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Ashley's Ice Cream

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942 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 458-3040
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Connecticut
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281 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the store itself isn't too appealing -- bare bones white with cheap red furniture -- the ice cream was excellent. If you can't eat dairy, try the raspberry sorbet -- just fantastic. Loads of toppings to choose from. While we loved the food, we really hated seeing one of the staff members stand on the counter in her dirty... More 

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Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Manchester, Connecticut
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early afternoon after an hour drive to check out this place. After several minutes of listening to my family debate on the posted flavors, my 5 and 6 year old girls chose a flavor. That's when the counter girl decided to finally let us know that they weren't even selling that day the flavors listed on their board.... More 

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Thank razzberryingrid
Guilford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Ashley's is an institution here in Guilford. Their ice cream is the best, and it's a tradition for families to stop here after important school events. Or any events, for that matter. Chances are we'll know one of the girls working behind the cooler, and it's always fun to see them hand-pack a quart of freshly made ice cream. Our... More 

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Thank Ted K
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Mink CT chain of gourmet ice cream. The rich slightly gooey type. Top-tier taste and good selection of toppings. They say the milk is from hormone free cows but I'm not sure -- I think they should play that up more if that is the case. It is always fun to look at the crayon Ashley drawings on the wall... More 

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Thank Don M
Madison, Connecticut, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I particularly Cherry vanilla, however they don.t have it very often, But it is very special when you get ti.

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Thank Mary C
Guilford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I wanted to bring an ice cream cake to my son-in-law. I had brought a cooler but the cake did not fit. The owner was so kind and loaned me one. The cake was still frozen three hours later and it was DELICIOUS!! What a great hit it was.

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Thank Eileen2121
Maureen Phillips
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I have to give Ashely's an excellent rating. I just have to. The ice cream is amazing. I have my favorites- for sure. Lemon Pie- a spring and summer flavor is to me, their finest. Tangy and sweet and creamy and bits of pie crust to boot. Just a bit. Milky Way has made a rare appearance and it is... More 

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Thank tojopop
New Haven CT
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Love Ashley's coconut ice cream but tried a scoop of coconut nonfat yogurt & it was amazing! Less guilt too!

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Thank Lois F
Madison, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I have been going to Ashley's Ice Cream for years...used to bring my son there for a treat! The ice cream is awesome...just picked up some Pumpkin Ice Cream; an annual tradition.

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Thank Wavesofjoy
New Haven, Connecticut
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285 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Ashley's is the best ice cream parlor in Guilford. They have lots of flavor choices, and any ice cream can be made into a sundae. We decided that, rather then have an overpriced dessert at a restaurant we ate at earlier, we'd come here for sundaes. We've been to Ashley's numerous times and enjoyed it. My wife sampled a pumpkin... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 942 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Guilford
  • Phone Number: (203) 458-3040

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