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Kelly's Cone Connection

2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
+1 203-287-0872
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  • Average10%
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Jun 10, 2017
May 23, 2017
“Old Town Style Ice Cream Parlor”
Closed Now
Fast Food, American
2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

My 9 year old went to counter & ordered small soft serve cone. To my surprise I only got .78 cents back from my $5. Went & questioned server as last time when I went to counter with her & she ordered the same thing...More

Thank Patricia O
KellysCones, Owner at Kelly's Cone Connection, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Hi Patricia, I apologize you were charged incorrectly. It was a new employee and she made a mistake . She told me what happened and when we went back and checked receipt you were charged double. I tried to find you but you had already...More

Reviewed May 23, 2017

A fun place to go. Great flavors. Old Fashion appeal. Nice retro style. There are tables outside and inside.

Thank rtspeziale
Reviewed February 19, 2017

enhance your food offerings at the Glenwood at Kellys with their great soup offerings. Perfect place for dessert after Glenwood and perfect for their Birthday Ice Cream Cakes

Thank cliffonthego
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Kelly's has probably the best, maybe the only homemade ice cream in Hamden. I'm not positive on that though. Kelly uses local farm grown items in some of her ice creams and it seems like a great blend. After eating at Glenwood safe room for...More

Thank Firemedicmick
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Located next to Glenwood drive in. We go there for a small cone after a Hot dag at Glenwood nece way to end lunch. Lots of flavors and very creamy

Thank Michael R
Reviewed July 10, 2016

If you've ever gone to Sweet frog or other fro yo, you've learned that getting your flavor a and paying by weight really does work. And that is the philosophy at Kelly's Kones. Your decide how much you want, and what flavor(s) you want, and...More

Thank Rtwodogs
KellysCones, Public Relations Manager at Kelly's Cone Connection, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Thanks for the great review! Just wondering, did you mean "BEST local ice cream" in title?

Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after lunch and had a peanut butter fudge cone. Loved it. Lots of choices of homemade ice cream. Can't miss it under the massive billboard.

Thank Mets86champs
KellysCones, Owner at Kelly's Cone Connection, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Thanks so much! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed May 18, 2016

After a great meal at Glenwood go into Kell's cone connection for a great ice cream treat. The ice cream is very good.

Thank Vinnie S
KellysCones, Owner at Kelly's Cone Connection, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Thanks, Vinnie!

Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is part of the Glewnwood hot dog stand. They have great ice cream. But they serve it and charge it by weight. Don't like that.

Thank billct2
KellysCones, Owner at Kelly's Cone Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2016

Not everyone likes the same amount of ice cream, so we price by weight, instead of by scoop. That way you get the size that’s right for you!

Reviewed January 18, 2015

Kelly's is the best homemade ice cream I've ever tasted. You can always tell, if the vanilla is great, the rest of the flavors can't be far behind and might even be ahead. Flavors change but the helpful atmosphere doesn't. Besides, there's incredible hotdogs next...More

Thank Laura H
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Average prices
$3 - $15
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-287-0872
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Kelly's Cone Connection is a Hamden landmark, making the best homemade ice cream for over 25 years. Located on Whitney Avenue, right down the street from Quinnipiac University and Sleeping Giant State Park, Kelly's is known by ice cream aficionados as the best homemade ice cream in the area. All ice cream is made right here in small batches using only the finest ingredients: local fruit from Hindinger Farm for strawberry, peach and blueberry ice cream, maple syrup from Hamden's Brooksvale Park, hot fudge made daily, and over 18 quality toppings. Get a light lunch or dinner, too - Sandwiches, salads, and daily soups, including chili. With over 32 flavors of ice cream and frozen yogurt, be sure to save room for dessert!
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