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Ashley's Ice Cream

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1018 Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3730
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cute ice cream shop with an abundance of flavors. Great kid friendly establishment and a great park across the street to eat ice cream and run around. We will definitely come back next year on our annual trip from New England to NJ!

Thank Mwurtele
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have heard great things about Ashleys, but was not impressed at all. I went in on the day of Branford Festival. The place was a mess, and the ice cream tasted funny as well. Probably won't go back.

Thank Heather B
Branford, Connecticut
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ashley's has always been my favorite Ice Cream Parlor in town & I am so happy to hear that their obnoxious rival neighbor (Unilever owned Ben & Jerrys) is now closed! Ashley's offers a large variety of both soft-serve & scooped homemade ice cream. They always offer several Sugar-free flavors of ice cream and even have sugar-free hot fudge as... More 

Thank TravelHasher
Branford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always friendly and nice staff, the owner is creative with new flavors. My husband's favorite is banana cream pie...yum yum, my favorite coconut and bittersweet chocolate. The ice cream is creamy and has lots of stuff added. We tried peach this week WOW!!! Just added table and chairs outside to sit, nice touch.

Thank Getinalong
Branford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Delicious and the girls are great! Can't get enough! Line is long in summer but girls make it go quick so don't be discouraged!

Thank Jill O
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We tried this ice cream based on Trip Advisor and Yelp reviews. We were not disappointed. They had great, tasty, unique flavors, like; Nutella Chip, Icebox cake and Coffee Oreo. We all enjoyed our ice cream and the price was affordable too. Definitely worth a try.

1 Thank ToddSR
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

An amazing place to get some good scooped ice cream and amazing costomer service. its a cute place and it has kids drawing on the wall which says a lot because what kids are going to draw for an ice cream shop unless they love it and the people there. milk shakes are to die for!! seating out side is... More 

1 Thank payton f
Branford, Connecticut
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Best ice cream, hands down. Fresh, delicious, with many different flavors. Want a taste? No problem. Been going to Ashley's since it opened, and will keep going back! Informal and comfy.

1 Thank shellblues
New Haven, Connecticut
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I can't drive by Ashley's without stopping in for a cone. My favorite flavor is sweet cream. YumYum!

1 Thank 123itsme2
East Haven, Connecticut
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Ashley's has more flavors of ice creams than you can count on your hands and toes. The ice cream is locally made with the freshest ingredients and the store offers a wide variety of toppings.

1 Thank T Thomas A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3730
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: 203-481-5558

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