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The Ice House

#2 of 2 Dessert in Rye
Certificate of Excellence
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112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
+1 603-431-3086
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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New Hampshire
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and I stopped after a long (and very hot) day at Jenness Beach. It was a little bit of a challenge for me to find, since I don't know the area at all. But, the GPS brought me right to the doorstep :). So worth it! My son said he was going to be adventurous, and ordered the... More 

Thank travelers1024
New York City, New York
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434 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to beat this place for simple New England food in a classic roadside setting. Not at all fancy, but if you are looking for a basic meal, including seafood, this is a good place. If you are looking for linen tablecloths and fine wine, go down the road to Wentworth By The Sea.

Thank PrinceConsort
Medford, NJ
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ice cream was fabulous! I wanted to try the clam bellies which looked great at the take out window. Maybe next year on the clams!

Thank FirstClassMedford
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While The Ice House has a full menu, we just stopped here for ice cream. There was a big selection of flavors and it was fairly reasonable for the portions. The best flavor we sampled was the peanut butter Oreo but no one in our party was disappointed.

Thank ge0rgiall0yd
Saint Louis, Missouri
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can get a meal too! We took advantage of their ice cream offerings and enjoyed every bit. You can sit inside or order outside and sit at tables around the parking lot

Thank KLHS
Dover, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always look forward to Ice House opening day! The food is always excellent- and it's consistent. We never have to worry we will spend our hard earned money on a mediocre meal. There are so many choices and everything is made with equal quality care. Just a great overall place to go!

Thank OurFavs
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The service was outstanding. A team of great employees serve up the scoops quickly and accurately The ice cream was yummy and many many choices. Great place

Thank Bigjoe777
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

we went here with locals for fish, lobster rolls, chowder and great ice cream . super casual and you can order at the window too. the ice cream window is open longer than the kitchen

Thank SLBsct
New Hampshire
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We have stopped here for lunch several times and for ice cream more than several times. Food is typical take out beach fare well prepared. Good selection of menu items to choose from. Ice cream is consistently good. Very busy place on weekends but the line moves fairly quickly. Picnic tables behind the place offers plenty of seating. Not far... More 

Thank Carl C
Haverhill, MA
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The Ice House has been another big favorite seafood restaurant in my family. That's because my Grandma Willis (Who lives in Portsmouth, NH only short distance away from Rye) has always enjoyed eating there every time that she's has visited. I too have enjoyed eating there as well because the fried clam strips have blown me away. Of course, I... More 

Thank Martin S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Cash Only, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-3086
We are a seasonal family friendly restaurant. We serve fried seafood, sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs and great ice cream. You can eat in our dining room or enjoy our picnic table area.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?