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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
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kilwin's doubled the size of this downtown location a few years ago. So glad they did! This local hot spot is a great place to cool down with a sweet treat. Always a wide variety of ice cream flavors and candies. Many people behind the counter to make the long lines move quickly. You will often catch someone making candy... More 

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Thank Diane A
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A line to door and the number of waffle cones we passed before arriving at Kilwins tells you it is a popular place. The staff was very friendly.

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Thank DianeD_Carribean
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every flavor is yummy. The fudge is also excellent. It is hard to go any place other than kilwins after the initial ecperience. Truly great ice cream..

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Thank Cathy C
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What's to be said, it was all good and the great smell of just prepared goods will entice you in the door. Selection is great and the prices reasonable compared to other similar stores or even other Kilwin's locations in other cities.

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Thank Dan S
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This shop has the best smell as soon as you walk into it. They offer fudge, ice cream, and chocolates. They are located on Market Street just a block up from the river front.

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Thank Tucker509
Wilmington, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always go when in town on vacation. Our kids say it's a family tradition! So good and just the smell of the place is worth the visit!!

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Thank 948darbyb
Baltimore, Maryland
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was good to get back to KILWINS. It is every bit as good as the Annapolis location. Just as cute and the selection is great. We just had ice cream this time, no chocolate or goodies, but they were plentiful. Great for gifts and special snacks.

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Thank MPwife82
Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always get ice cream at Kilwin's whenever we visit Wilmington. Their house made ice cream and candies are the best!

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Thank Joe K
Wilmington, North Carolina
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a nice dinner downtown Wilmington I just wanted a smidgen of something sweet. That order was filled at Kilwin's with a deliciously rich chocolate ice cream cone. I really should expand my order there because I love fudge too but the ice cream is so good, I can't get myself to forfeit the ice cream for another sweet. Great... More 

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Thank Teresa S
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy has great ice cream, fudge, carmel, etc. The smell outside is amazing. Plan to stand in line in late afternoons and evenings on weekends and summer.

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Thank James C

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?