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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 370
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  • 99
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 7
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Killeen's Ice Cream

Kilwin's is the best ice cream shop I have ever been in. The product is the best and the service is as good as it gets.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Frank W
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kilwin's is the best ice cream shop I have ever been in. The product is the best and the service is as good as it gets.

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Thank Frank W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place seems to always be busy. It's a great place to stop after walking on the Riverwalk. The fudge is great and the ice cream is great, and there's always a nice aroma as soon as you enter

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Thank Marc S
North Carolina, USA
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I always tell my guest about Kilwin's. One of the owners Mr Jeff stays at the Inn several times and is so pleasant. If you want good Ice Cream, Fudge, Candies (+Sugar Free) Kilwin's is you place to be. Mr Michael the Innkeeper Stemmerman's Inn 130 South Front St Wilmington, NC

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Thank DJDFan
Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can just smell the Yummy goodness as you are walking down the street. The smell of the fudge just lures you in. Great ice cream, fantastic fudge!

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Thank GwenShepp
arizona
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91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably some of the best ice cream I've ever had! The chocolate was heavenly, rich, chocolaty, pure heaven if you're a chocaholic! My husband had the salted carmel something (not sure of the name), and our puppy thoroughly enjoyed his spoonful of vanilla. A must stop when in Wilmington no matter what time of the day - ice cream for... More 

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Thank Maxine B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to kilwins in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Never fails to satisfy a sweet tooth! Prices were more reasonable here than others I have been to as well.

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Thank Emily W
Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Too many choices to decide from. Hubby and I tried different flavors and neither was disappointed. Generous scoops were delicious and a good value.

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Thank KayceeIllinois
Rustburg, Virginia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit on Front St. Loved their icecream. Delicious! Lots of flavors to pick from and candy too!

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Thank cordier6
No. VA
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154 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Homemade ice cream and waffle cones, homemade candies, cute shop, friendly folks - this is a must stop when in downtown Wilmington!!

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Wilmington
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm local and I LOVE this place. I have to limit my visits or I'd weigh 1000 pounds.They have a great selection of chocolates, covered cookies, pretzels. There cashew Brittle is SO good. I like dark chocolate and the have a good selection of dark and milk. They make the fudge right there. The staff is friendly and even when... 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: American

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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?