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Downeast Ice Cream

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1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-3016
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great selection of flavors, and a make your own sundae bar! The line was very long but the ice cream was excellent. Lots of options, including sugar free. Could have used more choices in toppings (almonds!) but the ice cream was good.

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Thank Debbie P
Lakemont, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of flavor choices and size choices -- all delicious. One scoop was so large I started getting the kiddie scoop! Very popular place!

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Thank atpledger
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So many different flavors & the scoops are extra generous!! The blueberry cheesecake & peanut butter fantasy were our favorites. A must visit for the ice cream lover!

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Thank Bonnie P
Sebago, Maine
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't beat the selection! Huge portions. Very delicious ice cream. Cash only. That is the only thing that sucks.

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Thank mrsronnydavis
Leeds, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are particular about the flavor of ice cream you want, you need to visit this place. They have the most delicious flavors. I have never seen so many choices in one place.

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Thank williammoore50
Columbus, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Delicious homemade ice cream! Planning on going tomorrow too! Just be prepared for a line in the evening. A very popular place.

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Thank prusso2178
New England
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went last week. Had the mocha chip. Homemade with many choices. Very creamy. Nothing to complain about. The kiddie size was more than enough for me.

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Thank Liverneck
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They even had GF ice cream cones!!! Very generous ice cream scoops and friendly staff. Cute old fashioned ice cream parlor tables and chairs. Creamy homemade ice cream in a variety of flavors.

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Thank Teddi U
franklin lakes
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for ice cream- interesting flavored , lots of choices, large portions, the ice cream was creamy , places to sit and not rushed-

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Thank myrna a
Poland, Maine
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going to a lobster feed at night and walking around Boothbay harbor during the day so did not want much to eat for lunch, Ice cream fit the bill. This ice cream was very good, but a little pricy and only took cash.

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Thank jane D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-633-3016

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?