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Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe & Cafe

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34 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2331 (Formerly Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe)
860-434-6942
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The BEST ice cream around!

Small town charm, and delicious and CREAMY ice cream, so flavorful! and many different flavors to choose from.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Michael D
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Milan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Small town charm, and delicious and CREAMY ice cream, so flavorful! and many different flavors to choose from.

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Cute ice cream shop in Old Lyme. Lots of flavored and toppings. Nice area to sit outside to enjoy the treat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Great homemade ice cream seems a little exspensive but everything seems pricey these days they have sandwiches we've tried the roast beef and the ham both were good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The yummiest ice cream. New flavors as season roll around. The Blueberry cream and peach are THE BEST. But the new Moroccan Ginger is sweet and spicey. Delish.

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I have lived in town my entire life and the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe was always one of my favorite places. Recently, however it has been taken over by a new owner. The new, young staff is extremely rude. They will scream at the customers and never have a smile. Every time I have gone here the person I'm... More 

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Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

And wonderful sandwiches and soups for a delightful lunch. The ice cream is home made, diverse, and delicious. Seasonal favorites, like peach, abound, so revisit for the variations. Chocoholics will find irresistible offerings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This is our favorite ice cream shop in Old Lyme! They have variety and tastes good. We haven't tried their sandwiches yet but I can recommend their ice cream.

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Mad River Valley, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Now under new ownership, for the second time, it still makes the best homemade ice cream. I wish they would expand their morning hours and develop a breakfast to go along with coffee.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Angie runs a great shop here. I have still not tried the wonderful looking sandwiches and soups but the ice cream is the best I've ever had! So rich and creamy you have to try it. Nestled in a quaint village with plenty of outdoor seating, the place is adorable. Make sure to visit!

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Lyme Ct.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Fresh ice cream made on premises!! Creative everyday sandwich and soup menu using fresh and "cooked in kitchen" ingredients. Always ask about the specials....they will amaze. Wonderful in town, sidewalk location in a picture perfect New England Main Street setting (watch the world go by). Owner is a perfectionist and things taste accordingly!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2331 (Formerly Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme
  • Phone Number: 860-434-6942
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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