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J Foster Ice Cream

894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070-1825
+1 860-651-1499
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
10 Mar 2018
“The Ice Cream is Just Ok”
20 Feb 2017
“best ice cream around!”
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894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070-1825
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Despite a broad selection of ice cream, we've been disported by the J Fosters. That's not to say you should not give it a try. Perhaps we hit a slow time (we did) or perhaps our tastes do not quite mesh with J Fosters. Nevertheless,...More

Thank George33801
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Love, love Fosters ice cream. Nice that there are tables outside for enjoying this sweet treat in the summer time.

Thank Kamct
Reviewed 27 November 2016

In Simsbury we are spoiled in the homemade ice cream department, as there are at least 4 of them that I can think of offhand. J. Fosters is my favorite. Their ice cream, is the creamiest and best tasting in my opinion. There is always...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I usually search for an ice cream treat when traveling. J Foster's was just the place. Small place, but lots of space outside to enjoy the weather, the people, and a special variety of flavors.

Thank Geraldine350
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went on a very hot day, basically b/c we were shopping in the area and we wanted a cool treat. The prices are expensive compared to other places that have homemade ice cream. I had 1 flavor, my daughter 2 flavors in 1 cup. Tasted...More

Thank MsCasualTravelor
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This may be the best ice cream that I've ever had. My wife and I tried the Nutella one, pistachio as well as the regular chocolate one. It was really good stuff and we strongly recommend to try it!

Thank Athistidian
Reviewed 20 June 2016

J Fosters has great ice cream! They have a lot of flavor options and friendly staff. My personal flavor is the cookie monster. Definitely recommend coming to try their ice cream.

Thank Kerri L
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I hadn't been to J Foster in several years, so decided to give it a try again. It's a tiny place with cramped parking, and the setup inside is difficult to discern where the line really is going. We were served fairly quickly, there were...More

Thank Darcy_W212
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We stopped in for a quick treat to celebrate the warm weather. We were thrilled with the ice cream cones that we purchased, not one complaint in our group! The server was very pleasant and friendly. Love the seating in the yard! Was a great...More

Thank kagmme
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is a bit tricky to find but if you keep your eyes open - you'll get there. It's kind of a whole in the wall but well worth the stop. It's all homemade and reall, really good. make the stop, GREAT snack or dessert.

Thank BWorth326
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Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 894 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Simsbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-651-1499
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