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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

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16 Market Street, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401
910 772 1298
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 236
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  • 71
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 6
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  • 6
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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 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yessss

We will dream about this ice cream until our next trip to Wilmington... The fresh come is undeniably good and the ice cream is creamy. The smell of the cones through the street we didn't know where it was but we just followed our noses.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
ncstephano83
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Hope Mills, North Carolina
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dessert
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Hope Mills, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We will dream about this ice cream until our next trip to Wilmington... The fresh come is undeniably good and the ice cream is creamy. The smell of the cones through the street we didn't know where it was but we just followed our noses.

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Apex, North Carolina, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Ohhhh it was so good. They have pretty presents. A bunch of goodies to pick from. Was my 1st time. Love it :p

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Kilwin's is right in the heart of downtown Wilmington. Very close to the river and many shops and restaurants. It's a great dessert spot! They have several different flavors ice cream and fudge and a ton of different candies. The fudge was delicious!!! The store was super busy but service was great and very quick. The store is a little... More 

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Springfield, New Jersey
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Great Ice Cream and sweets place. The line was a little long but it moved pretty quickly. The ice cream was very good.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This place is great. The freshly made waffle cones are fantastic. Standing in a long line out the door was worth the wait/weight :-)

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Went to kilwins after lunch for a treat. Staff was very friendly and they had a ton of sweets to choose from! They were very busy but the line moved quickly. Purchased fudge and it was delicious. The fudge prices weren't bad either. Would love to go back and get ice cream they had over 20 flavors!!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

What a great place to stop and get a cone before heading to the riverfront boardwalk. We bought all kinds of goodies and they were all great. Some of the best chocolate dipped/candy coated apples I've ever had!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fresh waffle cones, creamy ice cream, fudge...need I say more? I guess I must, to satisfy the minimum number of letters...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Ice Cream also. Many, many different flavors. Service was as expected serving such a crowd. Too many varieties of fudge to name.

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Durham, North Carolina
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364 reviews 364 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

During our visit in Wilmington we saw people walking around with big ice cream cones. After walking around we finally found the shop. There was a huge line inside and outside the shop. And it smelled delicious! So we got in line, had to wait a long time but is was so worth it. They make their own cones and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Market Street, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910 772 1298

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?