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“Awesome retro theme” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Wilton Candy Kitchen

Wilton Candy Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Wilton
Dining options: Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Seating
Tipton, Iowa
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Awesome retro theme”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2012

I love how they have the original decor from the old malt shop days. Just a great place to take family and friends to get good ice cream...the workers are very friendly to talk to.... if you are anywhere around Wilton I would definitely stop by here.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
Tryon, North Carolina
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Cary Grant Ate Here”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2012

This little place has the best chocolate soda in Iowa. Cary Grant, the actor, has eaten a grilled cheese sandwich here with the chocolate soda, and Brooke Shields, the actress, visited with her mother. The couple operating this place have kept the family business going. In its heyday, the Wilton Candy Kitchen also had a delightful little museum in back.

Visited June 2012
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Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fun place, good ice cream”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2012

We visited during a late afternoo on a summer Saturday. The place was hopping with approximately 25-30 customers. They have very unusual flavors and serve "home made" ice cream with all of their products. They also have real "sodas" in which flavors are added to soda water...the old fashion way. George was a delight to watch (he's in his mid eighties, at least) while his wife Thelma keeps things in line. The service is SLOW, but so what. Watching two folks in their eighties still work and enjoy it is fantastic to behold. I'd recommend a trip to Wilton for the nostagia of some real Americana.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Wilton, Iowa, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Hometown feel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2012

Great place to get homemade ice cream. George and Thelma are great to talk to.

Visited May 2012
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riverhino
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44 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“great desserts”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

A real landmark everyone should experience at least once.

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