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J Foster Ice Cream

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894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070-1825
(860) 651-1499
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

J Fosters has great ice cream! They have a lot of flavor options and friendly staff. My personal flavor is the cookie monster. Definitely recommend coming to try their ice cream.

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Thank Kerri L
Connecticut, United States
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I hadn't been to J Foster in several years, so decided to give it a try again. It's a tiny place with cramped parking, and the setup inside is difficult to discern where the line really is going. We were served fairly quickly, there were many people in front of us in line. We had cashew caramel and a chocolate... More 

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MINNEAPOLIS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We stopped in for a quick treat to celebrate the warm weather. We were thrilled with the ice cream cones that we purchased, not one complaint in our group! The server was very pleasant and friendly. Love the seating in the yard! Was a great way to celebrate!

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Thank kagmme
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This is a bit tricky to find but if you keep your eyes open - you'll get there. It's kind of a whole in the wall but well worth the stop. It's all homemade and reall, really good. make the stop, GREAT snack or dessert.

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Thank BWorth326
BARKHAMSTED
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Better prices than Ben & Jerry's and really delicious ice cream! There were multiple flavors to choose from and they were very nice!

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Thank AllsWellsME
West Springfield, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Drove from west springfield ma to enjoy this amazing place! Best ice cream by far that I've had in a long time. Personally i also thought it was better than any ice cream I tried in cape cod( ice cream smuggler, Annie's parlor, and sundae school). Make sure you get the famous graham central station or the Reese's if you... More 

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Thank 7DustedHound
Simsbury, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

J Foster has fabulous ice cream. For the most part, I order the Graham Central Station as it is one of their signature flavors and I love it a lot. I did try the chocolate and it tastes more like dark chocolate which is why my son promptly ate my Graham Central Station ice cream instead of his chocolate. They... More 

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Thank Christi M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The home made hard ice cream is outstanding. We enjoyed strawberry and mocha chip ice cream while sitting outside over looking the park area. A real treat!!!!

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Thank Engival
Connecticut
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Best ice cream around. Large portions, always fresh, nice young people working there. Location is clean and you can eat inside or out.

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Thank lindy1991
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for a sweet treat in a quaint spot, this is it. The small cones come with two scoops. Four of us got what we want for less than $15. The chocolate peanut butter had huge chunks of real PB in it--delish!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Simsbury
  • Phone Number: (860) 651-1499

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