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The Gelato Fiasco

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74 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011
+1 207-607-4262
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Discover 40 flavors of gelato and sorbetto made fresh daily from a growing...
Discover 40 flavors of gelato and sorbetto made fresh daily from a growing collection of more than 1,500 at Gelato Fiasco's Flagship Store. Try as many flavors as you wish and squeeze as many as you want into any dish. House-made waffle cones, take home freezer pints, pour-over coffee, espresso, and tea. Open 11 a.M. To 11 p.M. Every day.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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  • 230
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yummy!

Spectacular homemade ice-cream! The best in Brunswick. My personal favourites are the lemonade sorbet and cake batter (don't judge!). Get there before the line is out the door!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Jenny M
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dessert
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279 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Spectacular homemade ice-cream! The best in Brunswick. My personal favourites are the lemonade sorbet and cake batter (don't judge!). Get there before the line is out the door!

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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143 reviews 143 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Had the dark chocolate and naval orange gelato tonight - so so good. Very rich and tasty. I ordered a small but the treat size (a bit smaller than small) would have been better. It's so rich that just a little bit will do. If you love gelato you should not miss this place, it is well worth the trip.... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I can't have ice cream. Mess it terribly, but lactose issues so..... Gelato Fiasco has a changing daily selection of sorbettos. No milk. If you get there and it is available, the chocolate sorbetto to die for. Like eating fudge. Enjoy it often. Though the review date says February. We go often.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The prices are a little crazy, but when you taste the flavors . . . totally worth it. The worst part: trying to get waited on when people who don't know what they want just hover in front of the cases, dazed - so you sometimes need to be a little aggressive.

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Littleton, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Definitely a highlight of visiting Brunswick, ME. I recommend the "taster" size which is about the right volume and you can ask for two flavors. I loved the cardamom ice cream and also the blackcurrant sorbetto. Great combo and there are (almost) infinitely more

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Our party of five headed to this establishment after a movie on a recent weekend evening. The place was humming, which gave us time to peruse the menu and the gelato in the cases before our very eyes. One particular staff member was very outgoing and helpful, both with flavors and tastings. As we each settled on our choices (not... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I've liven in Brunswick area for years, and only went there for the first time Saturday night. I can see why the place was packed at 8pm. Friendly staff offering samples of anything you want to try. Great selection too. I will definitely be going back.

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Bath, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I've had the opportunity to try real gelato in Italy before and this gelato is not as good, but is still delicious. I like how they do the special 1% off your gelato for every degree below zero during the winter. I can't wait to go back to for some gelato from here during the hot days during the upcoming... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Gelato Fiasco not only makes outstanding gelato but provides a great environment for enjoying a wonderful treat.

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Brunswick, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The gelato and the coffee are excellent. Just an all around nice place. Easy sitting and good people.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-607-4262

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

Description

Discover 40 flavors of gelato and sorbetto made fresh daily from a growing collection of more than 1,500 at Gelato Fiasco's Flagship Store. Try as many flavors as you wish and squeeze as many as you want into any dish. House-made waffle cones, take home freezer pints, pour-over coffee, espresso, and tea. Open 11 a.M. To 11 p.M. Every day.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?