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307 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, ME
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CaN you say the BEST ICE CREAM ... Today the show Northwood s law will be there. But back to the ICE cream, wow great people that own it and their help is amazing, they have sugar free also. You can't miss the big moose, he will make you smile for a picture. Hope you all enjoy another one of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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English first
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

CaN you say the BEST ICE CREAM ... Today the show Northwood s law will be there. But back to the ICE cream, wow great people that own it and their help is amazing, they have sugar free also. You can't miss the big moose, he will make you smile for a picture. Hope you all enjoy another one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Gifford's has the best ice cream around. A multitude of flavor a and excellent service. They get a little busy sometimes, but the extra few minutes of waiting are well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

We always go to Giffords for their fresh homemade ice cream whenever we visit relatives in Skowhegan. It is such a treat. I always get either the Maine blueberry or wildberry. DELICIOUS!!!! Always look forward to it!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Nuff said! Try the Grapenut. It will change your life. Can't get it anywhere else. The Moosetracks is good, too. Worth the drive from anywhere. Oh....a "small" is two enormous scoops! Sharing is almost necessary.... almost!

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Madison, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Gifford's ice cream is made right here in Skowhegan, Maine. Can't get much more local than that! They have all the traditional favors available at their stands, and they are constantly experimenting with new ones, too. Although many of the new flavor safe too candy-sweet and full of extras for my taste, they do have some more adult varieties as... More 

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Skowhegan, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Giffords is an ice cream stand. The ice cream is made right in Maine. It is creamy and rich and all around the best ice cream ever. The prices are a little steep, but that can be overlooked due to the taste and quality.

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Casper, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We mainly visited here as a est stop to play some mini golf while driving thru Maine. Had a great time. They have a nice little course which was a lot of fun to play. Takes about 1-1.5 hours and just takes of the stress from the long driving hours. They also serve one of the best ice creams I... More 

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Lake Suzy, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Their ice cream is the best in the lower forty-eight, having won many competitions. So many choices, too!

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Lemont, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Their ice cream was average in taste, but very overpriced, I thought. I always compare ice cream wherever we go, and this one was just average, except the price was not. Not much else to say. Good location, on the main route.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you haven't been to Guifford's you haven't been to Maine! Amazing flavor choices, generous serving sizes, can't beat it anywhere

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Address: 307 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Skowhegan
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 307 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Skowhegan

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  • Cuisine: American

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