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Hallet's

139 Main St., (Rte. 6A), Yarmouth Port, MA 02675
508/362-3362
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Type: Specialty Shops, Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Aug 1, 2014
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English first
Massachusetts
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Hallet's has such an historic, charming building, but every time we go, even in high tourist season, it's deserted and kind of forlorn. I'd hate to see an old local landmark close, but have to say that on this recent visit, the ice cream didn't seem very fresh or flavorful. And I don't understand why ANY eatery is legally permitted... More

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Brooklyn
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Hallets makes a big show of being just like an old-timey general store, but it's a racket, I assure you. When I walked in the first thing I noticed was the insane amount of signage warning about "No Bathrooms" so... don't even think about it. We wanted ice cream, and apparently it's all homemade, but they don't give tastes so... More

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Amazing home made ice cream to inexpensive sandwiches such as the best grilled cheese and chicken salad along with home made meatballs. Stop here and get some food for the beach!

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hudson nh
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

On Saturday, July 12 at 3:45 p.m. my husband and I entered the store and the girl behind the counter was busy, but she completely ignored us for a full five minutes. No hello, no 'be right with you...' no acknowledgment at all until I asked her to verify that restrooms aren't available to customers. We walked out. Potential patrons... More

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

looks are so deceiving with this one!! what looks like a quaint antique ice creamery is just a gross tourist trap rip off!! I'm still trying to figure out how I paid ALMOST $7 for an "ok" big glop of ice cream on a tiny sugar cone - this was their 2 scooper!! and when I had asked for a... More

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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203 reviews 203 reviews
67 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were greeted with a friendly greeting by the owner, our sandwiches came out fast. My husband said it was the best chocolate malt he has ever had. It is a cute historical small shop! We are so happy we stopped!

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Delmar, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Local ice cream and sandwich shop. Best ice cream I had in a long time. You could tell it was made in the morning and it was extremely fresh. It also has the old fashion charm of the apothecary shops.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The building was historic, but a little cluttered and on the creepy side. There is supposed to be a museum upstairs, but we were told it was not open. We ordered ice cream. When I was served my cone, the server's finger was actually touching my ice cream. I went ahead and tasted it, but it did not taste good... More

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Very old fashioned... Service could have been better, but it's summer on the Cape. Very busy!! Atmosphere is different. And it costs a little more but worth a visit at lesst once a summer!

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

You never know when they will be open. The service is terrible. It's expensive. There's a bunch of knick-knacks that are hardly worth looking at. Do yourself a favor and don't bother. If it's ice cream that you want, go to Smugglers in Dennis on 6A.

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