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J Foster Ice Cream

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4 Bailey Road, Avon, CT 06001
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The ice cream is very good. I've been going here since 2008, and the service has been very inconsistent. The workers aren't very educated on the ice cream, and can't answer many of the questions I have (I'm both picky and have allergies). I once saw a girl drop ice cream on the floor, clean it up with a paper... More 

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1 Thank Lauren A
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

J Foster's is a nice place to visit for ice cream, they have a comfortable environment, especially with their outside seating area (when weather is nice). The inside is okay, but the ice cream is excellent. I have always purchased and either sat outside or driven away. The price on the ice cream is a bit on the high side.

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Thank Jeff G
Avon, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

J. Foster has the best ice cream in Avon & Simsbury. The sundaes and cones are good size and delicious. They also have frozen desserts to take home for that special occasion.

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1 Thank Barbara V
Avon, Connecticut
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I would not say this is the best ice cream ever, however it is the best ice cream we have had in Avon. People behind the counter are friendly... otherwise pretty non descript

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Thank osuhokie1
Avon, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Best in the valley hands down. Great flavor and very fresh. A nice change from all of the chain joints that just ship everything in from somewhere else.

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1 Thank LocalFoodFellow
Avon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We have been enjoying J Foster's homemade ice cream in Avon and always take family and friends there. The choice of favors is excellent and unique, the staff are very friendly and efficient. We like being able to sit indoors or out. This is what makes a great summer evening!

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1 Thank muffinAvon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

this is my favorite ice cream joint in CT. unique flavor combos, rich homemade ice cream, and friendly staff. plus, there never seems to be a wait.

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Thank Red8910
Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We drive from Newington to Avon for this ice cream. The favors they have are tasty and the creamiest we have ever had. They also use real chocolate sprinkles not the imitation wax kind. We visit J Fosters multiple times a month and bring others with us to try it. They end up loving the ice cream as much as... More 

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Thank Sndaresco
Avon, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ice cream doesn't get any better than this! We drive 25 minutes just to get the yummiest ice cream in the Hartford area. It is creamy, delicious and amazing! If you find yourself anywhere near Simsbury CT you must stop by and try the best ice cream around.

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Thank Noodlebee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

It was a few months back that I went to j fosters for the first time and I am now a frequent regular. Unique flavors and awesome service. If you have a chance to I highly suggest a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Bailey Road, Avon, CT 06001
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?