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Wentworth Homemade Ice Cream Company

3697 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-1515
203-281-7429
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Ranked #2 of 148 restaurants in Hamden
Price range: $2 - $5
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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English first
Hamden, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you are looking for high quality ice cream and a nice setting in which to eat it Wentworths is a great place to go. They have a wide variety of traditional ice cream, low calorie and frozen yogurt. And there are also a wide variety of toppings. You can sit inside or outside to enjoy your treat.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Love the wide variety of choices! I like that all the ingredients are fresh or made from scratch. Regina is always discovering new combinations. Worth the drive to!

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hamden, CT
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Very good ice cream. Need to go far to find something better. But then again, everyone's taste is different.

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cheshire,connecticut
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106 reviews 106 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We had not been to Wentworth's in quite while, and when my daughter came for a visit from Danbury,we decided to give it a try. I had a teeny ( that's what they call it) sundae which was exactly the portion I wanted. The coconuts mounds ice cream was very good, but the fudge was very disappointing...thin and not tasty.... More

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Bristol, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We like the Wentworth located on Witney Avenue in Hamden near Sleeping Giant State Park. Old time ice cream parlor charm, tables inside, front porch with benches and a Gazebo near the parking lot. They even have adult ice cream. Always a must stop when in the area.

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Milford, CT
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Just to the west side of Sleeping Giant State Park is a house on Whitney Ave which houses a great place for ice cream. You can eat inside or out.

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Milford, ct
Top Contributor
244 reviews 244 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Good stuff! Top quality! Expect some expense but they do not cut corners and what more can I say it's good stuff and all good!

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Hamden, CT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We love Wentworth's and we love that they have an extra tiny scoop so the little kids can have their own. The in house hot fudge is also delicious.

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86 reviews 86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Our family has eaten ice cream all over the world, and Wentworth's is the best we've had. I grew up eating Wentworth's and make sure to stop by multiple times whenever I'm back in CT.

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Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I'm not typically a vanilla girl, but I strongly encourage you to sample the vanilla ice cream here! It is so think and creamy, you can barely scoop it up with a spoon.

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