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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

16 Market Street, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401
910 772 1298
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Ranked #3 of 546 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I love Kilwin's chocolates and fudge since I first had some in Gettysburg, PA. So when I saw there was a store in Wilmington, NC, I made sure to make a stop there. The staff was friendly and attentive but it wasn't until I tried the fudge that I bought that I realized they sold me old fudge. It was... More

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Seymour, Tennessee
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stopped in for a caramel apple and some peanut brittle. Was not let down. Staff was very friendly and hospitable. Small, quaint shop in historic district. Stop in for ice cream or other Kilwin's favorites.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had heard a lot of good things about Kilwin's my entire life, but I only had my first experience there recently. We went in the heat of summer on a weekend afternoon, so needless to say there was quite a line (out the door even!). I'm not one of those people who leaves just because the line is long,... More

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cleveland, ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just had to try some ice cream in the signature waffle cone. The ice cream was very good, the cone very sweet and fresh. The shop had a nice selection of chocolate treats as well, although we held off tasting that!

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West Chester, Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

After having a very nice dinner on the waterfront my daughter and her husband took us to Kilwins for ice cream and candy. I don’t know which was better, they were both excellent. I had a cone of Strawberry Ice Cream in a waffle cone and it was delicious. We also ended up buying over $70 dollars worth of candy.... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great ice cream, love waffle cones. Nice to eat and stroll along the river. Service is good and lots of flavor a.

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North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

While walking downtown and viewing shops we smelled the waffle cones. We saw a ton of people walking in our direction with ice cream. The staff was very friendly and offered samples. I love chocolate so I got the brownie sundae ice cream with a waffle done. It was delicious!

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San Diego
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had just finished a harbor cruise and were HOT and thirsty when we stumbled upon Kilwin's in the downtown area. The place was packed, but the wait was worth it. We had the best milkshakes ever. You pick the ice creams you want and they make it into a milkshake. Yum! They also sell candy, chocolates, caramels, the best!

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

You cannot pass this place by. The smell of waffle cones will pull you in. A bit pricey ($7 for a double scoop waffle cone). Can put a dent in your wallet if you have more than 2 kids.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Kilwin's has some of the best ice cream. We will definitely visit them on our next trip. My Wifey couldn't stop talking about it. Love that place

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