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Captain Dusty's Ice Cream

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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
Dining options: Dessert, Coffee & Tea

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  • 6
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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
Great Value

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Jadams4
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Greenville, South Carolina
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  • Families with children
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Greenville, South Carolina
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12 reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 537 helpful votes
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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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 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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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
Cuisine: Dessert

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?