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Wilton Candy Kitchen

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310 Cedar St, Wilton, IA
+1 563-732-2278
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Wilton Iowa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wilton Candy Kitchen has had a few changes but the same old fashion charm. I take my grandchildren there and they love sitting at the counter on the stools to place their order. They serve old fashion fountain drinks, shakes, sundaes and great banana splits. So hard to choose what to get. It also has the charm from years past,... More 

Thank DebTWiltonIowa
Wilton, Iowa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2015

very good just wish it was open some more because George died super sad. but it is old and very historical.

Thank Colby B
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Tried the go here in the middle of the day on a Saturday but they were closed. The sign on the door said they would reopen in the spring along with a sign to deliver packages to a nearby business.

1 Thank Carrie N
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

I know it's a 100 year old man working there, but, seriously, waited 30 minutes for an ice cream. There were 4 people before us and we had to go. Another appointment. Disappointed.

1 Thank Michelle M
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255 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Yes, the Wilton Candy Kitchen is an historic building with a lot of tradition. But the nostalgia took us just so far. The owners came in an opened up as we waited. Our entire time was dominated by the husband owner using expletives in every sentence. After a while it just got old. Bottom line: we will never go back.

1 Thank stevenrealife
Davenport, IA
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Took our friends from San Francisco to see the Candy Kitchen after the Founder's Day parade. We thought we'd go in for an ice cream or some candy. I had to use the rest room and our friend wanted to rinse off his hands. While in using the rest room the owner slapped an "Out Of Order" sign on the... More 

1 Thank jette1155
Muscatine, Iowa
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123 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2013

A visit to the Wilton Candy Kitchen is a trip back in time! The ice cream is all homemade by the owner, and you will usually find both the owner and his wife at the Kitchen! He also makes some good homemade candy! The old-fashioned soda fountain is just as pictured in movies, and their story on the menu is... More 

3 Thank Debra D
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91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2013 via mobile

A must see place if you're in the Wilton area. Memorabilia galore and most likely you'll have a chance to hear a story or two from George or Thelma themselves. Don't forget to get some homemade ice cream!

1 Thank Makemeabeliever
westchester, ny
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2013

What a real treasure this place is!!! This quaint little shop is oodles better than any modern, trendy restaurant. The decor has hardly changed in its 100 years of operation and I am so glad. They even continue to use an old push button cash register instead of a computerized one. George and Thelma are just the friendliest people on... More 

2 Thank tmg821
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2013

If you like antiques and/or Ice Cream this is a MUST. on the National Historic List run by 93 yr. old man, place full of memerobilia. Gregory Peck & Brooke Sheidds Stopped here! Good homemade ice cream.

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Restaurant Details

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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 310 Cedar St, Wilton, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Wilton
  • Phone Number: +1 563-732-2278

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