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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

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16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
+1 910-772-1298
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the ice cream in a waffle cone. The waffle cones were warm and fresh. We will definitely revisit this place again when in the area.

Thank MichelleBourne W
Havelock, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome! Can't go wrong with anything at Kilwin's. We stop there everytime we are in Wilmington. Best ice cream anywhere!

Thank Rose P
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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170 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ha -- hilarious that a store with dozens of home made ice cream and shelves of homemade candy did not have any roasted almonds in any of their ice creams-- how is that possible? No Jamoca Almond Fudge? No ability to get almonds on top of the ice cream without almonds? NOPE-- nice young staff. Ice cream was good but... More 

Thank Terese C
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My goodness! The sweets in this place smell delicious. We had some ice cream that was fantastic. Give it a try!

Thank Mark T
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great environment, classy and cozy place to get the best ice cream, fudge, or chocolate in Wilmington.

Thank OmarPousa
Wilmington, NC
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The richest of ice creams. Many many flavors, including vanilla, which is my favorite. And the scoops are big. Can be a meal. Enjoy it as you walk along the river. All kinds of cones and the waffles are made right there. You might have to wait a bit to get in, but it's worth the wait. They also have... More 

Thank Rolling_Ball03
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a huge fan of Kilwins chocolate chocolate ice cream. Here in Wilmington it's just a step away from the Cape Fear River so get a cone and walk on the river walk and chill.

Thank Nathan1958
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried a lot of fudge and this fudge so far wins hands down. The ice cream they sell also is delicious

Thank Jeanette48369
Cary, North Carolina
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two words - Kilwin's Tracks! O-M-G, can't get enough! Anytime I take friends to Wilmington, Kilwin's ice cream and fudge is a MUST! I could buy it and sell it like crack when I get back to Raleigh, but don't worry I don't! I always get a treat and take it down to the Riverwalk where I savor it while... More 

Thank Race2Win
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best ice cream shops in Wilmington, nc. If you are in the downtown area you have to stop and get the ice cream on the homemade waffle cone!

Thank V9186ZQjeffreys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-772-1298

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