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Timothy's

2974 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT - (203) 366-7496
Timothy's no longer uses the salt-and-ice churners that stand in the front window, but the ice cream made here remains classic. It is simple, rich-but-not-cloying, sweet-but-not-too-sweet ice cream; ice cream that is, in our book, just about perfect.
90% Approval Rating (11 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Dutch Chocolate Ice Cream
Strawberry Ice Cream
Hot Fudge Sauce
Vanilla Ice Cream
Pistachio Ice Cream

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (7)
Roadfood.com Editor
" Timothy's no longer uses the salt-and-ice churners that stand in the front window, but the ice cream made here remains classic. It is simple, rich-but-not-cloying, sweet-but-not-too-sweet ice cream; ice cream that is, in our book, just about perfect. Several dozen ..."   [Read More]
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Kristin
July 21, 2004
"Hands down, the best ice cream I have ever eaten. A friend introduced me to the best combo ever: oreo ice cream with reeses peanut butter cups mixed in, and it has been a favorite ever since. (We call it the "Bubber special" after said friend's weird nickname.) ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2974 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT
(203) 366-7496

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
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
Here's a $2.50 trip to ice cream heaven: Dutch Chocolate ice cream in a just-made waffle cone. The paper cup is used to hold the cone while you pay and gather napkins.
"Here's a $2.50 trip to ice cream heaven: Dutch Chocolate ice cream in a just-made waffle cone. The paper cup is used to hold the cone while you pay and gather napkins."
Michael Stern





Here's the line-up of mix-ins that can be combined with any kind of ice cream you choose. The white marble counter at the left of the photo is where the mixing gets done.
"Here's the line-up of mix-ins that can be combined with any kind of ice cream you choose. The white marble counter at the left of the photo is where the mixing gets done."
Michael Stern


These waffle cups for sundaes are made in old-fashioned irons at the ice cream counter.
"These waffle cups for sundaes are made in old-fashioned irons at the ice cream counter."
Michael Stern


Timothy's flavors range from plain to fancy; each is a masterpiece.
"Timothy's flavors range from plain to fancy; each is a masterpiece."
Michael Stern


Timothy's has tables scattered about for serious sitting down and spooning into sundaes and banana splits, but many customers get cones to eat on the stroll or in the car.
"Timothy's has tables scattered about for serious sitting down and spooning into sundaes and banana splits, but many customers get cones to eat on the stroll or in the car."
Michael Stern


This is the old-fashioned salt-churn ice cream machine Timothy's used to use. It is now a window display, and the ice cream is made in back.
"This is the old-fashioned salt-churn ice cream machine Timothy's used to use. It is now a window display, and the ice cream is made in back."
Michael Stern


Outside Timothy's, a row of chairs affords cone-licking customers a view of traffic going past on Fairfield Avenue.
"Outside Timothy's, a row of chairs affords cone-licking customers a view of traffic going past on Fairfield Avenue."
Michael Stern



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