Sun-Thu 7am to 11pm
Fri-Sat 7am to Midnight

Breakfast Served All Day!

240 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06119
Tel: (860) 233-8483 | Directions For information on Special Event Ice Cream for groups or for donation requests, please contact Catherine at

Open for
the season!

We are hiring!

Breakfast Served All Day!

113 Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Tel: (860) 598-9680 | Directions Thank you for a great season.  We look forward to reopening in spring 2016.

Our history

Since 1940, A.C. Petersen Farms Restaurant has been West Hartford’s favorite family restaurant. We are located at 240 Park Road and are open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night treats. Breakfast is served all day, so you can order your favorite omellette, pancakes, or french toast right up to closing time! For lunch or dinner, we have an extensive menu of family favorites! Try one of our delicious “Build Your Own Sliders”, burgers, paninis, salads, or wraps. If you are looking to satisfy your sweet-tooth, try one of your favorite ice cream treats. We have over 40 flavors of ice cream to make your cone, sundae, or milkshake a delectable treat. Don’t forget to add our famous hand whipped heavy cream and gourmet hot fudge as finishing touches to your dessert! We have plenty of on-site parking and, weather permitting, enjoy our outdoor patio seating

A.C. Petersen Farms opened its first ice cream parlor in this flagship location in West Hartford in 1939. It quickly develop a reputation for “Farm Fresh” ice cream made with the highest quality ingredients.  Today, A.C. Petersen Farms ice cream is made from the purest and finest ingredients. Our ice cream is produced according to the original Petersen recipes, and is characterized by a greater richness and density than othe rproducts. We are proud to offer this quality dairy product for you to enjoy. Look for the symbol “Farm Fresh.”

Catering Available

Our services incorporate lunches, group dinners, parties or any special event. In addition we provide everything needed for your ice cream social, for groups of all sizes.

Call (860) 785-4227 for more info.

Announcing MainStage Monday


Every week in June and July. the singers from Playhouse on Park will entertain you from 6pm to 8pm.

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We are hiring for the summer season. Job fair Sunday May 1st from 12-5pm. If you can’t make it, download our application.…



A.C. Petersen’s named best milkshake in CT!

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Main Stage Monday at A.C. Petersen Farms

Come visit A.C. Petersen Farms for Main Stage Monday, tonight from 6-8pm! Enjoy ice cream, dinner, and songs by singers from Playhouse on Park!!…



Take one home today!

All of our ice cream is available in hand-packed pints and quarts. Visit our retail area in West Hartford and take home our famous ice cream.…


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