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The Bent Spoon

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35 Palmer Square West, Princeton, NJ 08542
+1 609-924-2368
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Beirut, Lebanon
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The place was recommended by some friends and i am happy we tried it. The ice cream tastes so good and natural. They have a wide variety of flavors (fruits, chocolate, vanilla, mixes of flavors...). We had a mix of tastes and we were all happy. The mango tastes as if you are eating a real mango and the berries... More 

Thank Nadine B
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We googled looking for an ice cream spot while traveling with family - and were so glad we did. I thought the portion sizes were just right and the flavors were great. I especially liked the mango.

Thank sepet
New Jersey
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually had ice cream before dinner because it looked so good. Great refreshing flavors, never disappoints.

Thank zzznorlax
Princeton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The absolute best treat in Princeton! They use local growers whenever possible, and they have a doggie bowl for water outside the door!

Thank Marion M
Princeton, New Jersey
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place offering variety of fresh ice-creams in the heart of Princeton down-town. The place is small with huge demand for their ice-creams so be prepared to stand in long lines during summer months !!

Thank SeeingIsBelieving10
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

overpriced often rated as best ice cream in the area, but the slow service and high price mean that I'd rather go elsewhere

Thank Barbara L
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

These folks have done a great job bringing fun, unique desserts to a Princeton. Think pumpkin, corn, in season. Never the same offerings. They also have fantastic cupcakes. Highly recommended.

Thank Jim B
Hightstown, New Jersey
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

They have the most amazing flavors, very different than any other ice creamery I have ever been to. One of the flavors, chocolate chile, is my favorite. It has just the right sweetness and spice. They also have many sorbets to choose from. It is pricey.

1 Thank Knowns
Oroville, California
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162 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

This is a little ice cream parlor that serves organic homemade ice cream, gelato, and sorbets. What was so fun were all the unique flavors. A must try when in Princeton.

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New Jersey
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

There is so much that I love about this place that I hate what it's doing to my wallet! They have some rather intuitive flavors and it's always exciting to open that door and see what they'll have today. One of my favorites is the Earl Grey ice cream. One of my favorite types of tea turned into ice cream!... More 

1 Thank Moybien93

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Gluten Free Options
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Palmer Square West, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-2368

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