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20 Congress St, Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
+1 603-319-8842
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (42 reviews)
“pralines” (2 reviews)
“waffle cone” (4 reviews)
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20 Congress St, Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I don't know, I just don't think this place fits into Portsmouth as it's a chain. The ice cream is totally average, at best. Some flavors are flavorless. The candies are just okay, too. I don't love their chocolate much at all. Their caramel apples...More

Thank SeacoastSally
Management response:Responded 27 July 2017

I'm so happy you enjoy our caramel apples, they are a favorite of ours as well! I'm not sure why you think Kilwins is a chain because it is not. Kilwins is a franchise and I own my little shop completely. As a New Hampshire...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Having been to the one on Newport RI and loving their fudge we were surprised to find that in Portsmouth. Got the fudge and it's good as always.

Thank raygeorge337
Management response:Responded 27 July 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're glad you found us in your travels!

Reviewed 20 July 2017

God, I hate spending almost $5 on a single scoop of ice cream, and this was hardly decadent by any means, but it was still very good eating after a fine meal at one of the very wonderful downtown establishments of Portsmouth, NH .... Bonus,...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I wanted to finish off my fish/chips lunch with an ice-cream on a hot day when visiting Portsmouth. I saw a lot of people coming out of Kilwins, so figured I'd give it a try. They had some usual and avant-garde flavors. I asked for...More

Thank schust2016
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

So of course we had to taste it. And then more flavors and had to buy some fudge! Very nice staff and great candies.

Thank Ilogjr
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The kids love coming to this shop for ice cream in the summer. It's a quick treat downtown, and they love to sample and taste the various flavors. They also have other tasty treats that you can watch them make from the window. This business...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a delight this place is! A rather large group of us invaded Kilwins and we all were true "kids in a candy store". Every chocolate delight you could ask for was at your finger tips (plus 36 flavors of ice cream!) and more...caramels, taffy,...More

Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

smelled delicious, great chocolate, and fudge etc and different gourmet hot chocolates. got some great dark chocolate rabbit ears for Easter. Prices seemed reasonable.

Thank K R
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. Any type of chocolate on anything is what you'll find here and the chocolate itself is good. It's a nice big store with plenty to offer. Lots of gourmet candies and chocolates. Really good.

Thank crapschick
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I only had ice cream, but everything else in there looked absolutely delicious, especially the caramel and cream filled chocolates.

Thank GwenM100
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Hmm, i don't know but you may want to call them and ask!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
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10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Congress St, Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-319-8842
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