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The Ice House

112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
+1 603-431-3086
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Ice House after a fun time at New Castle Commons. Although the ice cream was good the servings are on the small size. Just right for me but not what we are accustomed to having. I found it rather expensive as...More

Thank Sha-Sha47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite place in the entire world. The ice cream is phenomenal (I recommend the Coffee Oreo), the baked good are homemade daily if you're not feeling ice cream, the seafood is amazing. Super fresh and local. But they also have a great...More

Thank JM1028
Reviewed 23 April 2017

First of all the costumer service was so exceptionally poor that I am refraining from using bad words... when you ask for a topping they use to much and for a small ice cream they gave me only a spoonful of ice cream and used...More

Thank gwfootball
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have been eating here for over 30 years. They have amazing seafood and ice cream. A vacation in Rye is not complete without the ice house.

Thank KateAlice58
Reviewed 4 December 2016

One of our favorite spots to stop at in the summer. It's definitely old style, has a basic menu and is very reasonably priced. You can order at the outside window and sit on picnic tables or have table service inside. It is cash only...More

Thank 783m783
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Basic menu, but delicious lobster rolls and fries - delivered what it promised... if you are passing by stop for a lobster roll and you won't be disappointed. Only reason for not giving a 5 was the coleslaw which we found quite watery.

Thank joelk
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Located a half mile down the road from Wentworth by the Sea, this is a good choice for a an ice cream or a casual meal. Service is satisfactory and servers are friendly.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Hard to beat this place for simple New England food in a classic roadside setting. Not at all fancy, but if you are looking for a basic meal, including seafood, this is a good place. If you are looking for linen tablecloths and fine wine,...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The ice cream was fabulous! I wanted to try the clam bellies which looked great at the take out window. Maybe next year on the clams!

Thank FirstClassMedford
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

While The Ice House has a full menu, we just stopped here for ice cream. There was a big selection of flavors and it was fairly reasonable for the portions. The best flavor we sampled was the peanut butter Oreo but no one in our...More

Thank ge0rgiall0yd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-3086
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We are a seasonal family friendly restaurant. We serve fried seafood, sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs and great ice cream. You can eat in our dining room or enjoy our picnic table area.