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Downeast Ice Cream

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1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1867
+1 207-633-3016
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (53 reviews)
“ice cream” (313 reviews)
“scones” (39 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1867
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Always our favorite place for ice cream....must go at least two or three times during our trip....so many good flavor so to choose from

Thank Carol Finley B
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Seriously good ice cream and absolutely huge portions, the 'one scoop' serving size would have easily done me but I couldn't decide between two flavours so for both! Would highly recommend the apple pie flavour, it has actual chunks of pie crust through it!

Thank Becca W
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Go here. Trust me. Great ice cream, very good portions, fair price. Go. (My family knows ice cream - go here).

Thank bjsWaltham
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Very prompt service. Great homemade ice cream! David had mudpie (coffee and chocolate chip) and I had creamy coffee. We aren't hungry yet. Ps...clean restroom too. Down on the harbor among all the shops.

Thank Ginger B
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I was overwhelmed by the large selection of flavors and couldn't decide. As with most ice cream places, 1 scoop is much more than 1 scoop. The employee said I could get 2 flavors in 1 scoop, so I decided on banana and black raspberry....More

Thank BearTS
Reviewed August 29, 2016

The variety of flavors is overwhelming. Huge serving sizes of very creamy ice cream. Nice location right near the wharf.

Thank lberg13
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Ice cream made on premise as are the toppings. Very rare to find real butterscotch topping. Huge portions and an extremely pleasant staff. Don't let the long lines deter you. They have a lot of help and it moves quickly.. A must have after lobster...More

Thank jobill54
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Wonder why there would be a line around the block just to get some ice cream? Your wonderment will disappear once you've had this amazing ice cream. $2.85 for a single scoop, $4.30 for a double, this ice cream is amazing. I sampled the wild...More

Thank Forfeitboy
Reviewed August 26, 2016

I don't think I Haida bad ice cream cone anywhere in Maine (and I do love ice cream), but this place was better than most. Worth a stop.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Had to stop in here both nights that we were in Boothbay Harbor. Had a blueberry cone and a coffee frappe. Enjoyed them both. Hubby enjoyed his as well.

Thank kljstep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1867
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-3016
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