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Best ice cream places within 10 miles of Downtown New Haven?

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designnewhaven Jul 2, 2008 08:51 AM

Candidates include:
Ashley's
Wentworth's

Does anyone feel like suggesting other great ones? A bunch of us go to a different ice cream place every week, so I need suggestions.

  1. DonShirer Jul 2, 2008 07:15 PM

    On another thread, I nominated
    Sweet Claude's, Cheshire, CT
    Big Dipper, Prospect, CT
    Wentworth Homemade Ice Cream, Hamden, CT.
    ...which are still valid, though Big Dipper may be a little out of your 10-mile limit.
    Ashley's may be the best in NH itself, but I prefer their stores in other towns over the NH ones.

    1. Shoreliner Jul 2, 2008 12:03 PM

      I like Rita's on Route 1 in Branford.

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        mmalmad Jul 2, 2008 01:01 PM

        it is closer to 20 miles, but Dr. Mike's in Monroe is great

      2. Veggo Jul 2, 2008 11:07 AM

        misfire- I talked up Wentworth's before I saw it on your list.

        1. EastRocker Jul 2, 2008 11:00 AM

          Bill's Carousel in Westville

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            tunhgirl Jul 2, 2008 10:56 AM

            It might be a little farther but Sweet Claude's in Cheshire is quite good

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