlandt Manor, NY
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Storefront ice cream store facing the Branford Green. Crowded for town events, OK otherwise. There are so many choices that it is hard to make up your mind. As an icream fanatic I rate it a bit below Ben and Jerrys in Vermont but it might well be the best in the greater New Haven area. You can get other... More 

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Morrisville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I love going to Ashley's. There's either a new spin on an old favorite flavor, or a new blend waiting to be tried. The ice cream is fresh tasting and fun. The perfect ending for a stroll on the green.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1018 Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3730
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: 203-481-5558

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

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