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All 26 Old Lyme Restaurants

Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe & Cafe

34 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2331 (Formerly Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe)
860-434-6942
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Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in Old Lyme
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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  • English first
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English first
Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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.
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This lovely ice cream, lunch shoppe changed hands a year ago. It was good before but now it is great! super creamy, rich ice cream, delicious sandwiches. Go if you can.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We read they served a pumpkin pecan ice cream. So when ordering, the clerk said they just made a fresh batch and asked if we would mind waiting for it to soften. In the meantime we ordered their peanut butter swirl ice cream. It was so creamy and delicious! When the pumpkin ice cream was ready to eat, we couldn't... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Absolutely the best ice cream on the Connecticut coast. Hand-made in house...and the flavors...WOW. Also a good place for lunch. Soups are made every day with fresh local (when possible) ingredients. Sandwiches, wraps and salads are out of this world. They roast their own meat (beef, chicken, etc) for the sandwiches...and again, locally sourced when possible. Feels like home.

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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The ice cream is very rich – YUM! The prices were very reasonable, and the scoops were a generous size. We loved the pumpkin caramel pecan pie! It’s amazing with chunks of pie crust in it. Friendly & helpful service. Great atmosphere…Will be back!!!

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Excellent ice cream. Pleasant service. Generous portions. Cash only. Parking on Lyme Street, which fortunately does not have a lot of traffic.

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Additional Information about Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe & Cafe

Address: 34 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2331 (Formerly Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe)
Phone Number: 860-434-6942
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme
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
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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