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143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
978-744-0777
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Delicious Ice Cream Break in Salem

Really good ice cream. Tasted fresh. We went after our House of Seven Gables tpur. Husband had hot fudge sundae very generous medium portion. Only 2 tables & 4 chairs just so you know. We would definitely return there for the awesome ice cream.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Aiken, South Carolina
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English first
Upstate NY
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

There were lots of homemade flavors and the serving sizes are quite generous. The ones we chose were Peanut Butter Oreo and Witch's Brew (or something similar), which was supposed to have chocolate chips, mini peanut butter cups, heath bar chips, and something else in it. Neither of us got anything in ours, which was quite disappointing. The ice cream... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Really good ice cream. Tasted fresh. We went after our House of Seven Gables tpur. Husband had hot fudge sundae very generous medium portion. Only 2 tables & 4 chairs just so you know. We would definitely return there for the awesome ice cream.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The ice cream was terrific with plenty of choices. The best part was how they piled on the ice cream!

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East Fishkill, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I tasted the ginger ice cream and loved it. Refreshing but not too spicy with the fresh ginger. I had an extra thick Mojo frappe. Great combination of vanilla, chocolate, and coffee flavors! The $7 cost was what I'd expect to pay here, and I enjoyed my shake a lot! The server was nice and really helpful, too!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This place has a huge selection of home made ice-creams. They have some very interesting flavors but I opted for my favorite, banana ice-cream.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I really enjoyed my milkshake at Captain Dusty's Ice Cream. A quaint, small little hole in the wall, Captain Dusty's must get terribly busy. I got there just as the Captain was about to retire for the night and the girls let me and my buddy get a quick milkshake and cone. We were not disappointed! Rich, milky ice cream... More 

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West Newfield, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Can you say heaven? This little hole in the wall ice cream shop was encountered on our walk to the House of Seven Gables. I was going to get an ice cream cone but I then saw the sign for this Mojo Frappe. I was in love after my first sip. I was ready to leave my husband and soar... More 

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Biloxi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stopped in on a hot day to grab something sweet. The little girl behind the counter could have used another employee to help her out, as The line backed up pretty quick. I had the witches brew flavor in a cone and it was tasty, however my friends vanilla shake tasted "odd" so we promptly tossed it in the trash.

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Stuart, Florida
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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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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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Additional Information about Captain Dusty's Ice Cream

Address: 143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
Phone Number: 978-744-0777
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-744-0777

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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