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Downeast Ice Cream

1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-3016
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Late Night
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sequim
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Each one of the four of our group had ice cream. All different and all delicious. I especially enjoyed my banana split. Overall, great selections, flavors, great service and although busy not a long wait. Confession: we went three times in one week!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

You must come here! The ice cream is irresistible and there are many original flavor choices. I always get the coffee Heath Bar crunch in a chocolate dipped waffle cone. Each time we come to Boothbay Harbor, we skip dinner in favor of an enormous ice cream cone from Downeast. You'll still feel guilty, but it's worth it! If it's... More

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The quality and quantity of the ice cream is incredible. All the flavors are made onsite - 50 or 60 to choose from. Terrific customer service even with a long line it's fast and courteous. I can't make up my mind which flavor I like best - French Vanilla, Chocolate Lover's, Mocha Chip, Orange Pineapple to name a few.

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Bradford, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The Downeast ice cream was fantastic. They have a large selection of all kinds of ice cream. Very busy place long lines but worth the wait.

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Clearwater
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I spend the summer in Boothbay Harbor with friends and family. At least once a week and with every new visitor, we go to Downeast Ice Cream for a special treat. There are so many flavors that everyone is able to find their favorite! Usually, the difficulty is finding just one flavor! This place is honestly the best. Try it... More

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Pennellville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Best we've had. Can't wait to go back!! Friendly staff. So yummy. Great location. Wish we lived closer!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great freshly made ice cream, friendly staff and reasonable prices. It's a must for ice cream lovers!

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NJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We always make an ice cream run whenever we're on vacation, and Downeast Ice Cream was one of the best! Friendly staff, plenty of indoor sitting room, lots of selections...and low prices! My husband, 2 daughters and I all enjoyed ourselves there for about $10 total. Since it was right in the middle of town, we could have chosen to... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

There is always a line here... and once you have tasted the ice cream you will know why.... It is DELISH !!!!!!! They have lots and lots of flavours .. I wish we had more time to sample them.... and its NOT expensive at all.... in fact I couldn't believe it was that cheap. We had bowls rather than cones... More

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Salem, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Some of the best ice cream I've ever had! Some other reviewers complained that the prices were too high. I though it was a very good value for the money. We went back twice! The 2 scoop ice cream was more than enough for 2 people to share!

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