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J Foster Ice Cream

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894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 651-1499
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best ice cream around!

Drove from west springfield ma to enjoy this amazing place! Best ice cream by far that I've had in a long time. Personally i also thought it was better than any ice cream I tried in cape cod( ice cream smuggler, Annie's parlor, and sundae school). Make sure you get the famous graham central station... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2014
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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Drove from west springfield ma to enjoy this amazing place! Best ice cream by far that I've had in a long time. Personally i also thought it was better than any ice cream I tried in cape cod( ice cream smuggler, Annie's parlor, and sundae school). Make sure you get the famous graham central station or the Reese's if you... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

J Foster has fabulous ice cream. For the most part, I order the Graham Central Station as it is one of their signature flavors and I love it a lot. I did try the chocolate and it tastes more like dark chocolate which is why my son promptly ate my Graham Central Station ice cream instead of his chocolate. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The home made hard ice cream is outstanding. We enjoyed strawberry and mocha chip ice cream while sitting outside over looking the park area. A real treat!!!!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Best ice cream around. Large portions, always fresh, nice young people working there. Location is clean and you can eat inside or out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for a sweet treat in a quaint spot, this is it. The small cones come with two scoops. Four of us got what we want for less than $15. The chocolate peanut butter had huge chunks of real PB in it--delish!

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

The servers are always friendly here and the ice cream is one of the better options around. Try the Graham Central Station - graham cracker ice cream with chocolate chunks and pieces of chocolate covered graham cracker - one of the best ice cream flavor I've ever had.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

My husband and I have stopped here, and enjoyed a real treat. They have delicious flavors, and generous portions. If you love ice cream, this is the place worth waiting in line

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

We live in town and stop by there often and sit outdoors under the big shade tree and enjoy their delicious ice cream. It's fun to sit and watch the world go by. Great little place. Next to a small mall with Starbucks, Subway, great jewelry store - Sarah's, nice gift shop, and florist. Also Metro Bis. Love their ice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Great ice cream without that heavy cream film that coats your mouth that you get with too heavy ice creams.

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

My husband and I like to go on ice cream dates. Just went to J Fosters in Avon and got a small (which was large) with pistachio and mocha chunk covered in hot fudge. The pistachio was awesome, very nutty and white ( not green) which in my mind is the hallmark of a good pistachio. The mocha chunk was... More 

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Additional Information about J Foster Ice Cream

Address: 894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070
Phone Number: (860) 651-1499
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Simsbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Dessert

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Simsbury
  • Phone Number: (860) 651-1499

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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