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Captain Dusty's Ice Cream

143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
978-744-0777
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Ranked #14 of 216 Restaurants in Salem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Stuart, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This stop was very worthwhile; the flavor choices are numerous, the servings are generous, the price is right and the taste was most enjoyable. It made the walk back to the parking garage less daunting in the afternoon heat.

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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had delicious homemade ice cream and I chose one another more exotic flavor ginger it was just delicious rich and very enjoyable . My daughter had the cookie dough and vanilla ice cream it was better then Ben & Jerry's ! It's a quaint little place but not too many places to sit down there are a few tables... More

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West Milford, New Jersey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Super yummy ice cream! Giant size cone. The staff was very pleasant. The kids were happy and so was the hubby :)

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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181 reviews 181 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Captain Dusty's is close to the House of the Seven Gables - we stopped after our tour for a treat. The ice cream selection was good, and the serving generous. It was good stuff. They also had two sherbets and two sorbets - our 12 year old had a mix of the sorbets and really enjoyed it. They have some... More

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Carmel, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Great ice cream choices, some unique. Very friendly and outgoing staff. The "single scoop" servings are gigantic; take the cup when the staff recommends it! Fun place.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Not worth the walk out of town. Hard ice cream is served soft, didn't even stay on cones, stale waffle cone, no crunch in the butter crunch. Great fruit smoothy earned it 3 instead 2 stars.

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Troy, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Enjoyed this ice cream very much but it is Homemade brand but not homemade. Would had ice cream here multiple times.

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teachertravlr
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

They've got a huge selection of homemade ice cream. It's on the Witch Walk on the way from the House of the Seven Gables back to town, and it's a delicious way to pass the time while you walk. Choose any flavor; you won't be disappointed.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Went there to get a sundae with my husband and daughter. I got a small sundae which cost 5.50, not worth the money at all. The sundaes are extremely small like the ones at mcdonalds!! Do yourself a favor and drive the extra 10 minutes to treadwells, their sundaes are far superior.. My daughter also got a sundae, they must've... More

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Amherst, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My kids tell me the ice cream was really good... It was certainly generous portions. The place got hit was a lot of people and only one girl working.... She maintained her cool and got through the rush with a smile on her face, something to be said about that. The place definitely could have used a cleaning, but again... More

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