We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Creamy, fresh homemade ice cream” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kelly's Cone Connection

Kelly's Cone Connection
Ranked #2 of 4 Dessert in Hamden
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: Fast Food, American
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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!
Level Contributor
166 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Creamy, fresh homemade ice cream”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2011

Kelly's Kone Konnection is located in Hamden, Ct. near Quinnipiac University and is part of the Glenwood Drive-In Restaurant. Kelly's serves fresh ice cream and frozen yogurt in many delicious flavors. They also serve piping hot homemade soups and fresh,crispy salads with homemade dressing. Open year-round but closes earlier in the cooler months. The portions are generous but the prices are reasonable. If you want fresh homemade ice cream this is the place!

Visited December 2011
1 Thank dede48
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

18 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
385 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
“Attached to the Glenwood, but just OK....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2011

Some times the ice cream tastes a bit like it has been in the freezer too long, and other times it is pretty good. I would not go out of my way to go there for ice cream, but if the kids have had lunch at Glenwood, we usually get ice cream too. It's good enough but just not great.

Visited December 2011
Thank withkidstravel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Kelly's Cone Connection also viewed


Been to Kelly's Cone Connection? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing