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Brown's Ice Cream

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232 Nubble Road, York Beach, York, ME 03909
(207) 363-1277
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Dining options: Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
New name, "dunnes ice cream". Still great!

They have reopened with a new name Memorial Day weekend. Had the wild maine blueberry and the peppermint stick ice cream and both were awesome!! View of the lighthouse from the patio is a nice bonus.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Matt S
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Syosset, New York
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Syosset, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

They have reopened with a new name Memorial Day weekend. Had the wild maine blueberry and the peppermint stick ice cream and both were awesome!! View of the lighthouse from the patio is a nice bonus.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

As of May 2015 the old Brown's is closed. The prior owner of Brown's has opened Dunne's down the street. Stay tuned for a review of Dunne's. Supposedly the same ice cream. We'll see...

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Littleton, New Hampshire
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were there April 23rd 2015. Brown's has a new name and location which is just down the road. The new location looks like it is getting a major renovation. Hope it is open in may.

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York, Maine
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Browns is the place to enjoy ice cream with your family and friends on a nice summer day. Wonderful natural outdoor setting that has something for everyone. Kids love to climb on the rocks. Families enjoy the delightful outdoor ocean air. In addition, you are just across the street to a gorgeous lighthouse, Nubble Light.

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York Beach, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A visit to Nubble Light is not complete without a stop at Brown's Ice Cream. Where else can you enjoy ice cream and classical music at the same time. Don't miss this one.

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York, Maine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There is no indoor seating at Brown's which makes it even better, you don't have to go inside on nice days. Prepare to stand in line but it really moves faster than you would think. There are picnic tables out front that everyone shares when it gets busy which is practically all the time. Lots of flavors, all homemade, I... More 

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York Beach, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is automatic...your car pulls out of the lighthouse parking lot and veers into brown's parking lot. Great portions and great ice cream!

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York, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The best homemade ice cream. So creamy & great flavors! The kiddie's cone is the best bargain. Worth standing in line for it!

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York, Maine
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Having grown up in York, we've always gone to Brown's ice cream in the summer as kids, and now that my brother and I have kids, we bring ours there as well. There are so many flavors to choose from and the brand of ice cream is really good (they use Shain's of Maine ice cream, it's not homemade Brown's... More 

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York, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great homemade ice cream. Can't go to York Beach without sampling their ice cream.Good size portions, but can be pricey.

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  • Address: 232 Nubble Road, York Beach, York, ME 03909
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York  >  York Beach
  • Phone Number: (207) 363-1277

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