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3697 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-1515
203-281-7429
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"Delicious" is an understatement for Wentworth's ice Cream!

There is no better ice cream we've experienced in New England than Wentworth's!!! Always a line at the door, parking lot busy, and customers smiling broadly 'tween bites of outstanding ice cream and a variety of flavors. Located on Whitney Avenue, close to Sleeping Giant State Park and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Connecticut
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

There is no better ice cream we've experienced in New England than Wentworth's!!! Always a line at the door, parking lot busy, and customers smiling broadly 'tween bites of outstanding ice cream and a variety of flavors. Located on Whitney Avenue, close to Sleeping Giant State Park and Quinnipiac University, you must try Wentworth's! Several tables in the shoppe and... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Its always great to stop in at Wentworth's for their great ice cream! Especially on a hot summer day when you can sit outside and enjoy the view.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Seriously fantastic ice cream, home made, varying flavors, all good, especially the adult, hmmm, spirits, anyone? The shop sits along the scenic drive to Cheshire, Connecticut, Whitney Ave through Hamden, Route 10, small shop, but plenty of parking and outdoor venue for enjoying the best ice cream ever. Open for sure in the spring, summer and fall, and not so... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If New Have is famous for Pizza and the origin of the hamburg sandwich then Hamden is famous for outstanding Ice Cream! The quaint Mom and Pop shack that sits in the lap of Sleeping Giant with a gentle swirl of a meandering stream is the perfect home for homemade style Ice Cream served with a smile and great customer... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They no longer carry Tofutti...a vegan dessert. They did a few years back and I keep stopping there hoping they will bring it back. No one is very nice about my request

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There is nothing better after a long trek on the Farmington Canal Trail then a pit stop at Wentworth's. There are traditional and eclectic flavors and a consistency that keeps everyone returning cone after cone. I especially love Rum Raisin. Wentworth's is surrounded by a wonderful serene outdoor setting that is great on a warm sunny spring day.

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The one place I would make a special trip for; just for ice cream.The best homemade ice cream in Ct. The specialty sundaes are amazing!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

best tasting ice cream in the area - a little pricey but worth it - the unique flavors are great and fun to try - my whole family enjoys a trip there

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Best ice cream in the state! Been going there for almost 25 years Dozens of homemade flavors available every day with special flavors each week Not open on Sundays, and be prepared for long lines especially during summer time on Friday and Saturday nights Definitely worth the wait

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wentworths ice cream is sinfully delicious. Great flavors, and a very nice outdoor area to sit and enjoy! It is also a short side trip off the Farmington canal bike trail. A nice way to spend a sunny afternoon, and after a bike ride I don't feel guilty about having a treat!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3697 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: 203-281-7429

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 5

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