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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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Dining options: Late Night
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Wayne, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Get there early as the lines goes out the door! Amazing ice cream at a very good price considering how much you get!

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Titusville
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1,115 reviews 1,115 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
846 helpful votes 846 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Large servings, reasonable prices, places to sit inside and out, and damn good ice cream....nuff said.

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PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

When you first see the line, you'll wonder, "Is it really worth waiting in line for icecream??" Our answer was, "YES!" Lots of flavor choices, friendly staff, reasonable prices, generous portions, and delicious, creamy icecream! I highly recommend the blueberry!

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Brooklyn, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

There are a lot of flavors available--we wound up coming a total of three times it was so good. Double-scoops are huge, a waffle cone with a single scoop is more than enough ice cream for one sitting.

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Decatur, In
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8 reviews 8 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This really is the best place for soooo many flavors of ice cream-and all good. We've been to this place many times during the week we stay in Boothbay Harbor for the past 18 years!! Love the people...love their ice cream. You'll be back AT LEAST twice a day just to try a 'few' of their numerous flavors.

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Katonah, NY
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294 reviews 294 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is an authentic and old fashioned ice cream parlor. Every night it was hard for the kids to decide what flavor they wanted. The portion is generous, the price is good, the ice cream is delicious, and the atmosphere is spot-on. There is a line out the door, moves quickly, but with good reason. A must in Boothbay Harbor.

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New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The best ice cream I've had in a long time! Try pistachio nut. It was my fav! It was like an old fashioned ice cream parlor. A must go!

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had four different flavors - blueberry, pistachio, black raspberry and vanilla. The blue berry was the best. Generous scoops and very reasonable pricing... Lives up to its rating...

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North East, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The portion size was big! We all enjoyed our different flavors, it was crowded but the line moved quickly, and then we took our ice cream outside and ate at picnic tables right outside of Pier 1 pizza! Great location!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Go.Enjoy.Go again! Lots of flavors and cones to choose from.Lines can be really long,out the door long.Especially in the evenings.We went in the middle of the afternoon and were able to walk right up to the counter.I had the pistachio which was loaded with nuts.Loved it!

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