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Rich Farm

691 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT - (203) 881-1040
What better place to enjoy a summertime ice cream cone than from a stand in the yard of a dairy farm? Rich Farm is hugely popular, and the wait for a cone on a pleasant evening can get close to an hour.
95% Approval Rating (23 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
ice cream
Cookie Monster Ice Cream
German Chocolate Cake / Almond Joy Waffle Cone
Peaches & Cream Ice Cream
Vanilla Ice Cream
Hot Fudge Sauce

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"When it's summer in Western Connecticut, it's time for ice cream at Rich Farm. In business for more than a century and known to travelers as a farm stand selling tomatoes and corn fresh off the vine, Rich Farm only recently started making and selling ice cream made ..."   [Read More]
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Mark Kaupe - Photos (1)
June 16, 2007
"First good spring day in Connecticut brought everyone out to enjoy the sunshine and some very good ice cream. There were many people sitting in the sun, at the picnic tables and on the grass. I had two scoops, German Chocolate Cake and Almond Joy, in a waffle cone. ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

691 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT
(203) 881-1040

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Summer, Fall
Meals Served:Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A scoop of rum raisin and a scoop of Razzmanian Devil. The latter was the consensus favorite of the group.
"A scoop of rum raisin and a scoop of Razzmanian Devil. The latter was the consensus favorite of the group."
Cliff Strutz





The peaches & cream is smooth and light on the tongue.
"The peaches & cream is smooth and light on the tongue."
Cliff Strutz


Service with a smile.
"Service with a smile."
Mark Kaupe


Spiced apple is a popular autumn flavor.
"Spiced apple is a popular autumn flavor."
Cliff Strutz


Eating ice cream in a real farm setting is a real pleasure.
"Eating ice cream in a real farm setting is a real pleasure."
Cliff Strutz


A friendly monument to the right of the order windows
"A friendly monument to the right of the order windows"
Michael Stern


All dining facilities are outdoors at picnic tables. Note the milk cans at the far right of the photo. They dilineate the parking lot. Out of camera range at the far right is the cow barn.
"All dining facilities are outdoors at picnic tables. Note the milk cans at the far right of the photo. They dilineate the parking lot. Out of camera range at the far right is the cow barn."
Michael Stern


The Rich Farm road sign on Route 67 in Oxford CT: a welcome sight when you're in the mood for some of the finest farm fresh ice cream in the world.
"The Rich Farm road sign on Route 67 in Oxford CT: a welcome sight when you're in the mood for some of the finest farm fresh ice cream in the world. "
Robert Smith


Route 67 is an old country road; and Rich Farm is a taste of the way life used to be when Connecticut was known for its dairy farms.
"Route 67 is an old country road; and Rich Farm is a taste of the way life used to be when Connecticut was known for its dairy farms."
Michael Stern



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