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Beals Old Fashioned Ice Cream

Dessert, Ice Cream
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12 Moulton St, Portland, ME 04101-5030
+1 207-828-1335
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Beal's Old Fashioned Ice Cream offers super premium ice cream, frozen...
Beal's Old Fashioned Ice Cream offers super premium ice cream, frozen yogurt, sugar-free ice cream and sorbet that is hand-crafted into small batches in a wide variety of flavors. There are five locations in the Greater Portland area.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Kids favorite food in portland

When in Maine my kids always ask for Beal's. All the ice cream is so delicious. They also have tons of interesting/unique flavors. My husband loves their milk shakes! Can't wait to go again soon!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
missmarna23
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

When in Maine my kids always ask for Beal's. All the ice cream is so delicious. They also have tons of interesting/unique flavors. My husband loves their milk shakes! Can't wait to go again soon!

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Portland, Maine
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388 restaurant reviews
301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We love Beal's...soft serve and hard ice cream...sundaes, ice cream sodas, shakes...tons of flavors, including quite a few sugar-free options (we have two diabetics in the family). Funny, friendly, and efficient servers...Yes, its a seasonal business and we love seeing their open sign from Washington Avenue in the early spring. They have limited parking in their lot, but you can... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

After going here with our friends family on vacation, we weren't by rude and obnoxious staff. Had to pay cash as they do t accept credit cards( hello tax evasion) . After spending $40 on 4 kiddie cones and 4 small ice creams ( which were nothing to rave over) , our friends 2 year old potty training Don needed... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The date above is incorrect since I moved from Maine in 2012, but Beals is the BEST ice cream in Maine....it has various locations in the Portland area and is locally made...can't be beat!

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New York City, New York
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147 reviews 147 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I can’t go to any new city without getting some dessert. And, I do love ice cream, so, no better treat to get in the summer. I headed over to Beals Ice Cream in Portland, ME. Beals uses their own exclusive ice cream base to make their many ice cream flavors, in addition to producing specialty products including frozen yogurt,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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90 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Was attracted to this place because of the crowd and indulge in a large serve of maple with walnuts. Not disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The ice cream is rich, creamy and delicious. My favorites are the Peppermint Stick, Vanilla Cookie Dough and the Grapenut! Best place to go for ice cream in Maine.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Liked the service and the product.The ice cream had some interesting flavors (bacon and caramel) amazing. It was also clean and enjoyed walking around with it . It was reasonable and a good size. I would recommend.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

7 of us went after dinner. All of us liked the choices and flavors. Prices not too bad for the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Soft and creamy and a huge scoop serving. Rich and creamy. I had the coffee and my husband had the mint chocolate chip. A must do for every visit to Portland.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Moulton St, Portland, ME 04101-5030
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-828-1335

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Beal's Old Fashioned Ice Cream offers super premium ice cream, frozen yogurt, sugar-free ice cream and sorbet that is hand-crafted into small batches in a wide variety of flavors. There are five locations in the Greater Portland area.

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