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Four Seas Ice Cream

360 S Main St, Centerville, MA 02632-3535
508 775-1394
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Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Centerville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $15
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Since 1934, Four Seas has provided Cape Cod with the finest ice cream and customer service. An old blacksmith shop turned ice cream parlor is where, you can sit on stools at the counter or at a dining room table. Old-fashioned ice cream sodas, frappes, and ice cream flavors like ginger, penuche pecan, cookie do, fresh peach, and black raspberry. Four Seas has been winning national and local competitions for decades, and has been named in the top ten ice creams in the country by several publications. We are committed to working with customers’ needs, from delivery options to unique flavors created especially for a specific company. Many local restaurants, ice cream stores, beach clubs, caterers, golf clubs, and local markets purchase wholesale 3 gallon tubs, toppings, cones, and/or quarts. Off-Season hours 11-5 Wednesday thru Sundays for quarts, toppings, and ice cream cakes.
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Middlebury, Vermont
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204 reviews 204 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

You can eat lunch here, stop by for a cone, or have a couple of pints or quarts hand packed to take home. At busy times there are lots of servers so the wait time is never terrible, even if the line goes out the door to the parking lot. The variety of flavors is excellent (30+ - just guessing).

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Harwich, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

it is the best of the best of ice cream in all of cape cod 45 years of ice cream home made, I could except 5 stars It is well wort the drive Craigville beach right around the corner

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Four Seas represents quintessential Cape Cod, housed in a clapboard structure with screen doors, and smiling young people ready to scoop a cone or a sundae. The ice cream is delicious and creamy, huge variety of flavors from chocolate almond to peach to refreshing cranberry sherbet, my most recent discovery. I can't say enough good things about the ice cream....hot... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A Cape Cod institution, you and your family must put this establishment on your summer to do list. You have one week left as they close Sept 7th. Their ice cream is very creamy and delicious. This place is a favorite for my children and grand children. Mostly we take out a few pints, come back to the house and... More

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New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband found out that this ice cream parlor is one of the 10 best in the country so we had to go since ice cream is his favorite dessert! It is a very old fashioned restaurant set in a gorgeous town. The ice cream was very, very nice. Especially the cantaloupe one! Sandwiches were also quite good!

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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Visiting Four Seas reminded me of taking a trip back in time to the 50's where ice cream concoctions were made behind a counter and folks sat on stools, bistro tables, or just mulled around outside enjoying it all. While Four Seas does sell food at lunchtime, we had only ice cream: peppermint candy, mocha something or other and something... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There is always a long line outside this ice cream store. There are about 24 flavors and lots of toppings and the ice cream is rich and tasty. They even have butterscotch which is hard to find these days. You have to be patient with the line but it is worth the wait.

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Bethesda, Maryland
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We fancy ourselves ice cream connoisseurs and detour to Four Seas on our way to and from Nantucket every year just to savor their flavorful, creamy, varied, delicious taste of summer. There will be a line, bring cash.

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Hamden, Connecticut
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Best Ice Cream on the Cape. We go every year. Always fantastic. Lots of good people behind the counter.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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189 reviews 189 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Unabashedly disappointed in the customer service, taste and quality of this ice cream. With all their "corporate' attitude, and the inferior taste, they would be better off being a Hershey's (no offense, Hershey's) scoop shop. Please be advised, they only accept cash. They conveniently have an ATM outside ... but only if you travel with your ATM card. No credit... More

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FourSeasIceCream, Owner at Four Seas Ice Cream, responded to this review

We are sorry you didn't have a good time here. We use only high quality ingredients, in fact, i just got back from the local farm stand picking up the best bananas, cantaloupes, ginger root, and peaches they had. I don't think Hershey's have been listed as one the top ten in the country like we have a few times.... More

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