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Mystic Drawbridge Ice-Cream

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Dessert, Ice Cream
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2 W. Main St., Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 572-7978
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Dessert, Late Night

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  • 36
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good ice cream.

This is a very popular attraction in Mystic, and during summer the lines can be long. The ice cream selections are excellent. There is a small deck outside where you can watch action on the Mystic River and the periodic openings of the drawbridge. Also have lunch foods and salads.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
funlover_8
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Stonington
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were visiting for a day so we tried to squeeze in as much as we could. We stopped here first - got ice cream and a cookie. Line was long, staff was young and seemed kind of overwhelmed, and the ice cream/cookie was just okay. We went across the street after where I got a ton of amazing chocolates... More 

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Stonington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a very popular attraction in Mystic, and during summer the lines can be long. The ice cream selections are excellent. There is a small deck outside where you can watch action on the Mystic River and the periodic openings of the drawbridge. Also have lunch foods and salads.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Sits on the water, great selection of food, plenty of ice cream choices, good prices. depending which side of the drawbridge your on you might have to wait till the boat traffic clears. Would recommend to friends and family.

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Matthews, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It's rare to find maple nut ice cream and theirs was excellent with lots of pecans. My husband (who admits to being a coffee snob) said their coffee was quite good, too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Stopped for an ice cream (traditional vanilla cone) and it was very good with a crispy cone. The view is beautiful. We are coffee drinkers but the coffee we ordered left a lot to be desired. It was undrinkable and the attendant was not too accomodating. Bottom line, great ice cream! Skip the coffee...

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Right next to the bridge in Mystic. The ice cream was very good. Lots of different flavors and sizes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Stopped in with a bunch of kids and another mom for a quick treat. The prices were a little higher than what I like to pay for an ice cream but I guess in a tourist town that is to be expected. Over $5 for a large 3 scoop ice cream. I opted for a brownie sundae. It was yummy... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Our experience was fine in so far as there was no long line and we were waited on promptly. The ice cream was the issue. It just wasn't good. In fact it was the worst soft serve we had ever eaten. It tasted of nothing and was so soft they couldn't get it to stay in a cone and said... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Some really unique and delicious flavors. My wife and I each got a cup with 2 scoops (different flavors) and really enjoyed eating our treats out on the porch that overlooks the river. There's no question that it's not cheap. But assuming that you don't live in Mystic, then you're a tourist and should do some touristy stuff! Since then,... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I had read about this place from others on trip advisor, and when me and my fiancee had went, we both had pinnies and dessert which were really good, really recommend this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 W. Main St., Mystic, CT 06355
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
  • Phone Number: (860) 572-7978

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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