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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
+1 910-772-1298
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (295 reviews)
“waffle cone” (211 reviews)
“caramel apple” (38 reviews)
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16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fudge and ice cream - what more do you need at any age? A long time Wilmington favorite and frequently with a line out the door. Stop in for your sweet fix if you are anywhere downtown.

Thank susan k
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was lined up out the door when we went for ice cream. But the line went quickly and the staff was great. We had ice cream, but there was also fudge and candy. The smell of freshly made waffle cones was amazing - as...More

Thank explorerfun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my grandson and he was so excited to get superman ice cream. All of the people were so nice and easy to get to and from. If you go they will let you sample the ice cream. NICE🍦

Thank nodjean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy! It is old fashioned candy ice cream store. Candies are delicious the ice cream and cones amazing. Kids and adults will love it.

Thank SgtFrankChill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is some of the best ice cream I've ever had. You must at least try, if not order, the toasted coconut ice cream. It also has bits of chocolate in it...tastes a lot like a Mounds candy bar. The place is super cute and...More

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best ice cream and fudge & candy shop ever! We go here every time we go to Wilmington and to Blowing Rock NC. Be sure to try the sea salt caramel and cappuccino chocolate chip plus any of their awesome...More

1  Thank bonniewest2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in to sample some fudge. The aroma of fresh waffle cones hit us as soon as we turned the corner! Good selection of fudge, great pralines! Watched an employee cool chocolate on the marble slab! Service was ok, not the friendliest people I have...More

1  Thank KatzTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place must be a local favorite because everyone was walking on the river with an ice cream cone in hand. We decided to find where they were getting them. It was worth it.

Thank SL G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Ice Cream and the lines are worth the wait! The fudge and candies are pricey, but it is a vacation spot.

Thank popisgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a big ice cream aficionado, but when you see a line out the door and up the street night after night, you need to stop and check it out. Stopped and had an ice cream on the way back to the hotel. The smells...More

Thank Jackstraw1_12
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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