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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

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16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
910 772 1298
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Line was very long, but moved quickly. Smelled very good. Got ice cream. It was just ok. Also bought pecan praline candy. It was very sweet and average. Would not make a special trip there.

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Thank Joy H
Parma Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

OMG the superman ice cream is to die for!!! Don't like ice cream!?! don't worry, they have plenty of treats to satisfy your sweet tooth!!

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Thank missangela025
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An assortment of unusual ice cream flavors made in-house. Hand rolled waffle cones. Candy apples! Peanut brittle. Assorted handmade chocolates and other candies. An array of fudge. Family friendly atmosphere. Helpful staff. It's a do over!

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Thank Dr. William-Haz... H
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have tried both the fudge and the ice cream. Actually I wanted and could eat both they are so good. Went with friends, during the summer you have to wait in line, but you get to see the different types of ice cream, view the fudge, and everything else you want to purchase. We all were very pleased.

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Thank Monroewilm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I wanted ice cream and a cake pop! I got the ice cream, but no cake pop. They don't serve anything that has to be baked in this Kilwins. So I got something else. Very relaxing and enjoyable to have delicious ice cream and walk along the Cape Fear River!

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Thank Jennifer B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for ice cream after we ate. I purchased some peanut brittle because I was to full after I just ate. The smell was so great coming out to the street.

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Thank Donna W
Evans, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, the line for this place is almost always out the door! For good reason, of course-their ice cream is fantastic. They also sell candy and a variety of treats, but the star attraction comes in a cone. If it's summer, the wait is worth it...

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Thank GeorgiaPeachPam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequent this place regularly. Always a friendly staff that keeps the line moving, which during the summer and on weekends can be very long. It is in a great location, just steps from the downtown river walk, and surrounded by great attractions to take in as you are eating you ice cream or other goodies from Kilwin's.

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Thank spencer w
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is clean, service is fast and the price is fair. Just don't overdo it, one scoop is probably enough.

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Thank Ken C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ice cream for all of us. Got the fudge to go along with some peanut brittle. Everything was terrific. Would definitely recommend

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Thank Michael M

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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 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910 772 1298

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