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Wentworth Homemade Ice Cream Company

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3697 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-1515
+1 203-281-7429
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great peach ice cream in the summer in august Great service unfortunately not open on Sunday but well wort the trip

Thank Diane D
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The best ice cream place in the region. Huge scoops. If you're anywhere in the area then this is not to be missed!

Thank talkingtree1
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I can't find another word for this ice cream shoppe other than PERFECT. My mom was the impetus to come to Wentworth because she is a true ice cream aficionado. The lady LOVES ice cream. Anyway, I have not once ever been disappointed here. I have a tendency to order the same thing being a creature of habit. But I... More 

Thank MsMoses84
Cheshire, Connecticut
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84 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot. My gf loves ice cream. If we are out or coming back from dinner I take her here. Great flavors and portions. Very rich flavorful ice cream. The ice cream place up my gf's way is better. But, Wentworth's is best

Thank blueyeddevil
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Wentworth's is someplace you can always count on to stay the same! It's so yummy and they have great flavors. Definitely recommend

Thank mah2462
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

After getting a little disoriented from where our car was parked while hiking, we happily stumbling upon this cute ice cream shop. I had a soft cone with pistachio and my friend had a chocolate scoop in a cup. It hit the spot after a long hike:)

Thank megsupp
Cheshire, Connecticut
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84 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Very good ice cream. Our date night place to go after dinner. Good flavors and toppings. The kids like to hang out on the swing in back and eat their ice cream. Not open on Sunday

Thank blueyeddevil
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love ice cream and this is my go to place!! My favorite is the coconut mounds but they are all delicious.

Thank Lucille M
Mt. Carmel
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

A great treat! The servings are enormous and delicious but not inexpensive. Just don't try to come on Sundays. They are closed.

Thank 50StatesQuest
Hamden, Connecticut
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have been going to Wentworth's ever since I learned to appreciate the heavenliness that is ice cream. They are consistent- always delicious and creamy. They always have a variety of flavors and will let you try them all until you find one that you like. It is a busy place in the summertime, but they are efficiently staffed, so... More 

Thank Christina R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3697 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-281-7429

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