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All 57 Boothbay Harbor Restaurants

Downeast Ice Cream

1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-3016
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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Ellington, CT
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Right in the middle of town and its a stop for us once or twice while we are in the harbor. I have the peach Ice cream every time I go. It's the best.

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you like ice cream, it's worth a trip to Boothbay, Maine to this place. If I didn't live clear across the country, I'd be a regular customer. They have a great selection of flavors. I had a single dip but asked them to split it into two flavors. Their scoops are so generous that it was like a double... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Put simply, a vacation to Boothbay is most likely not complete without having ice cream at Downeast Ice Cream. Wonderful quality; wide variety of flavors. The banana and blueberry floavors remain my all-time favorites. Very generous portion size; pricing very fair. Very pleasant/friendly/professional service. Going after Labor Day means the line is not out the door in the evening! Wish... More

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Hudson, NH
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I passed on desert after dinner at the restaurant we had chosen. Turned out to be a wise move on our part. We are on vacation, and on break from a year and a half of Weight Watchers, so ice cream was on the docket for a nice treat. My wife loves ice cream and had the... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Great ice cream! many flavors, and always new and old favorites! I go when there are no lines....otherwise the wait can be tiresome!

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Nassau, Bahamas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Excellent ice cream, big portions, friendly service. I loved the cappuccino chip with fudge sauce! Yum.

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Pocklington, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Maple walnut was excellent added a chocolate and hazelnut waffle cone, partner salted caramel caramel and same cone Wish I had read here first as we would have had 'kiddie cones' Eyes bigger than our bellies could not finish these generous portions Closed at 9pm served at 8.55pm!

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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87 reviews 87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

You must try this terrific ice cream. A bit pricey, but worth it. People line up for thus stuff. Try the coffee ice cream and try the chocolate.

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BCape
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We are ice cream lovers and were big fans of this place. The portions were quite large and we were satisfied with "kiddie" cup portions which were essentially a large scoop. Prices were very reasonable and service was always friendly and accommodating. As an added plus the sugar free ice cream actually was tasty, which doesn't always happen.

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Trumbull, Connecticut, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The variety of flavors is one of the most extensive lists I have seen. I have probably tried over 15 flavors this summer. All are great. Portions are huge. Service is friendly and the atmosphere of the shop is fun. Overall a perfect ending to a perfect day!!!!

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