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“Absolutely delicious” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe & Cafe

Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe & Cafe
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Old Lyme
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Absolutely delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We read they served a pumpkin pecan ice cream. So when ordering, the clerk said they just made a fresh batch and asked if we would mind waiting for it to soften. In the meantime we ordered their peanut butter swirl ice cream. It was so creamy and delicious! When the pumpkin ice cream was ready to eat, we couldn't believe how delicious it was. This ice cream shop is among the best we've ever been too!

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  • English first
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English first
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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157 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“This is a MUST visit!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Absolutely the best ice cream on the Connecticut coast. Hand-made in house...and the flavors...WOW. Also a good place for lunch. Soups are made every day with fresh local (when possible) ingredients. Sandwiches, wraps and salads are out of this world. They roast their own meat (beef, chicken, etc) for the sandwiches...and again, locally sourced when possible. Feels like home.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
“YUM!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The ice cream is very rich – YUM! The prices were very reasonable, and the scoops were a generous size. We loved the pumpkin caramel pecan pie! It’s amazing with chunks of pie crust in it. Friendly & helpful service. Great atmosphere…Will be back!!!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Old Lyme Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Excellent ice cream. Pleasant service. Generous portions. Cash only. Parking on Lyme Street, which fortunately does not have a lot of traffic.

Visited November 2013
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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116 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Ice Cream and Great food too”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I love all the different and creative flavors they have. So many of them seasonal and you need to catch them when the ingredients are fresh. I love the peach ice cream. The pumpkin caramel pecan pie is amazing with chunks of pie crust in it. Ginger snap is a favorite as well as the Chai. The sandwiches are amazing. The owner told me she roasts all the meats on the premises and you can definitely taste it. Love the soups all home made too. YUM!!!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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